June 23, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music               

 

*Songs                   Ye Servants of God, Your Master Proclaim  -Wesley/Croft No. 360  *Congregational Greeting

 Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God

 (Children age 3-2nd grade released to Children & Worship)

 The Word of God

 *Songs                                      His Eye is on the Sparrow                         -Martin/Gabriel

                                                  Made to Worship                          -Tomlin/Cash/Sharp

 Scripture:                                        1 Peter 3:15-18

Message:                               “The Hope That Is In You”

                                                   Rev. Dale Matthews

Prayer for Blessing                                        

The Response to the Word

 Moment for Ministry

Offering

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 38 Offertory Prayers

*Song                                       Build Your Kingdom Here                       -Rend Collective

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                      

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

Flowers Provided By:  Carrie Blanck in celebration of Jennifer B birthday, June 25.  

June Mission of the Month:  Siloam Youth.  We are a "Mother Church" to the Siloam congregation, and they are our "Church Plant."  It is our job, like a mother's, to help them grow and to mature in their faith. On Pentecost Sunday, we took up a collection for their youth group.  There is still time to contribute to this worthy cause if you are able.

June Calling Team:  Please call Jennifer B and Marcia J with any special concerns or requests.

 We are continually collecting personal needs for the churches in the Lansing Christian Services network that have personal needs closets.  There is a special need for toilet paper and women’s personal products.  Items can be placed in the boxes at the end of the upstairs hall.

Our youth group get together will be a graduation party for Jill at the H house, today from 4-7 p.m.  Senior and Junior High are invited, food will be provided!  

Graduation Open House for Emily W: All invited on Saturday, June 29, from 2-6 p.m., here at ICRC, 3200 Delta River Dr., Lansing, MI, 48906.

13th Annual Community Youth Basketball Camp July 8-11.  This is free for children ages 8-14yrs old.  We are still looking for volunteers to help with this.  There are many options to pick from, please see the bulletin board in the FLC to sign up.

Weather Policy- Spring is here! With that comes the possibility of tornado watches/ warnings.  If there is a watch or a warning within a half hour before any scheduled programs meetings or activities, all will be cancelled at that time.

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

  Friends with Health Concerns

Gary A, Mark B, Joe C,

          Howard J. C, Sandy F, Carol G,

     Ronda H, Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

              Kathe L, Eleanor N, Marian P,

          Sandi S, and Joy V. for continued healing.

Save these Dates:

                                           July 2- Consistory Meeting

                                                       July 9- Men’s Study

                                                July 8-11- Basketball Camp

                                           July 18-21- Summer Mission Trip

                                          August 8-11 Summer Mission Trip

                                     August 18- Church Picnic/ Hawk Island

June 16, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music               

 

*Songs                                          Sing to the King                                                   -Foote

*Congregational Greeting

 Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God

 

(Children age 3-2nd grade released to Children & Worship)

 

The Word of God

*Songs                          I’ll Fly Away/ Down at the Cross -Brumley/ Hoffman/ Stockton

 

Scripture:                           Romans 5:1-5, John 16:12-15

Message:                           “Finding Hope in the Spirit of Truth”

                                                     Rev. Andrea DeWard

                                                          

Prayer for Blessing                                        

The Response to the Word

 Offering                                

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382

Offertory Prayers

*Song                                             Old Church Choir       -Williams/ Hulse/ Wedgeworth

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                      

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for her message to touch the hearts of those listening.

June Mission of the Month:  Siloam Youth.  We are a "Mother Church" to the Siloam congregation, and they are our "Church Plant."  It is our job, like a mother's, to help them grow and to mature in their faith. On Pentecost Sunday, we took up a collection for their youth group.  There is still time to contribute to this worthy cause if you are able.

 June Calling Team:  Please call Jennifer B and Marcia J with any special concerns or requests.

 Happy Father’s Day to all men who have done fathering in any way!  The Burcham Small Group.

 We are continually collecting personal needs for the churches in the Lansing Christian Services network that have personal needs closets.  There is a special need for toilet paper and women’s personal products.  Items can be placed in the boxes at the end of the upstairs hall.

Graduation Open House for Sharon C:  All invited on Saturday, June 22, from 11-2 p.m. at the C. House..

Our youth group get together will be a graduation party for Jill at the H house on Sunday, June 23, from 4-7 p.m.  Senior and Junior High are invited, food will be provided! 

Graduation Open House for Emily W: All invited on Saturday, June 29, from 2-6 p.m., here at ICRC, 3200 Delta River Dr., Lansing, MI, 48906.

Weather Policy- Spring is here! With that comes the possibility of tornado watches/ warnings.  If there is a watch or a warning within a half hour before any scheduled programs meetings or activities, all will be cancelled at that time.

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

               Friends with Health Concerns

Gary A, Mark B, Joe C,

          Howard J. C, Sandy F, Carol G,

      Ronda H, Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

              Kathe L, Eleanor N, Marian P,

          Sandi S, and Joy V for continued healing.

Save these Dates:

                                             June 25- Men’s Study

                                         June 29- Emily W Open House

                                                 July 2- Consistory Meeting

                                                July 8-11- Basketball Camp

                                           July 18-21- Summer Mission Trip

                                          August 8-11 Summer Mission Trip

                                     August 18- Church Picnic/ Hawk Island

                              

                                             

June 9, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music               

 

*Songs                              Crown Him with Many Crowns         - Bridges/ Thring/ Elvey   

*Congregational Greeting

 Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God

 (Children age 3-2nd grade released to Children & Worship)

 

The Word of God

 

*Songs                             I Know That My Redeemer Lives                        – Job/ Medley

                                                         O Church Arise                                               - Getty

 

Scripture:                                         1 John 3:14-24                                     

Message:                               “Loving Through Action”

                                                           Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

The Response to the Word

 

Offering

M.O.M Offering Received                                  

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382                                     

Offertory Prayers

*Song                                            How Great Thou Art                                            - Hine                        

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                      

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

 Flowers are Provided by: Sandy Carey in celebration of her retirement. Congratulations Sandy, may the Lord bless you in all your future plans with the desires of your heart.

 June Mission of the Month:  Siloam Youth.  Today we will be taking up a special offering that will be designated specifically for the Siloam Youth Ministry program.  Thank you for your contributions to this worthy cause.

