Announcements at Immanuel

Announcments for April 26, 2015

immanuelosmond | 27 April, 2015 14:52

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


THE CANDLELIGHTERS this morning are Hannah Gutz and Tyler von Rentzell. Next Sunday will be Brock Johnson and Tucker Timmerman.


VBS IS SCHEDULED to be held this year June 15th thru June 19th. Plans are to have VBS in the forenoons this year with the closing program and picnic on Friday evening. Coordinating this year's VBS is Chelsea Wiese assisted by Janet Pfanstiel. If you feel that you can help out in anyway, please contact Janet or Chelsea.


A BELL TOWER COMMITTEE was formed at the Quarterly Voters' Meeting last Wednesday evening. Those on the committee are: Deb Gutz, Sarah Trowbridge, Mike Johnson, Randy Pfanstiel and Ross Stelling. If anyone has any suggestions or photo examples of bell towers, please bring them in to the church office. Also, if you would like to be on the committee as well, please contact one of the members mentioned above.


SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Bethesda Lutheran Communities is accepting scholarship applications for the 2015-16 academic year for Lutheran high school, college and seminary students with a career objective in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities.  To be eligible, a student must be an active communicant member of a Lutheran congregation. Bethesda staff will review applications and make selections in July.

Bethesda will award five Lutheran student scholastic and service scholarships: two $3,000 awards for current college students; one $3,000 award for a seminary students and two $500 awards for high school seniors. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Other application requirements include documentation of volunteer or paid service to people with developmental disabilities, as essay and letters of recommendation. The application deadline is Friday, May 1, 2015.

For questions, call 800-383-8743, ext. 4428, or email to


This Week at Immanuel

Today 9:30 Divine Worship;   10:30 Sunday school and Bible Classes

Monday 1:00 Quilt Tying

Tuesday 9:00 Bible Study;  7:00 The Truth Project

Wednesday 7:30 LWML

Next Sunday 9:30 Worship with Holy Communion;  10:30 Sunday school and Bible Classes


WE REMEMBER IN OUR PRAYERS TODAY: David Buchholz, Meril Friedrich, Bernice Kumm, Carol Kumm, Elaine Peterson, Todd Prince, Beulah Rokahr, Ronda Wiese, Myron Kiichler, Benjamin Sauser, and Gerardo Herrera. If you have prayer requests for family or friends, please notify either Pastor Emery or the church secretary to have them added and also when you want them removed. Also, if your loved one is moved from one facility to another or returned home, please contact us so that Pastor knows where to go visit. Thank you.


SUNDAY SCHOOL AND BIBLE CLASSES will be held this morning following the morning worship service.


QUILT TYING will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1:00 p.m.


TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY will be held on Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.


THE TRUTH PROJECT will meet Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.


THE LWML will meet this Wednesday evening, April 29th, at 7:30 p.m.


THANK YOU TO EVERYONE who came to help clean the church during Spring Church Cleaning a week ago. Your willingness to help out is very much appreciated. Reminder!! If you feel that you can no longer help clean, please let Denise know so that your name can be taken off of the cleaning list. Thank you.


LUTHER CARE SERVICES, a non-profit company that manages the Luther Park Campus, has provided quality services for mature Iowans, meeting their physical, spiritual, social and psychological needs at a beautiful campus. The LWML will be collecting items for the LWML Convention in June in Des Moines. This will help them provide some resources for their residents:

Crayola regular markers        Colored Pencils          Tempura Paint Glue or Glue Sticks         School Paint Brushes                Pony Beads     Crayons         Pony Bead Laces

There will be a box in the front entry of the church if you would like to bring something for our in-gathering.


BACCALAUREATE SUNDAY will be held next Sunday morning during our worship service. Immanuel's high school graduates will be recognized during our worship service. Graduates being recognized are:

Seth Gutz      Samantha Johnson      Cody Koehler     Noah Koehler      Cole Kralicek       Laura Kruse     Margaret Kruse      Zach Kumm      Michael Simmons

Rayann Wales       Victoria Winnenger (foreign exchange student)     Also, Travis Robinson, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Foster


IN HONOR OF DELORIS WIESE'S 90TH BIRTHDAY, her family will be providing Coffee and Cookies during the fellowship hour following next Sunday's Worship Service. Deloris is planning to be here, so you can wish her a Happy Birthday, as well.


NOTE TO MEN OF THE CONGREGATION: If you feel that you are no longer able to help mow the church cemetery, please let Denise know so that she can leave your name off of the mowing list, as she is compiling a mowing list this week.   Thank You!


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