Announcements at Immanuel

This Week at Immanuel (December 1-8, 2019)

immanuelosmond | 29 November, 2019 13:19

This Week at Immanuel –December 1-8, 2019

Today                         9:30 a.m.            Worship with Holy Communion

                                10:30 a.m.            Sunday School & High School Bible Class

                                10:30 a.m.            Adult Bible Class

                                11:30 a.m.            LWML Christmas

Monday                       1:00 p.m.           NO Quilting

Wednesday                9 am-Noon           Pastor's Office Hours

                                1pm – 3pm           Pastor's Office Hours

                                   1:15 p.m.          Confirmation & Midweek classes

                                   6:45 p.m.          Hymn Sing

                                   7:00 p.m.          Advent Worship

                                                            Fellowship hosted by Ladies Aid

Thursday                      9:00 a.m.          Bulletin Deadline

                                    9:00 a.m.         Bible Class

Friday                      11:00 – 4:00         BAZAAR

Saturday                    9:00 -10:30        Sunday School Program Practice

Next Sunday                  8:30 a.m.        Choir

                                    9:30 a.m.        Divine Worship

                                   10:30 a.m.       Adult Bible Class

                                   10:30 a.m.       Sunday School & High School Bible Class

                                   10:30 a.m.       Camp Luther presentation by Bruce Woll

                                     Afternoon       LYF Christmas

December 1, 2019 Announcements

immanuelosmond | 29 November, 2019 13:18

WE WELCOME EVERYONE who has worshipped with us this morning, especially our guests. We hope you will be able to worship with us again soon.

OUR CANDLELIGHTERS for Wednesday Advent service will be Grace and Ella Broekemeier and next Sunday they will be Zachary Alderson and Leia Buchanan.

OUR READER for this morning is Mike Johnson. Our read for Wednesday's Advent worship will be Ed Brummels and next Sunday our reader will be Doug Hartner. Helping with communion today is Dwight Kahny and Aaron von Rentzell.

LWML CHRISTMAS PARTY is being held today, starting at 11:30 a.m. with a social time, then dinner. There will be a short program. Offerings will be taken to our projects if you'd like to contribute to them: 1) LBT – Beckendorf Ministry; 2) Little Red Stockings to Mites and 3) Lutheran Family Services.

ADVENT DEVOTIONS are in a box on the bulletin ledge. Everyone is welcome to take one! Take one for a friend and/or neighbor! More can be printed if they are gone!

FOOD DRIVE – Immanuel Lutheran Church will be collecting food items for the local food pantry through Sunday, December 8th.

MIDWEEK ADVENT WORSHIP SERVICES begin this Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. A Hymn Sing will be held before services at 6:45. Come early and enjoy singing your favorite Advent/Christmas Hymns.

THE LADIES AID/LWML BAZAAR will be held this Friday, December 6th at the Church Fellowship Hall from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We will feature a craft and bake sale. We are also serving chili, chicken noodle soup, taverns, hot dogs, pie, desserts and coffee. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.

SUNDAY SCHOOOL CHRISTMAS EVE PROGRAM PRACTICES will be on Saturdays, December 7, 14 and 21 for Pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. They will run from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Please have your child there if they will be participating. Thank you!

INTERESTED IN ATTENDING A JANUARY EVENING BIBLE STUDY ON THE APOCRYPHA? If interested, the cost of $50.00 would include your own copy of the Apocrypha (Books written during the 400 years between the Old Testament and the New Testament). Contact Pastor Emery if interested.

LUTHERAN HOUR TELEVISION Today on KCAU-TV, Sioux City – 10:00 a.m.: The Lutheran Hour Animated series – The City that Forgot About Christmas – Benji thinks the hustle and bustle of Christmas only makes people more grouchy, but Grandfather has a different view. @ 10:30 a.m. – Worship service led by Rev. Christopher McCarthy of First Lutheran in Wall, SD and Emmanuel Lutheran in Creighton, SD bases his message, "Hosanna! Son of David!" on Matthew 21:1-11. The program is interpreted and closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

ANNUAL COOKIE SALE: On Friday, December 13, the United Methodist Women will be hosting their Annual Christmas Cookie Sale, Tea Room and Christmas Rummage Room from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Osmond Methodist Church fellowship hall.