 June Calling Team:  Please call Jennifer B and Marcia J with any special concerns or requests.

Graduation Open House for Sharon C:  All invited on Saturday, June 22, from 11-2 p.m. at the C House

Graduation Open House for Emily W: All invited on Saturday, June 29, from 2-6 p.m., here at ICRC, 3200 Delta River Dr., Lansing, MI, 48906.

Weather Policy- Spring is here! With that comes the possibility of tornado watches/ warnings.  If there is a watch or a warning within a half hour before any scheduled programs meetings or activities, all will be cancelled at that time.

Siloam Christian Church Please pray for their ministry to continue growing!

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

              

Friends with Health Concerns

Gary A, Mark B, Joe C,

          Howard J. C, Sandy F, Carol G,

    Ronda H, Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

              Kathe L, Eleanor N, Marian P,

        Sandi S, and Joy V for continued healing.

                    

     Save these Dates:

          June 22- Sharon C. Open House

        June 29- Emily W. Open House

         July 2- Consistory Meeting

July 8-11 Basketball Camp

         July 18-21- Summer Mission Trip

         August 8-11 Summer Mission Trip

            August 18- Church Picnic/ Hawk Island

June 2, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music               

 *Songs                        All Creatures of Our God Sing Alleluia -Assisi/ Hindalong/ Byrd

*Congregational Greeting

 Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God

 The Word of God

 *Songs                                               In Christ Alone                               -Getty/ Towsend

 

Scripture:                                           1 John 3:1-7                                     

Message:                             “Bringing Hope to the World”

                                                           Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

 

The Response to the Word

 

Mission of the Month

Offering                                    

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382                                     

Offertory Prayers

*Song                                                   He Reigns                                        -Furler/ Taylor

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                      

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

 Flowers are Provided by: The E. family in honor of Alaina’s birthday.

 June Mission of the Month:  Siloam Youth.  We are a "Mother Church" to the Siloam congregation, and they are our "Church Plant."  It is our job, like a mother's, to help them grow and to mature in their faith.  There are many ways that we do this, and one of them will be on Pentecost Sunday, June 9th. On this day, we will be taking up a special offering that will be designated specifically for the Siloam Youth Ministry program. 

 June Calling Team:  Please call Jennifer Band Marcia J with any special concerns or requests.

Graduation Open House for Jenny F: All invited on Sunday, June 2, from Noon-4 p.m. at the F. house,

Graduation Open House for Casady R:  All invited on Saturday, June 8, from 4-8 p.m.

Bridal Shower for Olivia M (Brett J’s Fiancé), All invited on Saturday, June 8, at 10 a.m., here at ICRC, 3200 Delta River Dr., Lansing, MI, 48906.

Graduation Open House for Sharon C:  All invited on Saturday, June 22, from 11-2 p.m. at the C. House

Graduation Open House for Emily W: All invited on Saturday, June 29, from 2-6 p.m., here at ICRC, 3200 Delta River Dr., Lansing, MI, 48906.

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

              

Friends with Health Concerns

Gary A, Mark B, Joe C,

          Howard J. C, Sandy F, Carol G,

    Ronda H, Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

              Kathe L, Eleanor N, Marian P,

        Sandi S, and Joy V for continued healing.

                    

     Save these Dates:

                                             June 8- Olivia M- Bridal Shower                                       

   June 8- Casady R Open House

      June 29- Emily W Open House

        June 22- Sharon C Open House

         July 2- Consistory Meeting

         July 18-21- Summer Mission Trip

         August 8-11 Summer Mission Trip

            August 18- Church Picnic/ Hawk Island

May 26, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music               

 *Songs                                   My Country, Tis of Thee                                        -No. 695

*Congregational Greeting

Responsive Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God

 (Children age 3-2nd grade released to Children & Worship)

 

The Word of God

*Songs                                                 At Calvary                                                 -No. 415

 Scripture:                                           1 John 1:1; 2:2                                     

Message:                         “The Transformative Power of God”

                                                           Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

 The Response to the Word

 Moment for Ministry

Offering                                     Great is Thy Faithfulness                                      -Raney

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382  Offertory Prayers

*Song                                                A Song of Peace                                           -No. 682

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                      

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

 Flowers are Provided by: Alv and Joy V in celebration of Memorial Weekend.  God Bless America

 May Mission of the Month:  Kingdom Air Corps: Today is the last day to contribute to this worthy cause.

 May Calling Team:  Please call David S and Linda B with any special concerns or requests.

Our Last Day for Cumberland Backpacks will be Saturday, June 1, at 9:00 a.m., we will deliver the bags on Wednesday, June 5, at 5:30 p.m. Please come and help on either of these days if you are able.

Graduation Sunday/ Teacher Appreciation Sunday, June 2: Please join us to honor our College, High School, and Children & Worship graduates on this day.  We will also be honoring our teachers from Cumberland, and we will be joining congregations with Siloam.  This is going to be a day full of praises and worship, don’t miss out!

Weather Policy- Spring is here! With that comes the possibility of tornado watches/ warnings.  If there is a watch or a warning within a half hour before any scheduled programs meetings or activities, all will be cancelled at that time.

Siloam Christian Church Please pray for their ministry to continue growing!

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

              

Friends with Health Concerns

Gary A, Mark B, Joe C,

          Howard J. C, Sandy F, Carol G,

    Ronda H, Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

              Kathe L, Eleanor N, Marian P,

        Sandi S, and Joy V for continued healing.

                    

     Save these Dates:

                                             June 8- Olivia M- Bridal Shower                                       

   June 8- Casady R Open House

      June 29- Emily W Open House

        June 22- Sharon C Open House

         July 2- Consistory Meeting

         July 18-21- Summer Mission Trip

         August 8-11 Summer Mission Trip

            August 18- Church Picnic/ Hawk Island

May 19, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music               

 

*Songs                                    Build Your Kingdom Here                        -Rend Collective

*Congregational Greeting

Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God

 (Children age 3-2nd grade released to Children & Worship)

 

The Word of God

*Songs                            Amazing Grace/ My Chains are Gone            -Newton/ Tomlin        

                                                       Jesus is the Answer                                          -Crouch

 

Scripture:                                          Luke 10: 25-37  

Message:                                   “21st Century Samaritans”

                                                         Rev. John Messer

                                                          

Prayer for Blessing                                        

 

                                             The Response to the Word

 

Offering                             

M.O.M. Offering Received

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382                                     

Offertory Prayers

*Song                                                  Love the Lord                                           -Brewster

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                      

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Flowers are Provided by: Gary and Lisa F in honor of their 42nd wedding anniversary on May 20th!

