- "God is with us"
to the Emanuel Lutheran Church website! Our church is fully handicapped
accessible and we welcome you to join us in worship.
affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
and its Northwest Ohio Synod (NWO Synod).
Church Council 2018
President - Ron Wiechers
President-Elect - Ed Biederstedt
Secretary - Loralee Jones
Treasurer - Julie Kohout
Doctrine & Worship Board - Betty Mowery & Ronnie Rohrs
Congregational Life Board - Sue Schink & Julie Callaway
Board of Education - Julie MtCastle & Amanda Dilbone
Properties Board - Marv MtCastle & Carey Plummer
Finance Board - Kelli Burkhardt & Maxine Eickhoff
James Castello, Pastor
Maxine Eickhoff, Parish Secretary
Jack Robbins, Custodian
Angela Tonjes, Worship & Music Director/Organist
Bill Panning, Bell Choir Director
Office hours are 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday
Phone: (419) 592-2616
Emanuel Lutheran Church was established in 1882 at the corner of West
Clinton and North Scott streets in Napoleon, Ohio. The original
church burned in 1916 and the current facility
was dedicated for service on November 17, 1918.
Former and Current Pastors
Emanuel has recently undertaken a $750,000 project to renovate its organ
and sanctuary. Additionally, needed repairs and improvements were made
to the building and surrounding grounds.