Worship Services

Sundays:
9:00am Worship

Location

855 Lee Street
Des Plaines, IL 60016

Contact Us

Phone: (847) 824-3652
Fax: (847) 824-3687

Email:
immanueldp@immanueldp.org

Music

“…next to theology, no art is equal to music… music is an endowment and gift of God, not a gift of men..”Martin Luther

The music program at Immanuel Lutheran Church involves the Adult Choir and the Handbell Choir, both of which are directed by Jeff Schleff, the Director of Parish Music.

The Adult Choir

  • Made up entirely of volunteers
  • Rehearses on Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm
  • Sings about 3 times per month
  • Sings during the services at all of the major festival services of the church year
    • Reformation
    • Thanksgiving
    • Christmas
    • Holy Week and Easter
    • Ascension
    • Pentecost
  • Sings a wide variety of music in a wide variety of styles.

The Handbell Choir

  • Made up entirely of volunteers
  • Rehearses on Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm
  • Plays in church about 3 times per month
  • Also Participates during services at all of the major festival services of the church year
    • Reformation
    • Thanksgiving
    • Christmas
    • Holy Week and Easter
    • Ascension
    • Pentecost
  • Mostly plays music by contemporary composers based on hymn tunes

    Together, these groups put together a major musical service once during the fall, The Advent Service of Lessons and Carols, and once during the spring.