a welcoming, affirming, justice-seeking congregation

Amen Corner There is a table with some items that don’t belong to the church, if any of these items are yours please take. They will be donated after today. Thank you.

Choir practices take place on Thursdays at 7pm. If you would like to participate in the choir you are most welcome.

Retirees Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, September 24th from noon to 2pm. Entertainment will be the Kitchen Band from Lac du Bonnet. Please see sign up sheet in the Amen corner.

Golspie Club will take place this Thursday, September 26th at 1:00pm. All seniors are welcome to join us for carpet bowling and tea.

This is the Tenth Anniversary of Immanuel’s serving as a Winnipeg Harvest site! In order to celebrate the past ten years of receiving, giving and learning in the local community, the Immanuel Harvest group will be sharing in worship leadership at our regular 11:00 time on Sunday, October 6, 2013. They invite you, as you are able, to bring a tin for the bin and come celebrate with them. October 6th also is Worldwide Communion Sunday, so we will gather at the communion table to break bread together and look to the day when all people everywhere will have enough food to eat.

I’m Planning a Study on Hal Taussig’s book A New New Testament: A Bible for the Twenty-First Century, on Tuesday evenings beginning in mid-October. This will be an indepth study that requires reading at home between gatherings. If you are interested in participating, please sign up on the sheet in the Amen Corner. The cost of the book is about $40. Please speak to me privately if the cost would prohibit your participation. Nancy

Newsletter Submissions are due by Tuesday, October 8th. Please hand in to Sharon in the office or email to iuchurch .

Fowl Supper will be held on Saturday, October 26th from 4-7 pm. Tickets are now available and prices are Adults: $15.00, Family: $40.00 (includes 2 adults and children under 14 yrs), Children (8-14 yrs) $8.00, Children 7 and under free. Sign up sheets are in the AMEN corner.

Second Fridays at the Centre for Christian Studies

“Second Fridays” is a free presentation and discussion series sponsored by the Centre for Christian Studies, held at noon-hour at CCS on the second Friday of each month. Structured a bit like the “Ted Talks”, Second Fridays features a brief story/idea/explanation/inspiration from a guest speaker followed by group discussion. The theme for this fall is “Faith and the Arts”. Everyone welcome. Bring your lunch and your curiosity. For more information and to see the other speakers lined up for the fall, visit www.ccsonline.ca/second-fridays or see poster on the bulletin board.

Jubilee Fund Annual Charity Auction Art & Collectibles will take place Monday, September 23rd at 6pm, with the live auction at 7pm at Canad Inns Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Avenue. You can bid on-line, go to www.jubileefund.ca . Make a $10 donations and have fun bidding on art and collectibles, while supporting a worthy cause.

Scripture Reader: Sharon Doerksen

THIS WEEK AT IMMANUEL

Monday, Sept 23rd 8am to Noon Winnipeg Harvest
Tuesday, Sept 24th 9:30 am Study Group
Noon – 2pm Retirees Luncheon
7:00 pm Property Grp Meeting
5:30 – 6:30 pm

7:00 – 8:00 pm

Gentle Pace Yoga

Beginner/Intermediate Flow Yoga

Wednesday, Sept 25th 8:00 pm AA Group
Thursday, Sept 26th 1:00 pm Golspie Club
7:00 pm Choir Practice
8:00 pm Bettors Anonymous
Friday, Sept 27th 8:00 pm Al-Anon & Alateen Group
Saturday, Sept 28th 8am to 4pm Al-Anon/Alateen Group
2:00 pm Bettors Anonymous

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

Wishing you all a wonderful week!

Sharon Vandenberg, Office Administrator

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