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.

September 26, 2021 Announcements

immanuelosmond | 24 September, 2021 09:33

WE WELCOME EVERYONE who has worshipped with us this morning. We hope you will be able to worship with us again soon. A Special Welcome to Rev. Wonacott, who is filling in this morning for Pastor Rosenthal.

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.

CHOIR will begin on the October 10th. Practice will start at 8:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome, including high school students.

THANK YOU to everyone who came to visit with Pastor Scott Kirchoff and his wife, Sonja, who came to visit Immanuel and Osmond this past week. Please keep them, their congregation, Faith Lutheran, Kent, Ohio, and Immanuel in your continued prayers.

LWML CELEBRATION SUNDAY! Next Sunday, October 4th, has been designated as LWML Sunday at Immanuel. The women of he LWML invite the entire congregation to celebrate together as the Body of Christ under the theme, “Our Hearts in HIS Hand.” This special worship service was authored by Rev. Dr. Dale A. Meyer, president emeritus and professor emeritus of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. Join us and learn how the Lord has worked through the LWML to bring the lost and erring into fellowship with Him through mission and ministry.

DIGITAL SIGN DONATIONS are being accepted. They can be put in the offering plate with a special note that this is where you would like you donation applied or dropped by the church office.

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. 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.

LYF has bags of potatoes in both entrances to the church for a freewill offering!  All donations collected will be used to help the youth from Immanuel attending the National Youth Convention with their trip expenses.  The Convention will be held in Houston, Texas  July 9-13, 2022.

LYF will be hosting a drive through 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.

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 “CARD PARTY” celebrates 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.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, "Seeking the Welfare of the Neighborhood" Guest Speaker: Rev. Dr. Jason Broge (Jeremiah 29) 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 – “Home Free” – A family learns the real meaning of love, and that it comes free. Worship Service – Rev. Michael Awe of Hope Lutheran Church in South Sioux City, NE, delivers the message “What Do You Crave” based on Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29.

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!

YOUR INVITED to the Fall Festival hosted by First Trinity Lutheran Church, Bloomfield, Ladies Aid is today from 11:00 am-1:00 pm. This year they will be serving roast beef sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salad bar and desert bar. The cost is $9.00 for adults and youth over the age of 10. Children 10 and under are $5.00 for ½ roast beef sandwich and sides. If you would like to place a to-go order, please contact Doris Mackeprang at 402-373-2361 by September 21st. We will also have a country store with homemade items.

“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 on Sunday, 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.

Announcements for September 19, 2021

immanuelosmond | 17 September, 2021 10:02

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, Matthew Alderson. Helping with communion this morning are Ross Stelling and Paul Koehler.

CANDLELIGHTERS for this morning are Hudson Schultze and Owen Severson. Next Sunday they will be Karter Johnson and Caleb Miller

WE WELCOME Pastor Leon Rosenthal, who is our new vacancy pastor. He plans to be in Osmond on Wednesdays for confirmation class & any evening meetings and Thursdays for morning Bible Class. Visits can be scheduled for either day. If you are in need of pastoral care, he can be reached at 402-416-1250 or by e-mail at rosenthalleon@yahoo.com.

SUNDAY SCHOOL begins today, but Sunday School teachers are desperately needed.

A DIGITAL SIGN is being considered to replace the sign on the NE corner of the church. A poster has been made and is in the back of church. Donations may be put in the offering plate (clearly marked for the digital sign) or dropped off at the church office. The committee is considering this a mission project. Any questions may be addressed to the committee: LaDonna Stanosheck, Randy Pfanstiel and Deb Gutz.

LYF MEMBERS AND PARENTS: We decided to take the kids to National LYF convention in Texas. The trip is July 9th -13th. A $350.00 deposit is required for each individual and the rest of the money will be fundraised. If you want to go and need help raising the deposit money please let Us know and we will help you with additional fundraising. If you want to go on the trip it is important that you and a parent come to the meeting at church tonight, September 19th at 7pm. If you want to go on the trip but can’t make it to the meeting please let Melanie know so we can have the paperwork filled out ahead of time.

A CALL WAS EXTENDED to Rev. Scott Kirchoff at the Call meeting on September 8th. Please pray for Pastor Kirchoff, his family and his congregation at Faith Lutheran in Kent, Ohio as he makes his decision. He and his wife, Sonja, will be visiting Immanuel and Osmond this week.

A LYF MEETING for all members will be held Wednesday, September 22nd at 6:30 p.m. A meal will be provided.

THANK YOU to everyone who help mow the cemetery again this past week. Your willingness to help is very appreciated!

NEVER MISS A DONATION TO THE CHURCH AGAIN - We are in the process of setting up automatic payments to the church. We have decided on setting up these payments on the 1st and 15th of the month, beginning in October. You can choose one or both of these dates. If you are interested in doing this, please stop in the office and Deb will have you fill out the needed form.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, "Scrapped Gifts" with Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler. (James 1) 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 – “Look to the Mountain” – A hopeless situation becomes more hopeless when a down and out man kidnaps a young girl for ransom money. Worship Service – Rev. Henry Witte of Hope Lutheran Church in South Sioux City, NE, delivers the message “Humbled and Exalted” based on James 3:10. 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.

