Large Group Bible Study-Gospel of St. John

Vicar Chris Heaton

Location:  School Gymnasium

The Gospel According to John: This is an in-depth study of John’s Gospel on the basis of the Greek text, with a focus on historical, literary, and theological issues. Class meets on Sunday mornings at 9:30 in the School Gym. Perfect for anyone who wants to dig in to God’s Word!


God Connects 

Pastor Rory Karg

Location: Parlor (off the Atrium)

This class is for those who are inquiring about the faith, those who have recently joined our congregation or members who would like a "refresher" course on what Lutherans believe. Classes begin periodically throughout the year and run for 13 weeks. Contact the church office for more information.



Women's Bible Study...The Topic of Loneliness in the Scriptures

Mrs. Heather Salemink

Location: Fellowship Hall

Not able to join in the study on Wednesday mornings? Here is your chance to join in the study based on the book Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely.

Senior Youth

Carla Krazl & Seminarian Zach Klatt

Location: Youth Room (Located on the end of fellowship hall))

Come and find a spot on the couch as together youth and adult leaders dig into the Scriptures, to be challenged weekly to grow in faith, knowledge and their spiritual walk with their Lord.


English As A Second Language

Various Leaders

Location: Various Rooms in the East Building

A course for the Chinese community of our area, with the goals of teaching the basics of the English language and aiding integration into the Immanuel family.


Christian Spirituality (in Mandarin Chinese)

Pastor Shaw

Location: East Building Office

A variety of topics (stewardship, understanding God’s will, Christian vocation) designed to strengthen the faith..




Young Adult Bible Study -- 7:30 pm

Location: School Library

A fun, young group that enjoys spending time in God's Word. The definition of young is open to interpretation; topics and studies vary.



Immanuel Women's Bible Study – 9:30 a.m.**

Location: Church Parlor

All are welcome to join us as we engage in an in-depth study of a book of the Bible or a special topic using the Lifelight Bible Study Program.  Each week we prepare for a discussion based on our study in order to gain a deeper understanding of God's message to us.  The Lifelight Bible Study Program offers studies of books of the Bible and special topics such as Bible Feasts, Miracles, and Prophecy.

For April - June, we will be learning about God's message to us through the prophet Isaiah.

For more information, contact Barbara Kiehl ( or 314-434-8930)

Adult Bible Study – 11:00 a.m. **

Vicar Chris Heaton

Location: Church Parlor

The Story of Ruth: This study will take a several-week look at the narrative of Ruth with a focus on the God’s provision for His people through His people. Men and women are welcome! 


Men's Group – 6:30 a.m. ** 

Location: Church Parlor

The coffee is hot and the discussion is lively. Pastor Bill Schmidt, recently retired, is our leader. Topics and studies vary.

Ladies (especially moms of Immanuel students) Bible Study-- 8:30-9:25 a.m.

Mrs. Heather Salemink

Location: Fellowship Hall

Join in as this study takes a look at the topic of loneliness in the scriptures. The guide for the discussion will be Lysa Terkeurst's new book Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely. 



Chinese Bible Study Group

Location: East Building Room 3

This fellowship is all about gathering, reading, sharing, praying, singing, caring and reaching out to the Chinese community!

There are also special classes that are offered. These are publicized in the Anchor and the Sunday bulletin. The organizations of Immanuel have topics and special speakers as part of their regular monthly meetings.


**Class breaks for the summer.