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.

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