a welcoming, affirming, justice-seeking congregation

Newsletters have been emailed. If you get a hard copy they are in the AMEN corner. If you would prefer to have your newsletter emailed please let Sharon in the office know.

Many Thanks to everyone who supported the “Just” Christmas event at Gordon King Memorial this past Sunday. For the cookies, for attending and for your interest in the many worthwhile projects that the vendors support. That is the highlight for them. The leftover cookies have been taken to Rossbrook House and the Outreach ministries. They also say thank you!~Muriel Kenyon, on behalf of the committee from the neighbouring United Churches.

2016 United Church Calendars are now available. They are $6.00 each. Please call the office or see Pat Schulz after Worship.

Pre-Advent Dinner: This year’s Pre-Advent Potluck Dinner will take place on Saturday, November 28th from

5:00 to 7:00. Come and join in this time of fellowship and beginning reflection on our Advent theme, “Building the Advent Road.” You’ll find a sign-up sheet in the Amen Corner.

Golspie Club meets this Thursday, November 26th at 1pm. Join us for an afternoon of carpet bowling, tea and conversation.

The Immanuel Players will be having a short meeting right after church on TODAY, Nov 22nd to discuss the next play “$38,000 for a Friendly Face” Everyone and Anyone is invited to sit in. Anyone wanting a copy of the play to read, contact Glen Smyth 204-669-1198 or grsmyth and he will email you a copy.

White Gift Sunday will be on November 29, 2015. Immanuel supports a variety of Winnipeg projects by donations of money (use your offering envelope marked “White Gift”), food, children’s gifts, baby supplies and more. Please see list in the AMEN corner. Please bring these on November 29th as you are able.

L.I.T.E.’S 19th Annual Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast will be held on Friday, November 27th from 7-10am at the Indian and Metis Friendship Centre, 45 Robinson (at Dufferin). There will be local food, entertainment, crafters market and raffle. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased online at www.lite.mb.ca or by calling the LITE offices at 204-942-8578 or at the door.

THIS WEEK AT IMMANUEL

Monday, Nov 23rd 8am-Noon Winnipeg Harvest Sanctuary/Auditorium
Tuesday, Nov 24th 9:30 am Study Group Upstairs Lounge
5-9pm Yoga Sanctuary/Auditorium
Thursday, Nov 26th 1:00 pm Golspie Club Sanctuary/Auditorium
7:00 pm Choir Practice Sanctuary/Auditorium
8:00 pm Bettors Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room
Friday, Nov 27th 7:00 pm Al-Anon/Alateen Group Upstairs Meeting Room & Lounge
Saturday, Nov 28th 9:00-11:30am Yoga Sanctuary/Auditorium
2:00 pm Bettors Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room
5-7pm Pre-Advent Dinner Sanctuary/Auditorium

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

I am away on Tuesday, Nov 24th.

Sharon Vandenberg, Office Administrator

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