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Immanuel Lutheran Church and School
47120 Romeo Plank Rd, Macomb, MI 48044
In 1853, a group of German settlers established the congregation of Immanuel Lutheran Church. The first church buildingMore was erected on what is now the front lawn of the present-day church and school at 21 Mile and Romeo Plank Road. In 2003, the ever-growing congregation celebrated its 150th anniversary. Today, the church boasts about 4,300 members. Members of Immanuel Lutheran Church have traveled as far as Kazakhstan, South Africa, India and Alaska to minister their faith, and at-home fellowship opportunities include athletic team membership, senior trips, Ladies Aid and Men's Club. In September 2001, construction of the lower level of Immanuel's Worship Center was completed and now contains six classrooms to support growth of the school. Immanuel Lutheran School was established in 1866 and from a two-room schoolhouse has grown to 19 classrooms, a Learning Center, Media Center and art room. Offering preschool through eighth grade, more than 500 students attend the school. While two-thirds of the student body are members of Immanuel Lutheran Church, the school is open to all denominations. Curriculum includes religion, language, math, social studies, science, technology, health and physical education as well as specialty courses such as band, choir and art. In 2010, the school began offering a full-time kindergarten program.
St. Peter Lutheran Church and School
17051 24 Mile Rd, Macomb, MI 48042
On February 20, 1882, 19 members of Immanuel Lutheran Church formed St. Peter Lutheran Church and School. The presentMore church at the corner of 24 Mile and Romeo Plank Roads was dedicated in 1973. Services are held on Saturday, Sunday and Monday and Bible study is offered at the grade school and adult level. The school is one of the largest in Michigan and boasts some 570 students from preschool through eighth grade. With an average class size of 23, St. Peter's students receive individual attention from their teachers and score consistently higher on their MEAPs than their peers in neighboring school districts. In addition to learning core academic subjects, students are also instructed in music, physical education, computers and the Lutheran faith. St. Peter Lutheran Church and School youth also meet at His Rock, the youth ministry building located across 24 Mile Road.