Week of February 9th thru 15th

05 Feb

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL meets 8:30 – 9:20 A.M. each Sunday in the west Sunday School room. The class is studying Prophecy. This Study examines Justification and Sanctification.  All adults are welcome!

FLOWERS – The flowers on the altar today are given to the glory of God by Andy and Ronda Glowaty in honor of Ron and Bina Kistler’s Anniversary.

MEETINGS AND EVENTS:  Monday –Bridge Builders 6:30PM, Wednesday – Bible Study 10AM,

TIME AND TALENT is in your mailbox!  Please pick yours up today and we will collect them next Sunday, February 16th during the morning service.

MARCH NEWSLETTER DEADLINE is tomorrow, Monday February 10th.

THANK YOU                                                                    Dear Saints of Immanuel,

            We extend our deepest thanks for your love and charity toward us. Your gift of money is much appreciated while we attend seminary and continue our training to be pastors of the church. We thank you for welcoming us as family and continuing to support us as we continue in this process. We look forward to the coming months of worshipping with you and continuing to be with you here in Avilla. Again, thank you and God’s peace!

                                                                        Matthew and Mark

ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE is next Wednesday, February 26th at 7PM.

PANCAKE AND SAUSAGE SUPPER will be next Wednesday, February 26th starting at 6PM in the fellowship hall.

SIGN UP SHEETS for Lenten Suppers and Easter Breakfast are on the table in the east entrance.

BIBLE STUDY – Midweek Bible Study will meet on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.  We will be studying the Passion of Jesus.  This Wednesday, February 12 – Palm Sunday and the Foot Washing – Humility – John 12:12 – 19; 13:1-17

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! Vacation Bible School Rainforest Explorers (Jesus Leads the Way) will be June 15th – 19th.  Watch the bulletin for more information.

2020 ALTAR FLOWERS CHART is up!! We are in need of the following dates: March 1 and November 1.  The cost is $30 for the 2 vases.  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.

BRIDGE BUILDERS – We began our second winter session on Monday, January 6 and continue for ten weeks ending on March 9.  We are looking forward to another session with your children and seeing new faces too!

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.

BULLETIN BOARD – Cross Connection; Worship for Shut-Ins; Thank you cards, Coffee and Snacks for Sunday Mornings.

PRAYER LIST–  Prayer for the sick & recovering: Judy McKinley, Dan Phares, Georgia Zimmerman, Betty Heiman, Paul DeLong, Randy Hovarter, Carole Bishop, Donna Kurtz, Vivian Householder, Carolyn Scammahorn, Art Grawcock, Fred Norden

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

INFORMATION RACK– last week’s bulletin; extra FebruaryNewsletters; Visitors Packet; January – March 2020 Portals of Prayer; Lutheran Witness; Cross Connection; Thrivent Dollars information; Lutherans for Life.

LAST WEEK’S STATISTICS:   Worship Attendance – Sunday 81 + Jesus

God loves a cheerful giver.  2 Corinthians 9:7 

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

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY – The object of your faith makes you sure of your hope.