Welcome to Emmanuel, Soest!

**We are now on our summer service schedule which will continue through Labor Day.   Services on Sundays will now be at 7:30am and 9:30am.  Livestream will be available for the 9:30am service on our Facebook page.  We will also have Thursday night services at 7:00pm.   There are no Saturday services.   All services will be held in the church with social distancing guidelines until further notice.**

Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Soest, has been serving southeast Allen county Lutherans since 1845 through the preaching of God’s Word and the administration of His Sacraments. Emmanuel is a member congregation of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, the largest confessional Lutheran church body in America. We are a confessional, creedal, sacramental, and biblical church, and we welcome you to worship with us.

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5 days ago

It's been several weeks since we completed the series highlighting the seminarians we've had over the past 25 years. Today, we'll hear from the man who mentored many of them.

Reverend Al Bierlein ... See more

1 week ago
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod

+Service of the Word+
The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
September 20, 2020

Gradual Psalm 34:9, 19, alt.
Fear the LORD, | you his saints,*
for those who fear him lack | nothing!
Many are the ... See more

2 weeks ago
Photos from Emmanuel Ev. Lutheran Church (Soest), Fort Wayne's post

We were blessed with good weather and distinguished guests for our socially-distanced picnic today. Former Soest pastors Kyle Krueger (left in the first image) and Al Bierlein (right) joined us for ... See more

2 weeks ago

Reminder: Service times are changing to 8:00 and 10:00 AM this week (yes, 10 and not the typical 10:30). The second service will continue to be live-streamed on here as before.

We also will ... See more

2 weeks ago
The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod

19 years ago today. Through tragedies, disasters, and sorrows we are taught this truth: that we cannot lengthen the span of our days by worry, nor find a safety or peace that endures through our own ... See more

2 weeks ago
Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne-CTSFW

CTSFW is celebrating their 175th anniversary too!

Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne is celebrating 175 years of forming servants in Jesus Christ who teach the faithful, reach the lost, and care for all. This theme will be woven throughout ... See more