Announcements at Immanuel

Announcements for October 24, 2021

immanuelosmond | 22 October, 2021 09:42

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

OUR CANDLELIGHTERS for this morning are Anna Kahny and Erin Wagner. Next Sunday they will be Cali Gutz and Anna Kahny.

OUR READER for this morning is LYF member, Matthew Alderson. Next Sunday the reader will be Ed Brummels. Helping with Holy Communion next Sunday will be Paul Koehler and Ross Stelling.

FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR are from the funeral of Doyle Timmerman. We thank the family for sharing them with us today.

CHOIR PRACTICE will be at 8:30 this morning. Everyone is welcome, including high school students.

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS are still needed for grades 1 & 2 and for grades 3-5. PLEASE contact Cory Hille or Kari Miller if you would consider teaching our young children.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS, which is entitled, “Prophet, Priest, and King” is a study on 1st and 2nd Samuel. It is a study consideration of “The Tribe, The Nation, and The Empire.” We will consider how God’s Words orders community life, from family to congregation , from church to nation and world and empire. LWML regular monthly meeting will be this Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. New members are always welcome!

WE ARE CURRENTLY RAISING FUNDS to replace the sign on the NE corner of the church with a digital sign. Donations may be put in the offering plate (clearly marked for the digital sign) or dropped off at the church office. Total collected so far is $7,399.50. Our goal is to collect $22,000 so the sign can be read from both directions.

TIRED OF WRITING A CHECK TO CHURCH EVERY WEEK? - We are receiving these payments on the 1st and 15th of the month. You can choose one or both of these dates. If you are interested (it is not mandatory) in doing this, please stop in the office and Deb will have you fill out the needed form.

TRUNK OR TREAT – The Sunday School is asking if people from congregation would be willing to come to the church parking lot on October 31st, decorate their trunks and hand out candy from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.. Contact Kari Miller for more information at 402-640-6330.

PLANS FOR THE SUNDAY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM have begun. Parents of Sunday School children are asked to please let Kari Miller know by November 7th whether to include your child as a participant in this years’ service. Kari may be reached at 402-640-6330.

WHAT ABOUT BOOKS are available for you near the bulletin boxes. These books are easy to read and explain what Lutherans believe and teach about topics important for today.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, "He will Take It" Speaker: Dr. Michael Zeigler, who helps us see God’s wrath within the bigger story of God’s love. (1 Samuel 15) The Lutheran Hour airs on WJAG both AM 780 and FM 105.9 on Sundays at 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

MAIN STREET LIVING NEWS: This is the Life – “Big Account” – An advertising agency art director learns the impact of his work on his family and others. Worship Service – Rev. Erik Christensen of Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne, NE, delivers the message “Opening Eyes” based on Mark 10:46-52. These shows air on today on KCAU-TV 9 out of Sioux City beginning at 10:00 a.m.

PICTURES TAKEN – Beginning Sunday, November 7th, we would like to start taking pictures of all of our members as they come into church. We will have a wall (or two) with the pictures and name badges for everyone to wear to help Pastor Scott & Sonja get to know us a little better. These pictures will also be used in our Church 360 program.

CHURCH STEEPLE: The trustees are considering removing the steeple on top of the church before the church gets new shingles in the spring. Comments/ideas, whether positive or negative may be expressed to any member of the Board of Trustees – Justin Koehler, Randy Pfanstiel, Brody Friedrich, Jordan Koehler and Wayne Koehler.

REMINDER: Please save all BEST CHOICE labels/bar codes! Preschool is still saving the labels/bar codes. This is a continuous collection so you can collect them the whole year. There is a box on top of the bulletin boxes or you can place them in Julie Slagle’s box. Thank you! 

