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Services and Sermons

Are you searching for sermons with substance? Are you wanting to hear God’s Truth from the Bible? Are you longing to find some Good News that brings hope?

Look through our Services and Sermons Archive, and discover preaching from our pastor, Rev. Greg Mech as the Good News is boldly proclaimed from God’s Holy Word. Hear about God’s Law, that guides our lives and shows us how we all fall short. Listen to the Gospel, which shows us how our God has brought us forgiveness, life, and hope through His Son Jesus Christ. Who is Jesus?

We invite you to join us this Sunday too! Immanuel Lutheran Church has worship services weekly at 8:00 am and 10:30 am. Learn more.

entrusted to a faithful creator. sermon for the seventh sunday of easter. Rev. Gregory Mech. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri. I am praying for them.

Entrusted to a Faithful Creator | Worship Broadcast for May 24, 2020

Worship Service for The Seventh Sunday of Easter Rev. Gregory Mech | May 24, 2020 | Memorial Day Weekend | Immanuel Lutheran Church ONLINE and IN-PERSON – Joplin, MO | Today’s Sermon: “Entrusted to a Faithful Creator” ***BEGINNING THIS WEEKEND, OUR YOUTUBE BROADCAST WILL BE DELAYED BY A FEW HOURS. SERVICES WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED ON FACEBOOK, THEN POSTED HERE LATER.*** Re-Opening on Sunday, May 24! Click here for our latest Coronavirus Updates. Also, SIGN UP to attend Public Worship at…
Hope Active in Unexpected Places. Sermon by Rev. Gregory Mech. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri. He who loves Me will be loved by My Father.

Hope Active in Unexpected Places | Sermon for May 17, 2020

Worship Service for The Sixth Sunday of Easter Rev. Gregory Mech | May 17, 2020 | Immanuel Lutheran Church ONLINE – Joplin, MO | Today’s Sermon: “Hope Active in Unexpected Places” Re-Opening on Sunday, May 24! Click here to see how Immanuel is responding to Coronavirus. Use these Easy Devotions and Daily Scripture Readings with your family! Taking Faith Home. Thank you for supporting Immanuel Lutheran financially. Learn more at immanueljoplin.com/GIVE. Martin Luther School is Joplin’s Lutheran School, serving children…
Hope We Still Belong. Sermon. Rev Gregory Mech. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri.

Hope We Still Belong | Sermon for May 10, 2020

Worship Service for The Fifth Sunday of Easter Rev. Gregory Mech | May 10, 2020 | Mother’s Day | Immanuel Lutheran Church ONLINE – Joplin, MO | Today’s Sermon: “Hope We Still Belong “ See how Immanuel is responding to Coronavirus. Learn about our Re-Opening Plan. Click here. Use these Easy Devotions and Daily Scripture Readings with your family! Taking Faith Home. Thank you for supporting Immanuel Lutheran financially. Learn more at immanueljoplin.com/GIVE. Martin Luther School is Joplin’s Lutheran School,…
Jesus, Our Good Shepherd. Sought for Salvation and for Service. Sermon by Rev. Gregory Mech. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri.

Sought for Salvation and for Service | Sermon for May 3, 2020

Worship Service for The Fourth Sunday of Easter Rev. Gregory Mech | May 3, 2020 | Immanuel Lutheran Church ONLINE – Joplin, MO | Today’s Sermon: “Sought for Salvation and for Service” See how Immanuel is responding to Coronavirus. Click here. Use these Easy Devotions and Daily Scripture Readings with your family! Taking Faith Home. Thank you for supporting Immanuel Lutheran financially. Learn more at immanueljoplin.com/GIVE. Martin Luther School is Joplin’s Lutheran School, serving children from age 2 through 8th…
pulling focus sermon. tomb to cross. Rev. Gregory Mech. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri.

