Gather

Sunday morning fellowship

Now: Join us outside after the 9 am worship service for conversation and light refreshments.

Next Phase: All ages socialize between services (9-10:30 am mid-September to Memorial Day) in our Gathering Space. Individuals and groups brew the coffee and provide treats.

Wednesday suppers

6:10-6:40 pm, basement Fellowship Hall

Want to meet some new people? Don’t want to cook one night a week? Come to Wednesday night dinner (mid-September thru Memorial Day) and enjoy conversation and a brief prayer service. Open to all. A suggested donation is $3 per person and $10 per family.

Meatless options always provided. January is the annual Chili Cook-off, and soups are served during Lent. To participate in the prep, contact Kim Thompson or Rhonda Tjaden.

Immanuel Women

Immanuel Lutheran Church Women (ILCW) brings the women of Immanuel together for Bible study circles, retreats and activities throughout the year. All women are invited to participate in activities, which may include:

  • Cookie Baking & Bake Sale Before and during the Lutefisk Dinner
  • Girls’ Night In During the winter
  • Group Hikes
  • Spring Tea

Circles are small groups of women who meet monthly for socializing and Bible study.  There are several Circles to choose from. Note: Many circles take the summer off; days and times listed below reflect past schedules.

  • Courage Circle meets at flexible times and locations. Contact Rhonda Tjaden via the church office
  • Grace Circle meets the 2nd Monday of the month at 9:30 am. Contact: Christine Danielson via the church office
  • Hope Circle meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 7 pm in the West Lounge. Contact: June Husom via the church office
  • Faith/Joy/Peace Circle meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1 pm in the West Lounge. Contact: Jan Thorson via the church office
  • Sophia Circle meets the 4th Monday of the month at 7 pm in the West Lounge. Contact: Jody Dahl via the church office
  • Jael Circle meets one Friday a month in a yard or at a bar. Contact: Emily King via the church office

Men's Club

The Immanuel Men’s Club gathers on the second Saturday of the month for a hearty breakfast, fellowship, and programs of interest. The group is open to all the men of Immanuel and their guests.

The Men’s Club hosts the annual Lutefisk Dinner and disperses the income to various organizations with an emphasis on feeding the hungry, improving the lives of our youth, and recognition of our veterans and active military.

Aging Splendidly

12 pm the first Thursday of the month

Aging Splendidly is a monthly lunch and speaker series for older adults held October – June. Programs are held in the basement Fellowship Hall and are open to local community members. Topics often include health, the arts, education, or a local social service. The can’t-miss event is December’s Christmas Carol Sing-along.

12 pm Lunch (free will offering)

12:45-1:30 pm Speaker

Property Improvers

The Improvers meet Thursdays to complete maintenance projects within the church and squeeze in a little socializing. The Imps tackle everything from small repairs, preventive maintenance, and yard work to special projects. They keep the church property in working order and have a good time doing it!

Neighborhood Groups

Households near one another are gathering online or COVID-safely in person to build and maintain our community connections.