The Approach to God
*Songs O Come to the Altar -Brown/Furtick/Joye/Brock
Joyful, Joyful -Beethovan
Prayer of Confession
Words of Assurance and Law of God
The Word of God
*Songs My Hope is You -Powell
Scripture: Philippians 3:12-15
Message “Setting Personal Goals by Faith”
Prayer for Blessing Pastor Rich
The Response to the Word
*Doxology Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow -No. 382
*Song Face to Face -No. 128
Flowers Today are Given By: Marcia K and Kerri M in loving memory of Del K.
September Mission of the Month: Alaska Missionaries, Bruxvoort’s. Today is the last day to contribute to this worthy cause.
The Meeting to Plan Pastor Rich’s Retirement Dinner Has Been Rescheduled to This 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.
The Adult Choir Will Resume Practices This Wed, Oct 2, at 8:00 p.m. in the Choir Room. Anyone high school age and older is welcome to join—no auditions necessary! Any questions please contact Karla T.
We are Planning a Fall Clean-up Day for Saturday October 12th. We are looking for everyone to join us at the church starting at 9 am. Coffee and doughnuts will be provided. There will be tasks for every age and ability. All the tools and supplies will be provided by the church.
CROP Hunger Walk is 2 Weeks Ahead: (Communities, Responding to, Overcome, Poverty) You can help make a difference in local AND global hunger by walking in, and/ or donating to our CROP Hunger Walk this year. With 2 weeks to go, our congregation has 18 plus walkers participating. Won’t you join them? To sign up to be a walker, please see Marcia J to get a donation envelope. If you can’t walk, please sponsor a walker.
The Sign-Up Sheet for Thanksgiving Baskets is on the Bulletin Board in the FLC. If you would like to purchase a basket for a family in need this Thanksgiving, please sign your name on this sheet and put down how many baskets you would like to provide. The cost of each basket is $40. The deadline to sign up is Sunday, October 6.
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 8- Painting Classes
October 8- Men’s Study
October 12- Fall Clean-up Day
October 13- CROP Walk
October 20- Soup Luncheon/ Sr. High Fall Outing