We worship God. We welcome everyone. We work for justice. We build community.

We invite you to join our Sunday Hybrid Worship service at 10:30 am. Click here for the Zoom link or visit our website Calendar for more details and the Bulletin/Children’s Bulletins. We look forward to seeing you, and invite you to our Coffee Fellowship which immediately follows Sunday Worship. For more information or to learn about other Events, check out our website Calendar tab or the weekly e-blast “Immanuel Newsfeeds“. 

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Advent Midweek Happenings:  We have two opportunities each Wednesday of Advent to gather in community to wait, watch, and pray:  Lectio Divina at noon, Fellowship Hall, and Holden Evening Prayer Worship in the Sanctuary at 7 PM.  Attendance can be either in-person (with mask and social distance) or via Zoom.
All are invited to join us in preparing the way for a joyous Christmas celebration!


Feeding Our Faith – Sundays 9 AM -10 AM
Join us both in-person and/or live streaming for studies about faith on Sunday mornings. Gatherings include viewing short videos and discussions. Check the Calendar tab or the weekly Immanuel Newsfeeds for Zoom info and session details.
Thanks to new technology, online attendees will have an enhanced experience by being able to see and hear the in-person attendees, via a 360-degree view video camera!

December 5: Diana Butler, Jesus the Ingrate: The Subversive Power of Gratitude

December 12 – 19: Prayer (The teachings of 2 Richards, Rohr and Foster)
What is Contemplative Prayer and Why is it so Needed? with Fr. Richard Rohr -12/12;
Richard Foster – Celebration of Discipline (Prayer) -12/19

Sundays: Hybrid Adult Spiritual Formation at 9:00 a.m.    Hybrid Worship at 10:30 a.m.    Tuesdays:  Conversations about faith at 7:00 p.m.    Wednesdays: Advent Lectio Divina Prayers, Noon; Holden Evening Prayers, 7:00 pm

(Visit the Calendar of Events for more info or links to any virtual gatherings via Zoom)

Immanuel Lutheran Church is a Reconciling in Christ congregation

We welcome people of every age and size, color and culture, every sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic status and marital status, every ability and challenge. We welcome believers and questioners, and questioning believers.

As a Reconciling In Christ (RIC) congregation, we make explicit our welcome to people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We are also a member congregation of the Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches. We believe that God works in and through all of us, and so we invite you to join with us in worshiping God and in doing the work God is calling us to do together in our communities and in our world.

Greetings from Pastor Mark Sloss

Welcome! Immanuel Lutheran Church is a small-ish yet vibrant Christian community where we gather to worship God and to serve our neighbor. We’re a place of warm hospitality, beautiful worship grounded in the ancient traditions of the church, amazing music, an openness to spiritual and intellectual questing and questioning, and a strong sense of social justice inspired by the Good News of Jesus. We believe and try to practice a “faith that feeds”—faith that feeds us spiritually, yes, but also a faith that leads us to feed others in physical ways, and to work for justice and peace. If you’re looking for a faith community in which to grow spiritually and to work together with others who are trying to follow the way of Jesus, we hope that you will come and experience community with us.

Click here to watch Pastor Mark’s Welcome Greeting.

Upcoming Events


Choir Practice

7:30 pm — 9:00 pm

Indoor Farmers Market

8:00 am — 11:00 am