Special events & Stewardship Projects

We are excited for the various special events that we host & holidays that we celebrate such as Mission Festival, Lenten Suppers, wear red for Pentecost, Confirmation Anniversary celebrations, Trunk or Treat, the Young Family Gathering, Golf Cart/Fill the Church Sunday, and various charitable/stewardship events such as a fund drive to support Shop with a Cop, a Toy Drive for the Fraternal Order of Police, sock drives for homeless shelters, a Baby Shower for Merci's Refuge, and Quilts & Care kits (school, personal care & baby care) for Lutheran World Relief. Please check back here regularly to see what we have going on currently.


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September "Mission" Project

Heifer International is a global nonprofit group working to eradicate poverty and hunger. For the month of September we will be collecting money to support the purchase of chickens, pigs, and/or cows, to distribute, along with agricultural training to families in need around the world. 


Please make checks out to: "Immanuel Lutheran Church" and write "Heifer International" on the memo line. You may drop donations in the offering plate or drop off at the church office.


We appreciate your help with this "Mission Project!"


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Response Supply Warehouse

American Lutheran Church in Rantoul now has an established area onsite to utilize as the NALC District Disaster Supply Warehouse. Their most recent assistance was delivery of supplies on hand to the Cedar Rapids, IA area which was severely impacted by a Derecho Storm. This assistance depleted their inventory. There are a number of areas where you can assist. One option to consider would be gift cards to the following stores:

  • Rural King
  • Walmart
  • Home Depot
  • Lowe's
  • Target
  • Personal check made out to "American Lutheran Church" earmarked "Disaster Response Fund." 

These would allow them to build up some financial resources to purchase needed items on demand, items which some people may find difficult to purchase and/or ship and be able to negotiate with vendors on bulk purchases.


Any material goods, checks and/or gift cards should be taken or mailed to:

American Lutheran Church Disaster Warehouse

500 Church Drive

Rantoul, IL 61866


MORE NALC DISASTER RESPONSE NEEDS ARE AS FOLLOWS:


FLOOD BUCKET

  • ONE 5 gallon bucket with lid
  • TWO large trash bags
  • ONE gallon of bleach
  • Comet or scouring cleanser
  • PineSol or liquid floor cleaner
  • Dust mask, N-95 recommended  (Pack separately in case Medical staff need masks) 

*If no mask, mark budket & send scrub brush, rubber gloves and broom.

Rakes, shovels, Hoes-debris removal tools


BIBLES NEW AND USED

  • Please include a personal note or prayer.

A flyer can be found on the church bulletin board with a complete list of items they accept.