This Week at Immanuel (Nov. 24-Dec. 1, 2019)

immanuelosmond | 22 November, 2019 13:43

Today                  8:30 a.m.                  Choir

                           8:30 a.m.                  Adult Bible Class

                           9:30 a.m.                 Divine Worship

                         10:30 a.m.                 Sunday School & High School Bible Class

Monday                1:00 p.m.                 NO Quilting

Wednesday           9:00 a.m.                 Bulletin Deadline

                         9 am-Noon                  Pastor's Office Hours

                         1pm – 3pm                 Pastor's Office Hours

Thursday               9:30 a.m.                Thanksgiving Day Worship

Next Sunday          9:30 a.m.                Worship with Holy Communion

                           10:30 a.m.               Adult Bible Class

                           10:30 a.m.               Sunday School & High School Bible Class

                           11:30 a.m.               LWML Christmas

November 24, 2019 Announcements

immanuelosmond | 22 November, 2019 13:41

WE WELCOME EVERYONE who has worshipped with us this morning, especially our guests. We hope you will be able to worship with us again soon.

OUR CANDLELIGHTERS for Thanksgiving Day will be Mason Gansebom and Kaden Polt and next Sunday they will be Kenzie von Rentzell and Riley Wagner.

OUR READER for this morning is Keaton Timmerman. Thanksgiving Day our reader will be Ed Brummels. Next Sunday our reader will be Doug Hartner. Helping with communion next Sunday will be Dwight Kahny and Aaron von Rentzell.

NO QUILTING – Quilting will NOT be held tomorrow afternoon or for the month of December. Quilting will resume on January 6, 2020

COLLEGE STUDENTS REMEMBERED DURING SEMESTER FINALS – Gift cards will be sent in the next week or so. Donations are being accepted in a basket after church as you leave for the next few weeks or they can be dropped off with Deb in the church office.

THANK YOU! Derek Lynaugh (grandson of Wayne and Charlotte Blunck) would like to thank everyone for the prayers and support while he was deployed. He is back in the states now.

LWML CHRISTMAS PARTY will be held next Sunday, December 1st starting at 11:30 a.m. with a social time, then dinner. Invitations are in the mail boxes. There will be a short program. Offerings will be taken to our projects if you'd like to contribute to them: 1) LBT – Beckendorf Ministry; 2) Little Red Stockings to Mites and 3) Lutheran Family Services.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! The Ladies Aid/LWML Bazaar will be held on Friday, December 6th at the Church Fellowship Hall from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Watch next Sunday's bulletin for more information.

THE DECEMBER CALENDAR is in your bulletin boxes. Please note times of Advent worship services as well as Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve service times. PLEASE NOTE: Adult Bible class will be meeting after worship services beginning December 1st. Also, the Ladies Aid Christmas will be at NOON, not 2:00, on December 12th.

SUNDAY SCHOOOL CHRISTMAS EVE PROGRAM PRACTICES will be on Saturdays, December 7, 14 and 21 for Pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. They will run from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Please have your child there if they will be participating. Thank you!

POINSETTIA CARETAKER: We are looking for someone to take care of all the poinsettias during the Advent/Christmas season. If you are willing, please talk to Pastor Emery or contact the church office.

INTERESTED IN ATTENDING A JANUARY EVENING BIBLE STUDY ON THE APOCRYPHA? If interested, the cost of $50.00 would include your own copy of the Apocrypha (Books written during the 400 years between the Old Testament and the New Testament). Contact Pastor Emery if interested.

