a welcoming, affirming, justice-seeking congregation

This Morning through the sacrament of baptism we are honoured to welcome Corbin Duncan, son of Brad and Krista Pickering and younger brother of Brooklyn and Kaiden. Corbin and his siblings are great grandchildren of longtime Immanuel members, the late Eva and Garry Goodridge. Accompanying Krista and Brad this morning are Corbin’s Godparents, Ken Pickering and Rayna Meakin. Welcome, all!

BANNERS… we are so happy to see the banners in our Worship space. Please feel free to get as close to the banners as you like, but it is appreciated that they are not touched. Thank you.

Immanuel’s Fowl Supper will be held on Saturday, October 22nd from 4-7pm. Ticket prices will be Adults $15, Families $40 (family includes children under 14), Children 8-14 $8, Children 7 & Under Free. Tickets are now available after Worship or by calling the office. Lots of opportunities to volunteer as well, please see the sign up sheets in the AMEN corner.

A NEW OPPORTUNITY TO PREPARE FOR THE FOWL SUPPER! Come to the church Thursday, the 20th at 6:00 for tea or coffee. Bring an onion and a knife! Let’s have some fun, dice bread and cut onions for stuffing. See you there! Sign up is in the AMEN corner.

Retirees Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, November 15th from noon to 2pm. Please see sign up sheet in the AMEN corner.

“The Tuesday Morning Study Group announces Immanuel’s STAIRLIFT to HEAVEN! Okay, it’s just to the second floor, but we’re on our way to getting one. Stay tuned for more details.”

Needed for Winnipeg Harvest Large plastic shopping bags, plastic grocery bags, plastic vegetable/fruit bags, plastic long bags your newspaper comes in, feminine hygiene products, toilet paper and diapers size 4 and 6.

Thanks, Joyce Smyth

“Just” Christmas will be held on Sunday, November 6th, 1:30-4pm at Immanuel. This is an opportunity to shop differently at Christmas and support worthwhile projects. There will be a wide variety of gift items. Watch for lists of available gifts! Please see sign up sheet to volunteer. Thank you.

Front Church Doors will be locked at all times. Please call ahead or use the buzzer for access. Thank you.

Alleluia Singers present “I Will Sing”, an afternoon of old fashioned Gospel Music in the sanctuary of Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, corner of Wardlaw Ave & Nassau St, on TODAY October 16, 2016

@ 2pm. Ticket are $15 at the door.

THIS WEEK AT IMMANUEL

Tuesday, Oct 18th 9:30 am Study Group Upstairs Lounge
8:00 pm Bettors Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room
Thursday, Oct 20th 7:00 pm Choir Practice Sanctuary/Auditorium
8:00 pm Bettors Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room
Friday, Oct 21st 8:00 pm Alanon Group Upstairs Meeting Room
Saturday, Oct 22nd 4-7 pm Fowl Supper Sanctuary/Auditorium

I will be in the office Tues, Wed and Thurs mornings. Have a good week!

Sharon Vandenberg, Office Administrator

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