 May Mission of the Month:  Kingdom Air Corps: This is a nonprofit mission organization dedicated to taking the Gospel to people living in the most remote areas of the world.

 May Calling Team:  Please call David S and Linda B with any special concerns or requests.

Congregational Meeting May 19:  The annual Congregational meeting will be held today at noon, following a potluck dinner.  On the agenda will be a report from the Church Unique team, a proposed budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year, and the selection of one new deacon, and one new elder.  Nominated for deacon is Carrie B, and for elder is Rick H and Jack N. Please join us in the FLC immediately following the service.

This Wednesday, May 22, will be the last CONNECT until the fall.  Please invite your friends and family and come join us for an all church Barbeque/ Luau Party! We will have plenty of food, fun, and games for all!

Graduation Open House for Taryn R.: All invited on Friday, May 31, 5-8 p.m. at the R. Home

Our Last Day for Cumberland Backpacks will be Saturday, June 1, at 9:00 a.m., we will deliver the bags on Wednesday, June 5, at 5:30 p.m. Please come and help on either of these days if you are able.

Graduation Open House for Abigail L.: All invited on Saturday, June 1, from 2-5 p.m., here at ICRC, 3200 Delta River Dr., Lansing, MI, 48906.

Graduation Open House for Jenny F.: All invited on Sunday, June 2, Noon-4 p.m. at the F house

Graduation Open House for Casady R.:  All invited on Saturday, June 8, from 4-8 p.m.

Graduation Open House for Emily W.: All invited on Saturday, June 29, from 2-6 p.m., here at ICRC, 3200 Delta River Dr., Lansing, MI, 48906.

Friends with Health Concerns

  Gary A, Mark B, Joe C,

          Howard J. C, Sandy F, Carol G,

      Ronda H, Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

              Kathe L, Eleanor N, Marian P,

        Sandi S, and Joy V for continued healing.

                    

                                             Save these Dates:

                                            June 1- Abigail L. Open House

                          June 2- Graduation Sunday/ Teacher Appreciation Day

                                        June 2- Jenny F. Open House

                                       June 8- Casady R. Open House

                                     June 29- Emily W. Open House

                                                 July 2- Consistory Meeting

                                           July 18-21- Summer Mission Trip

                                          August 8-11 Summer Mission Trip

                                    August 18- Church Picnic/ Hawk Island

May 12, 2019

The Approach to God

 

Pre-Service Music                Now Thank We All Our God                                        -Bock                  

 

*Songs                               Crown Him with Many Crowns        - Bridges/ Throng/ Elvey

*Congregational Greeting

Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God

 

(Children age 3-2nd grade released to Children & Worship)

 The Word of God

*Songs                                              Help Me Find It                           -Sidewalk Prophets

 Scripture:                                          John 20: 19-21       

Message:                      “Understanding What We’re Supposed to Do”

                                                           Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

 The Response to the Word

 Communion Hymn                           Table of Grace

Celebrate the Lord’s Supper 

Responsive Communion Thanksgiving

Offering                              Oh the Deep Deep Love of Jesus                                  -Hayes

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382 Offertory Prayers

*Song                                      Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus                                -No. 616

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                       Lead On, O King Eternal (trumpet tune)                            -Payne

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Flowers are Provided by: the H family in celebration of Stacey’s birthday and in honor of Mother’s Day.

 May Mission of the Month:  Kingdom Air Corps: A nonprofit mission organization dedicated to taking the Gospel to people living in the most remote areas of the world.

 May Calling Team:  Please call David S and Linda B with any special concerns or requests.

 Happy Mother’s Day to all women who have done mothering in any way~ The Burcham Small Group.

 We will be filling Backpacks after service today.  Please join us after the service downstairs in the food pantry if you would like to help.  We will be delivering them on Wednesday, May 15 at 5:30 p.m.

CONNECT Wednesday: The kids will be running Cross Country with Dave South.  Make sure they dress comfortably and wear their running shoes!

Congregational Meeting May 19:  The annual Congregational meeting will be held next Sunday at noon, following a potluck dinner.  On the agenda will be a report from the Church Unique team, a proposed budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year, and the selection of one new deacon, and one new elder.  Nominated for deacon is Carrie B, and for elder is Rick H and Jack N. There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board in the FLC if you would like to bring a dish to pass for the potluck.

Graduation Open house for Jenny F: All invited on Sunday, June 2, Noon-4pm at the F house

Weather Policy- Spring is here! With that comes the possibility of tornado watches/ warnings.  If there is a watch or a warning within a half hour before any scheduled programs meetings or activities, all will be cancelled at that time.

Friends with Health Concerns

  Gary A, Mark B, Joe C,

          Howard J. C, Sandy F, Carol G,

      Ronda H, Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

              Kathe L, Eleanor N, Marian P,

        Sandi S, and Joy V for continued healing.

                    

                                             Save these Dates:

                                     May 22- Last CONNECT/ All Church Luau & Barbeque

June 2- Graduation Sunday/ Teacher Appreciation Day

                                             Summer Mission Trip- July 18-21

                                            Summer Mission Trip- August 8-11

May 5, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music                        

 

*Songs                                          Holy, Holy, Holy                                     -Heber/ Dykes

*Congregational Greeting

Responsive Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God

 The Word of God

 

*Songs                                   Build Your Kingdom Here                        -Rend Collective

                                                        One True God                                        -Harris/ Clark    

Scripture:                                       Ephesians 2:1-10

Message:                            “Understanding Who We Are”

                                                          Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

 

                                             The Response to the Word

Moment for Ministry

Offering                                  

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382                                     

Offertory Prayers

*Song                                     How Can I Keep from Singing?              -Tomlin/ Redman

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                                      

 Hymns projected by permission of CCLI #95502

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Flowers are Provided by: Carrie B in honor of Lilly’s Birthday.

