a welcoming, affirming, justice-seeking congregation

Church Calendars 2013 are now available at a cost of $6.00 each. You can pick one up in the AMEN corner from Pat Schulz after worship or call Sharon in the office, 204-669-0220.

No Sunday School on Thanksgiving Sunday, October 7th Children are welcome at the worship service.

Newsletter Submissions are due by Tuesday, October 2nd. Please email to iuchurch or call Sharon in the office.

Copies of the Duty Roster for greeters, coffee/tea makers and sound technicians are available in the kitchen by the sound system in a red file folder labelled “DUTY ROSTERS”. Please check for your personalized copy! Thank you~Teri Gartner

Choir has begun with practices on Thursdays at 7pm. If you are interested in joining the choir please contact Eileen Metcalfe. Everyone is welcome!

Immanuel’s Fowl Supper will take place on Saturday, October 27th from 4-7pm. Tickets are Adults $13.00, Children 12 and under $7.00 and Families(with children under age 12 only) $35.00. Tickets are available in the Amen Corner or in the Church Office. Come one, come all, and bring your family, friends and neighbours!

“JUST” Christmas, a Bazaar with a difference. Five United Churches in our area are again organizing the 5th annual “Fair Trade Global Market” where local vendors sell goods to support local and global concerns. This year it will be held on Sunday, December 2nd from 2-5pm at John Black Memorial United Church. Any questions or suggestions please call Muriel at 663-2504.

A Benefit Concert for Hospitality House Refugee Ministry called “Loops and Strings” featuring Rayannah with special guest Carlos TODAY, September 30th at 2:30pm at St. Mary’s Road United Church, 613 St. Mary’s Road. Tickets are $15, $10 for students. Please see poster on the bulletin board.

A Moment of Truth: Kairos Palestine A word of faith, hope and love from the heart of Palestinian suffering. Kairos Palestine – Israel Study with Diane Baker on October 23rd, 30th and November 6th, 2012 from 7-8:30 pm at John Black Memorial United Church. For more information call 204-661-2579.

Please see poster on the bulletin board.


Please note there are two lost & found boxes above the coat racks.

Please see if any items are yours.

North Kildonan United Church is hosting a Ceilidh on Saturday, October 20th. Beef dinner at 6pm, Scottish entertainment at 8pm. Tickets are $20 per person. If you are interested in attending, please call Barrie McPherson at 204-663-6744.

Scripture Reader: Lynn Kritzer


Sunday, Sept 30th

2:00 – 6:00 pm Church Jehovah Nissi
Monday, Oct 1st

8:00-9:00 pm Church Jehovah Nissi
Tuesday, Oct 2nd

9:30 am Study Group
7:00 pm Outreach Committee Meeting
Wednesday, Oct 3rd

1:00 pm Stroke Recovery Support Group
7:00 pm Women’s Study Group
8:00 pm AA Group
Thursday, Oct 4th

7:00 pm Choir Practice
8:00 pm Bettor’s Anonymous
Friday, Oct 5th

8:00 – 10:30pm Church Jehovah Nissi
8:00 pm Al-Anon & Alateen Group
Saturday, Oct 6th

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