"Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel"-Matthew 1:23
In June of 1856 a group of pious Christians started a new church in Rock Island, Illinois. They named their church Immanuel Lutheran Church. Immanuel comes from a Hebrew Word that means "God with us." The name Immanuel describes what brought our first members together and what brings us together today. We believe that Jesus is God, the second person of the Holy Trinity, who humbled Himself to be with us:
In His miraculous birth to the virgin Mary some 2000 years ago in Bethlehem.
In His innocent suffering and death on the cross where He purchased for us forgiveness of sins.
In His resurrection on the third day where He gives all Christians the hope of eternal life.
In the Gospel and the Sacraments of Baptism and Holy Communion where He brings these gifts to us today.
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Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rock Island, IL - LCMS
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Sunday Morning Schedule
9:00 A.M. Divine Service
10:15 Sunday School (Age 3 to adult)
On the first Saturday of each month we offer an evening service. Join us at 5:00 p.m. for worship.
Welcome to Immanuel Lutheran Church's web home. We are a congregation of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod located in the heart of Rock Island, Illinois, a city of the Quad Cities of Illinois and Iowa. We are a family of believers centered around receiving God's gifts in Jesus Christ and proclaiming the Gospel of salvation in Him.