Welcome to Immanuel Lutheran Church - Mokena, IL


Click to read a letter from Pastor & the Board of Elders regarding plans.

If you plan to attend please read the letter above from pastor and the Elders for health & safety guidelines for parishioners by clicking here. Most importantly, please do not attend if you are not feeling well. If you're healthy and do attend please maintain social distancing and wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth.

Worship in God's Creation With Us!

Our Sunday Outdoor Worship Service at 9am was very well received so we have decided to try to squeeze in a few extra dates before the weather changes. We hope that you will make plans to join us, so mark your calendars as we will worship in God's creation for the remainder of September and as weather permits in October. 

Please bring a chair or blanket and join us in our wooded sanctuary behind the church for worship. Masks are encouraged but not required. We will remain socially distanced and the outdoor services will NOT be live streamed. Services will be held weather permitting, and in the case of inclement weather we will proceed with our traditional indoor service. Also, please remember if you have difficulty walking to pull up as close to the worship area as you can - we don't mind!

God's Kids Club 2020-2021: Challenge Meets Opportunity in 2020

All classes meet virtually on Sunday mornings at 11:00 am from September 20th through May. Click here to register for God's Kids Club for the 2020-21 school year.

A lot has changed, but the good news is that God has not changed!

Our guiding principles are to equip you and your children with visual and emotional connections to Scripture so that they remember and understand that they are a very much loved child of God and why the Bible matters in their everyday lives. Oh, and the best part is that we make it FUN!

While considering the challenges for safe learning during this unique time, we are excited to announce that we will provide some fun and creative learning from the comforts of your own home. Our staff felt it was very important for our kids to know their teacher and their classmates so with much prayer we have decided to offer an e-learning environment using Zoom until it is safe to return to the classroom. 

Register Today for Wednesday Interim Communion Services

- Hosted on Wednesdays from 3-5:30pm 
- 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! 

These Interim Communion Services will continue weekly on Wednesdays until further notice. We ask that if you have already attended a service that you allow others the chance to sign up first so that we all can receive communion each month! Registration ends at 8pm on the Tuesday before each service.

The Board of Fellowship is hosting Movie Night in the picnic pavilion. On September 19th we will feature the classic movie E.T. at 7:30 pm. Reserve your table no later than September 13th by submitting the completed attached form and a $10 donation to the Frankfort Food Pantry. Reservation submissions can be placed in the offering plate or the secure black lockbox outside of the church office entrance.

To ensure social distance can be maintained there are only 15 tables (each seating up to 8 guests) available. They will be reserved on a first come, first serve basis. You are welcome to bring your own drinks & snacks to enjoy during the movie. 

Masks and reservations are required.

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.

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!

"Remember the Wonderful Works He Has Done, His Miracles, and the Judgements He Has Uttered."