sermon 3rd easter 2017

Any Cubs fans here?  How often, after a disappointing season have you said – ’we had hoped‘?    ‘…we had hoped…’  The lament of all Cubs fans the world over…! Until last year that is…  and then the hope was realized. How often have you said those words at times other than the end of […]

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2nd easter 2017

It’s now Sunday evening – the 2 Mary’s had done what the angels had told them to do and had gone into town to tell the disciples that they had seen Jesus.  And I can just imagine the confusion and disbelief of the men in that room, for of course these hysterical women can’t be […]

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easter 2017

It’s Friday evening – the sun has gone down and Sabbath has begun.   The strange events of that day are still on everyone’s mind.  But it is the Sabbath after all and so they go through  the motions and do what is required.  And they wait.  Mary of Magdala and the other Mary – […]

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1 sermon 5th lent 2017

 Have you ever experienced a dark time in your life?  A time of emotional or physical or spiritual despair?  Have you ever experienced a time of feeling  ‘less than’, maybe feeling outcast or alone, maybe a time of hopelessness or maybe anger at God for not doing what you asked for?  Maybe it was a […]

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April 2017

The following members will be observing birthdays of 80 years or more this April.  Happy Birthday! Duane Nielsen (95)        4/01            Eugene Brinkman          4/11 Virgil Rhodes                 4/12            Marvin Wallace (94)      4/23 Dale Smith                     4/27   The following members will be observing wedding anniversaries of 50 years or more during the month of April.  Happy Anniversary! Larry […]

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April 2017

Dear Brothers, Sisters and friends of Immanuel, I just came back from taking the dogs to the park for a walk.  And since it is warm and the sun is shining, I decided to also explore the back yard to see what Mother Nature is up to today – the first day of Spring.  The […]

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Council Highlights – March 13, 2017

Outdoor sign will be replaced with a digital sign to allow vision from both north-south and east-west as soon as weather permits installation. Sound system in sanctuary has been checked to increase volume. All painting, carpet installation, and  kitchen renovation are to be completed by April 1, if not before. The  Challenge Bowl team representing […]

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