QUILT TYING will be held each Monday beginning at 1:00 p.m.

YOUR INVITED to the Fall Festival hosted by First Trinity Lutheran Church, Bloomfield, Ladies Aid will be September 26th from 11:00 am-1:00 pm. This year they will be serving roast beef sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salad bar and desert bar. The cost is $9.00 for adults and youth over the age of 10. Children 10 and under are $5.00 for ½ roast beef sandwich and sides. If you would like to place a to-go order, please contact Doris Mackeprang at 402-373-2361 by September 21st. We will also have a country store with homemade items.

BRIGHT HORIZONS is having a month-long Gift Card Drive in September. They are asking for $10.00 gift cards or certificates to local businesses. These gift cards will be given to clients for gas, food, and much more. Thank you for your support. Bright Horizons has locations in Norfolk, O’Neill and Ainsworth. Bright Horizons provides resources to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence and have been doing this for over 40 years.

Announcements for September 12, 2021

immanuelosmond | 10 September, 2021 12:58

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 Ross Stelling and next Sunday our reader will be Paul Koehler. Helping with communion next week will be Larry Krohn and Ed Brummels.

CANDLELIGHTERS for this morning are Riley Wagner and Kaden Polt. Next Sunday they will be Cali Gutz and Caden Wingert.

TODAY WE WELCOME Pastor Leon Rosenthal, who will be our new vacancy pastor. He started Confirmation classes this past Wednesday and plans to be in Osmond on Wednesdays for confirmation class & any evening meetings and Thursdays for morning Bible Class. Visits can be scheduled for either day. If you are in need of pastoral care, he can be reached at 402-416-1250 or by e-mail at rosenthalleon@yahoo.com.

A CALL WAS EXTENDED to Rev. Scott Kirchoff at the Call meeting on Wednesday evening. Please pray for Pastor Kirchoff, his family and his congregation at Faith Lutheran in Kent, Ohio as he makes his decision.

SUNDAE SUNDAY: Today the Sunday School will hold their annual Sundae Sunday which kicks off the new Sunday School Year. Everyone is invited to get a sundae after church. Then there will be games for the children led by the LYF group. Adult and High School Bible Classes will be held.

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

REMINDER: Ladies Aid has been moved to this Thursday at 2:00 p.m.

A DIGITAL SIGN is being considered to replace the sign on the NE corner of the church. A poster has been made and is in the back of church. Donations may be put in the offering plate (clearly marked for the digital sign) or dropped off at the church office. The committee is considering this a mission project. Any questions may be addressed to the committee: LaDonna Stanosheck, Randy Pfanstiel and Deb Gutz.

NEVER MISS A DONATION TO THE CHURCH AGAIN - We are in the process of setting up automatic payments to the church. We have decided on setting up these payments on the 1st and 15th of the month, beginning in October. You can choose one or both of these dates. If you are interested in doing this, please stop in the office and Deb will have you fill out the needed form.

HOLY CROSS DAY -- On Tuesday, September 14th, we observe Holy Cross Day. On this day we honor and commemorate the sacrifice that Jesus Christ made on the cross for our salvation. Display the cross of Christ in your homes and also in your front yard!

THE IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CEMETERY will be mowed tomorrow, September 13th at 6:00 p.m. The following members are asked to please come and help mow:

Dennis Schultze

Greg Schultze

Tim Schultze

Beau Simpson

Mike Slagle

Jon Stanosheck

Ross Stelling

Ben Timmerman

Dan Timmerman

Roger Timmerman

Tucker Timmerman

Jason von Rentzell

Please note!! If you cannot come Monday evening, you may come Sunday evening or Monday afternoon, but please contact your chairman, Marv Kumm at 402-748-3228. 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!

MAIN STREET LIVING NEWS: This is the Life – “Tina” – Two lonely people, a woman and a child, come together through Jesus. Worship Service – Rev. Dr. Ray Ohlendorf (Retired) from Trinity Lutheran Church in Marcus, IA, delivers the message “You Can Trust Jesus” based on Mark 9:24. These shows air today beginning at 10:00 AM on KCAU-9 TV.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, "Who is my Neighbor?" with Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler. We can't build a more hopeful neighborhood if we don't know who our neighbors are and we go out of our way to avoid them. (Luke 10:25-37) 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. Alton and Leoma Fuelberth are sponsoring today’s Lutheran Hour broadcast in praise to our Triune God; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit for the “Good Life” He provides in Nebraska and the USA! “In God We Trust!”

125th Anniversary Golgotha Lutheran Church of Wausa invites you to attend their 125th anniversary service on Sunday, September 19, 2021. The service will be at 10:30. Following the service the congregation invites you stay for a meal at noon. God be praised that our Savior, Jesus, who purchased our salvation at Golgotha outside of Jerusalem has brought His blood bought gifts of forgiveness, life, and salvation to Golgotha outside of Wausa for 125 years.

A THANK YOU from Pastor Lilienkamp is printed on the "This Week at Immanuel" sheet in the bulletin.