 May Mission of the Month:  Kingdom Air Corps: Kingdom Air Corps is a nonprofit mission organization dedicated to taking the Gospel to people living in the most remote areas of the world. Pilots and aviation mechanics who have been called to full-time missionary service are trained with the skills they need to minister in these places, which are typically inaccessible by road.

 May Calling Team:  Please call David S and Linda B with any special concerns or requests.

 Thank You to all who made my 90th birthday so special!  I am so grateful for the cards, the notes, the neat messages, and the well wishes. I would also like to give a special thank you to Ann H, Dean J, and Marcia J for all of their assistance and care. ~ Marian P

 Thank You to all who brought in diapers, wipes, and other items to the Burcham Small Group room for our struggling young mother from Flint.  It is such a blessing to bless others, and we are extremely grateful for the opportunity to show her Christian love at its finest!

CONNECT Wednesday: The kids will be painting by numbers, learning that that when we follow the numbers, or the 10 Commandments, we create a beautiful picture.

We will be filling backpacks on Sunday, May 12:  If you would like to help with this, please meet downstairs in the food pantry immediately following the service.  We will be delivering to Cumberland on Wednesday, May 15.

Congregational Meeting May 19:  The annual Congregational meeting will be held on this date at noon, following a potluck dinner.  On the agenda will be a report from the Church Unique team, a proposed budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year, and the selection of one new deacon, and one new elder.  Nominated for deacon is Carrie Blanck, and for elder is Rick Harrison and Jack Nelms.

Graduation Open house for Jenny F: All invited on Sunday, June 2, Noon-4pm at the F house, Grand Ledge, MI.

Siloam Christian Church Please pray for their ministry to continue growing!

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

              

                      Friends with Health Concerns

  Gary A, Mark B, Joe C,

          Howard J. C, Sandy F, Carol G,

     Ronda H, Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

              Kathe L, Eleanor N, Marian P,

        Sandi S, and Joy V for continued healing.

                    

                                            Save these Dates:

                                          Communion Service/ Mother’s Day- May 12

                                                 Painting with Sandi- May 14

                                                      Men’s Study- May 14

                                        Congregational Meeting/ Potluck- May 19

                                  May 22- Last CONNECT before Summer Break

                                             Summer Mission Trip- July 18-21

                                           Summer Mission Trip- August 8-11

April 28, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music              Crown Him with Many Crowns                                     -Payne

 *Songs                                             You are Good                                                    -Egan      *Congregational Greeting

Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God

 The Word of God

*Songs                                   Open the Eyes of My Heart                                   -Baloche      

                                                     Jesus Paid it All                                              -Standfill

Scripture:                                   Hebrews 12:18-29

Message:                           “Understanding Who God Is”

                                                          Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

 

    The Response to the Word

Moment for Ministry

Offering                                   The God of Abraham Praise                         -Collinsworth

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382

Offertory Prayers

*Song                                           I Wanna be Washed                                       -Houghton

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                                       Thine Be the Glory                                             -Payne

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

 Flowers are Provided by: The E. family in celebration of Amelia’s birthday.

April Mission of the Month: Words of Hope.  Today is the last day to contribute to this important mission.

April Calling Team:  Please call Tod V and Brian W with any special concerns or requests.

The Burcham small group will be surrounding a struggling young mother from Flint with love and support today.  There will be a brunch in our room after service so that we can chat with her and shower her with diapers, wipes, and other baby necessities.  You are invited to come and join us in the Burcham Small Group Room to show her Christian love. 

Heart Healthy Meals for Gary A- If you would like to provide a meal for Gary, please see the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board in the FLC.

CONNECT Wednesday: The kids will be painting flower pots in preparation for planting the following week for Mother’s Day.

Children and Worship Helpers Needed- We are looking for adults, or older high school students to help out with the Children and Worship program on Sundays during service.  It would only be a few times a year and you would be trained for the job. If this is something that you are interested in doing, please write your name on the sign-up sheet in the FLC, or let Jennifer B know.  

Youth Group Rummage Sale Fundraiser:  Saturday May 4 from 8-2 p.m.  Items to donate can be dropped off in the FLC on Friday, May 3, any time after 2 p.m.

 

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry team

Friends with Health Concerns

  Gary A, Mark B, Joe C,

          Howard J. C, Sandy F, Carol G,

     Ronda H, Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

Kathe L, Eleanor N, Marian P,

        Sandi S, and Joy V for continued healing.

Save these Dates:

                                               Consistory Meeting- May 7

                                Communion Service/ Mother’s Day- May 12

                                                 Painting with Sandi- May 14

                                                      Men’s Study- May 14

                                         Congregational Meeting/ Potluck- May 19

                                  May 22- Last CONNECT before Summer Break

                                             Summer Mission Trip- July 18-21

                                            Summer Mission Trip- August 8-11

 

April 21, 2019 (Easter Sunday)

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music             I Know that My Redeemer Lives                    -Shackley

*Songs                                            Christ Arose                                          -Lowry/ Smith    

*Congregational Greeting

Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God

Sacrament of Baptism and Reception of New Member

 (Children age 3-2nd grade released to Children & Worship)

 The Word of God

 

*Songs                                                   Overcome                                                     -Egan

                                                  Christ the Lord is Risen Today                            -Wesley

 Scripture:                                       1 Corinthians 15:1-11   

Message:                                      “Rising to a New Life”

                                                             Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

 The Response to the Word

 Offering                                  The Day of the Resurrection                                    -Martin

M.O.M. Offering Received          

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382 Prayers

Sr. Choir                                    The Lord is Risen Today                                      -Larson

*Song                                       Battle Hymn of the Republic              -Ward Howe/ Steffe

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                                     

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

April Mission of the Month: Words of Hope is an international media ministry working to build the church throughout the world. They focus on areas that are hard to reach with the gospel, either because of poverty, geography, or social antagonism toward Christianity.

April Calling Team:  Please call Tod V and Brian W with any special concerns or requests.

 We are pleased to administer the Sacrament of Baptism to Jessi F this morning, and welcome her as a new member.

 Join Us After Service Today:  We will be having an “Enhanced Coffee Hour” to enjoy baked goods and fellowship with each another. There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt for the kids! Thank you to all who brought in baked goods to share, and to the Burcham Small Group for coordinating and providing the candy for the Easter Egg Hunt.

