Backpacks and Blessings

Sunday, August 23, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m.
200 North Plum Grove Road, Palatine

This year we relocate to our own parking lot for worship, blessings, food and fun. As usual, we’ll open our event with an outdoor worship service at 10:00 a.m. RSVP by 3:00pm Friday, August 21.

This event is open to the entire community and all ages!


10:00 a.m.
Praise and Worship - led by Immanuel’s Praise Team
(Including Blessing Teachers, Students and Backpacks)

11:15 a.m.
Culver’s Lunch with bottled water and frozen custard
Event music provided by DJ, Rick Sandusky

11:45 a.m.
Games and Chalk the Walk
Physically safe, distanced fellowship

1:00 p.m.
Clean up

When you arrive, park in our South Annex Lot or in the Commuter Lot (SW Corner of Bothwell and Wood St.)
Physically distant family squares marked on our north main parking lot to maintain safe distances
Bring chairs, picnic blanket, your own 10 x 10 canopy
Face masks / covering optional

Backpacks Blessings BBQ Grilling
Backpacks Blessings BBQ hula hoops
Backpacks Blessings BBQ band on stage

Backpack Donations Needed!

Donate a Backpack filled with School Supplies for our Kids Hope partner, Virginia Lake Elementary School.

Purchase backpack(s) and fill with these school supplies:

  • Unscented Hand Sanitizer (8 oz.),
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Pocket Folder
  • Spiral Notebook
  • Large Glue Stick
  • Washable Markers
  • Crayons (24 pack)
  • Colored Pencils

Drop off filled backpack at Immanuel by Friday, August 21.

Backpacks Blessings BBQ hats

In case of inclement weather, worship will be inside. (Masks Required)