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July 14-Dave Rose
July 15-Karla Andersen, Gregg Dolan
July 16-Aubrey Bush, Nate Osborn, TC Ottens,
July 16-Mary Rasmussen
July 17-Sarah Findley
July 18-Luke Carpenter, Denise Kuehl
July 19-Boone Brackemyer, Milt Bush, Scott Findley,
July 19-Tyler Green,
Ben Tegeler, Al Wagenecht
July 20-Sara Young
**Please remember… If you are unable to be here on your assigned Sunday,it is your responsibility to make arrangements to trade with someone.
The Gathering:  As we count down the start of Sunday Celebration, we welcome all of
you to gather and move about in the Sanctuary to connect with other brothers and sisters,
visit, offer a welcome to our guests and prepare to experience God in a very special
way.  Feel free to bring your coffee in if you wish…this is a place for us to grow in a
comfortable manner.  This is the day the Lord has made…we are going to REJOICE!
9:00 a.m.…Sunday Celebration Begins!
*“He Is Exalted”                                          

*Welcome, Announcements & Greeting the Family of God                     

Songs of Praise:                “You Are Holy”                                  Exaltation
    “God of This City”

Special Music:         Cal Vandermyde, vocalist

Congregational Prayer                                            Jeff McDearmon

*Hymn #19  (Vs. 1, 2 & 4)  “Fairest Lord Jesus”

Receiving of our Tithes and Offerings
    Offertory:                “Blessed Assurance”                 Arr. M. Hayes       
    *Prayer over the Gifts

Time with the Younger Church

Joshua 1: 1-17 (Pew Bible page 207)

Message:                    “Go with God”                     Pastor Bob Hoffman

*Closing Hymn #165  (Vs. 1 & 4)  “Living for Jesus”
*Final Acclamation:  “Victory in Jesus”

*Postlude:                  “Fantasia on Duke Street”       Arr. D. Paxton
Monday thru Friday
    5:30-9:30 a.m. – Walking ministry  

Mon., July 15
    7:00 p.m. – Elders Mtg./Deacons Mtg.
    7:30 p.m. – Consistory Meeting

Upper Rm/ Fireside Rm
Upper Room
Wed., July 17
   9:30 a.m.  – Adult Bible Study

Fireside Room
Thur., July 11
    6:00 p.m. – Women’s Bible Study  

Thur., July 18
       6:00 p.m. – Women’s Night Out   

Happy Joe's
    All who have yet to trust the Savior Jesus.
    The persecuted church around the world.
    The world, national & state leaders.
    Those battling addictions in their lives.
    The families & marriages of our community & church.

The Missionaries our Emmanuel family supports: the Fields’ serving in Columbia; the
McCleerys serving in Latin America; the Pitchers serving in South Africa; the Smith-Mathers
serving in South Sudan & the Sundararajans serving  in India.

Our farmers during this challenging season.

Our Christian sympathy is expressed to Kristy Emerson and family on the recent death of her
grandmother, Mary Jane Habben, of Resthave. May they continue to feel God’s presence
during this time.

Doris Vandermyde will be at Resthave for a few weeks for rehab and physical therapy
following her recent hospitalization.

Jim Hargrave, brother of Pam Hargrave, was scheduled to have bypass surgery on Friday,
July 12 at Genesis East.

Judy Becker as she continues her struggle with cancer.

Jennifer Schuler as she continues with her high-risk pregnancy.

Those who are healing & recovering: Pat Dykstra, Lloyd DeShane, Ethel VanZuiden &
Sandy Buikema

Those who have long-term needs: Jacob Green, Dawson Sterenberg & John VanderSchaaf

Those undergoing cancer treatments: Tim Wilkens, Deb Wikoff, Pat Dykstra, Mary
Rasmussen, Jake Vandermyde & Jonelle Hook

Our servicemen and women serving our country, including Jason Akker, Riley Coffey, Brad
Eissens, Gene Fuller, Logan Frederick, Rowdy Lathrop & Lloyd Wicker

Kim Schroth in her home.
Betty Tegeler & Lois Wiebenga at Resthave.
Norma Boeck, Elwyn Nice, Roger & Marla Buikema at Windsor Manor.
V o l u n t e e r s
**Please remember… If you are unable to be here on your
assigned Sunday, it is your responsibility to make
arrangements to trade with someone.
Coffee Hour Hosts continue to be needed!   Please sign up in the Christ Center

Join us NEXT WEEK for Youth Sunday, July 21st  at 9:00 a.m.   This will be
a wonderful service where our youth will share their experiences on their recent mission
trip to Pine Ridge, South Dakota.

YEAH Reminder
:  The YEAH trip to the Fireside Theatre to see the Ball Brothers in
concert on Tuesday, July 30 is sold out.  All are reminded that payment of $75 per
person was due June 30th.  

