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


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

Offertory Prayers

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



 Hymns projected by permission of CCLI #95502



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