a welcoming, affirming, justice-seeking congregation

Many Thanksto Bob Haverluck for his generosity in sharing with us his story When God Was Flesh and Wild, as well as for sharing his artwork with us. Thanks also to Scott Douglas for his part in telling the story today.

The Flowers Today are in memory of Grace Searle McMurtry from her loving family.

Board Members please pick up your board packages. The next meeting is on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 7pm. Note: Finance Committee in charge of set up.

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 January 20th. Please help out if you can.

“Pennies for Pillows” The Wednesday Evening Study Group is collecting “pennies” to purchase some cushions for the Lounge. If you would like to help us reach our goal, please roll or bag your pennies and give them to Sharon Barbour or any other member of the group. There is also a small jar in the Amen corner to put your pennies in. Thanks!

Retirees Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 from noon to 2pm. Mark it on your calendars and see the sign up sheet in the AMEN corner.

Immanuel Blanket Makers are gathering from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, January 26, 2013. Supplies and a snack are being prepared for you. Please plan to come and help out.

Safe Night off Winnipeg Streets: Snow Night February 21st, 7pm until February 22nd, 8am.

All women involved in the sex trade are invited to share a special night free from violence, harm, hunger and exploitation in a fun-filled all night pyjama party. Donations of new supplies, bedding, nightwear are welcome. See list in the Amen Corner. Place donations in the white laundry basket in the kitchen. For more information contact Muriel 204-663-2504.

Scripture Reader: Leslie Donnelly

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

THIS WEEK AT IMMANUEL

Monday, Jan 14th

8:00-9:00 pm Church Jehovah Nissi
Tuesday, Jan 15th

9:30 am Study Group
Noon – 2pm Retirees Luncheon
7:00 pm Board Meeting
Wednesday, Jan 16th

7:00 pm Women’s Study Group
8:00 pm AA Group
Thursday, Jan 17th

8:00 pm Bettor’s Anonymous
Friday, Jan 18th

8:00 – 10:30pm Church Jehovah Nissi
8:00 pm Al-Anon & Alateen Group
Saturday, Jan 19th

2:00 pm Bettor’s Anonymous
5-10 pm Church Jehovah Nissi

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

Have a great week! Sharon Vandenberg, Office Administrator

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