Announcements for September 12, 2021

immanuelosmond | 10 September, 2021 12:58

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 Ross Stelling and next Sunday our reader will be Paul Koehler. Helping with communion next week will be Larry Krohn and Ed Brummels.

CANDLELIGHTERS for this morning are Riley Wagner and Kaden Polt. Next Sunday they will be Cali Gutz and Caden Wingert.

TODAY WE WELCOME Pastor Leon Rosenthal, who will be our new vacancy pastor. He started Confirmation classes this past Wednesday and plans to be in Osmond on Wednesdays for confirmation class & any evening meetings and Thursdays for morning Bible Class. Visits can be scheduled for either day. If you are in need of pastoral care, he can be reached at 402-416-1250 or by e-mail at rosenthalleon@yahoo.com.

A CALL WAS EXTENDED to Rev. Scott Kirchoff at the Call meeting on Wednesday evening. Please pray for Pastor Kirchoff, his family and his congregation at Faith Lutheran in Kent, Ohio as he makes his decision.

SUNDAE SUNDAY: Today the Sunday School will hold their annual Sundae Sunday which kicks off the new Sunday School Year. Everyone is invited to get a sundae after church. Then there will be games for the children led by the LYF group. Adult and High School Bible Classes will be held.

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

REMINDER: Ladies Aid has been moved to this Thursday at 2:00 p.m.

A DIGITAL SIGN is being considered to replace the sign on the NE corner of the church. A poster has been made and is in the back of church. Donations may be put in the offering plate (clearly marked for the digital sign) or dropped off at the church office. The committee is considering this a mission project. Any questions may be addressed to the committee: LaDonna Stanosheck, Randy Pfanstiel and Deb Gutz.

NEVER MISS A DONATION TO THE CHURCH AGAIN - We are in the process of setting up automatic payments to the church. We have decided on setting up these payments on the 1st and 15th of the month, beginning in October. You can choose one or both of these dates. If you are interested in doing this, please stop in the office and Deb will have you fill out the needed form.

HOLY CROSS DAY -- On Tuesday, September 14th, we observe Holy Cross Day. On this day we honor and commemorate the sacrifice that Jesus Christ made on the cross for our salvation. Display the cross of Christ in your homes and also in your front yard!

THE IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CEMETERY will be mowed tomorrow, September 13th at 6:00 p.m. The following members are asked to please come and help mow:

Dennis Schultze

Greg Schultze

Tim Schultze

Beau Simpson

Mike Slagle

Jon Stanosheck

Ross Stelling

Ben Timmerman

Dan Timmerman

Roger Timmerman

Tucker Timmerman

Jason von Rentzell

Please note!! If you cannot come Monday evening, you may come Sunday evening or Monday afternoon, but please contact your chairman, Marv Kumm at 402-748-3228. 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!

MAIN STREET LIVING NEWS: This is the Life – “Tina” – Two lonely people, a woman and a child, come together through Jesus. Worship Service – Rev. Dr. Ray Ohlendorf (Retired) from Trinity Lutheran Church in Marcus, IA, delivers the message “You Can Trust Jesus” based on Mark 9:24. These shows air today beginning at 10:00 AM on KCAU-9 TV.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, "Who is my Neighbor?" with Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler. We can't build a more hopeful neighborhood if we don't know who our neighbors are and we go out of our way to avoid them. (Luke 10:25-37) 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. Alton and Leoma Fuelberth are sponsoring today’s Lutheran Hour broadcast in praise to our Triune God; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit for the “Good Life” He provides in Nebraska and the USA! “In God We Trust!”

125th Anniversary Golgotha Lutheran Church of Wausa invites you to attend their 125th anniversary service on Sunday, September 19, 2021. The service will be at 10:30. Following the service the congregation invites you stay for a meal at noon. God be praised that our Savior, Jesus, who purchased our salvation at Golgotha outside of Jerusalem has brought His blood bought gifts of forgiveness, life, and salvation to Golgotha outside of Wausa for 125 years.

A THANK YOU from Pastor Lilienkamp is printed on the "This Week at Immanuel" sheet in the bulletin.

Announcements for September 12, 2021

immanuelosmond | 10 September, 2021 12:58

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 Ross Stelling and next Sunday our reader will be Paul Koehler. Helping with communion next week will be Larry Krohn and Ed Brummels.

CANDLELIGHTERS for this morning are Riley Wagner and Kaden Polt. Next Sunday they will be Cali Gutz and Caden Wingert.

TODAY WE WELCOME Pastor Leon Rosenthal, who will be our new vacancy pastor. He started Confirmation classes this past Wednesday and plans to be in Osmond on Wednesdays for confirmation class & any evening meetings and Thursdays for morning Bible Class. Visits can be scheduled for either day. If you are in need of pastoral care, he can be reached at 402-416-1250 or by e-mail at rosenthalleon@yahoo.com.

A CALL WAS EXTENDED to Rev. Scott Kirchoff at the Call meeting on Wednesday evening. Please pray for Pastor Kirchoff, his family and his congregation at Faith Lutheran in Kent, Ohio as he makes his decision.

