a welcoming, affirming, justice-seeking congregation

Sharing Basket Sunday occurs the third Sunday of the month (or whenever you are able). You are asked to support local community needs and Interfaith and Immigration refugees by depositing donations in the basket under the front stairs.

Most needed: Canned: meat, fish, chicken, fruit, vegetables, soups, – peanut butter, cheese spreads, rice, pastas and sauces. Also, baby food/formula and supplies, toilet paper, and hygiene products for all family persons.

The next Sunday is December 17th to donate as you are able.

The 2018 United Church Calendars are now available. They are $6.00 each and there are only 10 left. Please call the office or see Pat Schulz after worship.

2018 Offering Envelopes are ready for pick up in the AMEN corner. Please report any errors or changes to Connie Kryschuk. Thank you!

Tuesday, December 19th(Note: was December 12th but now changed) – Public Meeting of the Community Committee @ City Hall to complete our presentation about the Back Forty – 6:30pm. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

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 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.

TODAY~ December 10,2017, we are holding our annual Amnesty International Write for Rights letter writing event. Each year around December 10th, International Human Rights Day, people from around the world come together to write letters calling for the protection and promotion of human rights. Amnesty supporters in 200 countries wrote more than 4.5 Million messages in 2016. Your words protected people and communities around the globe whose Human Rights are under attack. Please join us today after worship where we will have available, information on the urgent cases highlighted for 2017, writing materials and sample letters.

Observer Subscription Renewals If you would like to renew or start a new subscription, please call Sharon in the office or if paying by cheque, please make it payable to Immanuel United Church and mark “Observer” on your offering envelope. The cost is $25 for the year. Deadline is Tuesday, January 9th.


Tuesday, Dec 12th 6:00 pm Beginner/Gentle Yoga Sanctuary/Auditorium
7:30 pm Flow Yoga Sanctuary/Auditorium
8:00 pm Bettors Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room
Wednesday, Dec 13th 1:30 pm Women’s Study Group Upstairs Lounge
Thursday, Dec 14th 9:30 am Study Group Upstairs Lounge
7:00 pm Choir Practice Sanctuary/Auditorium
8:00 pm Bettors Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room
Friday, Dec 15th 8:00 pm Alanon Group Upstairs Meeting Room
Saturday, Dec 16th 10:00 am Gentle Flow Yoga Sanctuary/Auditorium
2:00 pm Bettors Anonymous Upstairs Meeting Room