FALL CHURCH CLEANING will be held from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 4th and from 9:00 a.m. to Noon on Friday, November 5th. The following members of Immanuel are asked to please come and help:

Tiffany Guenther,         Linda Gutz,          Michelle Hille,      Missy Hoppe,        Audra Huwaldt,              Lisa Johnson

Deb Johnson,        Christy Koehler,           Lori Koehler,   Ashley Koehler,        Robin Koehler,          Shelley Kruse

Jackie Kruse,        Bonnie Kumm,            Paige Kumm,   Erin Kumm,         Gloria Kumm,            Beth Manzer

Lea McKenna,        Leah Orr,               Sarah Polt,       Keri Schultze,        Gina Streich,        Brittany Timmerman

Jodi Timmerman,        Patti Timmerman,      Kendyl Timmerman,     Jennifer von Rentzell,   Lisa von Rentzell,       Nancy von Rentzell

Robin Wagner,        Sharon Wagner,      Jennifer Wingert,     Jennifer Wiseley,        Sherri Albers,                   Jill Heemstra,

Rhonda Bahr,        Nancy Bessmer,        LaDawn Blunck,   Kimberly Boyle,        Deb Broekemeier,     Hillary Broekemeier,

Sandy Brummels,       Jennifer Brummels,        Kelli Buchanan,   Kelsey Curtis,       Alison Dennis,               Susie Dennis,

Mindy Evans,                Tiffany Friedrich,      Cheryl Friedrich,   Candice Gansebom,      Cheryl Gansebom,    Ingrid Gansebom.

If your name is not on the list and you feel you are able to come and help clean, please feel free to come and help out. ALSO, if your name is on this list and you feel that you can no longer help clean, please contact Deb in the church office so that your name can be taken off the cleaning list.

FIRST TRINITY, BLOOMFIELD will be celebrating its 125th Celebration next Sunday, October 31, 2021! We know it’s a year late but we still want to invite everyone to help us celebrate. We will celebrate with a guest preacher, former Nebraska district president Russ Sommerfeld and a meal to follow. Church service begins at 10:00 a.m. NOVEMBER CALENDAR news deadline is this Thursday, October 28th at 9:00 a.m.

Announcements for October 17, 2021

immanuelosmond | 15 October, 2021 10:58

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

OUR READER for this morning is Ed Brummels and next Sunday our reader will be LYF member, Baylen Guenther. Helping with communion this morning are Ross Stelling and Paul Koehler.

CANDLELIGHTERS for this morning are Leia Buchanan and Kenzie von Rentzell. Next Sunday they will be Caleb Miller and Cody Gansebom.

REV. LEON ROSENTHAL is in Osmond on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Visits can be scheduled for either day. If you are in need of pastoral care other days, he can be reached at 402-416-1250.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS, which is entitled, “Prophet, Priest, and King” is a study on 1st and 2nd Samuel. It is a study consideration of “The Tribe, The Nation, and The Empire.” We will consider how God’s Words orders community life, from family to congregation , from church to nation and world and empire.

VOTER’S MEETING will be held this Wednesday, October 20th, at 8:00 PM

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS are still needed for grades 1 & 2 and for grades 3-5. PLEASE contact Cory Hille or Kari Miller if you would consider teaching our young children.

REV. SCOTT KIRCHOFF has accepted the call to be our next pastor. His plans are to be installed here at Immanuel on December 11th and begin leading us in worship on December 12th!

WINDSOR LOIN DRIVE THRU DINNER: Immanuel’s LYF is holding a dinner fundraiser on Saturday October 23rd from 5:00-7:30. The meal will include: Windsor Loin, scalloped potatoes, green beans with bacon and choice of layered dessert. The cost of the meal is $10.00 and all proceeds will be used to help our youth attend National LYF in Houston next summer. Orders will be taken on the west side of Immanuel Lutheran under the carport and meals will be brought out on the east side of church. For any questions please call Jennifer 402-360-3531.

CHOIR will be practicing again next Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome, including high school students.

QUILT TYING is held each Monday beginning at 1:00 p.m. Anyone is welcome to join us!

WE ARE CURRENTLY RAISING FUNDS to replace the sign on the NE corner of the church with a digital sign. Donations may be put in the offering plate (clearly marked for the digital sign) or dropped off at the church office. Total collected so far is $7,399.50. Our goal is to collect $22,000 so the sign can be read from both directions.

