WE ARE A CHURCH ON MISSION. JOIN US SERVING AROUND THE WORLD BY SPONSORING A CHILD THROUGH ONE OF OUR GLOBAL PARTNERS BY CLICKING ON THE LINKS BELOW.
Helping people know Jesus and grow to be like Him is what we're all about, both here in Lake County and all over the world.
Because following Jesus doesn't stop at our front door, but reaches across the globe.
Find out below how you can get involved with our global partners, experience a short-term trip, sponsor a child or participate in other opportunities.
Short-term trips are a great way to serve others and broaden your perspective on what God is doing in the world. Although the idea of a trip may seem overwhelming, we have found that they are wonderful opportunities for God to change hearts and lives in very unique ways. Our hope is that the majority of people who call Immanuel home will consider going on a trip.
Interested in going on a trip with Immanuel? Email Bryan Bicket.
Each year Immanuel works with our Global Partners to serve around the world. Trips are currently being planned for the coming year. Keep watching for updates coming soon! If you have an interest in attending a future trip contact Bryan Bicket.
During this adult trip, participants visited our global partners at Little Lambs (an education and feeding program), visited the Kijabe Practical Garage (KPG), helped with projects as needed, and spent time with lots of children!
An info meeting is scheduled for Sunday, November 3, 10:15-10:45 AM in room A100.
Click HERE for information.
Get registration form HERE.
During this combined trip to Guatemala, current high school upperclassmen and adults will spend time with the Leadership Council in Vista Hermosa and learn about the ways they are working to address the challenges and improve the wellbeing of those in their community. Specific trip objectives will be set closer to departure by the Leadership Council.
An Info Meeting/Team Meeting #1 is scheduled for Sunday, February 23, from 12:15-1:30PM in the Lower Auditorium. Lunch provided.
Click HERE for pre-trip, trip, and post-trip information.
Click HERE to register by March 1, 2020.
Below are some of our most recent Serve Global trips with our Global Partners
A group of adults and high school upperclassmen visited our friends in Maniche through Immanuel's global partner, The 410 Bridge. Trip participants meet with, learned from, and encouraged our friends in Haiti. The goal of this trip was to help empower those in Maniche to pursue Christ-centered, holistic development in their community.
Immanuel sent a team to visit our global partner, Colin Carroll, and our friends in Iligan City, Philippines. The team had the opportunity to build relationships not only with local followers of Jesus, but also others in the community. For questions about this or future trips contact Michael.
During this adult trip, participants visited our global partners at Little Lambs (an education and feeding program), visited the Kijabe Practical Garage (KPG), helped with projects as needed, and spent time with lots of children! Click HERE to view the video of the last trip. You can also visit the Little Lambs' website or Facebook Page. To sponsor a child click HERE. Email Doug with questions.
We have several organizations that we partner with through financial, personnel, and prayer support. The impact we have is exponentially higher thanks to our relationships with these global partners. Just click on one of the images below to get more information and investigate how you might participate in any number of initiatives here at Immanuel.
Anurag Society is a non-profit organization that is changing the lives of women and children in an impoverished part of New Delhi, India. Anurag ((pronounced ah-noo-rahg) started in 1990 with 25 children. Now, through education and other services, Anurag is bringing hope and a future to more than 1000 women and children.
Since 1887, Life in Messiah has helped Christians understand the Jewish roots of our faith and God’s ongoing commitment to His people. In all we do, our priority is to share the gospel message. Today Life in Messiah has ministry to Jewish people in Israel, France, The Netherlands, Canada, Argentina, Mexico and the United States.
Shepherd’s Little Lambs is a day care and feeding program to help a few of the nearly 2 millions Kenyan children orphaned by AIDS as well as some of the poorest of the poor children in the area. National leaders work with our global partner to provide a place for these children to receive consistent, loving Christian care. Visit Shepherd’s Little Lambs' website, Facebook Page, or view this video from an Immanuel trip to Little Lambs! To sponsor a child click HERE.
Through our with The 410 Bridge, we are able to connect with and serve alongside the local church in Maniche, Haiti. The goal is to empower Christ-centered, holistic, long-term development in Maniche by addressing the five key needs of water, education, economics, health and discipleship. To learn more about child sponsorship click HERE. To sponsor a child from Maniche click HERE. Email Bryan if you are interested in future trips. Click HERE to view a brief video from the 2019 trip.
Each year we partner with Samaritan's Purse to provide Christmas shoe boxes full of necessities, toys, love and the Good News of Jesus to thousands of kids each year. The 2019 Community Packing Party is Saturday, November 9, 9 AM - 4 PM.
For more information on how to get involved contact Susan Schmidt at email@example.com.
We need your help in preparation for the big packing party!
Click HERE to sign up for opportunities to serve.
We also partner with several individuals that have committed themselves to serve globally. A portion of Immanuel's giving is sent to these families each year to support their efforts in church planting, leadership, evangelism and discipleship. You'll find all sorts of information below on our friends serving around the globe. And while you're reading, perhaps you'd commit to praying for them.
After participating in a short-term trip to the Philippines, Colin sensed God calling him to a greater commitment to the Mindanao people. Colin now works with a medical and dental clinic, serves as a leader at a farm and herbal plant, and runs a recovery and vocational training group - all in the name of Christ.
If you’d like learn more about and/or help provide scholarships for educating some of the children Colin and his team work with you can do so by emailing Colin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grant is working with International Justice Mission (I.J.M) in the Dominican Republic (D.R.) as a one-year legal intern in their efforts to rescue victims of human trafficking, bring criminals to justice, restore survivors, and strengthen justice systems. Grant sends out a regular newsletter to his individual supporters and would love to connect with you if you are interested in supporting him in any way. Click HERE to email Grant. Click HERE to learn more about I.J.M.’s work in the D.R. Click HERE to see a recent ESPN Sports Center Feature Story about L.A. Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw’s trip to the D.R. to help combat human trafficking.
Both born to missionary parents, the Kraybills have been serving with Africa Inland Mission (AIM) for over 15 years. Rod is the Training and Leadership Development Coordinator for the AIM International office. Read their most recent newsletter!
Tom and Michele are long time missionaries, originally serving in the Philippines. The last four years they have worked in East Asia planting churches. They primarily work among Muslim people groups. If you are interested in connecting with Tom and Michele, email Michael Matteoni.
We recognize that God is doing so many amazing things in people’s hearts and lives that we want to help our people serve globally when they sense God’s leading. Because of this desire, we have created the following opportunities to help get our people do so.