SUNDAE SUNDAY: Today the Sunday School will hold their annual Sundae Sunday which kicks off the new Sunday School Year. Everyone is invited to get a sundae after church. Then there will be games for the children led by the LYF group. Adult and High School Bible Classes will be held.

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

REMINDER: Ladies Aid has been moved to this Thursday at 2:00 p.m.

A DIGITAL SIGN is being considered to replace the sign on the NE corner of the church. A poster has been made and is in the back of church. Donations may be put in the offering plate (clearly marked for the digital sign) or dropped off at the church office. The committee is considering this a mission project. Any questions may be addressed to the committee: LaDonna Stanosheck, Randy Pfanstiel and Deb Gutz.

NEVER MISS A DONATION TO THE CHURCH AGAIN - We are in the process of setting up automatic payments to the church. We have decided on setting up these payments on the 1st and 15th of the month, beginning in October. You can choose one or both of these dates. If you are interested in doing this, please stop in the office and Deb will have you fill out the needed form.

HOLY CROSS DAY -- On Tuesday, September 14th, we observe Holy Cross Day. On this day we honor and commemorate the sacrifice that Jesus Christ made on the cross for our salvation. Display the cross of Christ in your homes and also in your front yard!

THE IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CEMETERY will be mowed tomorrow, September 13th at 6:00 p.m. The following members are asked to please come and help mow:

Dennis Schultze

Greg Schultze

Tim Schultze

Beau Simpson

Mike Slagle

Jon Stanosheck

Ross Stelling

Ben Timmerman

Dan Timmerman

Roger Timmerman

Tucker Timmerman

Jason von Rentzell

Please note!! If you cannot come Monday evening, you may come Sunday evening or Monday afternoon, but please contact your chairman, Marv Kumm at 402-748-3228. 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!

MAIN STREET LIVING NEWS: This is the Life – “Tina” – Two lonely people, a woman and a child, come together through Jesus. Worship Service – Rev. Dr. Ray Ohlendorf (Retired) from Trinity Lutheran Church in Marcus, IA, delivers the message “You Can Trust Jesus” based on Mark 9:24. These shows air today beginning at 10:00 AM on KCAU-9 TV.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, "Who is my Neighbor?" with Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler. We can't build a more hopeful neighborhood if we don't know who our neighbors are and we go out of our way to avoid them. (Luke 10:25-37) 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. Alton and Leoma Fuelberth are sponsoring today’s Lutheran Hour broadcast in praise to our Triune God; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit for the “Good Life” He provides in Nebraska and the USA! “In God We Trust!”

125th Anniversary Golgotha Lutheran Church of Wausa invites you to attend their 125th anniversary service on Sunday, September 19, 2021. The service will be at 10:30. Following the service the congregation invites you stay for a meal at noon. God be praised that our Savior, Jesus, who purchased our salvation at Golgotha outside of Jerusalem has brought His blood bought gifts of forgiveness, life, and salvation to Golgotha outside of Wausa for 125 years.

A THANK YOU from Pastor Lilienkamp is printed on the "This Week at Immanuel" sheet in the bulletin.

Announcements for September 5, 2021

immanuelosmond | 03 September, 2021 12:17

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

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

CANDLELIGHTERS for this morning are Molly Beacom-Timmerman and Juliana Kumm. Next Sunday they will be Riley Wagner and Kaden Polt.

BAPTISM IS BEING HELD THIS MORNING for Henry Bud Koehler, son of Mark and Kate (Utecht) Koehler. Henry’s sponsors are Adam & Kim Utecht and Eric Koehler. God’s blessings to Henry as he becomes a member of our congregation and an heir of our Heavenly Father.

THE FLOWERS ON THE PIANO are in honor of Jim & Margaret Broekemeier’s 70th Wedding anniversary which will be on Thursday, September 9th. Congratulations and God’s blessings to you both!.

FAREWELL POTLUCK: There will be a Farewell Potluck for Pastor and Darlene Lilienkamp today at noon. The congregation is invited to attend. Please bring a meat/main dish and/or salad. Thank you, Pastor Lilienkamp for all you have done for Immanuel these past 11 months.

CONFIRMATION AND MIDWEEK CLASSES begin this Wednesday, September 8th from 4:00 -5:30 p.m. for grades 5-8.

CONFIRMATION PARENTS will be meeting with Pastor Rosenthal after the first class this Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. All parents are asked to please be present.

A CALL MEETING is set for this Wednesday, September 8th at 7:30 PM. Information on the candidates we will be voting on is in your bulletin boxes. You may come earlier, beginning at 7:00 PM to look at the personal bios of the candidates if you wish.

LADIES AID will meet this Thursday at 2:00 p.m.

NEVER MISS A DONATION TO THE CHURCH AGAIN - We are in the process of setting up automatic payments to the church. We have decided on setting up these payments on the 1st and 15th of the month, beginning in October. You can choose one or both of these dates. If you are interested in doing this, please stop in the office and Deb will have you fill out the needed form.

