Past Events

Trunk Or Treat

Trunk-Or-Treat Parking Lot Party Monday, October 31, 2022 | 5:00 to 7:00 pm 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 more! COME INSIDE AND EAT! Free Hot Dogs, Frito Pie and Chili with all the…

LERT Training

CANCELED DUE TO LOW REGISTRATION. WE WILL RESCHEDULE. Lutheran Early Response Team (LERT) is coming to Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri on Saturday, October 22, 2022. Basic Disaster Response Training for individuals from Lutheran congregations, LERT is a network of volunteers trained to respond in times of disaster. OCTOBER 22 TRAINING — SIGN UP HERE: https://www.lcms-lert.org/need/detail/?need_id=720464 Description A registration fee of $35 per person will help to cover the cost of lunch and snacks, training materials, and LERT T-shirt. Please…
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Easter Services

Easter 2022 is Resurrection Day! In-Person Easter Services, Sunday, April 17, 2022 | 6:30, 8:00, 10:30 | Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS in Joplin, Missouri | immanueljoplin.com/EASTER Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia! The time of Lent is over. Holy Week has passed. Jesus, who died, is most certainly alive! Join us In-Person 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…
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…
Good Friday Tenebrae Service of Darkness at 7:00pm. Immanuel Lutheran Church, Joplin, Missouri.

Good Friday

Immanuel is back to In-Person Worship Services. You can also find our services and sermons on FACEBOOK. We also post them on our WEBSITE. Good Friday 7:00 pm Worship Service 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…
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…

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Worship Services at 8:00 and 10:30 am This Sunday before Easter is the last Sunday in Lent. The day commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem with a blessing of palms and a procession in which the whole congregation often carries palms. The day is also marked by reading the story of Jesus’ passion (the word used to describe Jesus’ death comes from “suffering,” which is one old meaning of passion). Some of the Palm Sunday palms are kept…

Lent 2022 Worship Services

Wednesdays of Lent 2022 Lenten Worship Services at 4:00 and 7:00 pm Services are streamed on Facebook LIVE and on YouTube. Coronavirus Safety Measures and more can be found on the COVID-19 Response Page. Get your FREE Lenten Children’s Calendar and Devotion Books! Join us each Wednesday during Lent — between March 2 and April 6 until Easter — for our 40-day journey with Jesus to the cross, featuring our Lent 2022 Worship Services. The season of Lent serves not only…
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Bible Institute

Bible Institute 2022 Sunday Afternoons in March | March 13, 20, 27 | 2:00 to 4:00pm Bible Institute is fast approaching. As you may have heard, Immanuel’s FREE 2022 Institute will cover three Sunday afternoons: March 13, 20, and 27. We will be looking at The Messiah: Revealing Jesus in the Old Testament, a book produced by Concordia Publishing House in St. Louis, MO. Joplin’s Bible Institute has been hosted at Immanuel for many years, featuring a variety of topics led by lay leaders…
Winterfest Chili Cook-off Pastry Auction Immanuel Joplin

Winterfest

Winterfest Chili Cook-Off and Pastry Auction Saturday, February 26 | 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, February 26. 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…
super bowl sub sandwich fundraiser. immanuel lutheran church youth. joplin, missouri.

Super Subs Fundraiser

Super Subs Support the youth of Immanuel as they raise money for various youth trips and activities throughout the year by ordering a fresh-made Super Sub Sandwich! This year our profits will support our high school youth as they raise funds for the LCMS Youth Gathering in Houston, Texas — “In All Things”. Super Subs are back, following a break due to COVID. Following careful health and safety protocols, we are ready to get back to building fantastic, fresh, delicious…
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Christmas Day Service

Christmas Day With Holy Communion Christmas Day Service at 10:00 am NOTE: Our Services will be streamed LIVE for those exercising extra caution due to COVID-19. Find us on Facebook and YouTube. Christ the Savior is born! On that first Christmas, only a few experienced the miraculous happenings of the night before, but word was spreading. Fewer still knew the significance of this baby’s birth. Jesus has come to do no less that save the world! This perfect, tiny child,…