Next Steps

EVERYONE HAS A NEXT STEP. WHAT'S YOURS?

In order to move forward in anything, all you need to do is put one foot in front of the other. And as we move we can't get too far ahead of ourselves. In order to make sure we have the proper footing we have to think about our steps one at a time. 

Everyone is on the path of life, but we're all at different points on the map. No matter where you are - Immanuel wants to help you take the next step in your journey of faith. 

Why do you need a spiritual family? 

  1. YOU NEED HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS.

"Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the one who falls and has no one to help him up!"   - Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

  1. YOU NEED A PLACE WHERE YOU CAN USE YOUR GIFTS.

"Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you…" - 1 Timothy 4:14

  1. YOU NEED A PLACE WHERE YOU CAN GROW.

"They joined with the other believers and devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and fellowship, sharing in the breaking of bread and prayer." - Acts 2:42

  1. YOU NEED TO BELONG TO SOMETHING BIGGER THAN YOURSELF.

"Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others." - Romans 12:4-5

"Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another…"  - Hebrews 10:25

 

Core Values

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We value Lutheran Doctrine.

We value People.

We value Excellence.

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Our Story

Our Purpose

For nearly 150 years, Immanuel Lutheran Church and School have been part of the Crystal Lake community. From our beginning to the present, our mission has been to share God’s love through His Word and our actions. In fact, the sole reason that Immanuel exists is for the purpose of “touching hearts and transforming lives with the light of Jesus Christ.”  The Great Commandment—touching hearts (Matthew 22:37-39)  The Great Commission—transforming lives. (Matthew 28:29-20)

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Our hope for you

Join the family!

We welcome you to consider taking the next step in becoming a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.

As a new member of our family, we hope to see you connected and thriving at our church. We want to community to you just as much as we want you to be community to us! We value honesty and growth here - and we hope you do as well.

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Immanuel offers numerous missions and outreach programs that reach individuals and groups found locally, regionally and internationally.

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