Be sure to have your loose change ready as our youth will be collecting a “noisy offering” during worship throughout Lent.  Money donated will go towards a charity of our youth’s choosing.  Stay tuned for updates!

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Have you received your Bible?  Any 3rd grader and over who haven’t received Bible instruction and their Bible let Pastor Vicki or Jill in the office know.

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Attention Parents:  A First Communion class will be held in March (exact date TBD).  The class will be about an hour or so, depending on how many students attend, and will be held at the church.  This teaching is required for youth who may be ready to begin receiving this sacrament.  If you  feel your […]

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Council Corner: Immanuel is offering plenty of opportunities for our youth to get involved and for our congregation to support our youth!  Remember our Sunday School hour each Sunday from 10:15 – 11:15.  Elementary ages meet in the Sanctuary and Jr. High/High School age meet in their new youth area on the 3rd floor (the […]

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Menz Group II (age 18 & up) will meet on Monday, March 7th at 6:00 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sterling.  Ed Loos will be host.  April 4 will be held at the home of Gerald Foskitt, 27712 Knief Road, Rock Falls..  All men 18 and over are welcome.  Open to all men […]

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Bearing fruit are the Devotions for Lent 2016.  For each day in Lent 2016, Bearing Fruit, a reading from Colossians, a quotation to ponder, a reflection and a prayer.  Please pick up a copy in small or large print in the narthex.  Lenten Prayers for Hungry People:  Readings, prayers, and actions to help you and […]

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WELCA OF IMMANUEL – March 2016 Valentine greetings with Subway certificates were sent to four college students. CWU World Day of Prayer will be held at New Life Lutheran Church in Sterling on Friday, March 4th, 9:00 a.m. Coffee with program to follow. Mission Action Sewing ladies will be meeting on Wednesdays, March 8th and […]

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A reminder for all ministry teams:  Remember the ‘de-cluttering’ that has been discussed as one of our Lenten practices?  As long as the weather prevents us from spending a lot of time outside, this is a perfect time to begin that process…. I am asking each team to go through their particular space in the […]

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Volunteers needed for the passion reading on Palm Sunday – March 20.  If you like to be a reader let Pastor Vicki or Jill know.

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March 6th – 2nd Congregational Forum (vision planning).  Pr. Vicki will be leading a series of congregational forums (once a month) to begin talking about your hopes and dreams for Immanuel. We will be looking at the mission statement to decide if it is still viable, we will be discussing topics such as hospitality, vocation, […]

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