God's Presence


 God's People


the World with the Love of Jesus Christ

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We are encouraging  every member to become more deeply connected to our ministry and to one another!  Together, we can fulfill our mission to Experience, Equip, and Engage.  
April 2-3, 2023   --   As you enter the sanctuary, you do so as a pilgrim, focusing on the passion of Jesus. 10  crosses will serve as stations along the way. At each station, you are able to read Scripture, reflect on a unique cross, and participate in the Holy Week story in a tangible way. 

Worship with us

Sunday Mornings at 9:30 AM either in-person or online.

holy week at immanuel

Join us for our special Holy Week services to celebrate the death and resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  

April 2, Palm Sunday. 9:30 am Passion Sunday worship
April 6, Maundy Thursday.  5:30 pm Soup Supper in GPEC followed by worship at 6:30 pm in the sanctuary with Holy Communion and stripping of the altar.  
April 7, Good Friday.  Noon service with 6th graders assisting in readings and 6:30 pm
Tenebrae service (service of darkness).
April 9, Easter Sunday.  6:30-7:30 am Easter Vigil; 8:30 and 10:30 joy-filled liturgy with special music and goodie bags for children.  Sunday School and Egg Hunt during 10:30 am worship.  Fruit and pastries will be available throughout the morning in the courtyard.  

*All services will be available online except the Noon Good Friday service.

Upcoming events

Some things you won't want to miss!  

preschool and elementary School

Our Preschool provides education and care for toddlers up to PreK children.  We offer many scheduling options and we will work with you to find just the right one for your child.  
Our Elementary school provides K-6 children with the Christ-centered education that will help them grow into productive adults.  

About Us

Serving Riverside since 1908

Immanuel Lutheran Church and School is a vibrant community of believers.  We believe God has a purpose for us, and by His grace, we are making a difference in the lives of our members and our community.  
Interested in joining us on this adventure?  Contact Us and we'll take care of the rest!

Our Ministry Team

Senior Pastor Steven Borst has been at Immanuel since 2008.  He and his wife, Kim, have 5 sons and enjoy traveling -- especially to  the beach.  He's an avid reader, enjoys sports, and really loves serving God's people.

Discipleship Pastor Robert Jones came to Immanuel in 2019.  He and his wife, Alison, have one daughter and enjoy having family adventures. He enjoys drawing and crafting new ways to share the Gospel with others.

Mrs. Jean Kempe is our Director of Christian Education.  She has served our children and teens at Immanuel since 2003.  She and her husband Nathan enjoy good food and good company.  Her favorite color is orange, and you'll recognize her by her joyful laugh. 


What is Discipleship?  How can you connect with Christ and others?  At Immanuel, you will be equipped to grow in your faith and be shaped by God.