Announcements at Immanuel

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.

 
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