Pulling Focus | Sermon for April 26, 2020

Worship Service for The Third Sunday of Easter Rev. Gregory Mech | April 26, 2020 | Immanuel Lutheran Church ONLINE – Joplin, MO | Today’s Sermon: “Pulling Focus” See how Immanuel is responding to Coronavirus. Click here. Use these Easy Devotions and Daily Scripture Readings with your family! Taking Faith Home. Thank you for supporting Immanuel Lutheran financially. Learn more at immanueljoplin.com/GIVE. Martin Luther School is Joplin’s Lutheran School, serving children from age 2 through 8th grade. Learn more and…
The Incredulity of Saint Thomas by Caravaggio, c. 1602 | Though Now For A Little While sermon by Rev. Gregory Mech | Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS | Joplin, Missouri

Though Now For A Little While | Sermon for April 19, 2020

Worship Service for The Second Sunday of Easter Rev. Gregory Mech | April 19, 2020 | Immanuel Lutheran Church ONLINE – Joplin, MO | Today’s Sermon: “Though Now For A Little While” See how Immanuel is responding to Coronavirus. Click here. Use these Easy Devotions and Daily Scripture Readings with your family! Taking Faith Home. Thank you for supporting Immanuel Lutheran financially. Learn more at immanueljoplin.com/GIVE. Martin Luther School is Joplin’s Lutheran School, serving kids from age 2 through 8th…
Angel Eyes. The Resurrection Stained Glass. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri. Easter Sermon.

Angel Eyes | Sermon for Easter Sunday April 12, 2020

Worship Service for The Resurrection of Our Lord Rev. Gregory Mech | Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020 | Immanuel Lutheran Church ONLINE – Joplin, MO | Today’s Sermon: “Angel Eyes” See how Immanuel is responding to Coronavirus. Click here. We invite you to join us ONLINE for our Holy Week Broadcasts on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and again on Easter Sunday! “You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has risen; He is not here. See the place where…
Christ at the Cross. Eyes On Jesus Sermon. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri.

God’s Eyes | Sermon for Good Friday April 10, 2020

Sermon for Good Friday Rev. Gregory Mech | Good Friday, April 10, 2020 | Immanuel Lutheran Church – Joplin, MO See how Immanuel is responding to Coronavirus. Click here. Help keep Immanuel’s ministry going through the Coronavirus Outbreak. Give Online Today. Join us for Easter ONLINE at Immanuel! From Pastor Mech’s Good Friday Sermon entitled, “God’s Eyes”: We all crucified the Son of God by our sin. As we sang in the Lenten hymns: I caused Your grief and sighing…
Eyes On Jesus. Lent 2020. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri. Concordia Publishing House.

More Than Meets The Eye | Sermon for Maundy Thursday April 9, 2020

Sermon for Holy Thursday Rev. Gregory Mech | Maundy Thursday, April 9, 2020 | Immanuel Lutheran Church – Joplin, MO See how Immanuel is responding to Coronavirus. Click here. Help keep Immanuel’s ministry going through the Coronavirus Outbreak. Give Online Today. Join us for Easter ONLINE at Immanuel! Eyes on Jesus: More Than Meets The Eye This Lent, we have been using the metaphor of eyesight to examine how the various people in Mark’s Gospel viewed Jesus during His Passion.…
The Humble King Sermon by Rev. Gregory Mech. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri.

The Humble King | Sermon for Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020

Worship Service for the Triumphal Entry of Our Lord Rev. Gregory Mech | Sunday, April 5, 2020 | Immanuel Lutheran Church ONLINE – Joplin, MO | Today’s Sermon: “The Humble King” See how Immanuel is responding to Coronavirus. Click here. We invite you to join us ONLINE for our Holy Week Broadcasts on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and again on Easter Sunday! “It is not my intention to ever pray in the name of a dead man. Every time I…
Eyes On Jesus. Lent 2020. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri. Concordia Publishing House.

Worldly Eyes | Sermon for April 1, 2020

Sermon for Lent Midweek 5 Rev. Gregory Mech | April 1, 2020 | Immanuel Lutheran Church – Joplin, MO See how Immanuel is responding to Coronavirus. Click here. Help keep Immanuel’s ministry going through the Coronavirus Outbreak. Give Online Today. Join us for Easter ONLINE at Immanuel! Eyes on Jesus: Worldly Eyes This Lent, we will use the metaphor of eyesight to examine how the various people in Mark’s Gospel viewed Jesus during His Passion. In most cases, they misunderstood…
Wanting to Be Anywhere But Here. Sermon. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri.

Wanting to Be Anywhere But Here | Sermon for March 29, 2020

Worship Service for the Fifth Sunday in Lent Rev. Gregory Mech | Sunday, March 29, 2020 | Immanuel Lutheran Church ONLINE – Joplin, MO See how Immanuel is responding to Coronavirus. Click here. “Wherever you are on that long journey to resurrection, Jesus has come to be with you. He is the Resurrection and the Life — even in the midst of sorrow, filling our present-days with love, life and hope.” -Pastor Mech from today’s sermon, entitled “Wanting to Be…