Immanuel Lutheran Church of Flatville

Immanuel Lutheran Church is located in East Central Illinois and began in 1872 when immigrants from East Friesia, Germany, settled in Champaign County, Illinois. The immigrants drained off the swamp land and began to farm the rich soil. 

The present church structure was built in 1914 to accommodate the growing congregation. Immanuel was given the name "the mother church", as a number of neighboring Lutheran congregations grew from it. Today it is part of the North American Lutheran Church (NALC). 

We are known as the "Cathedral in the Cornfield" due to our rural location.

WORSHIP SCHEDULE UPDATES and highlighted upcoming events

For a full list of upcoming events, please see our calendar page of the website or our newsletters.

  • Summer Worship Schedule begins Sunday, May 30. Worship will be held at 5:00pm on Saturday and 9:00am on Sundays.
  • August 22 - Blessing of the Backpacks, Sunday School Teacher Installation, Nursery 1 parent meeting, & Sunday School resumes (Full Details)
  • September 1 - Confirmation Student/Parent Meeting
  • September 8 - Confirmation Resumes
  • September 12 - Mission Festival
  • September 19 - Regular Worship Schedule Resumes

Daily scripture & Weekly worship

In lieu of Matins and Vespers, please visit the Seven Marks Society (SMS) website for daily scripture readings, daily devotions, icon descriptions, and much more.

If you are not able to worship with us in person at either 5:00pm on Saturdays in Diers Hall or 9:00am on Sundays in the Sanctuary, please join us electronically.

SUNDAY, JULY 18, 2021


2 Samuel 7:1:1-14a

Psalm 89:20-37

Ephesians 2:11-22

Mark 6:30-34, 53-56


LBW  - No. 459  "O Holy Spirit, Enter In "

LBW -  No.  446  "Whatever God Ordains Is Right "

LBW  - No. 296  "Just as I am, Without One Plea "

LBW -  No. 196  "Praise the Lord, Rise Up Rejoicing "