In Preparation: 26th Sunday After Pentecost 2018

Greetings in Christ,

We’re coming up to the end of the church year. So this weekend we hear the first part of Jesus’ discourse with the disciples about the end of days. While he talks specifically about the destruction of the temple which would take place in AD 70 at the hands of the Romans, we hear warnings about the final day as well. Continue reading “In Preparation: 26th Sunday After Pentecost 2018”

SID Announcement: Disaster Relief Trip

Immanuel Lutheran Church in Murphysboro is coordinating a disaster relief—mission trip to Panama City, Florida on November 25 to December 1. Immanuel will be driving down so volunteers can ride with them. There is a lot of work that still needs to be done—tree and debris removal, roofs tarped, work in the distribution center, and feeding the workers (there is work for both men and women). Please call 618-684-3012 if you are interested in joining us and want to reserve your spot. Space is limited.

Also here is some additional information if your members have more specific questions. Feel free to call us with any questions you may have. Continue reading “SID Announcement: Disaster Relief Trip”

In Preparation: 25th Sunday After Pentecost 2018

Greetings in Christ,

As you prepare for the Divine Service this weekend, you can take a look at the Service Folder to find the readings, prayers, and other parts of the service that will help to guide your reflection and prayer. Continue reading “In Preparation: 25th Sunday After Pentecost 2018”

In Preparation: All Saints’ Day 2018

Greetings in Christ,

This weekend we remember those who have gone before us to their rest with Christ. It’s a day of grief, but we do not grieve without hope. A tear may come to our eye as we remember those we miss, and yet it’s a day to find true peace and rest in the promises of Christ! Continue reading “In Preparation: All Saints’ Day 2018”