Announcements at Immanuel

Announcements for August 1, 2021

immanuelosmond | 30 July, 2021 10:24

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 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 Mason Gansebom and Keyston Pfanstiel and next Sunday they will be Cali Gutz and Anna Kahny.

BAPTISM IS BEING HELD TODAY for Kollins Rena Curtis, daughter of Jason and Kelsey Curtis.. Kollins’ sponsors are Michael & Amy Schroer and Shane & Nicole Strope. God’s blessings to Kollins as she becomes a member of our congregation and an heir of our Heavenly Father.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS continues the series on the book of Judges. The Old Testament book of Judges is very contemporary for our lives today. A repeated phrase in Judges is: “Everyone did what was right in their own eyes,” and that phrase pretty much describes life in the United States today. Join Adult Bible Class to explore how God’s people handled life in similar circumstances to today. In addition, the book of Judges has some very interesting accounts, perhaps, the most humorous story in the Old Testament. See you in Bible Class!

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

A CALL WAS EXTENDED on Sunday evening to Rev. Kirk M. Clayton. Please pray for God’s will to be done for our congregation, his family and his congregation, Zion Lutheran in Mascoutah, IL.

LYF is getting together Sunday, August 8th, to head to the Escape Rooms in Columbus. We will leave the church at 1:15. The cost of the Escape Rooms will be covered by LYF. If we stop for food afterwards, you will need to bring money to cover that cost. Please RSVP to Melanie at 402-525-7323 by Tuesday, August 3rd so we can line up enough drivers.

THE FLOWERS on the altar this morning are from the Hannah Gutz/Tanner Crosley wedding. We thank them for sharing them with our congregation.

ICE CREAM SOCIAL Trinity Lutheran Church in Foster will have their annual homemade ice cream and pie social on Sunday, August 15 from 4:00 to 8:00. Free will donations will be given to mission and human care projects.

MAIN STREET LIVING NEWS: Today on This is the Life – “Stranger at the Door” – Having given up a baby for adoption 22 years before, a man shows up on her steps saying he is looking for his mother. Worship Service – Rev. Byrene Haney, of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fort Dodge, IA, delivers the message “Come and Eat a Meal That Endures” based on John 6:22-35. These shows air today beginning at 10:00 AM on KCAU-9 TV out of Sioux City. Additional information is available on the website:

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, “Blowing in the Wind” with Speaker Emeritus of The Lutheran Hour: Rev. Dr. Ken Klaus. “Archives August” begins with a classic message from Pastor Klaus in which he contrasts popularly-held urban legends with the unchanging truth of God’s Word. (Ephesians 4:14-16)The Lutheran Hour airs on WJAG-AM 780 and WJAG-FM 105.9 on Sundays at 7:30 AM and 12:30 PM.

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 from memorials and designated donations from members is how the sign will be paid for. The committee is considering this a mission project. Any questions may be addressed to the committee: LaDonna Stanosheck, Randy Pfanstiel and Deb Gutz.

CARD SHOWER - Former members Ralph and Linda Mickley will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on August 8th. Their children are hosting a card shower to honor the blessed event. The family has requested no gifts, but they would love for you to send a card with a special note or memory to Ralph and Linda. Their new address is: Ralph and Linda Mickley, 509 Smiley Avenue, Ames, Iowa 50014 The couple can also be reached at

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