April 29, 2018

The Approach to God

Pre-Service Music      

Invitation to Worship

*Song                                      Praise to the Lord (#337)     -Neander/Winkworth

*Congregational Greeting

* Prayer of Confession      

Lord’s Prayer                                                                                                          

Words of Assurance and Law of God 

KIDS’ PRAISE TEAM        I’m in the Lord’s Army

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

The Word of God

*Songs                        To God Alone/To God be the Glory -Shust/Crosby-Doane                                              

Scripture                                     Psalm 139: 7-12

Message                           “Praying in Five Dimensions” 

                                                    Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing

  The Response to the Word

Moment for Ministry


*Doxology                  Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow         No. 382                             

Offertory Prayer 

Siloam Praise Team

Ordination as Deacon:  Chandra Tamang – Siloam Christian Church

*Song                                            This I Believe                       -Crocker/Fielding


 Please Join us in Praying for:

Mission of the Month:    Sunny Crest Youth Ranch

Pastor Rich, Staff, and Immanuel leadership and ministry teams

Members with Health Concerns:

Vicki B., Howard J. C. , Sandy F., Carol G.,  Sandy C.

Andre Holmes (6 Yrs old w/Christine L.) Roland H.,  Marcia J., Eleanor N., Sandi S

Linda H. – Continuation of Effective Treatments

Michael S. (Ashlee. W. Uncle) –  Cancer/Salvation!

Save these Dates:


Houston Mission Trip – July 7-14

Alger, MI Mission Trip – July 26-29

All Church Campout in the U.P. – August 4-11

Church Picnic – August 26


April Calling Team:  If you need assistance today or tomorrow, please call either Tod VW or Brian W..  For May, the Calling Team will be Linda B. and Dave S.

Flowers for church are provided by Bruce and Karla T.H. who celebrated their 25th Anniversary on the 24th!

Siloam Christian Church is celebrating their leader’s ordination with us today! You will not want to miss this fellowship and new step in their congregation’s life.

 YOUTH RUMMAGE SALE!  Drop off on Thursday after 8 p.m., Friday between

5-7 p.m., set up is Friday 6-8 p.m.  SATURDAY IS THE 8 A.M. – 2 P.M.

40 Days of Prayer:  God bless your commitment to be there.  Commit to attend Sunday morning for the corresponding message and continue in committed prayer.

Closet Cleaning:  In preparation for this week’s rummage sale, we are spring cleaning at the church. The contents in the closet downstairs across from the boiler room will be emptied TODAY Sunday, April 29 at noon after Bible class. All Team leads and others with items in the closet should plan to come after church to claim items.  Unclaimed items will either be donated to the rummage sale or thrown out.

Needed:  A Church Secretary. This is a part time opportunity to interact with Immanuel leadership, congregants and the community while providing an essential service to ICRC. This is not a gender specific opportunity. On-the-job training is provided. Responsibilities include editing and printing a weekly bulletin and monthly newsletter, monitoring the church calendar, sending out weekly reminders and supporting other staff needs. If you are interested in this position, or have questions, see Pastor Rich, Darla Lucero in the Immanuel office or Mark Black. 

CONNECT is now taking a rest. CHOIR WILL meet this Weds and the 9th, as well. If you would like to join them for their last anthem of the year, please come at 8 p.m. for rehearsal.

April Mission of the Month:  Today is the last Sunday you may bring an offering for Sunny Crest Youth Ranch.  May is RCA World Mission (rca.org/rca-global-mission)

We thank the congregation for cards, kind words and prayers following Warren Radike’s passing (Sheryl’s Dad).  It is very much appreciated.  Chris & Sheryl Page.