Emmanuel Lutheran Church is blessed to have men, women and children who have been given a talent for music and an appreciation for how it enhances our traditional liturgical church services. If you have an been blessed with the talent of music, please join us with singing, playing of appropriate instruments or ringing the choir bells as we would be delighted to have you join.
"Oh sing to the Lord a new song, for he has done marvelous things!
His right hand and his holy arm have worked salvation for him."
Lutheran Youth Fellowship (L.Y.F.)
The eighth through twelfth grade members of Emmanuel comprise our Lutheran Youth Fellowship. In addition to weekly Bible studies, L.Y.F. holds charitable fundraisers to allow members and sponsors to attend triannual National Youth Gatherings.
“O God, from my youth you have taught me,
and I still proclaim your wondrous deeds.”
Vacation Bible School (V.B.S.)
Once a year Emmanuel Lutheran Church engages our surrounding communities youth by providing them with a week long Christ centered event. During this week, volunteers from our church surround children with God’s word through bible lessons, activities and crafts. All children are invited to attend who are between preschool through middle school ages.
"But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder
them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.”
Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (L.W.M.L.)
Emmanuel Lutheran Church supports and encourages the Word of God for women through the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (L.W.M.L.) which is the official women’s auxiliary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. For almost 75 years, the L.W.M.L. has focused on affirming each woman’s relationship with Christ, encouraging and equipping women to live out their Christian lives in active mission ministries and to support global missions.
"As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another,
as good stewards of God’s varied grace."
1 Peter 4:10
Women of Emmanuel (W.O.E.)
The Women of Emmanuel (W.O.E.) assists in the ministry of the Church by: 1.) Studying Scripture, 2.) Gathering together for fellowship and support, 3.) holding special events to strengthen faith and membership, 4.) sponsoring fundraising efforts, especially its Bazaar, and financial support of Seminarians and pre-school scholarships. The blessings of this group include many special projects for the betterment of the church.
“The LORD gives the word;
the women who announce the news are a great host.”
Sarah Circle is our women’s group meeting specifically for Bible Studies and other Scripture based education. The group typically meets twice a month and covers a broad range of Biblical topics.
“All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching,
for reproof, for correcting, and for training in righteousness.”
II Timothy 3:16
Martha Circle is our group of talented ladies who, with new materials, repurposed materials and creativity, make items which are donated and then sold at fundraising events. Everything from Christmas tree ornaments to quilts find form and beauty through the God-given talents of these special ladies.
“She makes linen garments and sells them;
she delivers sashes to the merchant
Strength and dignity are her clothing,
and she laughs at the time to come. She opens her mouth with wisdom,
and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.”
Proverbs 31: 24-26
Men of Emmanuel (M.O.E.)
Being a man of Christian faith in today’s society is becoming increasingly challenging. The Men of Emmanuel (M.O.E.) meets twice monthly to engage in Christ centered Bible readings and devotional study to better understand how it has impact on men’s lives from the beginning of time to present day. Explore with the men of our church how and when to apply the word of God to combat, confront and comfort those who need to hear of the saving grace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
"But just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted
with the gospel, so we speak, not to please man,
but to please God who tests our hearts."
1 Thessalonians 2:4