REV. LEON ROSENTHAL will begin as our new vacancy pastor this week. He will start Confirmation classes this Wednesday, September 8th at 4:00 p.m. The weekly bible class will be held on Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. as we have been doing. If you are in need of pastoral care, he can be reached at 402-416-1250.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, "Living, Mighty, Active Faith" Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler. An elephant is a living, mighty, active thing. So is the faith of Jesus. (Isaiah 35:4-7)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 – “The Sound of Doors Closing” – A man’s mid-life crisis and the effect it has on his family. Worship Service – Rev. Richard Salcido of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove, IA, delivers the message “Fear Not the Autumn Leaves” based on Isaiah 35:4-7. 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.

THANK YOU to the members who helped mow the cemetery last week. Your willingness to help is appreciated so much.

A DIGITAL SIGN is being considered to replace the sign on the NE corner of the church. A poster has been made and is in the back of church. Donations may be put in the offering plate (clearly marked for the digital sign) or dropped off at the church office. The committee is considering this a mission project. Any questions may be addressed to the committee: LaDonna Stanosheck, Randy Pfanstiel and Deb Gutz.

OSMOND UMW GUEST DAY will be held this Wednesday in their fellowship hall at 6:30 with a salad luncheon followed by A Century of Fashion “The Roaring Twenties” by Sue McLain of Humanities Nebraska. Bring your daughters and granddaughters. All are welcome for an evening of fun and fellowship.

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

Announcements for September 5, 2021

immanuelosmond | 03 September, 2021 12:17

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

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

CANDLELIGHTERS for this morning are Molly Beacom-Timmerman and Juliana Kumm. Next Sunday they will be Riley Wagner and Kaden Polt.

BAPTISM IS BEING HELD THIS MORNING for Henry Bud Koehler, son of Mark and Kate (Utecht) Koehler. Henry’s sponsors are Adam & Kim Utecht and Eric Koehler. God’s blessings to Henry as he becomes a member of our congregation and an heir of our Heavenly Father.

THE FLOWERS ON THE PIANO are in honor of Jim & Margaret Broekemeier’s 70th Wedding anniversary which will be on Thursday, September 9th. Congratulations and God’s blessings to you both!.

FAREWELL POTLUCK: There will be a Farewell Potluck for Pastor and Darlene Lilienkamp today at noon. The congregation is invited to attend. Please bring a meat/main dish and/or salad. Thank you, Pastor Lilienkamp for all you have done for Immanuel these past 11 months.

CONFIRMATION AND MIDWEEK CLASSES begin this Wednesday, September 8th from 4:00 -5:30 p.m. for grades 5-8.

CONFIRMATION PARENTS will be meeting with Pastor Rosenthal after the first class this Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. All parents are asked to please be present.

A CALL MEETING is set for this Wednesday, September 8th at 7:30 PM. Information on the candidates we will be voting on is in your bulletin boxes. You may come earlier, beginning at 7:00 PM to look at the personal bios of the candidates if you wish.

LADIES AID will meet this Thursday at 2:00 p.m.

NEVER MISS A DONATION TO THE CHURCH AGAIN - We are in the process of setting up automatic payments to the church. We have decided on setting up these payments on the 1st and 15th of the month, beginning in October. You can choose one or both of these dates. If you are interested in doing this, please stop in the office and Deb will have you fill out the needed form.

REV. LEON ROSENTHAL will begin as our new vacancy pastor this week. He will start Confirmation classes this Wednesday, September 8th at 4:00 p.m. The weekly bible class will be held on Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. as we have been doing. If you are in need of pastoral care, he can be reached at 402-416-1250.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, "Living, Mighty, Active Faith" Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler. An elephant is a living, mighty, active thing. So is the faith of Jesus. (Isaiah 35:4-7)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 – “The Sound of Doors Closing” – A man’s mid-life crisis and the effect it has on his family. Worship Service – Rev. Richard Salcido of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove, IA, delivers the message “Fear Not the Autumn Leaves” based on Isaiah 35:4-7. 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.

THANK YOU to the members who helped mow the cemetery last week. Your willingness to help is appreciated so much.

A DIGITAL SIGN is being considered to replace the sign on the NE corner of the church. A poster has been made and is in the back of church. Donations may be put in the offering plate (clearly marked for the digital sign) or dropped off at the church office. The committee is considering this a mission project. Any questions may be addressed to the committee: LaDonna Stanosheck, Randy Pfanstiel and Deb Gutz.

OSMOND UMW GUEST DAY will be held this Wednesday in their fellowship hall at 6:30 with a salad luncheon followed by A Century of Fashion “The Roaring Twenties” by Sue McLain of Humanities Nebraska. Bring your daughters and granddaughters. All are welcome for an evening of fun and fellowship.

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

Announcements for September 5, 2021

immanuelosmond | 03 September, 2021 12:17

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

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

CANDLELIGHTERS for this morning are Molly Beacom-Timmerman and Juliana Kumm. Next Sunday they will be Riley Wagner and Kaden Polt.

BAPTISM IS BEING HELD THIS MORNING for Henry Bud Koehler, son of Mark and Kate (Utecht) Koehler. Henry’s sponsors are Adam & Kim Utecht and Eric Koehler. God’s blessings to Henry as he becomes a member of our congregation and an heir of our Heavenly Father.

