August 11, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music                All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name                             -Payne

*Songs                           Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above              -Schutz/ Cox       

 *Congregational Greeting

Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God

The Word of God

 *Songs                                   Come Christians Join to Sing                        -Bateman

                                                     If We’re Honest                                  -Battistelli

                                             Take My Life and Let it Be              -Havergal/ Malan


Scripture:                                            John 4:46-54 

Message:                                        “Total Surrender”

                                                             Pastor Rich

Prayer for Blessing                                        

 The Response to the Word


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

Offertory Prayers

*Song                              Praise to the Lord/We Praise the Lord                 -Neander


 Postlude                                                 Toccata                                           -Laubengayer              


 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.


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

 Flowers today are in honor of:  Josh H and Ashlee W for all of their hard work and dedication to the upkeep of our beautiful church.  Thanks for all you do!   

 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 welcome Chaplain Cal Alderink on Sunday, August 18, who will be here to present this mission to us.

 Our annual Church Picnic is next Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Hawk Island County Park, from 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 Viv M if you can help or have questions.

 Thank you all from Dave S for the cards and for attending his 80th birthday party!   

 The September Newsletter Deadline is Monday, August 26:  If you have anything special that you would like to share or include in this newsletter, please have it to Stacia by this date.

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 , Roland H and other Parkinson’s sufferers,

Eleanor N, Marian P,

          Sandi S, and Joy V for continued healing.

Save these Dates

  August 20- Elder’s Meeting

  August 27- Men’s Study

                         September 1- Bruxvoort’s visit (Alaska Missionaries)

                                    September 8- Sunday School Resumes

                                            September 10- Men’s Study

                                     September 18- CONNECT Resumes