|ATTENDANCE & FINANCIAL REPORT
|A N N O U N C E M E N T S
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|SUNDAYS AT EMMANUEL
|Good Morning! Welcome to Emmanuel Church. We extend a special welcome
to our guest speaker, Rick Nielson, who was our Men’s Banquet speaker last night.
May the Lord bless Rick as he shares with us God’s Good News.
|Prelude: “Partita on Crimond”
(The Lord’s My Shepherd, I’ll Not Want)
Songs of Praise:
“Is He Worthy?”
Invocation, Announcements & Greeting the Family of God
*Hymn #322 (Vs. 1, 2 & 3) “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”
Giving of our Tithes and Gifts
Message: Rick Nielsen
Morning Prayer with Lord’s Prayer
*Closing Hymn #286 (Vs. 1, 2 & 4) “Revive Us Again”
*Final Acclamation: “Great is Thy Faithfulness”
*Postlude: “Toccata on Thine Is the Glory”
|9:00 a.m. – Sunday Celebration Sanctuary
10:15 a.m. – Men’s Ministry “Take Ten” Front of Sanctuary
10:15 a.m. – Sunday School resumes Sept. 8th Entire Campus
10:15 a.m. – Coffee & Fellowship Time Christ Center
4:00-5:30 p.m. – Jr. High JAM Youth Room
6:30-8:00 p.m. – Sr. High YF Youth Room
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|A N N O U N C E M E N T S
|Congregational Meeting – The congregation of Emmanuel Reformed Church is
called to a congregational meeting Sunday, Nov. 24th immediately after Sunday
Celebration for the purpose of electing elders and deacons. Those who will be on the
ballot are, for Elder: Jeff Eissens, Scott Findley, Becky Koster, Randy Kuehl, Doug Leech
& Dave Wiersema. For Deacon: Lloyd DeShane, Scott Findley, Randy Kuehl, Terry
Mayfield, Todd Schlegel & Kris Schmidt.
Pizza Ranch Fundraiser for B.A.S.I.C. (EPIC Center in Fulton): Monday, Nov. 18 from 5:00-8:30
p.m. at the Clinton, IA, Pizza Ranch.
Sr. High YF Mission Trip Cookie Fundraiser runs through Sun., Nov. 24. $18 per box of pre-
portioned frozen cookie dough pieces available in these choices: Chunky Chocolate Chip,
Peanut Butter, Oatmeal Raisin, Sugar, M&M Candies, White Chocolate Macadamia, Triple
Chocolate, Snickerdoodle, White Chocolate Cranberry, Carmel Pecan Chocolate Chip &
Toasted Coconut. Delivery/pick-up will be Sat., Dec. 14 at 12:00 p.m. in the gym. To order,
contact any YF mission team member.
From Pastor Al and Ministry Coordinator Rich: Just a reminder that an opportunity to find
out more about Emmanuel Church and its membership will be held in the Pastor’s office near
the Fireside Room TODAY beginning at 10:15—or 15 minutes following the end of the
morning service. It will end at 11:45. Child care will be provided. We look forward to
meeting with you.
The Consistory has received notice of Lisa Bush’s resignation (effective Nov. 30) as custodian
of the sanctuary wing after several years of dedicated service. We as a congregation are
grateful for Lisa and Josh’s dedicated work over these years. As this position needs to be filled
as soon as possible, please contact Jeff McDearmon, consistory vice-president, if interested in
applying or finding out more about what is required to assume these duties.
The Wednesday morning Bible Study is facilitating another project! It has been many years
since our “Celebrate Jesus” signs were purchased for a witness in our yards during the
Christmas season. The group has ordered yard signs that are in the shape of a Christmas
package with either “Receive the gift of God’s Love,” “Jesus—Best gift ever” or “God Sent His
Son for everyone!” on them. They will have them available following Worship as soon as they
come in for $5.00 each. This is not a fundraiser as the signs are being sold at cost, but yet
another way for the Church to spread the good news of Jesus’ birth without promoting a
|Magnifying Our Missions
November’s Designated Benevolent Offerings
Food for the Hungry
Food for the Hungry seeks to end ALL forms of human poverty. They partner with
churches, leaders, and families working to eliminate world poverty and reveal God’s
purpose to each person. Food for the Hungry is inspired and led by Christian
beliefs serving without regard to race, creed, or nationality.
We ask that you prayerfully consider supporting this wonderful ministry
with a second specifically marked offering in addition to your regular
offering when it is received on November 24th.