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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3 days ago
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History Note #26 – New Parsonage

When Pastor Rodenbeck and his family moved to Soest, they moved into the parsonage that had been built in 1863 for F. W. Husmann, Soest’s first resident pastor. ... See more

4 days ago
Emmanuel Ev. Lutheran Church (Soest), Fort Wayne

It’s hard to believe that we are halfway through 2020. What a year it has been so far.

While we can’t know exactly what the rest of this year will bring, we can be confident in the knowledge ... See more

5 days ago
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Seminarian Highlight #8 - Rev. Timothy Frank

Pastor Timothy Frank served as a fieldworker at Emmanuel from 2007-2009, and again from 2010-2011, first under the guidance of Pastor Bierlein, and later ... See more

1 week ago

History Note #25 – Pastor Carl Rodenbeck

On October 9, 1910, two weeks after Pastor Blievernicht accepted the call to Trinity Lutheran Church in Toledo, Emmanuel extended a call to Pastor Carl W. ... See more

1 week ago
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Seminarian Highlight #7 - Rev. Kyle Krueger

This post in this Seminarian series is extra special, as this seminarian would actually end up serving as our pastor.

Pastor Kyle Krueger began serving ... See more

2 weeks ago

Today is a good day to remember that Jesus died for YOU.

2 weeks ago
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History Note #24 – The Language Question, Revisited

Several months ago, history note #9 discussed English sermons being delivered at Soest already in the 1840s (see ... See more