Welcome to Immanuel Lutheran Church - Mokena, IL

NOW OPEN FOR IN PERSON WORSHIP SERVICES 
SUNDAYS AT 9 AM & SATURDAYS AT 5 PM!
*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.

All Saint's Day Celebration

November 1st is our annual celebration of all of God's people who have run their race in faith, and now rest from their labors. This year, in addition to memorializing the members of our congregation and families who have joined the Church Triumphant, we'd like to have an opportunity to recognize others who have died in faith, who have given us an example of Jesus to follow. Click here for an opportunity to submit a digital photo and basic information about a person you would like remembered for this celebration. 


Frankfort Township Food Pantry is Feeling Thankful

The Board of Stewardship would like to thank the congregation for once again displaying incredible generosity during our recent Fall paper product drive. We donated $81 in checks and cash, $150 Dollar Tree gift cards, and approximately 4 boxes of paper cups, 13 packages of napkins, 48 boxes of tissues, 78 rolls of paper towels, and 257 rolls of toilet paper to the Frankfort Township Food Pantry. Unbelievable!!


Sunday Worship, Welcome Back Inside We Missed You

With the change in weather we have decided that our Sunday Worship services will no longer meet outdoors. Please join us this Sunday, October 25th in the indoor sanctuary at 9:00 am. Face masks are required and social distancing procedures are in place for your safety. Sunday services will return to being live streamed as well if you are not comfortable being in attendance.


Register Today for Our LAST TWO Mid-week Communion Services

- Hosted on Wednesdays from 3-5pm 
- Limited Number of Guests per Time Slot (Each person must register individually)
- Space is limited to maintain social distance
- Attendees must wear a face mask that covers their mouth and nose
- No congregating within the lobby space before or after the service. 
- Each service lasts approximately 15-20mins (Upon service completion exit space promptly)

REGISTER TODAY, Click on the date you would like below! 
OCTOBER 21
OCTOBER 28

Coming Soon... 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: 

  • Saturday, October 17th 
  • November 7th & 8th
  • November 21st & 22nd
  • December 5th & 6th 
  • December 19th & 20th 

Please Note: There will be no October Sunday Communion Services because we are planning to be outdoors for the month's remainder.


The MorningStar Mission: Stars of Hope Program will have stars available in the church lobby starting on Saturday, October 31st. Gifts will be due back to the church lobby by Sunday, November 29th. More information to follow. If you have any questions, please call Barb Malm (815)469-2930.


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.


* CONFIRMATION CLASSES
Sept 2020: Baptism Module
Oct 2020: Ten Commandments Module
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:
September 14 and 28
October 12 and 26
November 9 and 23
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:
September 21
October 5 and 19
November 2 and 30  
December 7

*No Class November 16


Pastor is taking a VLog break for August, but he will return. In the meantime feel free to check out past posts in the archive.


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


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