This Week at Immanuel - Nov 17-24, 2019

immanuelosmond | 15 November, 2019 11:41

This Week at Immanuel –November 17-24, 2019

Today                    8:30 a.m.         Adult Bible Class

                            9:30 a.m.         Worship with Holy Communion

                           10:30 a.m.        Sunday School & High School Bible Class

                            7:00 p.m.         Cheng Music Concert here @ Immanuel

Monday                 1:00 p.m.         Quilting

Tuesday                2:00 p.m.         Card Party

Wednesday          9 am -Noon        Pastor's Office Hours

                           1pm – 3pm        Pastor's Office Hours

                              3:45 p.m.       Confirmation & Midweek classes

                              7:30 p.m.       LWML

Thursday                 9:00 a.m.       Thursday Morning Bible Class

                              9:00 p.m.       Bulletin Deadline

Next Sunday           8:30 a.m.       Choir

                              8:30 a.m.      Adult Bible Class

                              9:30 a.m.      Divine Worship

                             10:30 a.m.     Sunday School & High School Bible Class

November 17, 2019 Announcements

immanuelosmond | 15 November, 2019 11:39

WE WELCOME EVERYONE who has worshipped with us this morning, especially our guests. We hope you will be able to worship with us again soon.

 

OUR READER for this morning is Dwight Kahny. Next Sunday our reader will be Keaton Timmerman. Helping with communion today is Mike Johnson and Doug Hartner. Our reader for Thanksgiving Day will be Ed Brummels.

 

OUR CANDLELIGHTERS for next Sunday will be Connor von Rentzell and Molly Beacom-Timmerman and for Thanksgiving Day, our candlelighters will be Mason Gansebom and Kaden Polt.

 

COLLEGE STUDENTS REMEMBERED DURING SEMESTER FINALS – Gift cards will be sent the end of November/first part of December. Donations are being accepted in a basket after church as you leave for the next few weeks or they can be dropped off with Deb in the church office.

 

PIANO/VIOLIN CONCERT: Kevin and Heidi Cheng will be holding a concert here at Immanuel TONIGHT at 7:00 p.m. featuring bluegrass gospel, sacred, popular, and world-class classical music. A freewill offering will be taken.

 

LWML MEETING TIME FOR NOVEMBER was printed wrong on the calendar. Meeting time is 7:30 p.m. this Wednesday, November 20th (a week early due to Thanksgiving). Sorry for any confusion.

 

THANK YOU! Derek Lynaugh is back in the states. He wishes to thank everyone for the prayers while deployed.

 

FELLOWSHIP HOUR HOST needed for the first Wednesday Advent Service on December 4th. If you or your group would be interested, please let Deb know in the church office.

 

THANK YOU to everyone who made Aaron and Andrew's confirmation day so memorable. We are overwhelmed by the thoughtfulness and love we are shown here at Immanuel. A special thank you to the ladies of the LWML who hosted the cake reception after the service. We are amazingly blessed by all of you, our family of Immanuel.

Thank you again.

Tim, Lisa, Aaron and Andrew

 

LWML CHRISTMAS PARTY will be held on Sunday, December 1st starting at noon with dinner. Invitations should be in the mail boxes. There will be a short program. Offerings will be taken to our projects if you'd like to contribute to them: 1) LBT – Beckendorf Ministry, 2) Little Red Stockings to Mites and 3) Lutheran Family Services.

 

INTERESTED IN ATTENDING A JANUARY EVENING BIBLE STUDY ON THE APOCRYPHA? If interested, the cost of $50.00 would include your own copy of the Apocrypha (Books written during the 400 years between the Old Testament and the New Testament). Contact Pastor Emery if interested.

This Week at Immanuel - Nov 10-17, 2019

immanuelosmond | 08 November, 2019 11:08

This Week at Immanuel –November 10-17, 2019

Today               8:30 a.m.      Choir

                       8:30 a.m.      Adult Bible Class

                       9:30 a.m.      Divine Worship w/Confirmation

                     10:30 a.m.      Sunday School & High School Bible Class

                     10:30 a.m.      Cake Reception for Confirmands

Monday            1:00 p.m.      Quilting

Wednesday     9 am-Noon      Pastor's Office Hours

                     1pm – 3pm      Pastor's Office Hours

                       1:30 p.m.      Ladies Bible Study at Sharon Schultze's

                       3:45 p.m.      Confirmation & Midweek classes

Thursday          9:00 a.m.      Thursday Morning Bible Class

                       9:00 p.m.      Bulletin Deadline

                       2:00 p.m.      Ladies Aid

Next Sunday     8:30 a.m.      Adult Bible Class

                       9:30 a.m.      Worship with Holy Communion

                     10:30 a.m.      Sunday School & High School Bible Class

                       7:00 p.m.      Cheng Music Concert here @ Immanuel

November 10, 2019 Announcements

immanuelosmond | 08 November, 2019 11:05

WE WELCOME EVERYONE who has worshipped with us this morning, especially our guests. We hope you will be able to worship with us again soon.

