a welcoming, affirming, justice-seeking congregation

2015 Church Calendars are now available. There are only 7 left, so please get yours today. They are $6.00 each. Please call the office or see Pat Schulz after Worship.

Christmas Flowers Anyone wishing to contribute to Christmas Flowers please see Joan Macdonald or call her at 204-661-1966.

Potluck Decorations If you would like to donate a Christmas ornament(s) that are non-breakable for our tree outside please give them to Ron Metcalfe, hang them on the tree or hand in to the office. Due to the fact that they are outside they will not be returned, we will save them again for next year. Thanks.

Observer Subscription Renewals If you would like to renew or start a new subscription, please call Sharon in the office of if paying by cheque, please make it payable to Immanuel United Church and mark “Observer” on your offering envelope. Deadline is Tuesday, January 6, 2015. The cost is $20.00.

Amnesty International Write for Rights Campaign Today Sunday December 14th
International Human Rights Day marks the United Nations adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10th, 1948. Each year, activists from more than 140 Countries join together to write letters calling for the protection and promotion of human rights. Please join us after worship TODAY to participate in this year’s letter writing campaign.

St. Matthews Maryland Ministry asks our help in providing the following items to serve their community; non-perishable food (meat,fish,beans,pastas,baby food, etc.), hygiene, feminine and baby products. Please bring in next Sunday, Dec 21stas you are able. Thank you.

1Hope Winnipeg Gifts of Hope Catalogue

This holiday season, please consider giving a gift of hope through the 1Hope Winnipeg Gifts of Hope Catalogue. Choose to support specific items as advertised in the catalogue or, if you can’t decide, you may make a donation to 1Hope Winnipeg on behalf of a loved one or just because you share the hopes for a more inclusive, more just, more fun and more caring Winnipeg! Income tax receipts will be issued for all purchases from this catalogue.
For more information about 1Hope Winnipeg, please visit www.1hopewinnipeg.com

There are catalogues in the AMEN corner.


Monday, Dec 15th 8am to noon Winnipeg Harvest Sanctuary/Auditorium
Tuesday, Dec 16th 9:30am Study Group Upstairs Lounge
5-9pm Yoga Sanctuary/Auditorium
Wednesday, Dec 17th 7:00 pm Women’s Study Group Upstairs Lounge
8:00 pm AA Group Upstairs Meeting Room
Thursday, Dec 18th 7:00 pm Choir Practice Sanctuary/Auditorium
8:00 pm Bettor’s Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room
Friday, Dec 19th 7:00 pm Al-Anon & Alateen Group Upstairs Meeting Room/Upstairs Lounge
Saturday, Dec 20th 9:15-11:45 am Yoga Sanctuary/Auditorium
2:00 pm Bettor’s Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room

I will be in the office on Tues, Wed and Thurs mornings this week.

Have a great week!