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Week of January 13th thru 19th

09 Jan

CHURCH OFFICE – If you need to meet, speak, or make an appointment with the Church Secretary the office is open on Monday and Wednesday. If you need to meet or speak to Pastor Kuhlman you can always reach him on his cell 812 361-7403 and at his home 260 338-1997. Please note that the church will be locked at all times unless two people are present.
If door is locked please ring the door bell.

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL meets 8:30 – 9:20 A.M. each Sunday in the west Sunday School room. The class is studying Exploring God’s Word – New Testament. All adults are welcome!

FLOWERS – The flowers on the altar today are given to the glory of God by Joe and Carmen Holbrook in honor of their 41st Wedding Anniversary.

MEETINGS: Monday 6:00 PM Elders, 6:30 PM Trustees, 6:30PM-8PM Bridge Builders, 7 PM Church Council

CONGREGATIONAL ASSEMBLY MEETING Sunday, January 20th following morning worship.

TIME AND TALENT PLEDGE FORMS are in your mailboxes. Please pick yours up today in your mailbox, fill it out, and prepare to place it in the offering plate on January 30th.

2019 JANUARY – MARCH PORTALS OF PRAYER are in the information rack in the east entrance and on the table in the back of the church.
 
2018 CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS are in your mailboxes.

THE 2019 ALTAR FLOWER CHART is up! The cost is $30 for the 2 vases. We need February 24th, March 10th, 31st, May 26th, October 27th and December 15th. If in memory of someone or in honor of a special occasion, please make a note of that. Make checks payable to Immanuel Chancel Society and place it in their drawer in the east entrance.

BAZAAR – There are copies of the “Guidelines For Immanuel Lutheran Bazaar” sheet on the tables in the east entrance and the back of the church for anyone interested in keeping the Bazaar going. Please pick one up to review. Any questions contact Sherri and Shelia.

CHANCEL SOCIETY sign up sheet for 2019 is up in the Chancel Room on the inside of the 2nd upper cupboard door. Anyone interested in joining us please contact one of the Chancel members.

BRIDGE BUILDERS has begun their second semester on Monday’s and will continue through the March 11th from 6:30PM to 8PM. We have received suggestions from the Bridge Builders on topics to explore, and crafts. Based on their input, we will be exploring why Jesus needed to die for us, and we will have at least one wood craft that will take a few sessions to complete. We are looking forward to second semester with your children and seeing new faces too!

COPY OF SUNDAY SERVICE ON CD – If anyone would like a copy of the Sunday services on CD’s please contact Terry Linnemeier, call and leave a message at the church or leave a note on the secretaries desk.

AVILLA FOOD PANTRY – Please don’t forget the needy people in our community. You may place your food donations in the box in the east entrance.

PRAYER LIST- Prayer for the sick & recovering: Judy McKinley, Dan Phares, Georgia Zimmerman, Donna Gienger , Adele Kienzler, Mary Day

HOSPITAL STAYS – Anytime our congregational members are in the hospital please contact Pastor Kuhlman or the office. Also be sure to let the hospital know the name of your church so when pastor checks the hospitals your name will appear.

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS are now on our website. The announcements in the bulletin each week can be seen on our website under Blog and then correct month.

BULLETIN BOARD – Cross Connection; Worship for Shut-Ins; Thank you cards.

INFORMATION RACK- last week’s bulletin; extra January Newsletters; Visitors Packet; January – March 2019 Portals of Prayer; Lutheran Witness; Cross Connection; Thrivent Dollars information; Lutherans for Life.

LAST WEEK’S STATISTICS: Worship Attendance – Sunday – 9:30AM – 92 + Jesus, God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:7

WORSHIP SERVICE NEXT WEEK: Sunday: 8:30AM Sunday School, 9:30AM Worship Service

THE THOUGHT FOR TODAY – Blessed by the apostles’ teachings, we are bonded in Christ.