DURRANCE FAREWELL SERVICE & RECEPTION: This Sunday, May 20, we will honor and thank Pastor Rick and his family with a special worship service at 9:30 a.m., followed by a lunch reception at 12:30 p.m. in the gym. Please plan on attending and participating in this celebratory day of thanks and appreciation. The lunch is potluck, so remember to bring your dish! And, if you haven't signed up to bring a dish yet, please contact Billye Johnstone at billye@emmanuelburbank.org.
SENIOR SUNDAY:  Graduating High School seniors will be acknowledged and prayed for this  Sunday, May 20 , during the early part of the 9:30 a.m. Worship Service. Don't miss out on this important Emmanuel family moment .

MACHAO ORPHANAGE VOLUNTEER DAY: Join us this  Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Help sort and prepare hygiene kits and boxes for the children of MACHAO. To volunteer, or for more information, email  info@machaoorphanage.org.

 A recently-trained team from Emmanuel is prepared to encourage other couples. Marriage mentoring is for all couples: premarital, couples in crisis, and couples looking to enrich their marriage. If you are interested in being mentored, contact Connie Karman at 818-421-2898 or conniekarman@gmail.com

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (VBS) is coming the week of June 11-15, from 9 a.m.-noon, for kids Pre-K to 5th Grade. This year's theme is "Shipwrecked: Resurrected by Jesus." Registration is filling up and we are close to maximum capacity! Register now to make sure your kids get a spot, and to volunteer, go to our church website, emmanuelburbank.org VBS link. For more information, contact Al Gonzalez at al@emmanuelburbank.org

VBS VOLUNTEER MEETING: For those who have volunteered to help at VBS, save the date for the informational meeting on Sunday, May 27, at 12:30 p.m. in the JAV room. Contact Al Gonzalez with any questions at al@emmanuelburbank.org.

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER: Join us for congregational prayer on Sunday, May 27, at 6 p.m. in the Family Room. Our prayer theme will be "Called To Be Free." Childcare is available, but please let Teri Parker, Deacon of Prayer, know of your need by Tuesday, May 22 . For more information, contact Teri at teri@emmanuelburbank.org .

FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT OF FAITH BIBLE STUDY: Are you a new Christian, and/or are you looking to grow as an effective disciple of Christ? Then this discipleship Bible study is for you! This nine-week study meets from 7-9 p.m. on Mondays, starting June 4. The cost of the workbook is $10, and the registration deadline is Wednesday, May 30. For more information, contact Pastor Bob at bob@emmanuelburbank.org.

CAR SHOW & PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER: Check out classic cars, and enjoy a yummy pancake breakfast on Saturday, June 9, from 7:30-11 a.m. in the church parking lot. The event is sponsored by the Black & Blue Crew and John Howard's Cooking Crew. Proceeds from this event will help the Lord's Kitchen. For more information, contact John Zook at (818) 307-9481 or johnz@emmanuelburbank.org. 

Koinonia: Garden Room A, - Mel Loucks
Cleavers: Garden Room D, Elder Coffee with Drew and Char Martenson
Bereans:  Garden Room B, "When Christ-Following Is Outlawed" - Key Payton 
Legacy Builders: Garden Room C, Talk Back with Bob Drummond
Children and Youth at 11 a.m.:
eKIDS SUNDAY SCHOOL: Upstairs in the Children's Ministry Building, Grades K-5 taught by Sunday School teachers (*eKids also meets during the worship service, once they are dismissed from the service. This time is called "Bible Explorers," and is taught by Al Gonzalez.)
MIDDLE SCHOOL SMALL GROUPS: Upper Youth Center, Grades 6-8, Small Group leaders teaching.
HIGH SCHOOL GROUP: Lower Youth Center, Grades 9-12,
A fun time of community, worship and learning about God.

Other Adult Discipleship Classes:

The Group: 25-35ish: Meets Mondays at 7 p.m. in the Family Room.
Leaders: Bob and Kathy Drummond. For details, contact Bob at  bob@emmanuelburbank.org.  
Roots: Post-High School-24ish: Meets Mondays at 7:30 p.m. in the Lower Youth Center. Leaders: Andrea and Amy DiFrancia. Contact Andrea at  andrea@emmanuelburbank.org.  
Celebration: Honoring the Faithful Service of Pastor Rick Durrance