a welcoming, affirming, justice-seeking congregation

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

Nancy will be on holiday for the week between Christmas and New Year’s, returning to work on January 2nd. In the event of a pastoral emergency, please call Joan Macdonald of the Pastoral Care Team at 204-661-1966. Sunday worship on December 28th will be held at the usual time of 11:00.

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.

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.


Wednesday, Dec 24th 7:00 pm Christmas Eve Service Sanctuary/Auditorium
9:00 pm Quiet Christmas Eve Communion Service Sanctuary/Auditorium
Friday, Dec 26th 7:00 pm Al-Anon & Alateen Group Upstairs Meeting Room/Upstairs Lounge
Saturday, Dec 27th 2:00 pm Bettor’s Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room

I will be away for the next two weeks, returning

on Tuesday, Jan 6th, 2015

Wishing everyone a joyous Christmas and health and happiness

in the New Year!

Sharon Vandenberg, Office Administrator