Dear Immanuel Lutheran Church members, School families and Child Care families,

Immanuel continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation. This communication piece includes information for church, school and child care.

Immanuel will follow the CDC’s recommendation that for the next eight weeks, organizations cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more. To comply with this recommendation, we have cancelled all future Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday services effective Tuesday, March 17 th  until further notice. Sunday School and Sunday Bible Studies have also been cancelled. We will assess the situation weekly and communicate accordingly. We are currently determining our ability to conduct worship online.

Church groups can continue to meet using their discretion as far as attendance is concerned. This includes small group Bible studies, the Quilters, and other groups.

School is on Spring Break through March 23 rd . We will not return to face-to-face instruction until at least Monday, April 6th. We are waiting to hear from the Dept. of Instruction (DPI) as far as guidelines for virtual or online learning, whether or not we have to make up hours of instruction, testing postponements, etc. All school field trips, after school sports and extracurricular activities are cancelled through April 6 th . We will communicate accordingly.

Child Care is tentatively scheduled to re-open on Monday, April 6 th  unless the mandate is extended.

Other Cancellations:

03/22 – High school youth group
03/24, 03/31, 04/07 – 3K/Sonshine School
03/27 – Velocity/Middle school youth group
03/28 – Robotics expo (no Robotics meetings)
03/29 – Seder meal
04/04 – Easter Eggzstravaganza
04/05 - Confirmation is tentatively re-scheduled for May 17 th  at 10:30am
04/05 – High school youth group
04/12 – Easter breakfast
04/25 to 04/27 – 8 th  grade trip (pending)

Blessings in Christ,
Your Immanuel Senior Staff