a welcoming, affirming, justice-seeking congregation

Board Members please pick up your board packages. The next meeting is on Tuesday, October 16th at 7pm. Note: Moderator Elect is in charge of set up.

Safety Deposit Box Key Does anyone know the whereabouts of the church safety deposit box key? Please advise Sharon Vandenberg or any member of the Finance Committee.

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

The Immanuel Outreach Committee has designated the third Sunday of every month as “Stella Sunday”, and receive donations of food for Stella’s Sunday afternoon programming. Donations of high protein canned meats and beans, cheez whiz, jams, peanut butter, crackers, juice boxes, baby food, baby supplies and also cookies and buns would be greatly appreciated. The Outreach Committee will make sure these items get to Northend Stella. The next “Stella Sunday” is October 21st. Please help out if you can.

Pre-Fowl Supper Clean Up We need to get our house in shape before the guests arrive. Clean up opportunities on Thursday~ Oct 18th, Friday~Oct 19th and Saturday, Oct 20th from 9:30am to 11am. Please sign up at the AMEN corner.

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!

Rainbow Ministry, along with Rainbow Resource Center, is once again hosting an Annual Fall Supper on October 21st at Crossways in Common. They are looking for donations of turkeys (cooked with a container of gravy), tofurkeys, desserts (nut free) and items or services for our silent auction. If you would be willing to help out please contact Patrick Woodbeck at rainbow@wpgpres.ca or 204-962-1060. This event is a wonderful community building event for the LGBTTQQ community and allies and helps Rainbow Ministry continue to offer very worthwhile programming to both the church and the community.

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

“Is God the Difference” Religion and Politics in the United States and Canada”~a free lecture by Dr. Mark Toulouse, author of God in Public. Mark will talk about the upcoming American election from a religious perspective and contrast it to religion and politics in Canada. This lecture will take place on Thursday, October 25th, 7:30pm at Eckhardt-Gramatte Hall (University of Winnipeg). Free admission. Presented by the Knowles-Woodsworth Centre for Theology & Public Policy and The Uniter. Please see poster on the bulletin board.

Westminster Concert Organ Series presents from Rochester, New York David Higgs on the newly-refurbished 4-manual Casavant at Westminster United Church, Westminster Ave. at Maryland St on Sunday, October 28th at 7:30pm. Tickets are $25 at McNally Robinson or at the door. Please see poster on the bulletin board.

LOST AND FOUND

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

Please see if any items are yours.

Scripture Reader: Joy Weizel

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

THIS WEEK AT IMMANUEL

Sunday, Oct 14th

2:00 – 6:00 pm Church Jehovah Nissi
Monday, Oct 15th

8am – Noon Winnipeg Harvest
8:00-9:00 pm Church Jehovah Nissi
Tuesday, Oct 16th

9:30 am Study Group
7:00 pm Board Meeting
Wednesday, Oct 17th

7:00 pm Women’s Study Group
8:00 pm AA Group
Thursday, Oct 18th

9:30 – 11:00am Pre-Fowl Supper Clean-Up
7:00 pm Choir Practice
8:00 pm Bettor’s Anonymous
Friday, Oct 19th

9:30 – 11:00am Pre-Fowl Supper Clean-Up
8:00 – 10:30pm Church Jehovah Nissi
8:00 pm Al-Anon & Alateen Group
Saturday, Oct 20th

9:30 – 11:00am Pre-Fowl Supper Clean-Up
5:00 – 10:00 pm Church Jehovah Nissi

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

Have a nice week!

Sharon Vandenberg, Office Administrator

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