Coming March 24-26, 2023 for Youth in grades 6-12! Learn more and Sign Up HERE!
Youth Belong at Immanuel
Will your family or group take a turn providing a Youth Meal for our hungry teenagers? Sign Up HERE. Thanks!
We are the student ministry of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Our Youth Center is a place to belong, grow, and serve for students in grades 6 to 12. Join us in our Youth Ministry!
- Youth Building with comfy couches and seating areas, technology and screens, ping pong, pool table, great snacks and more—a space designed for young people.
- Sunday Morning Bible Class for high school students, with studies that help us to understand the ever-changing world and culture we live in as we learn of truth that does not change—Jesus Christ and His Word, the Bible. (Sundays from 9:20 to 10:15am)
- Sunday School for pre-high school youth, held in the School Building. (NOTE: Middle school youth are encouraged to join the high schoolers in the Youth Center.)
- Youth Night Wednesdays—Food, Friends, Faith—for students in middle school and high school.
- Midweek Confirmation Classes to help 7th & 8th graders and their parents to grow together in faith. (Wednesdays from 6:45 to 8:00pm)
- Opportunities for service both near and far, including yearly national mission trips.
- State-wide and National Youth Gatherings and other activities designed to help students connect with God and one another.
- A diverse youth ministry, attracting and welcoming students from nearly a dozen area schools.
- A caring, safe environment to nurture faith and grow in relationship with Jesus Christ and one another.
Stay Connected with REMIND
- REMIND is Immanuel-Joplin Youth’s text messaging service.
- A way to communicate safely with students and families.
- Receive messages once or twice a week to keep you informed.
- Text “@joplinuth” to “81010” to begin, or follow this link:
2023 District Youth Gathering
Come to the 2023 Missouri District Youth Gathering! Cross Pointe Retreat Center – Rocky Mount, Lake of the Ozarks | March 24-26, 2023 | Grades 6-12 | Joplin Youth Sign Up Now Through February 26 Live Love(d) The weekend-long Youth Gathering Trip is open to all active students in grades 6-12 at Immanuel Lutheran Church and Martin Luther School in Joplin! Join us as we gather our junior high and high school youth with other Lutheran congregations from around the state…
LCMS Youth Gathering 2022
Immanuel-Joplin at the National Youth Gathering Houston, Texas | July 8-14, 2022 | “In All Things” Held every 3 years since 1980, the LCMS Youth Gathering provides thousands of youth and adults the opportunity to come together as a community of God’s people to learn more about Jesus Christ, the Christian faith and their Lutheran identity. During the five days of the Gathering, youth spend time together in God’s word, worship, service, and fellowship with others from across the synod. This…
Growing Continually In Faith with Confirmation Classes Midweek Classes for Middle School Youth and Parents | Wednesday Evenings at 6:45 pm A Word From Pastor Mech Dear PARENTS AND GUARDIANS OF CONFIRMATION STUDENTS, While I admit that there is little that is certain these days, the goodness and peace of our God endure forever. Also still in effect is our Lord’s Great Commission to be “teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you.” It is time for us to…
Super Sub Orders
Buy a Youth Ministry Super Sub! There are many, many subs to sell!On Sunday you will surely smellA sandwich that you love so well,So come, buy a Super Sub! We make them fresh—you’ll taste the proof!The proceeds surely help each youthTo go and grow and hear the TruthOf Christ at their Youth Gatherings! ** We are back with our Super Sub Fundraiser on February 12, 2023 (when the Chiefs are back in the Super Bowl? #GoChiefs) **
Youth Meal Sign Up
Sign Up to Be A Hero Wednesday Night YOUTH MEALS are an important part of Immanuel’s ministry to kids in our church, school, and neighborhood. Dozens of youth come each week through the year to enjoy a variety of kid-friendly menus, and stick around to be fed by God’s Word. Pray about it, and decide how you’d like to be a part of providing good food for our Wednesday Night Youth Meals ministry. If you choose to sign up, you’ll be…
Lawn Mowing Sign Up
Youth Families Mowing and Serving The youth of Immanuel are taking turns mowing the lawn for Miss Marlene Thorne, one of our older members who lives alone and is unable to do the work herself. A self-propelled push mower and a can of gas is stored in her garage for our use. Your family can serve Jesus and Miss Thorne by cutting her grass a few times this season. Please sign up below. Thank you! Note: Mowing can be done either…