THE FLOWERS ON THE PIANO are in honor of Jim & Margaret Broekemeier’s 70th Wedding anniversary which will be on Thursday, September 9th. Congratulations and God’s blessings to you both!.

FAREWELL POTLUCK: There will be a Farewell Potluck for Pastor and Darlene Lilienkamp today at noon. The congregation is invited to attend. Please bring a meat/main dish and/or salad. Thank you, Pastor Lilienkamp for all you have done for Immanuel these past 11 months.

CONFIRMATION AND MIDWEEK CLASSES begin this Wednesday, September 8th from 4:00 -5:30 p.m. for grades 5-8.

CONFIRMATION PARENTS will be meeting with Pastor Rosenthal after the first class this Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. All parents are asked to please be present.

A CALL MEETING is set for this Wednesday, September 8th at 7:30 PM. Information on the candidates we will be voting on is in your bulletin boxes. You may come earlier, beginning at 7:00 PM to look at the personal bios of the candidates if you wish.

LADIES AID will meet this Thursday at 2:00 p.m.

NEVER MISS A DONATION TO THE CHURCH AGAIN - We are in the process of setting up automatic payments to the church. We have decided on setting up these payments on the 1st and 15th of the month, beginning in October. You can choose one or both of these dates. If you are interested in doing this, please stop in the office and Deb will have you fill out the needed form.

REV. LEON ROSENTHAL will begin as our new vacancy pastor this week. He will start Confirmation classes this Wednesday, September 8th at 4:00 p.m. The weekly bible class will be held on Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. as we have been doing. If you are in need of pastoral care, he can be reached at 402-416-1250.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, "Living, Mighty, Active Faith" Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler. An elephant is a living, mighty, active thing. So is the faith of Jesus. (Isaiah 35:4-7)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 – “The Sound of Doors Closing” – A man’s mid-life crisis and the effect it has on his family. Worship Service – Rev. Richard Salcido of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove, IA, delivers the message “Fear Not the Autumn Leaves” based on Isaiah 35:4-7. 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.

THANK YOU to the members who helped mow the cemetery last week. Your willingness to help is appreciated so much.

A DIGITAL SIGN is being considered to replace the sign on the NE corner of the church. A poster has been made and is in the back of church. Donations may be put in the offering plate (clearly marked for the digital sign) or dropped off at the church office. The committee is considering this a mission project. Any questions may be addressed to the committee: LaDonna Stanosheck, Randy Pfanstiel and Deb Gutz.

OSMOND UMW GUEST DAY will be held this Wednesday in their fellowship hall at 6:30 with a salad luncheon followed by A Century of Fashion “The Roaring Twenties” by Sue McLain of Humanities Nebraska. Bring your daughters and granddaughters. All are welcome for an evening of fun and fellowship.

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

Announcements for August 29, 2021

immanuelosmond | 27 August, 2021 11:20

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

THE CANDLELIGHTERS for today are Matthew Alderson and Baylen Guenther. Next Sunday they will be Molly Beacom-Timmerman and Juliana Kumm.

OUR READER for this morning is Larry Krohn and next Sunday, the reader will be Paul Koehler. Helping with communion next Sunday will be Ed Brummels and Larry Krohn.

3RD GRADE STUDENTS OF IMMANUEL receiving their Story Bibles this morning are: Lane Brummels Reid Brummels Harper Gansebom Rylan Gansebom Olivia Hille Toby Koehler Cooper Kumm Elliot Kumm Tucker Thelen Winter Wiseley

SUNDAY SCHOOL will be held this morning.  Promotion Sunday/Sundae Sunday will be held on Sunday, September 12th to welcome all students back full time to Sunday School classes.  Teachers are still needed.  Please consider teaching the future of our congregation!

BIBLE CLASS TODAY continues the study of the Old Testament book of Judges. Today’s class will focus on Samson, who is possibly the most flawed judge, yet amazingly more than any other Old Testament figure foreshadows Jesus. You will be amazed at the parallels. Join adult Bible class today to uncover how Samson points to the Savior, Jesus.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE MEETING will be held this evening at 7:00.

THE IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CEMETERY will be mowed tomorrow, August 30th at 6:00 p.m. The following members are asked to please come and help mow: Brian Lorenz John Newton Tim Oltjenbruns Justin Orr Greg Pfanstiel Jim Pfanstiel Kevin Pfanstiel Randy Pfanstiel Loren Poellot Chris Rohde Kent Schuettler Wyatt Schuettler Please note!! If you cannot come Monday evening, you may come Sunday evening or Monday afternoon, but please contact your chairman, Lyle Kuhlman at 402-748-3865. 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!

FAREWELL POTLUCK: There will be a Farewell Potluck for Pastor and Darlene Lilienkamp next Sunday, September 5 at noon. The congregation is invited to attend. Please bring a meat/main dish and/or salad. There will be a cake for dessert.

THE NEXT CALL MEETING will be held on Wednesday, September 8th at 7:30 p.m. You may come earlier, beginning at 7:00 p.m. to look at the personal bios if you wish.

