The Community Meal
Our next Community Meal will be
Thursday, July 27th
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall
Hosted by Immanuel Lutheran Church & School– Palatine
Everyone is invited to come together for an evening filled with eating and meeting!
Help Immanuel be a good host!
Adult & Teen Volunteer Opportunities include:
Bring A Dessert
Set-Up: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Serving: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Clean-up: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
To sign up click the “Sign Up Now” button below, if you have any questions contact Pastor Warren at 847.359.1549 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Meal News
Daily Herald “Cook of The Week” (May, 2015) Serving Up A Vegetarian Option at the Community Meal on April 27th
Immanuel volunteer Tim Schmitt, a May 2015 Daily Herald Cook of the Week, doesn’t shy away from large crowds, good food, and giving people options. Tim created a brand new menu for the next Community Meal, keeping crowds, and vegetarians in mind. The entire community...read more
From Pastor Tom’s Blog - The Community Meal – Immanuel’s Second One
It was standing room only for the second Community Meal held here at Immanuel last night. With the school faculty filling many of the necessary volunteer positions, “sloppy joes,” grilled cheese, salad and a variety of tempting desserts were on the menu. It was an amazing evening…not only did everyone enjoy the meal and good conversation, we also put together fishing kits…read more
Immanuel’s First Community Meal in October of 2016
Assembling Fishing Kits after our January 2017 Community Meal
What is The Community Meal’s mission?
“Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality.” – Romans 12:13
Our mission is to show Christian hospitality by providing a welcoming place, nourishing food, a listening ear, and acceptance to all regardless of faith beliefs or economic means. The simple act of sharing a meal together gives hope to the elderly, lonely and hungry. We strengthen friendships and inspire a community that will be inclusive and loving towards one another.
A Thank You Following the April 27, 2017 Meal:
Joyful servants is all I can think of when Immanuel Lutheran Church hosts the Community Meal. Everyone greeted me with a smile and “how can I help?” With 38 volunteers embracing their tasks, God smiles and so do all the guests who join us. The joy and love felt in your gathering space was palpable. The food was delicious, the children’s activities were fun and the therapy dogs bring all kinds of healing. Hope to see you again in July….
With Gratitude,Mary & Sandy