Welcome to Immanuel Lutheran Church - Mokena, IL

*Registration to attend Saturday & Sunday Worship Services is NOT REQUIRED.

Please do not attend if you are not feeling well or have been in contact with anyone with Covid symptoms. If you're healthy and do attend please maintain social distance and wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth indoors.

Warm Hearts with Our Winter Coat Drive for MorningStar Mission

MorningStar Mission needs gently used winter coats for Men, Women and Children of all ages and sizes. If you have cleaned out your closets and found that you have coats you no longer need or no longer fit please consider donating them to MorningStar Mission. 

PLEASE DROP-OFF DONATIONS: November 28 & 29 or December 5 & 6
Place coats in the Appropriate Collection Box Located in the Narthex
If you are unable to drop them off on the weekend the coats may be left in the blue bin outside the church office door. Please let Delynn Flannery know if you leave them in the blue bin so she can collect them.  If you have any questions or if you leave coats in the blue bin outside the church office entrance, please call or text Delynn Flannery at (708) 217-7094.

The MorningStar Mission Stars of Hope have been distributed. Please remember that gifts are due back to the church lobby by Sunday, November 29th. If you have any questions, please call Barb Malm (815)469-2930.


Click here to order your red poinsettia plants that will adorn Immanuel's altar this Christmas. Forms are due no later than December 6, 2020. After completing the online form, kindly make checks payable to Ruth Society at the rate of $12 per plant. Payments for your order should be placed in the offering plate, black lockbox by church office entrance or the Ruth Society Mailbox. Be sure to write Poinsettia on the memo line. Plants may be taken home after the 10pm Christmas Eve Worship Service.

The Giving Tree is now up in the church lobby. Please consider donating to one of the following organizations: St. Matthews Soup Kitchen, Rays of Hope, Lutheran World Relief, Bethesda, LCMS Disaster Relief, or Lutheran Bible Translators. Simply place your check or cash donation in the white envelope attached to tag and place in the donation box next to the tree.

Thank you and Merry Christmas!

In-Church Communion Services

We are excited to announce that we will begin to host communion in the sanctuary following the end of Worship services on the following dates:  

Tentative, please watch for updates on the following dates:

  • December 5th & 6th 
  • December 19th & 20th 

Please click here to view important information regarding our reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the director, Linda Marquardt, via phone or email.

Please explore our website and use our Contact Us  form if you have a question.

Jan 2021: Confession & Absolution Module
Feb 2021: Catch-up & Final Projects

(Go to the Ministries/Children page to find the confirmation registration form and schedule of modules to be offered)

Women of the Word Returns
We will resume meeting on September 14 using Zoom.  If you would like a link to be invited to our virtual Women of the Word, please send an email to Leeann at dceleeann04@yahoo.com

We will continue looking at each Fruit of the Spirit.  Newcomers are welcome!

Meeting Dates:
December 14

Men of the Word Returns 
We'll be starting a new, inter-generational conversation centered on the question, "What does in mean to be a godly man in today's world?"  Bring a lawn chair and join Pastor in his driveway (19946 Arden Lane, Mokena) at 7pm Monday, September 21. (In the event of inclement weather, we will meet in the Narthex as an alternate location.) 

Meeting Dates:
November 30  
December 7

*No Class November 16

Preschool News

Chapel Day

2020-2021 Preschool School Year Will Begin January 2021

Access the Live Stream on our website by clicking the Connect tab > Live Stream, facebook page or our YouTube Channel. So if you are not ready to come back in-person there is an option for you to view services from the comfort of your own home. Check it out on Saturdays at 5:00pm or Sundays at 9:00am (outdoor services will not be live streamed)! Playbacks of the service will also be available if you can not watch live!

“O Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you; I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things.”

Isaiah 25:1, ESV