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"After a week like yours, you need a Church like ours."
One of over 11,000 congregations

of the
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
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Listen to Last Easter Sunday's Sermon
"Freedom to Tell Your Story"
by Pastor Valerie
and the Children's Sermon
During Monday Thursday Service
"Resurrection and Death"
by Reverend Tim Vivian from St. Paul's Episcopal
and a Children's Sermon
by Pastor Dan Carlson
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OUR VISION: A thriving, joyful, and prayerful church that changes lives.

                    OUR MISSION: Emmanuel Lutheran Church:
                        Radical Welcome
                    Audacious Love
and Honest engagement with God and neighbor.
  • We offer a worship service every Sunday at 10:15 a.m. with a Children's message.  Class for all ages begin at 9:00 a.m.
  • Emmanuel Lutheran also ministers through FAB (Fun Adventure and Bible) which is an outreach program for neighborhood and Emmanuel children, held on the 1st Saturday of the month, from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the church parish hall. FAB Saturdays include breakfast, singing, board games, a bible lesson and craft, outdoor games, prayer, and a treat. We are committed to the planting of God's word and enriching the lives of children through FAB.

    Emmanuel Lutheran is located at 1900 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305, just North of Old Town Kern.

    The Rev. Valerie Carlson, Pastor  PastorValerie@bak.rr.com

    Directions to Emmanuel Lutheran Church