Immanuel-St. Paul's Lutheran Church is a dual parish organization that is a part of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod denomination located in rural Southwestern Illinois. As a dual parish orgnization, both churches have the same pastor and cooperate on a variety of issues but maintain their own leadership and voting bodies. The current pastor of Immanuel and St. Paul is Reverend Sean Smith.
Over the years, both Immanuel and St. Paul have experienced many changes and obstacles. The churches and congregations have endured through wars, periods of violence, and natural disasters. Yet through all of these trials, these congregations have made it through with the help of God...more