Welcome to Immanuel!

Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mokena is a family of God, connecting people in loving relationship with God through Jesus Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit, with each other in contagious Christian community, and with our calling of servanthood in the world.  We invite you to join us in embracing the great invitations of Jesus that we might fulfill the Great Commission of Jesus!  (Matthew 28:18-20).

Join us for worship this weekend!

Service Times

9:00 am  Sunday Worship  Traditional Service
5:00 pm   Saturday Worship  Contemporary Service

God's Kids Club & Adult Bible Study

10:15 am Sundays, September through May

*****Special Occasion Time Change*****
Reformation Sunday, October 29th
  9:00 am - God's Kids Club & Adult Bible Study
10:15 am - Worship Service
11:15 am - Oktoberfest

Outdoor Service

On the 4th Sunday of the month May through August we hold Sunday worship in our outdoor worship area located in the wooded area behind the church. 

Contact Information

Phone    708-479-5600



10731 W. La Porte Road
Mokena, Illinois  60448Google map to 10731 W La Porte Rd Mokena IL



News & Events

Position Available -- Preschool Director

We are currently seeking a full-time preschool director --
please click here for the job description and requirements.

Coming This Fall

500th Anniversary of the Reformation!!

This October 31st marks 500 years since Martin Luther set in motion a movement which changed the course of religious history. Several events are planned in celebration.

Sunday, October 29th
Reformation Celebration at Immanuel Mokena
  and Oktoberfest/Pastor Appreciation Sunday

On Sunday, 10/29, God's Kids Club and Adult Bible Study will be held at 9 am followed by worship at 10:15 am and our Oktoberfest at 11:15 am.  We will share Brats and Chili on the Prayer Patio (you are welcome to bring a pot of chili to share!). This will also be our Pastor Appreciation Sunday when we give special thanks for our faithful shepherd!

Events at Concordia University in River Forest:

Saturday, 10/28 - Family Event (9 am to 3 pm)

Monday, 10/30 at 7:30 pm
The Reformation at 500: An Interdenominational Conversation
Panelists at this free public event will be Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of the Archdiocese of Chicago; Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, president of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod; and Rev. Dr. Philip Ryken, president of Wheaton College (IL).  Manya Brachear Pashman, religion correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, will serve as moderator.  Tickets for this event are sold out, however, the panel discussion will also be livestreamed on the Concordia University Chicago website at CUChicago.edu/live.

Fall Festival - Saturday, November 11th

This annual event includes a delicious lunch, craft fair, and famous roast beef dinner prepared and hosted by Immanuel's Ruth Society. Please join us!

Rally Day and Church Picnic

Our Rally Day (God's Kids Club Kickoff) and Church Picnic was held on Sunday, September 10th.  Below are a few highlights of the fun!

Balloon Release

Watermelon Eating Contest

Egg Toss Contest