August 4, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music               

*Songs                                           Because of Your Love                                     -Baloche

                                           I could Sing of Your Love Forever                              -Smith

*Congregational Greeting

Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God

 *Duet                                        God So Loved the World                          -Stainer/ No. 20

                                                              John 3:16

  The Word of God

 *Songs                                   What a Friend We Have in Jesus           -Scriven/ Converse

 Scripture:                                             John 3:1-21 

Message:                                 “Asking Important Questions”

                                                             Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

 The Response to the Word

Mission of the Month


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

*Song                                                     Hosanna                                    -Baloche/ Brown




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

 August Mission of the Month: Forgotten Man Ministries mission is to follow in Christ's footsteps by bringing the healing powers of the Great Physician to those incarcerated in Michigan's county jails. 

 Please Come Celebrate Dave S 80th Birthday today from 2-5 p.m.! Where- Lansing, MI,.  Light refreshments will be served.  There will be lawn games to enjoy, or just come to socialize with us.  NO gifts please. 

 Our second mission trip to Alger, MI. is this Thursday, August 8- Sunday, August 11. Please pray for the safe travels of all that are going as well as for the work that will be done while they are there.

 Our annual Church Picnic is coming up, August 18, 2019 at Hawk Island County Park, at 12:00 p.m. until as long as you would like to stay.  Please come join us for fellowship and share a potluck dinner with our church family. 

 The Backpack Ministry is getting ready for the new school year.  We have a pickup date from the Food Bank on Monday, August 19 at 10:50 am.  We need strong backs to help get the delivery to the food pantry in the basement.  Please talk to Chuck or Deb M if you can help or have questions.

 Thank you to everybody who participated in and helped out with the basketball camp July 8-11.  There were so many of you that showed up and I am so appreciative and grateful for all of your time and your energy that you gave to make it all possible. ~ Bronwyn S

Thank You All for Being So Wonderful! Thank you for all of the cards, and most of all for your prayers! Love in Christ~ Kathy G

 Congratulations to Brett and Olivia J on their marriage.  May you both find favor in the sight of our God, and may He bless your marriage with boundless joy and fruitfulness.

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,

              Joe L., Eleanor N, Marian P,

          Sandi S, and Joy V. for continued healing.

Save these Dates:

                                               August 13- Men’s Study

                                     August 18- Church Picnic/ Hawk Island

                                            August 20- Elder’s Meeting

                                                August 27- Men’s Study