The deacons care for the church property; prepare for baptism, communion; assist with member visitation; care for the sick and poor; and serve as mentors to young males.
The deaconesses prepare for communion and baptism; assist with member visitation; care for the sick and poor; and serve as mentors for young ladies.
This committee provides food service for monthly church luncheons as well as holiday and special events. Committee members also coordinate arrangements for visitors to enjoy a meal and fellowship after worship.
This ministry’s sponsors the Better Living Center with the goal to promote optimal health and fitness among the members and surrounding Community. The committee plans medical, public health and dietary presentations. This committee sponsors neighborhood health fairs and workshops promoting health such as Reversing Diabetes, Life Long Weight Management, Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) and other seminars.
This committee rolls out the welcome mat each Sabbath, greeting members and friends.
This ministry follows up with visitors and attempts to nurture a relationship with them.
The musical ministry enhances the worship experience of its members.
Much like the Boys and Girls Scouts, the Pathfinders Club trains junior youth in various disciplines that build character. Activities include camping, crafts, nature exploration, Bible study, witnessing, bike-a-thons, and field trips.
The Pathfinder Club is open to all youth ages 10 to 15 years of age. For youth 15 to 18 years of age there are opportunities to participate as Leader In Training (LIT). The organization instills in youth the meaning of service to others, builds character for this life and the character they will carry to heaven.
Immanuel Temple Pathfinder Club has joined with Elmhurst S.D.A. Church located on 98th and Thermal. The meetings are held usually on the first and third Sundays at 10:00 a.m. If you are interested in obtaining more information, please email Madeleine Nelson, director, at email@example.com.
This ministry promotes the power of prayer in the life of the members, their extended families. The prayer ministry conducts a prayer chain each morning.
This is the instructional arm of the church, often referred to the “church at study.” The Sabbath School is committed to exploring biblical and doctrinal truth and showing how biblical principles can be practically applied to promote one’s spiritual growth. The Sabbath School offers classes and programs for all age groups.
Ushers maintain the orderly seating and exiting of worshipers and attend to their needs to enhance their worship experience.
This vital ministry fosters spiritual growth and renewal among women and cultivates interpersonal relationships. It
This department coordinates outreach programs that directly address human service needs in the community. These include homeless feeding programs, care for needy families, community Bible studies, visitations at local retirement homes.
This ministry provides the tools, resources and training necessary to empower members to become more effective personal evangelists and witnesses for the Lord. This ministry provides “How to Give A Bible Study” training and assist members in conducting Bible Studies with their families, neighbors and friends.