Outreach & Volunteer

Emmanuel's members consider it a blessing to be able to respond to the physical and Spiritual needs of our neighbors. New volunteers are always welcome to join us. To inquire about opportunities please contact us

Food Pantry

Hours of operation:

Every Monday and Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Closed on holidays. 

  • ID or mail containing name and Rockford address is required

  • 2 - 3 days of emergency food is given monthly to each family

  • View a map to the church - enter thru the rear door at the top of the ramp

Even if you're not a member of our congregation, donations of food, time, and money are always welcome to help Emmanuel meet the challenges of the growing need in Rockford.

Community Garden

Our community garden provides vegetables for the Food Pantry and Community Meal. Garden volunteers may share in the harvest.

Mailing Address: PO Box 4362 Rockford, IL 61110
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Office Hours:

8:00am - Noon, Monday and Friday

8:00am - 2:00pm Tues., Wed., Thurs. 815.963.4815

Pastor Frank: 309.509.5241

Parish Nurse: 815.222.1299

Food Pantry:
9:30am - 11:30am, Mondays and Fridays

Service Hours:

9:00am - Traditional Worship

10:30am - ReFresh Worship

Breathe Meditation Service:

Second Saturday, 5:00pm (Sept. - April)

Emmanuel is a RIC congregation. LGBTQ+ individuals are openly welcomed.

Emmanuel is an ELCA church and a member of the Northern IL Synod.