a welcoming, affirming, justice-seeking congregation

WE NOW HAVE A DEFIBRILLATOR, installed in the area of the Amen corner. If there is anyone who has questions about the defibrillator and the contents of the box, please feel free to speak to Neil Barbour, next Sunday, Feb. 5, following worship.

C.E. Committee Members There will be a meeting after Worship on Sunday, February 5th.

Winnipeg Harvest – We Need Help! We are in need of volunteers! The Winnipeg Harvest truck arrives between 8:30-9:30am. We need people to help unload. We also need people to count out bulk vegetables and fruit into 20 client bags. We sort all food items into 20 plastic totes. When our clients arrive we pack up their supplies. There are families with 1-3 children, single moms and their children. The other clients are single men and women. The food bank dates are: Feb 6th & 27th, Mar 5th & 19th, Apr 2nd, 16th & 30th, May 14th & 28th, Jun 11th & 25th. If you can help or need additional information please call Joyce Smyth at 669-2085.

Retirees Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, March 13th from noon to 2pm. Please see sign up sheet. Watch for more details!

“Snow Night” February 23rd to February 24th a.m. (Safe Night off Winnipeg Streets). A special pyjama party free from violence , harm, hunger, and exploitation for Women and Transgendered Sex Trade Workers. Donations are required to provide a safe place to sleep, food, resources, games, crafts, make-up, hairstyling, gift bags, door prizes. Donations of only NEW items could be: blankets, pillows, 2 piece pj sets, cozy slippers, socks, underwear, manicure/make-up supplies, nailpolish, headbands, hair clips, combs, brushes, mitts, hats, scarves, snacks, door prizes and money to purchase supplies. For volunteer opportunities please call Dianne Bussey @ 949-2100. For donations please place them in the blue basket in the kitchen. The items will be delivered on February 15th. Any questions please see Muriel Kenyon or contact Sharon in the office.

“Blessed Be the Lord” Joyful Sound Singers presents a Gospel Music Praise Gathering on Saturday, February 4th at 7pm at the East Kildonan Baptist Church, 700 Watt Street. Free Will Offering.

Flower Policy Anyone wishing to place flowers in the church, please sign Flower Calendar for a date of your choice. You are then invited to bring your own flowers. I am available to help with choices regarding colors or flowers. Either contact me or the church office to place an announcement in the church bulletin. Sharon Barbour 668-4571.

Our website is

immanuelunitedchurch.net

Scripture Reader: Pat Schulz

Remember our Red River Co-op gas number is 193228.

THIS WEEK AT IMMANUEL

Sunday, Jan 29th

2:00 – 6:00 pm Church Jehovah Nissi
Monday, Jan30th

8:00-9:00 pm Church Jehovah Nissi
Tuesday, Jan 31st

9:30 am Study Group
Wednesday, Feb 1st

1:00 pm Stroke Recovery Support Grp
7:00 pm Women’s Study Group
8:00 pm AA Group
Thursday, Feb 2nd

9:30 am Study Group
7:00 pm Choir Practice
8:00 pm Bettor’s Anonymous
Friday, Feb 3rd

8:00 pm Al-Anon & Alateen Group
8:00 – 10:30 pm Church Jehovah Nissi
Saturday, Feb 4th

5:00 – 10:00 pm Church Jehovah Nissi

I will be in the office on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

Have a great week everyone! Sharon Vandenberg, Office Administrator

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