Past Events

Past Events

Aug 9, 2019

Community Swim And Watermelon

Schifferdecker Swim And Watermelon Feed Friday Evening, August 9 at Schifferdecker Aquatic Complex in Joplin | 7:30 to 9:00pm Summer is almost over, but the watermelons are so sweet! Celebrate with us at Schifferdecker Aquatic Complex at the last Friday swim of the season. (The pool opens at 1pm and closes at 8pm. Kids are $4 and adults $5.) At 8pm, Immanuel Lutheran Church will be serving ice-cold watermelons in the parking lot. Come, share a free slice with us!…
Jun 14, 2019
Happy 9th Birthday Louie Comfort Dog

Comfort Dog Birthday Meet And Greet

Happy 9th Birthday, Louie! Meet And Greet Party at Freddy’s Frozen Custard | 6 to 9pm, Friday, June 14, 2019 Friday, June 14 is Louie Comfort Dog’s 9th birthday. Joplin is invited to help celebrate at Freddy’s Frozen Custard on Rangeline Road, between 6 and 9pm.  Show a blue “Louie Card” with his picture on it, and receive 10% off your custard or food order at Freddy’s all evening. Louie will be there on the patio to share his cards…
Jun 10, 2019
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Vacation Bible School

VBS To Be Rescheduled Immanuel’s Vacation Bible School, originally scheduled for June 10-14, has been canceled—but don’t worry! New dates will be announced, and VBS will be back. Learn More About Immanuel Lutheran Church About Martin Luther School, now enrolling 2 & 3 Year-Olds, Preschool and Kindergarten through 8th grade About our ministry to Children and Families
Apr 21, 2019
Easter Sunrise Service at 6:30am. Worship with Holy Communion at 8:00 and 10:30am. Breakfast. Egg Hunt. Immanuel Lutheran Church, Joplin, Missouri.

Easter Services

Easter 2019 Is Resurrection Day! Worship Services at 6:30, 8:00 and 10:30 am He is Risen! The time of Lent is over. Holy Week has passed. Jesus, who died, is most certainly alive! Join us at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri as we celebrate all that God has done for us through Jesus Christ His Son. Forgiveness, Life, and Salvation have been won, and our victory over sin, death, and the power of the Devil is certain. Join us…
Apr 20, 2019
Holy Saturday Easter Vigil Service at 7:00pm. Immanuel Lutheran Church, Joplin, Missouri.

Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday Easter Vigil 7:00 pm Worship Service Holy Saturday is the day between Good Friday and Easter Sunday, marking Jesus’ time in the tomb. Immanuel hosts a special Easter Vigil service to mark the day. This service is appropriate from after sunset on Holy Saturday until sunrise Easter morning. This was the traditional time of baptism in the early centuries of Christianity. This service begins in darkness and a new fire is lit, from which the Christ candle is…
Apr 19, 2019
Good Friday Tenebrae Service of Darkness at 7:00pm. Immanuel Lutheran Church, Joplin, Missouri.

Good Friday

Good Friday 7:00 pm Worship Service | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Prayer Vigil The Friday in Holy Week is a time for remembering Jesus death. Scripture records that Jesus hung on the cross from noon until 3:00pm. Our congregation traditionally observes a prayer vigil and an evening service. This is the second day of special observance for which fasting is recommended. One should use discretion in decided how best to observe this day. There is no celebration of Communion…
Apr 18, 2019
Maundy Thursday Service with Holy Communion at 7:00pm. Immanuel Lutheran Church, Joplin, Missouri.

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday Worship Service with Holy Communion at 7:00 pm This is the Thursday in Holy Week (the week leading up to Easter). The day is a time for remembering The Last Supper. The name comes from the Latin word “Mandatum” for “commandment” as Jesus said, “I give you a new commandment; that you love one another.” At the conclusion of this service, altars are stripped of any ornamentation and crosses are removed or veiled to mark the solemnness of…
Apr 10, 2019
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Lenten Worship Services

Wednesdays In Lent Worship Service at 4:00 or 7:00 pm Family-Friendly Meal served between services, from 5:00 to 6:45 pm. Read our LENT DAILY DEVOTIONS. Join us each Wednesday in March and April 2019 until Easter for our 40-day journey with Jesus to the cross, featuring our Lenten Worship Services. The season of Lent serves not only as a time to meditate on the suffering that Christ endured on our behalf but also as an opportunity to reflect upon our own…
Mar 29 – 31, 2019
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Windermere Jr High Retreat

Weekend Trip for Middle School Students Camp Windermere – Lake of the Ozarks | March 29-31, 2019 The Missouri District Lutheran Jr High Retreat is returning this Spring on March 29-31 around the theme, “ONE”. Our focus this year is on the Sacrament of the Altar and preparing for Holy Communion. Our presenter & worship leader is Rev. Matthew Gonzalez, pastor in The Bronx, New York City at Trinity Lutheran Church. New band! This Spring, Bread of Stone returns as our band for the…
Mar 6, 2019
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Ash Wednesday Services

Lent Begins On March 6 Ash Wednesday Services – 4:00 and 7:00 pm | Fellowship Meal – 5:00 to 6:45 pm Join us at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 for the start of Lent. The Ash Wednesday Service marks the beginning of our 40-day journey with Jesus to the cross. The season of Lent serves not only as a time to meditate on the suffering that Christ endured on our behalf, but also as…
Mar 2, 2019
Winterfest Chili Cook-off Pastry Auction Immanuel Joplin


Winterfest chili Cook-Off Saturday, March 2 | 11:00am to 2:00pm The Board of Elders at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri will be hosting Immanuel’s once annual “WINTERFEST: A Family & Friends Chili Cook-Off & Pastry Auction” on Saturday, March 2nd. The day will include a chili feed, chili cook-off competition, pastry auction, music and fun! Invite your family, co-workers, neighbors and friends. Join us anytime from 11am to 2pm in the Martin Luther School Gym, located on the campus of Immanuel…
Feb 24, 2019
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Bible Institute

Bible Institute 2019 Sunday Afternoons in February | Feb 10, 17, 24 | 1:30 to 4:00pm Bible Institute is fast approaching. As you have heard, the Institute will cover three Sunday afternoons this month: February 10, 17 & 24 . We will be looking at two different aspects of sharing our faith: with those who are closest to us, and with those who come from a very different faith perspective.  The first two weeks we will be breezing through our church body’s newest evangelism approach, Everyone…