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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6 days ago
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Seminarian Highlight #12 - Rev. James Peterson

Pastor James Peterson served as a fieldworker at Soest from 2015-2016. He received a call to First Lutheran Church - LCMS, Phillipsburg, KS 67661 upon ... See more

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St. John-Emmanuel Lutheran School

Our preschool 3's and 4's classes start on August 10th (3's start Aug. 11th). There is still time for you to enroll your kids in a small, loving, caring classroom where they will be nurtured to grow ... See more

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History Note #29 – Ban on German

Even before America’s entry into World War I, anti-German bigotry began its slow, insidious spread throughout American society. Anti-German sentiment played a ... See more

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Seminarian Highlight #11 - Rev. Erik Sorenson

Pastor Erik Sorenson was a seminarian fieldworker at Soest from 2014-2016, under Pastor Krueger's guidance. After completing his seminary work in April ... See more

2 weeks ago
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History Note #28 – Spanish Flu

For the past five months, the world has been gripped by news of the coronavirus and dramatically altered by shutdowns in response to it. These days, large numbers of ... See more

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Seminarian Highlight #10 - Rev. Pierce Chadburn

Pastor Pierce Chadburn completed his seminary fieldwork assignment at Soest from 2012-2014, under the guidance of Pastor Krueger. He currently serves ... See more

3 weeks ago
St. John-Emmanuel Lutheran School

SJE alum Josh Castleman recently competed virtually in the International HOSA Conference Middle School Medical Reading competition. Josh represented the state of Indiana in this competition. He ... See more