Aid For Ukraine

Help support Pastor Scott and Lena Yount, missionaries in Slovakia/Ukraine, as they help refugees, and/or the Ukranian Relief Fund set up by SON (Pastor Scott’s sending agency).

Checks can be made out to “Spiritual Orphans Network” with “Joy 4 Ukraine” in the memo (or, if for the relief fund, “Ukraine Relief” in the memo).

Send checks to:
Spiritual Orphans Network
8210 Louisiana Blvd. NE, Suite B
Albuquerque, NM 87113

If you wish to donate online, go to where is a link to “Ukraine Special Fund,” or to and select Pastor Scott and Lena as recipients.

Blessing Bucket

Below is a list of items to be assembled for a Blessing Bucket to be distributed by deployed LERT team members to any disaster affected families.

    Blessing Bucket items
    5 gal. round bucket with lid - The assembled buckets can be stacked for storage and shipping.
    1 roll of paper towels
    3 pack of pocket tissue packs
    1 - 25 ct. roll of 30 gal. ultra strong garbage bags
    4-5 ct. package of dust masks
    2 pr. of reusable latex gloves (ie: Mr. Clean)
    2 pr. of jersey or canvas work gloves
    1 large sponges
    2 ct. bars of soap
    1 package of reusable wipes (ie: Handi-wipes, Brillo Basics)
    1 container of disinfectant wipes (ie: Lysol, Store Brand, etc.)
    1 package of personal cleansing wipes (ie: Wet Wipes, baby wipes, Simple)
    Thrivent Notebook w/pen
    3-5 ct. 9×12 manilla envelopes (for receipts, esti-mates, etc.)
    Small First Aid Kit (ie: Welly Human Repair Kit, Store Brand 4×5 travel kit)
    Family Care Pump Bug spray – No aerosol cans
    Portable phone charger (LCMS Donation)
    LCMS DR Household Cleaning Manual
    LCMS DR Devotional

Most of these items can be purchased at Dollar Tree, Menards, Wal-Mart or Target. The total cost of preparing a Blessing Bucket is $35-$45, including the cost of the 5 gallon container and lid.
*Lutheran Church Charities will provide labels for the buckets.

Camp Counselors and Volunteers Needed!

Immanuel Lutheran Church & School is currently hiring camp counselors for our 2022 Discovery Camp. Part-time and full-time positions are available for a 3-month period from mid-May to mid-August.

For the full job description go to:

We also need volunteers for our Shining Stars Baseball & Softball Camp (June 27-July 1) and Vacation Bible School (June 20-24).

Volunteer for Shining Stars –

Volunteer for VBS –

American Heritage Girls Flower & Plant Sale

It’s that time of year again! It’s time to help American Heritage Girls IL0412 bloom, sprout and grow by supporting our annual flower and plant sale. This year be sure to check out our expanded specialty plant selections. Order forms can be picked up from the main bulletin board above the OCC donation box.

An order form with payment can be turned in to an AHG member on Sunday March 27 or April 3 before and after church service.

The Troop will be delivering flowers within a five-mile radius of Immanuel on May 5th.

50s Plus is Back

50’s Plus will resume meetings Friday, March 4th in Fellowship hall at 10:00 a.m. It has been a long two years. We have not been able to meet due to Covid concerns. If you have been attending or would like to see what we are all about, please let Bob & Ruth know by phone or email so that we have enough food for lunch at noon for all. 847-358-3654 or

Immanuel Lutheran Church ~ Office closed Thursday, February 17, 2022

Due to the weather forecast, the Immanuel Lutheran Church office will be closed today, Thursday, February 17, 2022.
If you need to contact the office, you can do so by calling (847)359-1549 and leave a message which we will answer when we return on Friday or you can e-mail us at
We thank you for your understanding as we wish to keep you and our office staff safe.

God’s blessings,
Immanuel Lutheran Church Office

Podcasts – PD and PDubs Unscripted

Pastor Donald (PD) and Pastor Warren (PW or PDubs) share some unscripted conversations regarding Faith Intersections sharing – where faith and daily life intersect, Digging Deeper in God’s Word, and Community Connections where folks are intentionally connecting into their community to help others.

Immanuel Properties Update

Remodel Update

We continue to move forward with the Door #1 through Door #7 and Fellowship Hall remodel. Below are drawings from the architect. These drawings can also be viewed in Fellowship Hall.

This remodel project has been graciously funded by a longtime member’s estate.

If you have comments or questions about the remodel, please talk with Bill Mayyou or Pastor Warren.

main entrance
Main Entrance
Main Entrance
Fellowship Hall
Fellowship Hall

Soup-er Bowl Food Drive

Now through February 13th, bring in soup (and other items) for Immanuel’s food pantry. Drop off in green donation bin.

Specific items needed:

  • SOUP (not chicken noodle)
  • Small canned hams
  • Tomatoes (stewed and diced)
  • Tomato Sauce

You are invited to a Service of Remembrance and Hope on Dec. 19 at 4:00 pm

Sunday, Dec 19 at 4:00 p.m.

Immanuel Lutheran Church

200 N. Plum Grove Road

(parking lot is on Wood Street behind the church)

Questions? Contact the church office at (847) 359.1549
You are invited to a Service of Remembrance and Hope to remember in prayer, song, and readings our loved ones who have entered eternal life.

Holidays can be hard when you are grieving someone close. This beautiful candlelit service will help you to experience the amazing gift of God’s eternal presence with us, always. Bring family, friends, and neighbors.