CONFIRMATION AND MIDWEEK CLASSES will begin on Wednesday, September 8th from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. There will be a meeting with Pastor Rosenthal for the parents of the 7th & 8th grade confirmation class at 5:30 after this first class on September 8th. Parents are asked to please plan to attend.

QUILTING: We will begin to start tying quilts beginning September 13th at 1:00 p.m. Anyone is welcome!

PASTOR ROSENTHAL is looking at the best time to hold morning Bible Study. Please watch the bulletin for updates.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, “Use What You’ve Been Given” with Lutheran Hours Speaker: Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz. “Archives August” (Ephesians 6:10-17) The Lutheran Hour has touched lives and nurtured God’s children with an unchanging message of hope and forgiveness through Jesus Christ. We give all praise and glory to God for this life-changing ministry. 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 – “Candidate for Father” – An unwed daughter is not forgiven by her candidate for city council father. Worship Service – Rev. John Schmidt, pastor at Good Shepherd in Lincoln, NE presents a message titled “The Eternal and True Way”. This sermon is based on Psalm 119. Additional information is available on the website: www.mainstreetliving.com. These shows air today beginning at 10:00 AM on KCAU-9 TV out of Sioux City.

ST. JOHN’S, PIERCE will be celebrating their 150th anniversary next Saturday and Sunday, September 4-5 with church history tours, games for everyone, Supper on the Big Tent, a Southern Gospel Trio concert on Saturday from 7-9 pm. The anniversary worship service will be at 10:00 a.m. featuring guest speaker, Pastor Sommerfeld, followed by a Sunday Dinner. Meals will be Free Will Offering.

STATE FAIR SERVICE TIME: The Nebraska LLL will host a worship service at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island on September 5th beginning at 9:00 am. Guest speaker will be Rev. Jacob Bobby from First Trinity, Bloomfield.

Announcements for August 29, 2021

immanuelosmond | 27 August, 2021 11:20

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

THE CANDLELIGHTERS for today are Matthew Alderson and Baylen Guenther. Next Sunday they will be Molly Beacom-Timmerman and Juliana Kumm.

OUR READER for this morning is Larry Krohn and next Sunday, the reader will be Paul Koehler. Helping with communion next Sunday will be Ed Brummels and Larry Krohn.

3RD GRADE STUDENTS OF IMMANUEL receiving their Story Bibles this morning are: Lane Brummels Reid Brummels Harper Gansebom Rylan Gansebom Olivia Hille Toby Koehler Cooper Kumm Elliot Kumm Tucker Thelen Winter Wiseley

SUNDAY SCHOOL will be held this morning.  Promotion Sunday/Sundae Sunday will be held on Sunday, September 12th to welcome all students back full time to Sunday School classes.  Teachers are still needed.  Please consider teaching the future of our congregation!

BIBLE CLASS TODAY continues the study of the Old Testament book of Judges. Today’s class will focus on Samson, who is possibly the most flawed judge, yet amazingly more than any other Old Testament figure foreshadows Jesus. You will be amazed at the parallels. Join adult Bible class today to uncover how Samson points to the Savior, Jesus.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE MEETING will be held this evening at 7:00.

THE IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CEMETERY will be mowed tomorrow, August 30th at 6:00 p.m. The following members are asked to please come and help mow: Brian Lorenz John Newton Tim Oltjenbruns Justin Orr Greg Pfanstiel Jim Pfanstiel Kevin Pfanstiel Randy Pfanstiel Loren Poellot Chris Rohde Kent Schuettler Wyatt Schuettler Please note!! If you cannot come Monday evening, you may come Sunday evening or Monday afternoon, but please contact your chairman, Lyle Kuhlman at 402-748-3865. 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!

FAREWELL POTLUCK: There will be a Farewell Potluck for Pastor and Darlene Lilienkamp next Sunday, September 5 at noon. The congregation is invited to attend. Please bring a meat/main dish and/or salad. There will be a cake for dessert.

THE NEXT CALL MEETING will be held on Wednesday, September 8th at 7:30 p.m. You may come earlier, beginning at 7:00 p.m. to look at the personal bios if you wish.

CONFIRMATION AND MIDWEEK CLASSES will begin on Wednesday, September 8th from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. There will be a meeting with Pastor Rosenthal for the parents of the 7th & 8th grade confirmation class at 5:30 after this first class on September 8th. Parents are asked to please plan to attend.

QUILTING: We will begin to start tying quilts beginning September 13th at 1:00 p.m. Anyone is welcome!

PASTOR ROSENTHAL is looking at the best time to hold morning Bible Study. Please watch the bulletin for updates.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, “Use What You’ve Been Given” with Lutheran Hours Speaker: Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz. “Archives August” (Ephesians 6:10-17) The Lutheran Hour has touched lives and nurtured God’s children with an unchanging message of hope and forgiveness through Jesus Christ. We give all praise and glory to God for this life-changing ministry. 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 – “Candidate for Father” – An unwed daughter is not forgiven by her candidate for city council father. Worship Service – Rev. John Schmidt, pastor at Good Shepherd in Lincoln, NE presents a message titled “The Eternal and True Way”. This sermon is based on Psalm 119. Additional information is available on the website: www.mainstreetliving.com. These shows air today beginning at 10:00 AM on KCAU-9 TV out of Sioux City.