TIRED OF WRITING A CHECK TO CHURCH EVERY WEEK? - We are receiving these payments on the 1st and 15th of the month. You can choose one or both of these dates. If you are interested (it is not mandatory) in doing this, please stop in the office and Deb will have you fill out the needed form.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, "Dead Man, Walking" Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler -- The Old Testament books of Samuel tell the story of Israel's King David and share the promise of the greater King to come. (1 Samuel 3:18) The Lutheran Hour airs on WJAG both AM 780 & FM 105.9 on Sundays at 7:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.

MAIN STREET LIVING NEWS: This is the Life – “Conspiracy of Silence” – A husband and wife come to grips with a terminal illness. Worship Service – Rev. Christopher LaBoube of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Mapleton, IA, delivers the message “The Difficulty of Rich People Going to Heaven” based on Mark 10:23-31. Additional information is available on the web site: www.mainstreetliving.com. These shows air today beginning at 10:00 AM on KCAU-9 TV out of Sioux City.

OCTOBERFEST Members of St. John’s Lutheran Church & School, rural Columbus invite you to their Octoberfest German Dinner TODAY! Serving times are 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM. Tickets are $13.00 for adults, $6.00 for children 5-10 years of age and ages 4 and under are free. Tickets available at the door. Church is located at 39452 205th Ave, Columbus. Posters are in each entrance for more information.

TRUNK OR TREAT – The Sunday School is asking if people from congregation would be willing to come to the church parking lot on October 31st, decorate their trunks and hand out candy from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.. Contact Kari Miller for more information at 402-640-6330.

Announcements for October 10, 2021

immanuelosmond | 08 October, 2021 12:56

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

OUR READER for this morning is Larry Krohn and next Sunday our reader will be Ed Brummels. Helping with communion next week will be Ross Stelling and Paul Koehler.

CANDLELIGHTERS for this morning are Karter Johnson and Hudson Schultze. Next Sunday they will be Leia Buchanan & Kenzie von Rentzell.

REV. LEON ROSENTHAL is in Osmond on Wednesdays & Thursdays. If you are in need of pastoral care, call the church or him @ 402-416-1250.

REV. SCOTT KIRCHOFF has accepted the call to be our next pastor. His plans are to be installed here at Immanuel on December 11th and begin leading us in worship on December 12th!

THANK YOU to those members who came out this past week to help with the mowing at our cemetery. Your willingness to help is appreciated.

THE FLOWERS ON THE PIANO this morning are to honor Marlin Gansebom on his 95th birthday.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help paint the inside of the parsonage! If you are willing and able, please contact Pam Johnson at 402-748-3991 (h), 402-748-3944 (w) or 402-649-7912 (m).

MUSIC THIS MORNING Thank you to Mrs. Slagle and the preschool students for sharing their songs with us this morning. Today is also the first day of the adult choir. They always welcome more voices. If interested, please just come at 8:30 a.m. on the Sundays they sing (2nd & 4th Sundays of the month), practice and then sing what they have practiced in the worship service that follows.

THE LYF GROUP will be helping at the Orphan Grain Train on Wednesday, October 13th. Planning to leave the church around 6:15 (or when the kids are finished with practice). Please bring some money for food afterwards. Please let Melanie or Marvin know by Monday, October 11th, if you are planning on going so we can make sure there are enough drivers. Thank you!

LYF will be hosting a drive through pork loin dinner on October 23rd from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. here at Immanuel as a fund raiser for the 2022 National LYF Convention. For more information, watch future bulletins.

QUILT TYING will be tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. Anyone is welcome to come.

REMINDER: Ladies Aid will be this Thursday at 2:00 p.m.

CHURCH COUNCIL Board Meetings will meet this Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Church Council will meet at 8:30 p.m. Voter’s Meeting will be next Wednesday, October 20th, at 8:00 p.m.