 

OUR CANDLELIGHTERS for next Sunday will be Parker Johnson and Graysen Schultze.

 

OUR READER for this morning is Dwight Kahny. Next Sunday our reader will be Aaron von Rentzell. Helping with communion today is Doug Hartner and Mike Johnson.

 

LYF ADVENT SKIT PRACTICE will be held on Wednesday, November 13th at 6:30 p.m.

 

LWML MEETING TIME FOR NOVEMBER was printed wrong on the calendar. Meeting time is 7:30 p.m. on November 20th. Sorry for any confusion.

 

COLLEGE STUDENTS REMEMBERED DURING SEMESTER FINALS – Gift cards will be sent the end of November/first part of December. Donations are being accepted in a basket after church as you leave for the next few weeks or they can be dropped off with Deb in the office.

 

COLLEGE ADDRESSES STILL NEEDED!! Please stop in, call or e-mail the church office with the addresses and cell phone numbers if possible. We would also love to have the college they are attending and what their major is.

 

PIANO/VIOLIN CONCERT Kevin and Heidi Cheng will be holding a concert here at Immanuel on Sunday, November 17th at 7:00 p.m. featuring bluegrass gospel, sacred, popular, and world-class classical music. A freewill offering will be taken.

 

THERE'S STILL TIME to buy your tickets for The Big Mission Event to be held, Sunday, November 17, at Divots Conference Center in Norfolk. Sponsored by Servants of the Savior, from Christ Lutheran Church, Norfolk, the Event will have a live auction, with all proceeds raised going towards Orphan Grain Train and various mission projects. Gary Thies, LCMS Mission Development Counselor will be serving as Master of Ceremonies, with Rev. Vance and Linda Becker, LCMS missionaries in Kenya, Africa as the featured presenters for the evening. The Big Mission Event begins with a 5:00 p.m. social hour, followed by a 6:00 p.m. dinner. Tickets are available for a cost of $50.00 per person from Christ Lutheran Church, 605 S. 5th St. Norfolk (371-1210). No tickets will be sold at the door.

 

POINSETTIAS CARETAKER: We are looking for someone to take care of all the poinsettias during the Advent/Christmas season. If you are willing, please talk to Pastor or contact the church office. Thank you!

 

CONFIRMATION for Aaron and Andrew Beckendorf, sons of Rev. Tim and Lisa Beckendorf, is being held today!

            Aaron Lee Beckendorf

Born: January 27, 2005 Baptized: February 19, 2005

at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO by Rev. Leroy Eckert. Aaron's sponsors are Linda Pepin, and Rev. Mark & Jodi Nierman.

Aaron's Confirmation verse is Job 19: 25-26: "For I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the last he will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has been thus destroyed, yet in my flesh I shall see God."

          Andrew Alexander Beckendorf

Born: July 30, 2007 Baptized: October 11, 2007

at Neenah, WI by Rev. Tim Beckendorf. Andrew's sponsors are Linda Pepin, Mark Milatz and Randy Beckendorf.

Andrew's Confirmation verse is 2 Corinthians 4:6: "For God, who said, 'Let light shine out of darkness,' has shown in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ."

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CAKE RECEPTION There will be a cake reception hosted by the LWML after the worship service to welcome Aaron and Andrew into our church family and a time of fellowship. Please join us!

 

INTERESTED IN ATTENDING A JANUARY EVENING BIBLE STUDY ON THE APOCRYPHA? If interested, the cost of $50.00 would include your own copy of the Apocrypha (Books written during the 400 years between the Old Testament and the New Testament). Contact Pastor Emery if interested.

November 3, 2019 Announcements

immanuelosmond | 01 November, 2019 13:25

WE WELCOME EVERYONE who has worshipped with us this morning, especially our guests. We hope you will be able to worship with us again soon.

OUR CANDLELIGHTERS for next Sunday will be Connor Gutz and Zachary Huwaldt.

