Backpacks, Blessings & Barbecue at the Bandshell

Sunday, August 13, 2023 @ 10:30 a.m.
Fred P. Hall Amphitheater, 262 E. Palatine Road, Palatine
This event is open to the entire community and all ages!

Save the date for our BBBQ ministry! This is a great outreach opportunity for Immanuel church and school to enjoy fellowship with each other and those from all walks of life in the community. In addition to kicking off our 2023-2024 school year, we will bless backpacks for our students and those from neighborhood schools.
Backpacks Grilling
The worship and fun will take place once again at the Fred P. Hall Amphitheater, 262 E. Palatine Road, Palatine.

In the event of inclement weather, the activities will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, 200 North Plum Grove Road, Palatine.

Backpacks Blessings BBQ games
Backpacks singing
Backpacks Teacher Prayer

School Supply Donations Needed!

The Kid’s Hope Ministry team of Immanuel, is once again collecting school supplies for the students of Virginia Lake School. This year Virginia Lake has told us that they do NOT need any backpacks, just the supplies. Thank you for your generosity!

Items are needed by August 7.

Items needed:

  • #2 yellow/wood pencils, sharpened, with erasers, 12 pack
  • Colored pencils – 12 count
  • Crayons - 24 count
  • Highlighters, assorted colors
  • Dry erase markers – 4 pack (Expo brand preferred)
  • Glue sticks
  • Washable markers – 10 count
  • Pink erasers
  • Notebooks, wide-ruled
  • 4-pocket folders, plastic, assorted colors
  • 6-pocket folders, assorted colors
  • 5” kid scissors, blunt/rounded
  • Regular scissors
  • Packages of Post-it/sticky notes, 3” x 3”, (Post-it brand preferred)
  • Pencil sharpener, hand-held with container for shavings
  • Ruler, 12” standard/metric
  • Pens, assorted colors
  • Notebooks
  • School supply box/pencil box, plastic

Virginia Lake School requested no backpacks.
Drop off any donations to the church office.