September 2, 2018

Pre-Service Music                  

Invitation to Worship

*Song                                      O Worship the King                      - Grant/ Tomlin                                    

*Congregational Greeting

Prayer of Confession

The Lord’s Prayer                                

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

                                                      All to You                        – Brewster/ McNulty

Scripture                              II Thessalonians 3: 10-12

Message                              “Thoughts about Labor”

                                                   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 

*Song                                     All Things Possible                                    -Schultz




 Your Leaders covet your fervent Prayer:

Pastor Rich, Anthony, Immanuel leadership and ministry teams

Friends with Health Concerns:

 Mark B., Howard J. C. , Carol G.,

 Rhonda H., Eleanor N., Sandi S.

Roland H. and other Parkinson’s sufferers

Michael S. (A. Williams’ Uncle) –Cancer/Salvation!

Save these Dates:

Prayer Reprise Sermons – September Sundays

Siloam Nepali Christian Celebration – September 8

Water Color Painting Classes – September 11

Weds. Night CONNECT Dinner/Jr./Sr. High – September 19

Sunday School Resumes – September 23

                   *Prayer Line 517-321-2495, ext. 191*

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

Flowers are provided by…Sandy C. in memory of Marj, Nancy, and Sarah. 

September Mission of the Month- Immanual’s 'Backpack' Ministry. We will have a guest speaker and some pictures to show you on Sept. 9th.  We provide food to 160 children at Cumberland school once a month. The children are better for these backpacks and their teachers notice a difference!  It will be good to hear about what your gifts provide.

 “BRICK AND MORTAR” REPORT:  This is to keep you informed of upcoming expenses at ICRC.  1.  Replacement of one furnace/AC unit and service on another AC Unit  in the Family Life Center: Estimate $7600   2.  Resurfacing, filling approximately 1000 feet of cracks, repainting lines in the parking lot: Estimate $3825   3.  Service on floor buffer used in Family Life Center: no estimate yet.

Mark your calendars! Painting with Sandi S. begins Tuesday September 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the choir room. Anybody is welcome with any level of talent! ($12 pp)

Another for your calendar: Sunday school will begin Sunday, September 23.  You and your children can be talking to their friends’ families about joining you. We look forward to sharing Jesus with you even more. 

CONNECT: CONNECT will resume again on Wed nights beginning September 19. Please join us for dinner at 5:30 p.m. Activities will begin at 6:15 p.m. The theme for the 19th will be GAMES, GAMES, GAMES!  Wednesday, the 26th is BIKE PARADE night.  Bring your bike, trike or wagon for any repairs it may need or to shine it up.  We are also going to decorate your bikes and there will be a BIG PARADE with prizes!!!

Crop Walk Date:  Looking toward the fall, put this special date on your calendar for a great cause.  They have shortened the walk this year and changed it a bit so that it gives it a fresher feel, if you have done this for several years.  Check out the oversized flyer on the bulletin board at the top of the stairs. Let’s walk and work together for the Lord’s underprivileged.

Siloam Christian Church They will be having a BIG celebration here next Saturday, Sept. 8th. Please pray for their fellowship to be joyous and their ministry to continue growing! (They will be having daily rehearsals beginning this week at 6:30 p.m.)