Acolytes

St. Andrews Society is an acolyte opportunity for youth grades sixth through twelfth grade. Contact Ron Seeman or Phillip Magness

Altar Flowers

Sign-up on the bulletin board next to the Gym. Tammy will contact you before the event. Cost is posted and billed later. Flower donors may take flowers home after late services. Contact Tammy Seeman.

Baptism

Baptisms should be scheduled by calling the senior pastor’s ministry assistant. Contact Tammy Seeman.

Bus Ministry

Arrangements are made for those who wish to attend Sunday morning services and are in need of transportation. A wheelchair accessible vehicle is available. Christy Hackler at 918-258-5506 or chackler@immanuelba.org

Care Ministries

An intentional ministry committed to pursuing, loving, and meeting the needs of first-time visitors until they become disciples of Jesus Christ. Contact Shiela Derreverre.

Confirmation

Confirmation begins in the fourth grade on Wednesday evenings; during this year students will do an overview of the New Testament. In the fifth grade students will focus on Luther’s Small Catechism and prepare for early Communion. First Communion takes place on Easter Vigil. In the sixth grade students do an overview of the Old Testament. In the second week of September of their seventh grade year the students will participate in a Confirmation Retreat at Camp Lutherhoma where they will take their Confirmation exam as well as participate in a ropes course to build team building and trust with the other members of the group. For more information contact Todd Stevens.

Tuesdays with God

Tuesday morning Bible study begins with a coffee time at 9:30 and then lively Bible study, sharing, and fellowship from 10:00 to 11:30. Contact Virginia Herout.

Immanuel Lutheran Christian Academy

Kindergarten through 12th grade. Demonstrating excellence in education and Christian principles.  Contact Steve Zehnder or visit ilcanews.org. Steve Zehnder, Headmaster

ILCA Preschool

Open Monday through Friday for ages 6 weeks to 5 years; Full Time program open 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Part Time options are available. Contact Keisha Huggins , Preschool Director

Counseling and Stephen Ministry

By appointment. Pastor can also make referrals. Contact Pastor Wilke.

We also have trained Stephen Ministers who offer high-quality, one-to-one Christian care to people going through tough times. A Stephen Minister usually provides care to one person at a time, meeting with that person once a week for about an hour. Contact Joe Kuhlmann

Craft Circle

Meets year round Thursday mornings at 9:15 (except in December). Activities include craft items for annual bazaar and quilt tying for Lutheran World Relief. Contact Trisha Heisterberg

Mid-Week Bible Studies

A Christian Education program offered on Wednesday nights during the school year for ages preschool through adult. All classes begin at 6 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m. Nursery is also provided for infants thru 2 year of age. 4th, 5th, and 6th grade Confirmation classes also meet during this time. The Teens (7th-12th grade) begin meeting at 3:30 p.m. in Luther Hall and end at 7:30 p.m. Contact Todd Stevens or Pastor Wilke

Cornerstone Membership Classes

This series of classes is held three or more times each year on Sundays to prepare people for membership or to provide a basic doctrinal review. Dates and times are published in advance. Transferring Lutherans may also attend this class. Contact Pastor Wilke.

Hilltoppers

Hilltoppers gather once a month for fellowship – an excursion, a potluck, a speaker, a musical group – always something to interest persons over 55. All ages are welcome! Contact Marilyn Johnson & Ray Weygand

Wings / Teen Group

Wednesday Christian Education and activities during the school year for teens grades 7-12. Dinner, Bible study, recreation, and worship all happen during Wednesday nights or “Midweek Bible Study”. The teens meet on Sunday afternoons and attend various conferences during the year. Contact Carrie Ann Swaim.

Music Ministries

Groups include Adult Choir, Schola Cantorum choir for children, instrumental ensemble, and hand bells. Monthly calendar and weekly bulletin give times of practices & more information. Contact Phillip Magness.

Newsletter

“Immanuel’s Bits and Pieces” newsletter is published monthly. Deadline for articles/information is due on the 15th of the month. Contact Karen Queck.

Nursery

The nursery is offered every Sunday from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and on Wednesday evenings during Cafe Immanuel for ages birth through 2 years. Contact Todd Stevens.

Ushers

A great way to serve during the Worship hour. Contact Russ Phipps

Weddings

Weddings are scheduled by calling the senior pastor’s ministry assistant. Pre-marriage counseling is required. Contact Christy Hackler.

Women’s Ministry

Walking by Faith: Lessons Learned in the Dark, is the Bible study being held on Wednesday nights

Women Study on Thursday mornings starting at 9:30 a.m. in Luther Hall. Contact Pastor Wilke