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Fundraising Nearly Complete For Joplin’s Next Comfort Dog

Tremendous Support After just two weeks of fundraising, Immanuel Lutheran Church and Martin Luther School is nearing their goal of funding the purchase and training of a new Lutheran Church Charities Comfort Dog for Joplin. Applying for Joplin’s next Comfort Dog will allow Immanuel Lutheran to commit to at least ten more years of serving those who are suffering and in need in the Four States area. Adding a new dog will also help the ministry’s now semi-retired Comfort Dog…
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Generous Support For Joplin’s Next Comfort Dog

First Week Yields Generous Results Raising $15,000 for a new Lutheran Church Charities Comfort Dog is a challenging task. As Immanuel Lutheran Church and Martin Luther School began the Next Comfort Dog for Joplin campaign in the first week of October, hopes were high that people would learn of the need and respond. Just one week into the campaign, the team has already raised half of the money necessary for a new Comfort Dog. Applying for Joplin’s next Comfort Dog…
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Plans For Joplin’s Next Comfort Dog

Preparing For The Future As Louie Comfort Dog enters his senior years, and with the ministry’s recent loss of Jackson Comfort Dog, Louie needs help. To continue this important work, Immanuel Lutheran Church has decided to move forward with the Next Comfort Dog for Joplin campaign. Over the next two months, Immanuel Lutheran Church and Martin Luther School in Joplin hope to raise $15,000 to cover the cost of a new, specially-trained Comfort Dog puppy from Illinois-based Lutheran Church Charities. Comfort Dogs like…
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Youth Shoe Drive Progress

400+ pairs Gathered So Far Youth Shoe Drive | Collecting Now Through November Immanuel Lutheran Church Youth have been collecting gently-worn, used and new shoes since early October. These shoes are being bundled to be sent overseas to help families in underdeveloped countries. Our young people are motivated! They have been searching closets at home and spreading the word. A couple of enterprising youth have been going throughout their neighborhood, asking for shoes left over from local yard sales. To…
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October 27 Trunk Or Treat

Trunk Or Treat Parking Lot Party Saturday Evening, October 27, 2018 | 4:30 to 7:00 pm **JOIN US FOR TRUNK OR TREAT 2019!** MORE DETAILS HERE. Trunk Or Treat at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin has become a neighborhood tradition that you won’t want to miss! More than 1,000 children and their families come to our church and school parking lot at 26th and Connecticut for free candy and games, costume contests and inflatables, plus great music and a free…
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Twin Sheet Set Drive

STEWARDSHIP DRIVE BENEFITTING LAFAYETTE HOUSE The Stewardship Board is collecting new twin size sheets and pillow cases for the Lafayette House. We have placed a container in the church lobby to collect your donations. Let’s fill it up multiple times! Founded in 1978, Lafayette House began as a short-term option for women who needed a safe place to stay overnight to escape domestic violence. Today, Lafayette House is a sanctuary for individuals and families who are victims of domestic violence…
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Food Drive for Crosslines

Donate Food Items For Those In Need Collecting Until Sunday, February 4 Immanuel Lutheran Church’s Stewardship Board is sponsoring a Souper Bowl Canned Food Drive to benefit Crosslines Ministries in Joplin. Bring non-perishable food items by the church or school all this week to help feed Joplin area residents in need. In cooperation with the Youth Ministry Super Sub Sale happening this weekend, anyone who brings a food item to donate will receive free chocolate chip cookies with the purchase…
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Visits to Redeemer Springfield and Nixa

Comfort at Redeemer Louie and Jackson Comfort Dogs and their team have been out spreading the message of the LCC K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry! Along with their handlers Heidi, Beth, and George, the boys spent the past two Sundays (January 14 & 21) at Redeemer Lutheran Church‘s Springfield and Nixa, Missouri locations. The people at Redeemer are curious about Comfort Dogs, and interest is building for them to begin a Comfort Dog ministry of their own. Team Joplin hopes that…