OUR READER for this morning is Dwight Kahny. Next Sunday our reader will be Aaron von Rentzell. Helping with communion today is Doug Hartner and Mike Johnson.

HOLY BAPTISM HELD TODAY for Isaac William Price, son of Chad and Kristen (Koehler) Price. Isaac's sponsors are Craig Koehler, Michael Koehler, and Brandy and Derek Price. We welcome Isaac into our family of faith here at Immanuel.

TODAY WE REMEMBER THOSE SAINTS who have passed away during the past year:

Kenneth Christiansen                  Robert Bauermeister

David Streich                              Delmar Pfanstiel

Helen Kumm                               Harvey Kumm

Mildred Kruse                             Joan Schultze

SUNDAY SCHOOL PERFECT ATTENDANCE for October:

Cooper Kumm                          Olivia Hille

Dawson Gansebom                   Matthew Alderson

COLLEGE STUDENTS REMEMBERED DURING SEMESTER FINALS – Gift cards will be sent the end of November/first part of December. Donations are being accepted in a basket after church as you leave for the next few weeks or they can be dropped off with Deb in the church office.

COLLEGE ADDRESSES STILL NEEDED!! Please stop in, call or e-mail the church office with the addresses and cell phone numbers if possible We would also love to have the college they are attending and what their major is.

BENEFIT TO SUPPORT AMBER (Wattier) BROWN is being held today from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Amber, along with her family have been fighting Multiple Sclerosis for almost 13 years. With this disease, her best chance is to receive an adult stem cell transplant, which is not approved for MS in the U.S. This treatment will take her to Puebla, Mexico, for approximately 23 days. There will be a Free Will Offering meal, of pulled pork, hot dogs, cheesy potatoes and bars, an Auction, Silent Auction and Bake sale.

GOLGOTHA LUTHERAN CHURCH of rural Wausa is having their annual Harvest Dinner today from 11:00 – 1:00. On the menu: Swiss steak, potatoes and gravy, corn, salad bar, and dessert bar. The cost for the meal will be $10 for adults; $6 for K-6th grade; and free for preschool.

LLL FALL RALLY: All are welcome to attend the Fall LLL Rally at First Trinity Lutheran Church, Bloomfield NE today at 2:00 pm. Pastor Levi Willms from St. John's, Yankton SD will be presenting on Inter-generational Discipleship. An Oktoberfest meal will follow the meeting, which will include brats, potatoes, green beans, and beer. A free will offering will be collected for the meal. If you have any questions, please call Pastor Jake Bobby: 605-760-5838.

REV. TIM BECKENDORF, LISA, AARON AND ANDREW will be in Osmond for part of November. Confirmation is planned for Aaron and Andrew on November 10th. There will be a cake reception after the worship service to welcome them into our church family and a time of fellowship.

PIANO/VIOLIN CONCERT Kevin and Heidi Cheng will be holding a concert here at Immanuel on Sunday, November 17th at 7:00 p.m. featuring bluegrass gospel, sacred, popular, and world-class classical music. A freewill offering will be taken.

ORPHAN GRAIN TRAIN is a recognized service organization of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod in cooperation with Lutheran Hour Ministries, LCMS World Mission, and LCMS World Christian ministries. It is a hands-on, Christian, humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization built on a network of volunteers. Its nearly 20 regional branches collect, pack and ship donated clothing, relief supplies and humanitarian aid in American and around the world. Come support Orphan Grain Train and other mission projects by attending the Big Mission Event scheduled for Sunday, November 17, at Divots Conference Center in Norfolk. The Big Mission Event, sponsored by Servants of the Savior of Christ Lutheran Church, Norfolk, begins with a 5:00 p.m. social hour, followed by a tenderloin medallion dinner served at 6:00 p.m. Gary Thies, Mission Development Counselor for LCMS will be the Master of Ceremonies, with Rev. Vance and Linda Becker, LCMS missionaries in Kenya, Africa as the featured presenters for the evening. The Event also features a live auction. Tickets are available for a cost of $50.00 per person from Christ Lutheran Church, 605 S Fifth Street, Norfolk (371-1210). No tickets will be sold at the door.

 
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