September 22, 2019

The Approach to God

 Pre-Service Music               

*Songs                            All People that on Earth Do Dwell                                -No. 381

                                                       We worship You                                -Enquist/ Putnam

*Congregational Greeting

Prayer of Confession

Words of Assurance and Law of God                                         

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

 The Word of God

 *Songs                                                      Church                 -Cochran/ Fowler/ Kuiper

 Scripture:                                              1 Timothy 3:5    

Message                                   “Your Life Support System”

Prayer for Blessing                                Pastor Rich        

 The Response to the Word

Moment for Ministry


*Doxology                      Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  -No. 38

Offertory Prayers

*Song                                               O Church Arise                                                 -Getty




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.

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

 Flowers Today are Given By:  Dean and Marcia J in memory of Marcia’s mother, Marian D, born 9/16/22, and also in memory of her niece, Ellen V, born 9/22/79.

 September Mission of the Month: Alaska Missionaries, Bruxvoort’s.

CROP Hunger Walk is 3 Weeks from Today: (Communities, Responding to, Overcome, Poverty) What are you doing on Sunday, October 13, 2019?  Would you like a way to visit with friends, make new friends, enjoy the outdoors, get exercise, AND help change the world?  Come walk with us in the CROP Hunger Walk to raise funds to fight hunger in our community and around the world.  We’ll start and end at Grace United Methodist Church, 1900 Boston Blvd., Lansing, MI.  Registration starts at 1p.m., and the walk starts at 2 p.m.  Please see Marcia J for more information and to get your walker envelope.

 The meeting to plan Pastor Rich’s retirement dinner has been rescheduled for Wednesday, October 2, from 5:30-6:30p.m., in the choir room. We are looking for ideas and suggestions regarding themes, invitations, decorations, food, entertainment, and anything else that you can think of to make this a true celebration of his 31 years here at ICRC.   CONNECT dinner will also be during this time in the FLC, so please grab yourself something to eat first and then join us in the choir room. 

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,

Julie L, Eleanor N, Marian P,

          Sandi S, and Joy V for continued healing.

Save these Dates

October 1- Elder’s Meeting

                                  October 2- Retirement Planning Meeting

                                             October 8- Painting Classes

                                               October 8- Men’s Study

                                               October 13- CROP Walk

                          October 20- Soup Luncheon/ Sr. High Fall Outing