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We are a dual parish of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. In this dual parish we share in the one ministry of our Lord Jesus Christ to share the Gospel in our two unique communities. If you are visiting or passing through the Tecumseh, NE area or the Sterling, NE area, we hope that you will stop by and visit. If you have newly moved or about to move to our area, we would love it if you would consider joining us as your new church home.


Week of December 10, 2023

Joint Announcements

Lutheran Hour Devotions: you can listen to the Lutheran Hour, read or listen to advent devotions and more at There are still Advent devotions in the back if you would like one.

Christmas Cantata: On December 17th at 3:00 pm, St. John Lutheran Church in Tecumseh will host its annual Christmas Cantata. Please contact Kevin at 402-335-8271, if you have questions.


Immanuel’s Announcements

Meals On Wheels in January: The sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board in the annex. Thanks for taking the time to help.

The Women of Immanuel: will hold their monthly meeting Sunday, December 10th after church. Hostess is Deb Buehler.

Flower Committee: We did not have enough people sign - up for December, we are asking that everyone helps to donate and to take care of the flowers this month. Thank you.

Sign – up Sheet: The sheet for signing up for the Flower Committee for 2024 is on the back table. You can pick the month that most suits you. Thank You.

Greeters List for 2024: I’m working on the greeters list, anyone that would like added, please contact me. Thanks. Patty Harms


St John’s Announcements

Thank you:  to St. John’s Preschool for the wonderful Christmas Program this morning. Joleen Fink, Victoria Juilfs, Adalynn Meyer and  Owen Miller. Thank you also to Mrs. Walters and Mrs. Kettelhake for teaching and working with them. Finally, thank you to all the parents, grandparents and family members for coming this morning.

Whole Chickens: in the freezer downstairs, please take one. Thanks to Tecumseh Poultry for the chickens.

A special voter’s meeting: will be today after church.

Christmas bags: for the shut-ins are in the back.  Please consider sending a card to our people in the nursing homes, assisted living or those who can’t make it to church anymore.  A simple card means so much to them.  A list is names is on the table. Please return them by December 18th – any questions please talk to Cheryl Grove.

Door Offering: in support of The Lutheran Hour Broadcast for our local area. Listen to the broadcast on KFAB/1110 AM, Sundays at 6:30 am. The offering will be collected December 3 & 10.

Sign-up sheets: for Altar Guild and Prayer Chain are on the back table. Please consider serving the Lord in these ways.

Lost & Found: Please look through the lost & found box and the coat rack to see if any of these items are yours. At the end of December any items left will be donated. Thank you.

Thank you: for all the cards, thoughts, and prayers for me on my hip surgery. Dave Borrenpohl.

Upcoming Events

  December 2023  



Pastor at Circuit Meeting
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM


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Immanuel Lutheran Church

60798 Hwy 41, Sterling, NE 68443
(402) 866-6601

St. John’s Lutheran Church

1260 Webster St., Tecumseh, NE 68450
(402) 335-3816