150 Years…what a reason to celebrate!!
Mark your calendars and watch for more details on upcoming 150th Celebration Events!

Anniversary Events
March 3 150 Celebration Worship & Luncheon
April 14 Kringle Sale
June 22 Food Trucks & Outdoor Movie Night
October 27 All Confirmation Classes Reunion
November 2 Advent Calendar Making for our Homebound Members
November 9 Blood Drive in Fellowship Hall
November 17 Bowling with Pastors
November 28 Adopt-a-Sailor
December 14 & 15 Cookie Walk

Cooling Off After a Long, Hot & Humid Day

As summer made its return, Immanuel members provided nearly 350 bottles of ice-cold water to commuters returning home from work and school at the Palatine train station on Tuesday, September 10th. Commuters were very appreciative and the refreshing water brought smiles to their faces on such a warm and humid evening. A special “thank you” to our volunteers: Pastor Warren Schilf, Pastor Donald Antor, Carol Hajkaluk, Emily Ratliff, Annie Thomas, Paula and Tom Schroeder, and to Thrivent for their financial support of the event.

150 Year Celebration Photo Gallery

150th Special Offering

Please consider making a donation in honor of our 150th anniversary. Donations can be any amount and frequency that you are able to give. These contributions will be designated to improving our facility safety with new exterior doors and to reconfigure our main entryway. You may recall seeing the models displayed in Fellowship Hall a year or so ago. Cost for these changes are somewhere between $100,000 - $200,000. As always, thank you for your kind generosity and support to keep our campus secure and welcoming.

150 Year Gallery

Visit our gallery of historic photos and information in the nook outside the narthex. We will be adding new items throughout the year!

Our Story


Immanuel, or “God with us”, was the name which the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Congregation of Palatine, Cook County, Illinois chose for itself 150 years ago. As we look back… read more

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