Immanuel Lutheran Church | 221 Brierton Lane Crystal City MO 63019 

Pastor Jarold (Jerry) Rux (emeritus)

​Pastor Castens has been serving Immanuel since 2014.  Before coming to Immanuel, he has served parishes in Washington, Illinois and Missouri, and has also worked at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis as an Admission's Counselor.  Pastor Castens is married with two sons, and also serves as Fire Chaplain for the Festus Fire Department.

Celebrating 125 years of "God with Us"

​Pastor Rux served Immanuel from 2006-2016.  He has served parishes in Indiana, California, and Minnesota before coming to Immanuel.  He also served as a representative for the LCMS Foundation, working out of the District Office in Orlando, Florida, as well as working for LCMS World Relief at the International Center of the LCMS in Kirkwood, MO.  Pastor Rux has one married daughter, who is lives in Minneapolis, MN.

Pastor Kyle Castens

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