We are a church that is energized by lively engagement in our faith and life. The mission of Immanuel Lutheran Church & School is to invite people in settings to engage more deeply with the teachings of Jesus Christ and the community that bears his name, so that they can discover and fulfill their vocation as disciples.
Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dogs are friends who bring a calming influence, allowing people to open up their hearts and receive help.
Zillah is our Comfort Dog who interacts with people at churches, schools, hospitals, nursing care centers, events and disaster response situations.
Follow Zillah on her Facebook page.
Church Leadership Team
The Church Leadership Team (CLT) is a group of elected members of Immanuel Lutheran Church and School. Their primary responsibility is to God, each other the ministerial and support staff, the congregation and community. A key responsibility is to define and effectively communicate the vision of the church and school to the congregation.
STEPHEN MINISTERS are lay people in the congregation who receive 50 hours of TRAINING to prepare them for Christian caregiving. The mission of Stephen Ministry training is based on Ephesians 4:12-13 " . . . to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ . . . "
A STEPHEN MINISTER is a Care Giver who is assigned to one Care Receiver to meet for about one hour per week for as long as the Care Receiver has a need for the ministry. The Care Receiver is a fellow member who has requested a Stephen Minister's care. All Stephen Ministry assignments and caring relationships are strictly confidential.
Cancer Companions takes a scripture-based look at how our Christian faith can impact a cancer journey. This support group is for anyone IN treatment, BEYOND treatment and their families.
This program has been designed to encourage cancer families to share where they are in their walk with Christ and to provide opportunities for the participants to discover Christ in new and meaningful ways on their cancer journey.
- Prayer and opportunities to pray
- An in-depth look at key verses concerning suffering, healing, & prayer
- Stories of other cancer survivors that have grown closer to Christ
- Ceremonies for participants to find the quiet presence of God
- Questions to encourage participants to share where they are with Christ
- Stories of Bible figures healed by Christ
The Men’s Club provides an opportunity to increase fellowship among men. They provide support to a variety of service projects and fellowship activities throughout the year. Men's Club hosts 4 BBQ's a year, plus they prepare the food for our Church and School Picnic, Trunk or Treat and Annual Turkey & Sausage Supper.