About

Immanuel Lutheran Church is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Located in Amherst, MA, we serve Amherst and its surrounding communities including the Five Colleges.

Guiding Values:
Our non-negotiable values or core beliefs; the heart and character of our Church.

  • We are a people gathered in Christ and moved by his spirit.
  • We come together in joyful, musical worship of God.
  • We are a welcoming congregation, inclusive and respectful, “Reconciling in Christ.”
  • We seek to grow in faith and love, based in the teachings of the Bible.
  • Children are an integral part of our worship and mission life.
  • We care for people in need within the congregation, the community, and the world.
  • We are responsible and nurturing stewards of God’s gifts:  our people, our facilities, our finances, and our earth.
  • We value the expertise, intellect and talent shared by our members.