Updated September 16, 2022


SEPTEMBER 25th and 26th

Worship Time

Week Two of joining Jesus on His Mission

We continue this week with both the sermon series and Bible Study on Joining Jesus on His Mission. Vicar Jonah Shultz will be sharing key concepts both from the book and from God's Word in his message this week. We will then explore chapter 2 of the book in our Bible Study during Christian Growth. 

Remember, there are three opportunities each week to attend this Bible study. Sunday during Christian Growth Time, Tuesday morning at 10am in the Learning Center at the School and at Eph4 on Wednesdays. 

Daily Bible Studies

Join us for one of our wonderful Bible studies that are offered!

Fit 4 Life New Member Class Meets Monday at 5pm.

Join us for Fit 4 Life, a 6-week long class meeting on Mondays from 5pm-6pm These classes will be held just before worship on Mondays in the fellowship hall at the church. Contact the church office if you are planning to attend. 

EPH4  Weds. from 5 - 7pm

If you have not already come and explored our exciting new ministry EPH4, there is still plenty of weeks left in our Fall session to  come and be involved.  this week we will have dinner  including hot dogs and Mac & Cheese starting at 5pm, our opening at 5:45 and our breakout classes starting at 6pm.  Come and discover what everyone is talking about at Immanuel.

Pack a Shoebox Gift for a Child in Need!

Your generosity can have a lasting impact on children
and villages around the world. Here’s how you can get involved:
1. Grab a shoebox and pack it with love! (Instructional brochures available!)
2. Monetary gifts ($10 covers the cost to process and ship a box and additional donations
will be used purchase items for shoeboxes.)
3. Donate items (school supplies, toys, hygiene items and much more!)
4. Pray for those children all around the world who will be receiving shoeboxes.


All shoeboxes and donations can be dropped off in the narthex at church or in the church office
and should be brought in by Sunday, November 13th. For more information see the display
at church or go to https://www.samaritanspurse.org/what-we-do/operation-christmas-child/. If
you have any questions or want to know additional ways you can get involved, please contact
Robyn Ritter by email (ritter0806@gmail.com) or by phone 715-558-4075.


The NWD Adult Gathering is Oct. 18th

Come hear Dr. Dale Meyer, former Speaker of the Lutheran Hour and President of Concordia Seminary present "Yet to Come the Mystic Close" 
Please contact the church office if you are interested in attending as we are looking to put together car pools to Wausau. 

Classes begin October 17th!

It's not easy balancing life when you care for someone with a chronic health condition. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-week class that teaches you how to take care of yourself while caring for someone else.

Two Class Opportunities

Mondays, 1pm-3pm @ St. Luke's Lutheran Church
call 715-423-5990 to register
Mondays, 6pm-8pm @ Immanuel Lutheran School
call 715-423-3260 to register

This class gives you the tools to:

  • Manage you time, set goals and solve problems.
  • Communicate effectively with others.
  • Make tough decisions. 
  • Reduce feelings of stress, guilt, anger and depression.
  • Locate helpful local resources.

Space is limited.  Cost is $15.00, includes

“The Caregiver’s Help book.”

This program is being offered in collaboration

with Immanuel, St. Luke’s, and The Aging

and Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin.


  •          September 21--Eph4  5-7pm
  •          September 30—Confirmation Lock – In
  •          October 17—Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class begins
  •          October 18—North Wisconsin District (NWD) Adult Gathering
  •          October—29 Immanuel Fall Festival/ w/Trick or Treating
  •      October 30—New Members Welcome and Brunch

Ways to Give

How can I give to Immanuel?

As a church community we rely on you and your financial support. There are a number of ways to give to Immanuel and they are listed here:

Bring your Offering with you to Worship | If you are coming to In-Person Worship, there will be an offering basket upon entering and also near the exit when giving.

Giving by Mail | Mail your offering to..

Immanuel Lutheran Church

111 11th St. N

 Wisconsin Rapids, WI  54494

Give By Text | If you have a cell phone and texting abilities… Just text the dollar amount to 715-955-4686.

Automatic Giving | Go to - www.immanuelrapids.com/give-and-pay

Simply Giving |  Simply Giving (formerly called Joyful Response)  is now available and here is how you can sign up for this. Click Here to print out the form. Fill it out and mail to Immanuel Lutheran Church at the address above along with a cancelled check. 

Why Do We Give? |  We cannot do this without you! We tithe to continue supporting the mission of Immanuel. Giving is our faithful response to God’s many blessings.

Lutheran Hour Ministries


The Lutheran Hour radio program is broadcast on the following radio channels, at the times listed.

WAXX 104.5 FM | 6:30 am WSAU 99.9 FM | 8:30 am

WCWI 106.1 FM; KAWZ 88.7 FM | 9:00 am WRVM 91.3 FM; WRVM 101.3 FM | 10:00 am

WDLB 1450 AM; WDUX 92.7 FM; WDUX 800 AM | 8:00 am

You can also access the Lutheran Hour schedule online at https://www.lutheranhour.org/programguide.asp

Portals of Prayer | October - December Portals of Prayer are available. Stop by the church office or call 715-423-3260 if you prefer to have it mailed to you. Want the Portals of Prayer on your smartphone? Download the Portals of Prayer by going to: Portals of Prayer Mobile app

Stay Connected Spiritually

https://lbt.org/july-prayer-calendar/Join us for In-Person Worship |   Wednesday @ 6:00PM // Sunday @ 8:15 AM or 10:45AM | Holy Communion at all services

The 10:45 service is Facebook Live-Stream with the stream starting at 10:30. 

Live Stream with Immanuel | Links to Immanuel Worship

River Cities TV | Worship Service weekly and it will be aired on River Cities TV on Sunday’s at 3pm and Wednesday’s at 10am on Solarus/channel 3 and Charter/channel 985.

Discipleship Hour |  Sundays from 9:30 - 10:30 (new time) in person and live streamed on Facebook for those who cannot join in person. Everyone is welcome.  https://www.facebook.com/ILCRapids.  

Our lessons will be From the book Christian CareGiver "A Way of Life". 

(Download the study sheet)

Love INC (Love In The Name Of Christ) | Love INC brings hope, love and assistance to those in need in our community. Through their partnership with local Christian Churches, volunteers, community organizations, and Love INC affiliates, they offer assistance, guidance, love and hope to our neighbors, enabling life-long transformation. Immanuel Lutheran Church has partnered with Love INC to help those in need in our community. 

Click here for the newsletter.

Weekly Lectionary Readings  | Click here. 

Lutheran Bible Translators |  Click her for pray calendar.

Weekly Schedule