WE ARE CURRENTLY RAISING FUNDS to replace the sign on the NE corner of the church with a digital sign. Donations may be put in the offering plate (clearly marked for the digital sign) or dropped off at the church office. Total collected so far is $7,399.50. Our goal is to collect $22,000 so the sign can be read from both directions. The committee is considering this a mission project. Any questions may be addressed to the committee: LaDonna Stanosheck, Randy Pfanstiel and Deb Gutz.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, "Giving God Our Garbage" Guest Speaker: Dr. Harold Ristau --Everything belongs to God and there isn't anything anyone could possibly give Him that He doesn't already have. And yet, there is one thing He desires: our garbage—our sins, our shame, our guilt—that He might put it all on Jesus. (1 Samuel 2:1-10) The Lutheran Hour—“Bringing Christ to the Nations and the Nations to the Church” on WJAG each Sunday at 7:30 A.M. and 12:30 P.M.

MAIN STREET LIVING NEWS: This is the Life – “Families Come First” – A man contends with the demands of his career, promotion, and his vocation as a father. Worship Service – Rev. Joshua Lowe of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawarden, IA, delivers the message “What’s in It for Me?” based on Mark 10:17. These shows air today beginning at 10:00 AM on KCAU-9 TV.

TIRED OF WRITING A CHECK TO CHURCH EVERY WEEK? - We are in the process of setting up automatic payments to the church. We are receiving these payments on the 1st and 15th of the month, beginning this month. You can choose one or both of these dates. If you are interested (it is not mandatory) in doing this, please stop in the office and Deb will have you fill out the needed form.

OCTOBERFEST Members of St. John’s Lutheran Church & School, rural Columbus invite you to their Octoberfest German Dinner on Sunday, October 17th. Serving times are 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM. Tickets are $13.00 for adults, $6.00 for children 5-10 years of age and ages 4 and under are free. Tickets available at the door. Church is located at 39452 205th Ave, Columbus. Worship service begins at 9:30 AM that morning. Posters are in each entrance for more information.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS:  will be studying "Prophet, Priest, and King" from 1st and 2nd Samuel.  It will also be a study consideration of "The Tribe, the Nation, and the Empire".  We will consider how God's Words orders community life, from family to congregation, from church to nation, and world and empire."

Announcements for October 3, 2021

immanuelosmond | 01 October, 2021 14:14

WE WELCOME EVERYONE who has worshipped with us this morning. We hope you will be able to worship with us again soon. Welcome Rev. Philip Bach from Tilden who is filling in for Pastor Rosenthal today.

OUR READER this morning Ed Brummels and next Sunday our reader will be Larry Krohn. Helping with communion this morning are Paul Koehler and Ross Stelling.

CANDLELIGHTERS for this morning are Cali Gutz and Zaylah Pfanstiel. Next Sunday they will be Karter Johnson and Hudson Schultze.

LWML SUNDAY is an annual celebration of an official auxiliary of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Our local society meets monthly, usually on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. All women of the congregation are welcome to come to any meeting. We are a part of the Nebraska North District and the National LWML. There is a display set up in the rear of church to let you know some of our vision, our treasure, our goals and where are hearts are as an organization. Mite boxes are also available. Our current members are: Connie Anderson, Nancy Bessmer, Sharon Bessmer, Charlotte Blunck, Margaret Broekemeier, Diane Gansebom, Carleen Gutz, Deb Gutz, Betty Johnson, Jessica Johnson, Lois Koehler, Lori Koehler, Lorena Kumm, Delores Pfanstiel, LaDonna Stanosheck and Sharon Wagner.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE will be meeting tonight at 7:00 PM!

CHOIR will begin next Sunday, October 10th. We will start at 8:30 a.m. in the education wing fellowship hall as in the past and we will sing during the worship service following practice. Everyone is welcome, including high school students.

TIRED OF WRITING A CHECK TO CHURCH EVERY WEEK? - We are in the process of setting up automatic payments to the church. We have decided to receive these payments on the 1st and 15th of the month, beginning this month. Our first transfer took place on Friday, October 1st. You can choose one or both of these dates. If you are interested (it is not mandatory) in doing this, please stop in the office and Deb will have you fill out the needed form.

