LORD'S KITCHEN THIS SATURDAY:  Volunteers are needed to serve at the Lord's Kitchen this Saturday, January 6 from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. To volunteer to serve contact Jatinder Sehmi at jatinder@emmanuelburbank.org.
FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY TO BEGIN:  Emmanuel Church is excited to offer Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University course on Wednesday nights February 21- March 28.  Registration for this class will begin on Sunday, January 21.  (Those who have taken the FPU class can take the class as a refresher without charge.)  This popular, fun and practical class on stewarding finances has helped many, many people.  Maybe this is your year to "get your financial house in order."  For more information contact Carey or Bev McLeod at careyandbevmcleod@yahoo.com.
WOMEN' S BIBLE STUDY TO BEGIN :  The next Women's Evening Bible Study has been scheduled for January 16 through March 6. (Details about the Bible study coming soon.)   Signups will be on Sunday, January 14.  
WOMEN'S RETREAT SIGN-UPS:  Registration for the upcoming Women's Retreat will begin on Sunday, January 14. For more information contact Bev McLeod at careyandbevmcleod@yahoo.com.
CONNECT:  Connect is back for 2018! A new CONNECT Group will begin meeting on Monday,  January 22 from 7:00 -8:30 p.m. at the home of Randy and Connie Karman and will be hosted by the Karmans and Key and Cheri Payton.   The Monday-night Connect Group is open to all ages and stages-of-life to provide discussion about how to apply each Sunday's sermon to our lives, as well as deepening our in-Christ relationships. Make a resolution this year to CONNECT with your faith family.  For more information contact Connie Karman conniekarman@gmail.com.
NEW BIBLE STUDY ON CREATIVITY:  Emmanuel Church is happy to host join Pastor Brian Chan and his Creativity Catalyst ministry on Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. in Garden Room C. This is an ongoing Bible Study and discussion on God and creativity and is open to Christians and non-Christians alike. The class begins Thursday, January 4.  For more information contact Brian Chan at brian@re-createchurch.org.  

THE FORUM:    Kate O'Sullivan will be teaching four Sundays in February, at 11:00 a.m. in the Family Room.  She will teach on "Overcoming Bad Relationships  Patters."  She will talk about tools to step into a more healthy way of being in relationship with yourself, God, and others.
Koinonia:  Pastor Mel teaching
Bereans:   Jon Ericon teaching on Grief
Legacy Builders:  Andrea Newton teaching "God's heart for the Underprivileged"
Cleavers:   New Year's Prayer & Share Brunch  

Children  - 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School:   JAV Room - Sunday School Teachers Teaching

Other Adult Discipleship Classes:

The Group : 25-35ish:  Meets Mondays at 7 p.m. in the Family Room.
Leaders: Bob and Kathy Drummond. The group will resume meeting on Monday, January 8.  Leaders: Bob and Kathy Drummond.  For details contact Bob at
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 . 

"Revival: Do the Things You Did at First"
Don Allsman