About Us

Emanuel – “God is with us”

Welcome to the Emanuel Lutheran Church website!  Our church is fully handicapped accessible and we welcome you to join us in worship.

We are affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and its Northwest Ohio Synod (NWO Synod).


Birthday Calendars

Calendar of Events

Church Council 2022
President – Jeff Mires
President-Elect – Karri Ashbaugh
Secretary – Joan Collier
Treasurer – Julie Kohout
Doctrine & Worship Board – Mary Rohrbaugh & Laura Ellis-Kruse
Congregational Life Board – Denise Etzler & Andrea Van Guilder
Board of Education – Kara Behnfeldt & Kaitlyn Rohrs-Cordes
Properties Board – Joe Knepley & Kyle Borstleman
Finance Board – Ron Weichers & Kelli Burkhardt

Church Staff
Pastor Janine Shearer
Maxine Eickhoff, Parish Secretary
Terri Sedam, Custodian
Vanessa Kwiatkowski, Organist & Music Coordinator
Bill Panning, Bell Choir Director

Our History