CONNECT Wednesday: The kids will be painting flower pots in preparation for planting next week.  They will also be doing puzzles, and learning about the miracle of Jesus.

Sunday April 28, the Burcham small group will be surrounding a struggling young mother from Flint with love and support.  There will be a brunch in our room after service so that we can chat with her and shower her with diapers and wipes.  She needs newborn to size 5 diapers as she has a young daughter, and a new little one on the way.  Diapers and wipes are a necessity that Medicaid does not provide. Please come and join us in showing her Christian love. 

Youth Group Rummage Sale Fundraiser:  Saturday May 4 from 8-2 p.m.  Item s can be dropped off in the FLC on Friday, May 3, 6-8 p.m. Thank you in advance for your contributions.

Siloam Christian Church Please pray for their ministry to continue growing!

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

             Friends with Health Concern

  Gary A, Mark B, Joe C,

          Howard J. C, Sandy F, Carol G,

     Ronda H, Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

Kathe L, Eleanor N, Marian P,

        Sandi S, and Joy V for continued healing.

             Save these Dates:

                                             Consistory Meeting- May 7

                                                 Painting with Sandi- May 14

                                                     Men’s Study- May 14

                                         Congregational Meeting/ Potluck- May 19

                                  May 22- Last CONNECT before Summer Break

                                             Summer Mission Trip- July 18-21

                                            Summer Mission Trip- August 8-11

April 18, 2019 Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday Communion Service

April 18, 2019

Pre-Service Music                 Ah, Holy Jesus                                     -Martin

                                             Were You There                                    -Rogers

Responsive Call to Worship

 *Hymn:                How Deep the Father’s Love for Us

 *Invocation and Lord’s Prayer

 Scripture Reading:  Luke 22: 1 - 6

 Unison Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and the Law of God

Scripture Reading:  John 13: 1 - 17

Responsive Reading

 Scripture Reading:  Luke 22: 54 - 62

 *Hymn                               Man of Sorrows                                            #246

 Scripture Reading:  1 Corinthians 11: 23-26

Meditation:  How Faithful are We?

 *Hymn                   Let Us Break Bread Together                                  #564

Celebration of the Lord’s Supper (Served Intinction Style)

 Communion Thanksgiving

 

*Hymn   Beneath the Cross of Jesus #253

 *Benediction

 Depart in Silence

 Participating in Tonight’s Service

 Rev. Richard Heusinkveld

Darla Lucero

Don Farnum

David Harvey

Ann Harvey

Kandy Hannula

Marcia Jackson

 

April 14, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music                All Glory, Laud and Honor                                          -Love

*Songs                                   Hosanna, Loud Hosanna                                       -Threlfall

                                              I’ve Got the Joy, Joy, Joy                         -Tornquist/ Cooke

*Congregational Greeting

Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God

 Kids Praise Team                 This Little Light of Mine                                   

 (Children age 3-2nd grade released to Children & Worship)

 

The Word of God

 

*Songs                                    All Glory, Laud and Honor                                        -Love

 

Scripture:                                Job 38:1-7; Matthew 21:1-11   

Message:                           “Troubled by a Talking Whirlwind”

                                                          Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

 The Response to the Word

Mission of the Month

Offering                                     Hosanna, Loud Hosanna                                      -Martin          

*Song                                      

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382

Offertory Prayer

*Song                                                 Life of Praise                                                    -Hall

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                                     

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

April Mission of the Month: Words of Hope is an international media ministry working to build the church throughout the world. They focus on areas that are hard to reach with the gospel, either because of poverty, geography, or social antagonism toward Christianity.

April Calling Team:  Please call Tod V and Brian W with any special concerns or requests.

CONNECT Wednesday: The kids will be learning about finding the empty tomb after Jesus was crucified

Maundy Thursday Communion Service: Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.

Good Friday Community Service:  Friday, April 19, 2019 at 1st United Methodist Church, 7:00 P.M.

Enhanced Coffee Fellowship Hour Easter Sunday, April 21- There is a sign-up sheet in the FLC to bring a baked good to share after the service.  There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt during that time for the kids ages third grade and younger.  Thank you to the Burcham small group for organizing the hunt and providing the candy. 

Youth Group Rummage Sale Fundraiser:  Saturday May 4 from 8-2 p.m.  Item s can be dropped off in the FLC on Friday, May 3.  Thank you in advance for your contributions.

Summer Mission Trips:  July 18-21 and August 8-11.  Both trips will be to the Stanton’s property in Alger, MI.  Please see the sign-up sheet in the FLC if you are interested in going on either of these trips.

Siloam Christian Church Please pray for their ministry to continue growing!

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

             Friends with Health Concern

  Gary A, Mark B, Joe C,

          Howard J. C, Sandy F, Carol G,

     Ronda H, Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

Kathe L, Eleanor N, Marian P,

        Sandi S, and Joy V for continued healing.

                     Save these Dates:

                                             Painting with Sandi- April 23

                                                       Men’s Study- April 23

                                                 Consistory Meeting- May 7

                                         Congregational Meeting/ Potluck- May 19

                                             Summer Mission Trip- July 18-21

                                            Summer Mission Trip- August 8-11

April 7, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music                

*Songs                               Crown Him with Many Crowns          -Bridges/ Thring/ Elvey  

*Congregational Greeting

Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God  

 The Word of God

 

*Songs                                               He Leadeth Me                                           -Gilmore

                                                        Old Church Choir                                        -Williams

 

Scripture:                                              John 11:1-16

Message:                           “Do You Really Want to Follow Him”                                       

                                                            Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

 

                                             The Response to the Word

Mission of the Month

Offering                     

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382                                     

Offertory Prayer

*Song                                                 Ancient of Days                             -Harvick/ Sadler

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                                     

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

 The Flowers Today are in celebration of our 6 lb. son… born 40 years ago.  Joshua H has become quite an amazing adult and we love him dearly. ~ Mom and Dad

April Mission of the Month: Words of Hope is an international media ministry working to build the church throughout the world. They focus on areas that are hard to reach with the gospel, either because of poverty, geography, or social antagonism toward Christianity.