ST. JOHN’S, PIERCE will be celebrating their 150th anniversary next Saturday and Sunday, September 4-5 with church history tours, games for everyone, Supper on the Big Tent, a Southern Gospel Trio concert on Saturday from 7-9 pm. The anniversary worship service will be at 10:00 a.m. featuring guest speaker, Pastor Sommerfeld, followed by a Sunday Dinner. Meals will be Free Will Offering.

STATE FAIR SERVICE TIME: The Nebraska LLL will host a worship service at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island on September 5th beginning at 9:00 am. Guest speaker will be Rev. Jacob Bobby from First Trinity, Bloomfield.

Announcements for August 29, 2021

immanuelosmond | 27 August, 2021 11:20

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

THE CANDLELIGHTERS for today are Matthew Alderson and Baylen Guenther. Next Sunday they will be Molly Beacom-Timmerman and Juliana Kumm.

OUR READER for this morning is Larry Krohn and next Sunday, the reader will be Paul Koehler. Helping with communion next Sunday will be Ed Brummels and Larry Krohn.

3RD GRADE STUDENTS OF IMMANUEL receiving their Story Bibles this morning are: Lane Brummels Reid Brummels Harper Gansebom Rylan Gansebom Olivia Hille Toby Koehler Cooper Kumm Elliot Kumm Tucker Thelen Winter Wiseley

SUNDAY SCHOOL will be held this morning.  Promotion Sunday/Sundae Sunday will be held on Sunday, September 12th to welcome all students back full time to Sunday School classes.  Teachers are still needed.  Please consider teaching the future of our congregation!

BIBLE CLASS TODAY continues the study of the Old Testament book of Judges. Today’s class will focus on Samson, who is possibly the most flawed judge, yet amazingly more than any other Old Testament figure foreshadows Jesus. You will be amazed at the parallels. Join adult Bible class today to uncover how Samson points to the Savior, Jesus.

NOMINATING COMMITTEE MEETING will be held this evening at 7:00.

THE IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CEMETERY will be mowed tomorrow, August 30th at 6:00 p.m. The following members are asked to please come and help mow: Brian Lorenz John Newton Tim Oltjenbruns Justin Orr Greg Pfanstiel Jim Pfanstiel Kevin Pfanstiel Randy Pfanstiel Loren Poellot Chris Rohde Kent Schuettler Wyatt Schuettler Please note!! If you cannot come Monday evening, you may come Sunday evening or Monday afternoon, but please contact your chairman, Lyle Kuhlman at 402-748-3865. 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!

FAREWELL POTLUCK: There will be a Farewell Potluck for Pastor and Darlene Lilienkamp next Sunday, September 5 at noon. The congregation is invited to attend. Please bring a meat/main dish and/or salad. There will be a cake for dessert.

THE NEXT CALL MEETING will be held on Wednesday, September 8th at 7:30 p.m. You may come earlier, beginning at 7:00 p.m. to look at the personal bios if you wish.

CONFIRMATION AND MIDWEEK CLASSES will begin on Wednesday, September 8th from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. There will be a meeting with Pastor Rosenthal for the parents of the 7th & 8th grade confirmation class at 5:30 after this first class on September 8th. Parents are asked to please plan to attend.

QUILTING: We will begin to start tying quilts beginning September 13th at 1:00 p.m. Anyone is welcome!

PASTOR ROSENTHAL is looking at the best time to hold morning Bible Study. Please watch the bulletin for updates.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, “Use What You’ve Been Given” with Lutheran Hours Speaker: Rev. Dr. Gregory Seltz. “Archives August” (Ephesians 6:10-17) The Lutheran Hour has touched lives and nurtured God’s children with an unchanging message of hope and forgiveness through Jesus Christ. We give all praise and glory to God for this life-changing ministry. 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 – “Candidate for Father” – An unwed daughter is not forgiven by her candidate for city council father. Worship Service – Rev. John Schmidt, pastor at Good Shepherd in Lincoln, NE presents a message titled “The Eternal and True Way”. This sermon is based on Psalm 119. Additional information is available on the website: www.mainstreetliving.com. These shows air today beginning at 10:00 AM on KCAU-9 TV out of Sioux City.

ST. JOHN’S, PIERCE will be celebrating their 150th anniversary next Saturday and Sunday, September 4-5 with church history tours, games for everyone, Supper on the Big Tent, a Southern Gospel Trio concert on Saturday from 7-9 pm. The anniversary worship service will be at 10:00 a.m. featuring guest speaker, Pastor Sommerfeld, followed by a Sunday Dinner. Meals will be Free Will Offering.

STATE FAIR SERVICE TIME: The Nebraska LLL will host a worship service at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island on September 5th beginning at 9:00 am. Guest speaker will be Rev. Jacob Bobby from First Trinity, Bloomfield.

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