Immanuel Lutheran Church
902 Cleveland Avenue, Charleston, Illinois


Join us for worship on Sunday mornings as students worship together with the congregation of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Traditional worship is at 8AM and Praise worship begins at 10:45AM. Christian education hour is at 9:30AM.

Bible Study- Join us every Wednesday at 7 pm in the Student center. 

Student Center Christmas Decoration. It’s time to deck the halls! This Wednesday at 7pm, we’ll be putting up Christmas decorations in the student center! There may also be some cookies in the mix, wink wink, so be sure to stop by! Contact Katie at with questions.

Holiday Hustle 5k sign-up. Get ready to run, O run, Immanuel! Registration for the EIU Holiday Hustle 5k is now active, and we’re getting a team together! The race will be Saturday, Dec. 2 at 9am in front of Old Main. You can register at Registration is $20, and early registration ends Thursday, Nov. 16. Proceeds will be donated to One Stop Community Christmas, which is an organization that provides underprivileged kids from Coles and six other surrounding counties with goods for the holiday season, such as Christmas presents, food, clothes, and personal care products. For more info on One Stop, visit For more info on the Holiday Hustle, contact Katie at

Wreath Making Night. Could your dorm or apartment use some Christmas decoration? Join us next Sunday, Dec. 3 at 7pm for a wreath making night at the student center! Contact Greg at with questions.

Christmas Caroling. Come make a joyful noise! We’ll be Christmas caroling at Brookstone next Wednesday, Dec. 6. Meet in the back of the church sanctuary at 6pm, and we’ll head out from there. Contact Sami at with questions.

Christmas Party. The annual ILCM Christmas party will be Friday, Dec. 8 at 6pm at the Witto’s house. Meet at the student center at 5:40 for a ride. Contact Alaina at with questions.

Finals Food Frenzy. Take some time to relax during finals week over a home-cooked meal with your friends at ILCM! We’ll be serving dinner at 6pm at the Student Center Sunday-Wednesday of finals week. Just bring $1 per meal to help cover the cost! The menu is as follows:

            Sunday: Hot ham and cheese sandwiches

            Monday: Zuppa Toscana soup and bread sticks (that’s an Olive Garden soup recipe!)

            Tuesday: Beef and Broccoli

            Wednesday: Spaghetti