April Calling Team:  Please call Tod V and Brian W with any special concerns or requests.

CONNECT Wednesday: The children will be making beaded cross necklaces with colored beads that represent the key aspects of the Christian Gospel.  The children will learn through the story what each color represents.

Easter Lilies- If you would like to purchase Easter lilies in honor of, in memory of, or in celebration of somebody special, please see the sign-up sheet in the FLC. 

Maundy Thursday Communion Service: Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.

Good Friday Community Service:  Friday, April 19, 2019 at 1st United Methodist Church, 7:00 P.M.

Enhanced Coffee Fellowship Hour Easter Sunday, April 21- There is a sign-up sheet in the FLC to bring a baked good to share after the service.  There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt during that time for the kids ages third grade and younger. 

Siloam Christian Church Please pray for their ministry to continue growing!

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

              

 Friends with Health Concern

Mark B, Howard J. C, Carol G,

                    Ronda H, Eleanor N, Sandi S

                                   Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

                                Joy V, Marian P, Sandy F,

                           Joe C, and June B for continued healing.

                    

 Save these Dates:

                                           Maundy Thursday Communion Service- April 18

             Good Friday Community Service (1st United Methodist Church)- April, 19

                                                     Easter Egg Hunt- April 21

                                       Enhanced Coffee Fellowship Hour- April 21

                                                 Painting with Sandi- April 23

                                                     Men’s Study- April 23

                                                 Consistory Meeting- May 7

                                        Congregational Meeting/ Potluck- May 19

March 31, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music                

*Songs                                            Indescribable                                         -Reeves/Story      *Congregational Greeting

Responsive Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God  

 The Word of God

 

*Songs                                                 Help Me Find It                        -Sidewalk Prophets

Take My Life and Let It Be            -(No. 458) Havergal                                       

 Scripture:                                            John 8:32; 11:16

Message:                                   “Living Out Your Purpose”                                       

                                                            Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

 

                                             The Response to the Word

 

Offering                     

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382 Offertory Prayer

*Song                                              Watch and Pray                                                  -Paris

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                                     

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

 Flowers are Provided by: Chris & Sheryl P in memory of Sheryl's parents, Dee and Warren R, members of ICRC from 1958 until their passing in 2010 and 2018.

March Mission of the Month: The Gideons International- Today is the last day to contribute to this very special mission.  All proceeds will be sent to the Gideons in loving memory of Paul M.

CONNECT Wednesday: There will be no CONNECT this week due to Spring Break.  We will resume April 10.

Blessings come in many ways, the nicest come as friends! “Thank you for remembering me.” ~ Eleanor N

Thank You to all who contributed to the Soup Luncheon Fundraiser!  We are so grateful for all of the delicious soups and desserts that were served! All proceeds will go toward the summer mission trips in Alger, MI.

Congratulations to Linda B for being chosen for SHINE.FM’s “Outstanding Volunteer” award last Sunday, what an honor! Thank You Linda for all you do, you truly are a blessing!

Easter Lilies- If you would like to purchase Easter lilies in honor of, in memory of, or in celebration of somebody special, please see the sign-up sheet in the FLC. 

Enhanced Coffee Fellowship Hour Easter Sunday, April 21- There is a sign-up sheet in the FLC to bring either a baked good or a dessert to share after the service.  There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt during that time for the kids ages third grade and younger. 

Siloam Christian Church Please pray for their ministry to continue growing!

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

              Friends with Health Concerns

Mark B, Howard J. C, Carol G,

          Ronda H, Eleanor N, Sandi S

           Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

          Joy V, Marian P, Sandy F,

             Joe C, June B for continued healing.

                    

          Save these Dates:

          Elder’s Meeting- April 2

Men’s Study- April 9

March 24, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music                

*Songs                                           Holy, Holy, Holy                                             -Perronet

*Congregational Greeting

Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God  

 The Word of God

*Song                                                    We Believe                                           -Newsboys

 Scripture:                                Ecclesiastes 4:9; John: 13:34

Message:                                         “Teamwork”                                       

                                                       Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

 The Response to the Word

Moment for Ministry

Offering                     

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382 Prayers

Choir Anthem                                   Find Us Faithful                                              -Mohr

*Song                                         Build Your Kingdom Here                     -Rend Collective   

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                                     

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

 March Calling Team:  Please call Bruce and Julie L with any special concerns or requests.

SHINE.FM:  Please welcome SHINE.FM this morning as they honor us for “Church of the Week today!  We are very happy to have them here!  Stay tuned for the winner of the “Outstanding Volunteer” award and prize that will be announced later in the service! 

Jr. High Soup Luncheon:  Please join us in the FLC immediately following the service today for the Jr. High Soup Luncheon.  This is a fundraiser for the summer mission trips to Alger, MI. There will be no Sunday School or classes today.

Summer mission trips this year are to Alger, Michigan. They will take place July 18-21 and August 8-11, both trips are open to the entire church.  Please let Joey South know if you are interested.

 “Many thanks for all of the prayers, cards, calls, and meals. We feel truly blessed by our wonderful church family.” ~ Mark and June B

 “We would like to sincerely thank our church family for the thoughts, conversations, prayers and cards when Joe had back surgery. Each day is a gift and closer to recovery!” “We rest knowing God is in control.” ~ Joe & Michelle C

CONNECT Wednesday: The children will be making and flying kites! Their lesson will be on God’s presence and why we can’t see Jesus, but we can see the wind.

Siloam Christian Church Please pray for their ministry to continue growing!

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

              Friends with Health Concern

 

           Mark B, Howard J. C, Carol G,

          Ronda H, Eleanor N, Sandi S

           Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

          Joy V, Marian P, Sandy F,

             Joe C, June B for continued healing.

                    

          Save these Dates:

          Elder’s Meeting- April 2

        Painting with Sandi- April 9

   Men’s Study- April 9

March 17, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music                

*Songs                      

*Congregational Greeting

Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God  

 (Children age 3-2nd grade released to Children & Worship)

The Word of God

*Song                                   

 Scripture:                                  Proverbs 8:13; 11:2; 16:18

Message:                               “A Legend in Your Own Mind”                                       

                                                       Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

The Response to the Word

 Offering                     

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382                                     

Offertory Prayer

*Song                                                       

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                                     

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

 March Calling Team:  Please call Bruce T and Julie L with any special concerns or requests.

