a welcoming, affirming, justice-seeking congregation

The Flowers Today are in loving memory of Stan Patton from Betty and family.

Many Thanks to the Immanuel Players and all who assisted them in producing “A Night in the Theatre”. Your hard work and dedication have resulted in yet another wonderful Dessert Theatre! Special thanks to the Directors, Glen Smyth and Ron Metcalfe and the Producer, Cathy Haining for all their countless hours of work on the production.

A Huge Thank You to All who provided hospitality to one another and our many guests. If you served, baked (all those scrumptious desserts), moved tables, donated money, plus all the behind the scenes kitchen jobs, you were part of the hospitality team. The donated money bought fruit, beverages, extra desserts, napkins, plates, etc. These donations made the work load and the “worry” load much lighter.

Thank you card from Dorothy and Fred Jones’ family is posted on the bulletin board thanking the Immanuel congregation for their memorial services. Please have a look.

New Phone Directories are now available in the Amen corner or contact the office. The cost of printing was $2.50, so donations would be appreciated. Please note on the front cover the website address should read immanuelunitedchurch.net .

Annual Reports are due by Tuesday, April 24th. Please email them to iuchurch or bring in to the office.

Golspie Club meets this Thursday, April 26th at 1pm. All seniors are welcome.

Sunday School Parents please see our website for important dates. Go to immanuelunitedchurch.net, click on Worship Life at the top and then click on Sunday School.

Sunday School Wind-up! The C.E. Committee will be having their Sunday School windup on Sunday, May 13th. At the beginning of worship we will be recognizing all S.S. students and teachers, and then the students will head off to play. We are hoping to have a barbeque following worship for all who would like to join us. We are in need of two barbeques – if you have one that could be brought to the church, please contact Sharon Barbour (668-4571). If transportation is a problem, we can help with that!. Thank You!

Movie Group #2 would welcome some new members. We have lots of fun. Enquire from Doug McMurtry.

Annual Congregational Meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 16th at 7pm. Please plan to attend.

The Annual Meeting of the Conference of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario will take place at the University of Winnipeg from May 31-June 3, 2012. If you can assist by providing billets for a delegate(s) to this meeting please contact Del Sexsmith as soon as possible at dsexsmith. If you do not have access to email you may call Del at 667-2061. Your gift of hospitality will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

The 170 & 176 Band Concert 70th Anniversary Celebration at Knox United Church, May 5th at 2pm. Tickets are $5.00 each, please call 256-9772. This is a fundraiser for the Military Families’ Fund and Food Bank. Donations accepted for the Food Bank!

Scripture Reader: Katherine Smithson

Our website is immanuelunitedchurch.net Check regularly for updates!

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

THIS WEEK AT IMMANUEL

Sunday, Apr 22nd

2:00 – 6:00 pm Church Jehovah Nissi
Monday, Apr 23rd

8:00-9:00 pm Church Jehovah Nissi
Tuesday, Apr 24th

9:30 am Study Group
7:00 pm Property Committee Meeting
Wednesday, Apr 25th

8:00 pm AA Group
Thursday, Apr 26th

9:30 am Study Group
1:00 pm Golspie Club
6:30 pm Worship Committee Meeting
7:00 pm Choir Practice
8:00 pm Bettor’s Anonymous
Friday, Apr 27th

8:00 pm Al-Anon & Alateen Group
8:00 – 10:30pm Church Jehovah Nissi
Saturday, Apr 28th

Noon – 3pm Church Jehovah Nissi
5:00 – 10:00 pm Church Jehovah Nissi

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

Have a great week everyone! Sharon Vandenberg, Office Administrator

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