Women's Christmas Celebration

In 1995, Immanuel Bible Foundation started a new tradition with the Women’s Christmas Celebration. This event is always scheduled for the first Saturday in December.


Men’s Lenten Breakfast

One of the oldest and best known traditions at Immanuel Bible Foundation is the Men’s Lenten Breakfast. Dr Harold Martin, long-time Senior Pastor at Second Presbyterian Church and one of the founders of Immanuel Bible Foundation started this event in 1953. It has been held annually ever since.

Van Leer Legacy Award

The Van Leer Legacy Award is designed to recognize individuals whose leadership and dedication inspire people to reach their God-given potential.



Bird and Margaret Van Leer had a passion for sacred art, music and drama. They also supported learning and spiritual growth through bible study and related activities in their community. Their home was an active meeting place for believers of all Christian denominations wanting to grow in their faith.