Installation of Officers
Chris Monroe - Secretary, Herb Keefe - President, Charles Geddings - VP, Luther Jamison - Treasurer
Immanuel Lutheran Church is a Mission Church of the North American Lutheran Church body. We are co-located at St. John United Methodist Church, 140 Poinsett Drive, Sumter, SC. We welcome all baptized Christians to the table for Holy Communion. You are invited to visit and study the Bible with us.
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SUMTER IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH HISTORY
Immanuel Lutheran Church is a newly formed Lutheran Church in Sumter, SC. We celebrated our first worship service on Sunday March 13, 2011. On Sunday March 20th, organizing members adopted the name “Immanuel Lutheran Church.” It means “God with us”.
Immanuel Lutheran started as an Independent Lutheran denomination. The organizing members spent several months studying four different Lutheran denominations including Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS), Lutheran Congregations in Mission For Christ (LCMC), North American Lutheran Church (NALC) and the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). During this study period, Immanuel Lutheran was served by Pastors from North and South Carolina representing the four different Lutheran denominations. On July 27, 2011 at a congregational meeting a vote was held and by a two thirds majority Immanuel Lutheran became affiliated with the NALC denomination.
Immanuel offers several opportunities for fellowship.Read more...
Members of Immanuel currently minister to inmates at the Sumter-Lee County Detention Center. A ministry team from Immanuel visits with male inmates every Sunday afternoon while the ladies ministry group visits female inmates when there is a fifth Sunday in the month. Immanuel also is involved in a ministry program to link with adult offenders who are re-entering the Sumter Community.Read more...
Immanuel offers a free Christian Library to friends and neighbors in the surrounding church neighborhood. There are books for all ages to be shared with the community. Books are free and are all of Christian content. They can be taken, shared, borrowed or traded.Read more...
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