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Summer Youth Theater

January 26, 2023

LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION! It’s that time of year to be thinking about SUMMER YOUTH THEATER! Additional information for ILSYT is attached.  Contact Mrs. Courtney Dougherty with any questions at

For registration forms click here 2023 ILSYT Registration

Youth Sub Sales

January 13, 2023

Help support our high school youth summer Mission Trip to West Virginia!

Order online at!

Christmas Worship

December 16, 2022

We invite you to worship with us this Christmas season as we celebrate the greatest gift of all – JESUS!  Worship times are as follows:

School Children’s Christmas Eve Services – Our Lutheran Day School will be presenting C.A.K.E. Christmas Acts of Kindness Experiment on Tuesday, December 20 at 6:30 p.m. and on Saturday, December 24 at 4:00 p.m.  All are invited to attend!

Christmas Eve – Immanuel has three services on Saturday, December 24.

4:00 p.m. is the second of our Day School Christmas Services.

7:00 p.m. is an evening candlelight service for the entire family.

11:00 p.m. is our Service of Lessons, Carols and Candlelight.

Christmas Day – Sunday, December 25.  On Christmas morning there will be a festival service w/Holy Communion.  Pastor Yonker will be sharing the Christmas message.  (This service will also be livestreamed)

New Year’s Eve – We will have a special New Year’s Eve (evening) worship at Immanuel on Saturday, December 31.  Our service of Word & Song starts at 5:00 p.m.  Holy communion will be celebrated.  Come worship – as we reflect and give thanks to God for all He has done and His plans for the new year.

New Year’s Day – Take note – there will only be one service on Sunday, January 1 at 10:00 a.m.  This will be a blended service with Holy Communion.

We invite you to join us and make this a meaningful time of celebration and worship for you and your family!

ILS Family Night

November 16, 2022

Come join us on Monday, December 12 for ILS Family Night in Luther Hall.  Bring your family and friends to come and enjoy as we celebrate Christ.  Please RSVP to Mrs. Dougherty with the attached flyer by December 5.

Mother-Daughter Christmas Tea

November 16, 2022

We invite you to join us for out Mother-Daughter YOU-NIQUE Christmas Tea on December 4th from 1:30-4:00pm.  Moms, daughters, grandmas, aunts – all are invited!  RSVP by November 25th.  Click here for a flyer!  We hope you can join us!

Thanksgiving Worship

November 16, 2022

We invite you and your family to CELEBRATE Thanksgiving worship with us.  Holy Communion will be celebrated at both services.  Come give thanks for all the blessings that God has bestowed on us!


November 16, 2022

Join us at Menchies on Tuesday, November 22nd for our Dine & Share Fundraising.  20% of your purchase will go towards the ILS Curriculum.

Click here for a flyer.  Thank you for your support!

Veterans Dinner

October 26, 2022

To RSVP for the Veterans Dinner, click this link.

To share your memorabilia, contact Alison Lyon at or call (630) 709-6546.

To volunteer to help serve at the dinner, call Kim McGuigan at (407) 423-7181 or click this link.


October 6, 2022

“We are grateful for your service, Veterans! Please let us say thank you by joining us for our annual Veterans Dinner on Sunday, November 13th. Sign up to attend by clicking this link: Veterans Dinner

Just like last year, we will include both a dine-in and carryout option. The delicious food, catered by Alianos in East Dundee, will be served by many happy and grateful Immanuel volunteers.

We also plan to display memorabilia at the event and would love for you to share some of your treasures with us. Please reach out to Alison Lyon at (630) 709-6546 or if you have something to display.

Volunteers are also needed! Contact Kim McGuigan at for more information.”

Immanuel Lutheran Summer Youth Theatre!

April 21, 2022

2022 – WE ARE EXCITED FOR YOU!  Newsies Jr. is a brand-new release based on the 1992 motion picture and the Broadway musical, Newsies.  Newsies Jr. is inspired by the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899.

Camp runs from June 14-June 25.  Camp is open to kids PK4-8th grade.  We are also looking for camp volunteers – entering High School and up!

Registration and tuition forms available below.  Questions?  Contact Courtney Dougherty at 847-428-1010 ext. 264.  Join us for an abounding summer of theatrical fun!

ILSYT Registration

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