a welcoming, affirming, justice-seeking congregation

Worship to Raise the Evening Star:This summer, we’ll be doing something quite different with our worship services at Immanuel. Rather than cancelling Sunday worship during July and holding our usual 11:00 Sunday services in August, we’ll be holding Tuesday Night Vespers, either in the sanctuary or up in the air-conditioned meeting room, at 7:30 each Tuesday throughout both July and August. The word “Vesper” means “evening prayer,” and is traceable back to an old English word for “evening star” (Venus). The summer Vespers will allow us still to gather on a weekly basis for a simple worship service and an opportunity to connect with one another, and will free up our weekends for travel or to attend a neighbouring church. If you would like to participate in the planning and/or leadership of these services, please place your name on the sign-up sheet in the Amen Corner.

Tuesday Morning Study Group will continue on a drop-in basis over the summer months beginning in July and continuing to the end of August at 10:00 am. Everyone welcome!

“Habitat for Humanity” On July 10th Movie Groups 1 & 2 are looking after the afternoon coffee break for 150 volunteer builders for the “Habitat for Humanity” build. We need donations of muffins, cookies or money towards the purchase of fresh fruit. If you can help please indicate on the sign up sheet in the AMEN corner. Thank you for your help.

“Sad Sort of Clean”~Flatlanders Studio 782 Main St, 3rd Floor (Vineyard Church), May 3-June30th; Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4pm. A gallery of 22 large, excellent pictures. This is where your hydropower comes from in Northern Manitoba. Sponsored by Interchurch Council Hydropower. Admission free. Volunteers willing to sit at this showing on Saturday or Sunday afternoons, now to June 30th, please contact Doug McMurtry~204-668-7804.

CGIT Empowerment Camp “Celebrating Girls for WHO They Are” July 6th – 10th, 2013 at Camp Brereton which is located in Whiteshell Provincial Park. There is more information and registration forms on the bulletin board.

Scripture Reader: Luba Olesky

THIS WEEK AT IMMANUEL

Monday, June 17th

8:00-9:00 pm Church Jehova Nissi
Tuesday, June 18th

9:30 am Study Group
Wednesday, June 19th

8:00 pm AA Group
Thursday, June 20th

8:00 pm Bettors Anonymous
Friday, June 21st

8:00 pm Al-Anon & Alateen Group
8:00-10:30 pm Church Jehova Nissi
Saturday, June 22nd

5-10pm Church Jehova Nissi

I will be in the office on Thursday morning, June 20th.

I will be back in the fall on Tuesday, September 3rd.

Have a great week! Sharon Vandenberg, Office Administrator

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