March Mission of the Month: The Gideons International- All proceeds from this mission offering will be sent to the Gideons in loving memory of Paul Moerdyk.

Church Family: “To all of you, Dean and I would like to say how much we appreciate what you did that day when my sister went away to Heaven so suddenly.”  “You offered prayers, sent cards, and visited too.”  “You let your care surround us and we thank you.” ~ Dean and Marcia J

CONNECT Wednesday: The children will enjoy an ice cream social this week. The bible study will be, “Manna in the Wilderness.”

All Church Bowling Party: This Saturday, March 23 at Royal Scott Bowling Alley, 6:30-8:30 p.m. We hope to see you there!

 SHINE.FM Visits/ Soup Luncheon- Next Sunday, March 24!  We are excited to be chosen for SHINE.FM’s Church of the Week! On Monday, March 18, SHINE.FM will begin promoting our church on the radio and will continue to advertise our location and service time throughout the week.  On Sunday, March 24, they will join us here at ICRC to announce the winner of the “Outstanding Volunteer” award and prize which will be given to a member from our congregation. Pastor Rich’s pre-recorded interview will also air that morning during the Shine worship with Don and Daneli.  There will be a soup luncheon to follow in the FLC.  Don’t miss out on this exciting day!

Siloam Christian Church Please pray for their ministry to continue growing!

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

Friends with Health Concerns

  Mark B, Howard J. C, Carol G,

                    Ronda H, Eleanor N, Sandi S

                                   Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

                                Joy V, Marian P, Sandy F,

                           Joe C, and June Black for continued healing.

Save these Dates:

                                             Spiritual Growth Meeting- March 25

                                                Painting with Sandi- March 26

                                                      Men’s Study- March 26

                                                    Elder’s Meeting- April 2

March 10, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music                

*Songs                       Let it Rise/ Let Everything that has Breath             -Davis/ Redman  *Congregational Greeting

Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God  

The Word of God

 

*Song                                    Days of Elijah/ Those Who Trust                  -Mark/ Chaffer

 

Scripture:                                          Genesis 11:1-9

Message:                                     “Divine Descension”                                       

                                                    Pastor Mike Gafa

Prayer for Blessing                                        

The Response to the Word

 

Offering                     

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382

Offertory Prayer

*Song                                                        Today                                                 -Doerksen

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                                     

  ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

 March Calling Team:  Please call Bruce T and Julie L with any special concerns or requests.

March Mission of the Month: The Gideons International- All proceeds from this mission offering will be sent to the Gideons in loving memory of Paul Moerdyk.

Church Members: Nominee ballots for two members each for the office of elder and deacon are due today.  Please place your ballots in the box on the table to the right of the mailboxes if you haven’t done so already.  There are extra ballots next to the box as well if needed.

CONNECT Wednesday: The children will enjoy an ice cream social this week. The bible study will be, “Loaves and Fishes.”

All Church Bowling Party: Saturday, March 23 at Royal Scott Bowling Alley, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Please Sign up in the Family Life Center as soon as possible so that we can add additional lanes if needed.  So far, we have 22 signed up, it’s going to be a great time!

 SHINE.FM Visits/ Soup Luncheon- Sunday, March 24.  We are excited to be chosen for SHINE.FM’s Church of the Week! On Monday, March 18, SHINE.FM will begin promoting our church on the radio and will continue to advertise our location and service time throughout the week.  On Sunday, March 24, they will join us here at ICRC to announce the winner of the “Outstanding Volunteer” award and prize which will be given to a member from our congregation. Pastor Rich’s pre-recorded interview will also air that morning during the Shine worship with Don and Daneli.  There will be a soup luncheon to follow in the FLC.  Don’t miss out on this exciting day!

Siloam Christian Church Please pray for their ministry to continue growing!

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

         Friends with Health Concern

Mark B, Howard J. C, Carol G,

                    Ronda H, Eleanor N, Sandi S

                                   Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

                                Joy V, Marian P, Sandy F,

                           and Joe C, for continued healing.

                    Save these Dates:

                                             Back Pack Deliveries- March 20

                            Service of Fellowship Committee Meeting- March 21

                                            All Church Bowling Party- March 23

                      Shine FM Visits/ Church of the Week/ Soup Luncheon- March 24

                                           Spiritual Growth Meeting- March 25

                                                Painting with Sandi- March 26

                                                      Men’s Study- March 26

March 3, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music                

*Songs                            All Creatures of Our God and King            -Assisi/ Draper #347

*Congregational Greeting

Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God  

 The Word of God

 

*Song                                       Just as I am/ I Come Broken                     -Elliott/ Cottrell

                                                        All Things Possible                                         -Schultz 

 Scripture:                                          Hebrews 5:12-14

Message:                                    “Room for Improvement”                                       

                                                         Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

The Response to the Word

 Communion Hymn                              Table of Grace                          -Hutto/ Harrington

Celebration of the Lord’s Supper

Responsive Communion Thanksgiving

Mission of the Month Presentation

Offering                     

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 38

Offertory Prayer

*Song                                                   Feed the Fire                                  -Grooters/ Beal 

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                                     

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

March Calling Team:  Please call Bruce T and Julie L with any special concerns or requests.

March Mission of the Month: The Gideons International is an Association of Christian business and professional men and their wives dedicated to telling people about Jesus through associating together for service, sharing personal testimony, and by providing Bibles and New Testaments. While we are often recognized for our work with hotels, we also place and distribute Scriptures in strategic locations so they are available to those who want them, as well as to those who may not know they need them.

Church Members: There are Nominee ballots for each member of your family that is 18 and up, and also a member of our church, in your mailbox. Please fill these out and recommend two members each for the office of elder or deacon.  There is also a letter explaining this process in your mailbox.  Ballots are due back by next Sunday, March 10. Please place them in the box provided.  It is on the table next to the mailboxes. Thank you.

Free Book Table in the FLC: Jack and Marcia will have a table set up in the FLC with lots of free books! Please stop by and check it out after service.

CONNECT Wednesday: Puppet Show!

All Church Bowling Party: Saturday, March 23 at Royal Scott Bowling Alley, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Please Sign up in the Family Life Center as soon as possible so that we can add additional lanes if needed.