WE ARE CURRENTLY RAISING FUNDS to replace the sign on the NE corner of the church with a digital sign. Donations may be put in the offering plate (clearly marked for the digital sign) or dropped off at the church office. Total collected so far is $7,057.50. Our goal is to collect $22,000 so the sign can be read from both directions. The committee is considering this a mission project. Any questions may be addressed to the committee: LaDonna Stanosheck, Randy Pfanstiel and Deb Gutz.

REV. LEON ROSENTHAL is our new vacancy pastor. He is teaching Confirmation class on Wednesdays and leading the Thursday morning bible class. If you are in need of pastoral care, he can be reached at 402-416-1250.

REMINDER: Please save all BEST CHOICE labels/bar codes! Preschool is still saving the labels/bar codes. This is a continuous collection so you can collect them the whole year. There is a box on top of the bulletin boxes or you can place them in Julie Slagle’s box. Thank you for your help!

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, "Approval Cannot Equal Love" Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler. God places Christians in neighborhoods, among neighbors who don't necessarily share their beliefs. How should they relate? Dr. Michael Zeigler talks about avoiding the pitfalls of isolation and approval. (1 Corinthians 10:23-11:1) The Lutheran Hour airs on WJAG-AM 780 and WJAG-FM 105.9 on Sundays at 7:30 AM and 12:30 PM.

MAIN STREET LIVING NEWS: Today on This is the Life – “Live Option” – A 15-year-old pregnant daughter and her mother disagree on the future of her child. Worship Service – Rev. Michael Awe of Hope Lutheran Church in South Sioux City, NE, delivers the message “A Fit Helper!” based on Genesis 2:18-25. These shows air today beginning at 10:00 AM on KCAU-9 TV out of Sioux City. Additional information is available on the website: www.mainstreetliving.com.

THE IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CEMETERY will be mowed tomorrow, October 4th at 6:00 p.m. The following members are asked to please come and help mow:

Chris Wagner

Jerry Wagner

Ed Wattier

Jared Wingert

Shannon Wiseley

Grant Albers

Curtis Alderson

Brett Bahr

Jason Bahr

James Bessmer

David Boyle

Rob Broekemeier

Please note!! If you cannot come Monday evening, you may come Sunday evening or Monday afternoon, but please contact your chairman, Dave Blunck @ 402-360-1182. Women and older children are also welcome to help mow. We need riders, push mowers and trimmers in order to do a good job. PLEASE RAISE MOWER DECKS AS THE HOSES FOR THE TREES ARE GETTING HIT BY THE MOWERS and PLEASE DO NOT DRIVE ON NEWLY SEEDED BURIAL LOTS!

“Life Chain” is a peaceful and prayerful witness to all of America that abortion is wrong. Will you please join us in this year’s Life Chain today, October 3rd, in Norfolk? We are meeting at the intersection of 13th Street and Norfolk Avenue. Signs will be provided for everyone to hold. This event is from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Please take 1 hour out of your busy schedule to take a stand for the unborn who cannot speak for themselves. (If you are unable to stand for the entire hour, you are welcome to bring a chair to use). For more information, please contact us at norfolkarearighttolife@gmail.com.

THE LYF POTATO/GARDEN PRODUCE FUNDRAISER continues today – bags of freshly dug potatoes and garden produce are available at both entryways to the church. Just drop in freewill offering. This fundraiser is helping those attending the National Youth Gathering.

THE “CARD PARTY” celebrated its 3rd anniversary during the month of September. During the last year, 606 birthday cards (14 more than last year) were written. Keeping the church office informed of address changes is truly appreciated since over 80% of these cards were sent through the mail! We welcome anyone interested in joining our outreach ministry to join us the third Tuesday of every month at 1:00 for an afternoon of fun fellowship and card writing at the church.

WHAT ABOUT BOOKS are available free of charge near the bulletin boxes.

 
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