a welcoming, affirming, justice-seeking congregation

Immanuel Players are at it again! This year’s dessert play is “Things My Mother Taught Me”. It will be performed on April 20th, 21st and 22nd. Please spread the word to friends and family. Tickets will be available soon.

Oak Table Spring Dinner 3 at Holy Rosary at 510 River on Saturday, April 29th with honoured guest Elsie Hughes. Reception at 6pm, dinner at 6:30pm. Tickets are $50 with a $30 Tax Receipt. After dinner entertainment and dinner catered by DeLuca’s. For tickets contact: Oak Table Office at 204-416-2240, Cindy at 204-895-8599 or email: oaktable444@shaw.ca . See poster on bulletin board.

Back Forty Impact Process Meeting will be held on Monday, March 27th from 7-9pm here at Immanuel.

Friendly Reminder Please remember to let Sharon in the office know if you are wanting to use space in the building for meetings, etc.

United Church Response to Refugees Seeking Sanctuary As has been in the news of late, there has been an increase in refugees seeking sanctuary by crossing the border from the United States into Canada. Many of these men, women and children are crossing the border at Emerson, Manitoba. A number of people in our Conference of the United Church have expressed a desire to be supportive of those seeking sanctuary and are asking what actions they might take. After consultation with Jordan Basso, the minister at St. Andrew’s United Church, Emerson, with Lynne Sanderson, Chair of Agassiz Presbytery and with The Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council’s Welcome Place, an agency that offers in-Canada protection services for refugee claimants arriving in the country, our Conference is inviting financial support for the ongoing work of Welcome Place. Donations may be made directly through the Welcome Place website or directed through your givings to Immanuel. Please mark your offering envelopes “Interfaith Immigration.” Letters and emails of caring and support to the congregation at St. Andrew’s United Church, Emerson would also be welcomed – c/o Jordan Basso, Box 89, Dominion City, MB R0A 0H0; jordanlbasso

THIS WEEK AT IMMANUEL

Sunday, Mar 26th 1-5pm Immanuel Players Sanctuary/Auditorium
Monday, Mar 27th 8am-Noon Winnipeg Harvest Sanctuary/Auditorium
Tuesday, Mar 28th 9:30 am Study Group Upstairs Lounge
5:00-9:00 pm Yoga Sanctuary/Auditorium
8:00 pm Bettors Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room
Wednesday, Mar 29th 6:30-9:30 pm Immanuel Players Sanctuary/Auditorium
Thursday, Mar 30th 7:00 pm Choir Practice Sanctuary/Auditorium
8:00 pm Bettors Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room
Friday, Mar 31st 8:00 pm Alanon Group Upstairs Meeting Room
Saturday, Apr 1st 2:00 pm Bettors Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room
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