News/Announcements

For Your Meditation and Preparation for Worship 
Scripture readings for Sunday services are listed on the Worship Services Page. At home before worship, read the Scriptures, listen for what God says to you, and come to worship anticipating and ready to receive what God gives in His Word and worship.

CHURCH SERVICES HAVE RESUMED! 

BE IN THE WORD WITH PASTOR AARON FROM YOUR LIVING ROOM OR CELL PHONE BY VIEWING HIS VLOG!


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MEN OF THE WORD meets the First and Third Mondays of each month at 7:00pm. We've started a new, inter-generational conversation centered on the question, "What does in mean to be a godly man in today's world?" We are currently meeting using Zoom. If you would like a link to join the Zoom meeting, please contact Pastor Aaron or the church office.

Meeting Dates:
January 4 & 11

WOMEN OF THE WORD meets the Second and Fourth Mondays of each month at 7:00pm.  We will utilize Zoom to host our meetings.  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 to look at each aspect of the Fruit of the Spirit.  Newcomers are welcome!

Meeting Dates:
January 11 & 25


SERVING ST. MATTHEW’S SOUP KITCHEN On each of our visits, we are humbled and thankful for God’s blessings on this ministry. Our next visit is TO BE DETERMINED. Everyone is invited to join us – we leave Immanuel about 10:45am and are back to Mokena by 2:00pm – please call Barb at 708.995.5375 if you are interested in joining us.

2021 Serving Dates: To Be Announced


2021 ALTAR FLOWER SIGN-UP 
(2) Vases of Flowers is $40.00  /  (1) Vase of Flowers is $20.00. 

2021 ETERNAL LIGHT is $15 per month.

Sign-up sheets can be found in the Opportunity Book in the church lobby for altar flowers and the monthly eternal light. Or you can contact Barb Belanski. The Ruth Society would like to thank all those that have ordered flowers in the past and for honoring the Lord. 

Checks should be made payable to the Ruth Society and placed in the offering plate or Mailbox D1.


NOW OFFERING GLUTEN FREE If anyone has health issues requiring gluten free communion wafers, please contact Pastor Schellhas.


PRAYER REQUESTS FOR THE WEEKLY BULLETIN OR PRAYER CHAIN 
Please call the church office at 708-479-5600 or email prayer requests to office@immanuelmokena.org


PRAISE BAND NEWS 
If you’re interested in checking out the Praise Band Hymns for each month, go to the church website, immanuelmokena.org, click on music under the ministries sections, and scroll down to Praise Band current selections. Enjoy the youtube videos.


JOIN THE RUTH SOCIETY -  Immanuel women and members you are cordially invited to attend our meetings for 2019-2020. Ruth Society meets the first Thursday of each month starting in September at 7:30pm in the HUB. Perhaps you will consider joining us to serve our Lord and congregation. More information may be obtained by call Bev Whittier at 815-485-9269.


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PRESCHOOL SHOWER

Click here to find a list of items needed by the preschool to reopen. Please review the list and prayerfully consider a donation to support these purchases. We would appreciate these to be monetary donations and the Immanuel trustees and Preschool will handle the purchases. Checks should be made payable to Immanuel Lutheran Church with “Preschool Shower” in the memo line on the check. Please use one of the Designated Offering envelopes from your offering envelope packet (or a regular envelope would be fine) and indicate “Preschool Shower” on the front of the envelope.

Please continue to pray for Immanuel Lutheran Church and Preschool and the various ministries that are part of our congregation. Thank you for your support in this effort.


THE NEW PORTALS OF PRAYER AVAILABLE NOW

The January - March Portals of Prayers are available now in the pick-up box by the church office entrance or in the Narthex. Get yours today!


LUTHERAN WOMEN’S MISSIONARY LEAGUE

Next Mite Box Collection Date:  Jan 2-3
Mite offerings are collected on the first weekend of the month in the large mite box in our narthex.  Help yourself to a mite box – your whole family is invited to participate. Thank you for supporting our Northern Illinois District and National LWML mission grants – you are a blessing to so many!!! See the October newsletter for a list of grants that the monies collected are donated too.


LIVE-STREAMING INDOOR WORSHIP

You can access the Live Stream on our website under the Connect tab, 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. Click on the blue highlighted words above to link to our live stream. Check it out on Saturdays at 5:00pm or Sundays at 9:00am! Playbacks of the service will also be available if you can not watch live!


 

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