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Back to School

Welcome Back! I am so excited to welcome everyone back for this new school year. I hope that you had a great summer and that you were able to enjoy time with your family, whether you were off to some exotic location, hunkered down for a stay-cation, or spent your...

Immanuel’s Amazing Teachers

Recently, I asked the teachers to share their stories – Why did they became teachers? How did they come to be a part of the Immanuel family? Today, I would like to share some of their reasons with you. Positive Influence: Many of our teachers were influenced by the...

Loving is Serving

Looking at this school year, I am struck by how well the Immanuel community – students, staff, and families – have stepped out to serve others this year. Serving is noticing a need and caring enough to do something about it. In September, the students honored our...

The Final Countdown…

It’s almost here, just around the corner – it’s (gasp) time to get ready to go back to school. School supplies have been displayed in the stores since the 5th of July, but I could deny that the end was near as long as it was still July. But now – now it’s August. It...

Being a Champion

This weekend, I had the joy of cheering for our varsity girls at the Lutheran Sports Association of Illinois State basketball tournament. My pride in the girls was not found in their final achievement, winning the tournament, but in their growth as a team through...

The Angel’s Message

And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear.  And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born...