Wednesdays in Lent are times for reflection that leads to repentance. These Wednesdays lead to Holy Week and the culminating events in all of history.
Worship opportunities are each Wednesday at noon and at 6:15 pm for families. The Lenten theme is following the 10 Commandments (in reverse order) each Wednesday. Easter Sunday will focus on the First Commandment.
There is a Lenten Dinner each Wednesday from 4:30 to 6 pm. This Wednesday's dinner is Smoked Pork Shoulder prepared by Pastor Mark.
Immanuel Lutheran is sponsoring the new Luther movie, "Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World" at Washington's theater, Cinema One Plus. The movie will show only once on Monday, March 20 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance online or in Immanuel's church office. The online link is:
Tickets are $10 which includes a $1 handling fee. A special feature is that after the movie, Rev. Dr. Erik Herrmann from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, will offer a 30 minute Q & A at the theater. Dr. Herrmann was an on site advisor to the documentary. We anticipate the movie to sell out.
Don Wharton has been a poplular guest at Immanuel's Concert and Speaker Series in recent years. His music, story telling, humor and expression of faith are heart warming and encouraging.
This is a family concert. Don will engage the entire audience and all will enjoy the evening.
Immanuel's Concert and Speaker Series events are always free and open to the public.
Bring your friends!
Immanuel Lutheran Church and School has been greatly blessed through the years. More blessings are before us. The retiring of debt, new green space and parking are the focus of our new capital campaign "God With Us Sharing the Gospel". Here are the basics of the effort:
+ Special services each weekend
+ Commitment Sunday, February 26
+ Congregation wide luncheon on Commitment Sunday, February 26
+ Daily Video Devotions by Pastor Mark by email. If you are not getting them try clicking here: www.youtube.com/channel/UCdrJbiuAKKEQYyMLsxlm6bA/videos
Please pray for Immanuel and its Gospel ministry. Play about your place in this important effort.
Immanuel begins its 2017 Concert and Speaker Series with an evening of beautiful music by Franz Schubert. "Winterreise" will be performed by the voice faculty from Southeast Missouri State and accompanied by acclaimed pianist, Jennifer Judd.
The music will be accompanied by visual presentation on Immanuel's video screens. Before the 7 pm concert, at 6:45 pm, there will be a pre-concert talk on Shubert's Winterreise.
All Concert and Speaker events are free and open to the public.
Immanuel's Christmas schedule includes the following worship opportunities:
Christmas Eve - 4, 6, or 11 pm
Christmas Day - 9 am
All services have Holy Communion. Please gather with us as we rejoice in God's gift to us of Himself.
The following New Year's weekend will follow our regular weekend schedule of worship with Saturday worship at 6 pm and Sunday at 8 and 10:45 am. Our guest preacher that weekend will be Rev. Dr. Jonathan Nauman, missionary in the Dominican Republic.
Immanuel is hosting a Christmas Concert by Chicago pianist, Jim Hendricks, this Friday, December 2. The performance begins at 7 pm.
Mr. Hendricks is an accomplished pianist having performed with such greats as the Glenn Miller Orchestra and Della Reese. It will be a beautiful evening filled with music, humor and wit.
Click here: www.youtube.com/watch to hear a live performance Jim Hendricks did on ABC television.
All Concert and Speaker Series events are free and open to the public.
Can Thanksgiving be complete without giving thanks to the Giver of all good gifts? Worship with your family either on Wednesday evening at 7 pm or on Thanksgiving Day at 9 am. That will put your Thanksgiving in the proper context and the correct focus. Have a great Thanksgiving!
Immanuel Lutheran Church and School is hosting its 74th annual Pork Sausage Dinner this Sunday, November 6. Serving will be from 11 am to 6 pm. Drive through is available during those hours as well. Cost of the dinner is $10 for adults and $5 for children 6-12. Children 5 and under are free.
Proceeds from the dinner support ministries that include our every Sunday radio broadcast, as well as our youth ministries.
Immanuel's worship services on Pork Sausage Sunday are at 8 and 10:45 am. Brief tours of Immanuel's new sanctuary are also available throughout the day.
A great movie will be shown this Friday evening from 7-9 pm in our Fellowship Hall. "Luther" was produced about a dozen years ago and remains a great dramatization of the life of the reformer. Third graders on up will get a lot out of this portrayal of our history.
You and your family are invited to join us. If you can, bring a dessert or snack to share. There will be popcorn and drinks provided starting by about 6:30. Hope to see you there.