Our Worship . . .
Our Accessibility . . .  
Our Music Ministry… Music is a vital part of our
Sunday Celebration as we offer a blend of
musical styles each week.  Music is offered by
one of four praise teams each week, as well as
our Sanctuary Choir which sings each Sunday
(Labor Day through Memorial Day).  In addition
to contemporary worship music, traditional
hymns are sung each week accompanied by
organ and piano.  Our 85-voice outreach choir,
Voices of Praise, presents cantatas during the
Christmas season and in April.
Our Music Ministry . . .
Women's Ministry . . .   
Men's Ministry provides fellowship and
spiritual growth for the men of Emmanuel.Led
by a leadership team, monthly activities are
held to build community, spiritually enrich
and provide discipleship to the men who
attend Emmanuel Reformed Church...  
Senior Ministries . . .
Senior Ministries is offered through an active
YEAH (Young and Energetic at Heart) group
that has monthly activities, including providing
parties for area nursing homes for special
holidays, day trips and other travel
Men's Ministry. . .
Our Youth Ministry . . .
Our Women's Ministry  includes our Funeral
Team which provides meals for families after a
funeral; the Bread of Life team provides meals
brought to homes of those who are facing
health issues or recovery, as well as a Ladies
Ministry team who plans bible studies and other
events for women of all ages.

Moms in Prayer, a group of women (not
necessarily moms) uniting in an hour of prayer
over our schools, meet each Tuesday night from
7-8 p.m. in the chapel of the sanctuary wing.  All
women are welcome.
Mid-Week Activities . . . Mid Week
Activities run from mid-September
through mid-March which begins at
5:30 each Wednesday evening with a
free community supper provided for
anyone who would like to come and
enjoy good food and fellowship.  DELTA
Club is offered for children Kindergarten
through 8th grade.  From 6 to 7:30
p.m. DELTA for grades K-5 is held, while
Jr. High DELTA is offered from 6:30 to
Morrison Community VBS – June 24-
28, 6-8 p.m. at MJHS:  Registration
forms are available in the church office
or you may register online (www.myvbs.
org/morrisonvbs).  For kids age 4 to
entering 8th grade. Register by June
7th to guarantee T-shirt size and class
Our elevator, located in the entrance
foyer just inside the drop-off canopy
allows easy travel into the sanctuary or
downstairs into the Fellowship Hall.
Located adjacent to the sanctuary wing
is The Christ Center which offers full
accessibility to all into the
Multi-Purpose Room (gym), Fireside
Room, Kitchen and Youth Center.
Restrooms are conveniently located
throughout our buildings.
Sunday afternoon and evening youth
activities are offered year round.  
(Jr. High Youth) meet from 4-5:30 p.m.
each Sunday afternoon and High School
YF (Youth Fellowship) meet at 6:30 each
Sunday evening.
Sunday School
During the school year, Sunday school
is offered for all ages following worship
until 11:15 a.m. Please feel free to ask
anyone to guide you to where your
class is held.  Sunday School  resumes
Sept. 8th
We worship every Sunday morning at
9:00 a.m. Our worship is intentionally
blended in style which means that every
week we seek to experience the power
of the Holy Spirit by incorporating the
best of both traditional and
contemporary worship styles.


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E M M A N U E L   R E F O R M E D   C H U R C H

Emmanuel Reformed Church  Copyright 2020  All Rights Reserved    
March 19, 2020

1.There will be no organized worship until further notice.  However, we will Live Stream our message and worship music at our normal
worship times on our Facebook page, Emmanuel Reformed Church.  Extra DVD’s will also be made available for pick up.  Additional options
for viewing are forthcoming.  Our Maundy Thursday and Easter messages will follow the same Live Stream capabilities. Stay tuned for
some exciting news regarding this!

2. The Spring Cantata is postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.

3. No Walking Ministry until further notice.

4. Some have asked  “How can I continue to financially support Emmanuel’s ministry if we don’t have services?” The Consistory has been
working on a method for some time. That option/opportunity is now a reality.  Online giving is now available through the following link:
https://tithe.ly/give?c=1309913  If you have questions or need help, you may call Jerry Lindsey @ 815-441-4603, Deb Eissens @ 309-714-
2008 and Daniel Deter @ 815-441-0298. If you would prefer to mail or hand deliver your tithes  to the church office that is certainly
acceptable as well.

5. Each member of Emmanuel will be contacted by an Elder or Deacon.

6. If you are feeling anxious, concerned, confused or just need someone to talk to we have a prayer/care team in place for any request or
needs.  Call the church office for details.

7. The Emmanuel campus has been re-keyed.  Details for use or access will be through Pam in the church office and Safety Team members
Doug Leech & Ken Stralow.

8. Church offices are open for now.  However, that could change by the time this correspondence reaches you.  Please realize things are
very fluid at this time, so we ask for your patience and understanding.

9. Please be cognizant and respectful of the regulations set forth by our health officials, we know that all of us have our opinions; but they
do have more facts than we do.

10.Respect the anxiety and space of others.

11.Finally, and most importantly, lift up in prayer our congregation, community, county, state, country and world.  GOD HAS GOT THIS!!!
Take some time to evaluate what HE is trying to teach us through this.  If there are any concerns or questions that have not been addressed
here, please call your Elder or Deacon as indicated in the 2020 church directory.

Thank you and Blessings,
The Consistory of Emmanuel Reformed Church
      202 East Morris Street, Morrison, Illinois                                                        Worship via live streaming:  Sundays at 9:00 am                                                            Phone:  (815)772.3890

    We are so glad you have chosen to visit Emmanuel Reformed Church.  We are a casual, come-as-you-are family who invite you to attend
    our Sunday Celebration in whatever style of clothing you are comfortable in.  As you arrive, please visit the Welcome Center where you can find
    information, coffee and a warm greeting.  Please ask anyone with a name tag on for information or directions to places like the nursery, restrooms,
    Sunday School, etc., and we will be delighted to show you where those places are.  Although we love children of all ages in our Sunday Celebration, a
    staffed nursery is available for those infant through preschool aged. Immediately after the service, join us for cookies, lemonade and coffee in the Christ
    Center (building next door.)  Our celebration begins at 9:00 a.m.    We are blessed you are here!
June 30, 2020

From the Consistory regarding worship reopening:
We are excited to announce the consistory met Monday, June 22, 2020 to discuss the re-opening of the sanctuary for worship.  
Under the current IDPH and our insurance guidelines, we plan to begin holding two services at 8:30 and 10:00 am with a total of
100 at each service including praise team and tech team beginning July 12, 2020.  A reservation process will be determined.  
Live-streaming will continue as a worship option.  Details will follow.  Please continue to keep the consistory in your prayers as they
navigate keeping the best interests and safety of the congregation in the decisions made.