Siloam Christian Church Please pray for their ministry to continue growing!

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

          Friends with Health Concern

Mark B, Howard J. C, Carol G,

        Ronda H, Eleanor N, Sandi S

      Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

           Joy V, Marian P, Sandy F,

                and Joe C, for continued healing.

                    Save these Dates:

                         Painting with Sandi- March 12

                         Men’s Study- March 12

Consistory Meeting- March 14

                         Classis Meeting in Ann Arbor- March 16

                           Packing Back Packs after Service- March 17

                           Back Pack Deliveries- March 20

                              All Church Bowling Party- March 23

                          Shine FM Visits/ Church of the Week/ Soup Luncheon- March 24

February 24, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music                

*Songs                                               The Same Love                                            -Baloche           

*Congregational Greeting

Responsive Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God 

  The Word of God

*Song                                     O That Will be Glory for Me                                   -Gabriel

                                                         I Saw the Light                                            -Williams

 

Scripture:                                         John 6:37; 15:16

Message:                                        “Getting Drafted”                                       

                                                        Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

  The Response to the Word

Offering  

Mission of the Month Offering Received                    

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382

Offertory Prayer

*Song                                                This is Amazing Grace                              -Wickhom

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                                     

  ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in room seven 10 minutes before each service to pray for our pastor and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

 February Calling Team:  Please call Marcia J and Jennifer B with any special concerns or requests.

Flowers Are Provided By:  Alv and Joy V in celebration of their 67th anniversary! May God bless them with many more years to come!

February Mission of the Month: Lansing Christian Services: Today is the last day to give to this worthy cause.

Church Members: There are Nominee ballots for each member of your family that is 18 and up, and also a member of our church, in your mailbox. Please fill these out and recommend two members each for the office of elder or deacon.  There is also a letter explaining this process in your mailbox.  Ballots are due back by Sunday, March 10. Please place them in the box provided.  It is on the table next to the mailboxes. Thank you.

It is our pleasure to announce that Joey S has been hired as Youth Group Coordinator. Joey brings recent experience providing direction and support for the youth in Immanuel as well as outreach experience from the Firehouse. Through Gods guidance and support from Immanuel, we look forward to Joey’s participation with Immanuel’s Youth and Leadership.

CONNECT: The children will enjoy a night of science while they learn about the miracles of Jesus!

All Church Bowling Party: Saturday, March 23 at Royal Scott Bowling Alley, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Please Sign up in the Family Life Center as soon as possible so that we can add additional lanes if needed.

Siloam Christian Church Please pray for their ministry to continue growing!

        Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

             Friends with Health Concern

           Mark B, Howard J. C, Carol G,

                     Ronda H, Eleanor N, Sandi S

                                  Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

                               Joy V, Marian P, Sandy F,

               Joe C, for continued healing.

                    Save these Dates:

                                              John Messer Preaching- March 10

                                                  Painting with Sandi- March 12

                                                       Men’s Study- March 12

Consistory Meeting- March 14

                                         Classis Meeting in Ann Arbor- March 16

                                       Packing Back Packs after Service- March 17

                                                Back Pack Deliveries- March 20

                                           All Church Bowling Party- March 23

                          Shine FM Visits/ Church of the Week/ Soup Luncheon- March 24

                                        

February 17, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music                

*Songs                                           Holy, Holy, Holy                                             -Perronet

*Congregational Greeting

Responsive Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God 

 (Children age 3-2nd grade released to Children & Worship)

 The Word of God

 

*Song                                              Better is One Day                                   -Redman

                                                  Live with Abandon                                -Newsboys

 

Scripture:                                           Exodus 20:8-9

Message:                                 “A Word to the Workaholic”                                       

                                                        Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

 

                                             The Response to the Word

Offering  

Mission of the Month Offering Received                    

*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 382                                     

Offertory Prayer

*Song                                             Because of Your Love                              -Baloch

*Benediction                           

 Postlude                                     

 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Pray for Our Pastor:  Please join us in Room 7 ten minutes before each service to pray for Pastor Rich and for his message to touch the hearts of those listening.

 February Calling Team:  Please call Marcia J and Jennifer B with any special concerns or requests.

Flowers Are Provided By:  Dean and Marcia J who would like to wish everybody a Happy Valentine’s Day!

February Mission of the Month: Lansing Christian Services: Please consider giving to this worthy cause today.

It is our pleasure to announce that Joey S has been hired as Youth Group Coordinator. Joey brings recent experience providing direction and support for the youth in Immanuel as well as outreach experience from the Firehouse. Through Gods guidance and support from Immanuel, we look forward to Joey’s participation with Immanuel’s Youth and Leadership.

Please keep Joe C in your prayers as he is recovering from back surgery.

Don and Pat W would like to thank everyone for being so kind and thoughtful after Pat’s knee surgery.  “Thank you for the wonderful meals that were sent, and for and of all the cards while I was laid up.”” It meant so much to us for the caring church family that we have.” ~ Pat W

Thank You to Kathy G for bringing Valentine cookies to share last Sunday! If anybody else would like to share a special treat one Sunday, please let Ann Harvey know and it can be arranged. We are so grateful to all who contribute.

CONNECT this Week: The kids will be practicing Marshall Arts and learning about the story of David and Goliath.

Potluck/ Movie Night this Saturday February 23 – Potluck at 5 p.m., Movie starts around 6 p.m. Please enjoy the trailer for “God Bless the Broken Road” during the offering today, this is the movie that we will be showing.

Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Immanuel leadership, and our ministry teams

              Friends with Health Concerns:

  Mark B, Howard J. C , Carol G,

                    Ronda H, Eleanor N, Sandi S

                                   Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

                               Joy V, Marian P, Sandy F,

               Pat W, and Joe C, for continued healing.

                    Save these Dates:

                                              Filling Backpacks after Service- February 17

Back Pack Deliveries- February 20

Movie Night- February 23

                                                Painting with Sandi- February 26

                                                      Men’s Study- February 26

                                   John Messer Preaching/ Communion- March 10

Consistory Meeting- March 14

                                            All Church Bowling Party- March 23

                                     Shine FM Visits/ Church of the Week- March 24

                                         Congregational Meeting/ Potluck- May 19