Women's Ministry invites all women to a night out!
  Join us for supper on
Thursday,  July 18 at 6:00 pm at Happy Joe's in the downstairs room. Please sign up in
the Fireside Room or contact Lindsay Buis at 815-441-1125 to rsvp or with any
questions. We would like to have an estimated head count, but each will be able to order

A Blood Drive sponsored by the Morrison High School Key Club will be held
Wednesday, July 24th from 12:30-5 p.m. in the gymnasium of the Christ Center here at
Emmanuel.   Anyone who hasn’t donated since May 29th will be able to give. To sign-up
please contact Gwenn Rickertsen at 563-212-7232 or go online to www. & use code 2771 to locate the blood drive.

Men join us Sunday, July 28th:  Venhuizen Farms will be  hosting a Grill & Gawk at
Kenny Venhuizen's farm. Bring your car, truck, tractor or motorcycle. Enjoy a fun
afternoon of food and looking at and talking about your rides. Festivities will start at 3:00
p.m. and we will be  eating  Brad Venhuizen's award winning BBQ around 5:00. A sign-
up sheet will go up in the Fireside room soon, so please make sure to sign up so Brad can
make enough for everyone. Invite your friends and don't miss out on a fun time!

My Life’s Journey: An Evening with C. S. Lewis will be performed by Phil Crowley in
Emmanuel’s Sanctuary on Sunday, July 28 at 2:00 p.m.  A free-will donation will be
collected to benefit the Morrison Ministerial Council.  See flyers on the bulletin boards for
more information.

Final Car Show Committee & Volunteer Meeting
will be on Wednesday, July 31 at
7:00 p.m. in the Fireside Room.  Volunteers are still needed!  If you can help out at the
Car Show on Saturday, August 24th please plan to attend this meeting. Contact Lloyd
DeShane @ 815-535-3240 for more information.
July 7 – Tim VanZuiden, Anna Ryder, Bill Bush
July 14 – Don Reed, Anna Ryder, Lloyd DeShane
July 21 – Art Pruis, Anna Ryder, Daniel Deter
July 28 – Corey Johnson, Anna Ryder, Scott Mouw
Screens/DVD Operators
July 7 – Marissa Folkers and Sarah Wallander
July 14 – Shelby Wiersema and Jacob Schlegel
July 21 – Addi Wiersema and Isaiah McDearmon
July 28 – Thomas Dauphin and Mitchell Johnson
July 7 – Luke Carpenter and Connor Roberts
July 14 – Ethan Bush and Cael Wright
July 21 – Corbin Allen and Gabbi Stichter
July 28 – Megan Folkers and Elivia Decker
July 7 – Pat Oostenryk and LuAnn Burkamper
July 14 – Todd & Christine Schlegel and family
July 21 – YF Members (Youth Sunday)
July 28 – Bill & Alice Senior
(There must be 2 adults present – youth helpers cannot take the place of adult helpers)
July 7 – Ken & Carol Stralow, Baylee Merema ---- F.U.E.L.-Katie R. & Sam V.
July 14 – Lydia Ohlsen, Holly Wallander, Anna Lindstrom ---- F.U.E.L.-Steve & Dar H.
July 21 – Robin Henard, Michele VanBuren, Kayla Carpenter ---- F.U.E.L.-Jim & Diane L.
July 28 – Dawn Roberts, Nicole Reed ---- F.U.E.L.-Sam V. & Lynette D.
Those Serving:  July 14
Exit Greeters:  Mike Damhoff, Al Wagenecht, Ryan Venema
Coffee Hour:    Bush/Behrens
Pre-Service Welcome Center Hosts: Al & Donna   Wagenecht,
     Corey & Tammy Johnson
Post-Service Welcome Center Greeter:  Betty Pruis
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
July 18-Tom & Charme Millard,
July 18-Chad & Andrea Wolever
July 19-Doug & Aimee Mouw
July 20-Jim & Shelly Bierman,
July 20-Dustin & Amanda Vandermyde
Those Serving:  July 21
Exit Greeters:  
Coffee Hour:
 Sr. High YF
Pre-Service Welcome Center Hosts: Al & Donna   Wagenecht,
    Corey & Tammy Johnson
Post-Service Welcome Center Greeter:  Betty Pruis
Attendance last Sunday –  215
Attendance last year – 241
Total Offering to Budget Last Sunday:
2019 Budget:   
2019 Income YTD to Budget:        
Total needed to meet Budget:
$ 451,363.00
$ 232,889.22
$ 218,475.78


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I would like to thank my Emmanuel
family for all your prayers, cards,
visits and meals after my surgery.  At
my recent follow-up appointment I
was given a total clean bill of health!
Praise God!
 Al Wagenecht