ALPHA OPEN HOUSE TONIGHT: Want to find out more about Alpha? Join us at tonight's open house at 6:30 p.m. in the Lower Youth Center! Alpha is a series of  interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian  faith. Bring a friend! 
SPECTRUM MINISTRIES:  Our monthly trip to Tijuana is this Thursday, April 12. For more information call Phil Hess at (818) 731-3477.

E-KIDS GAME DAY:  With so many of our teachers away at the Women's Retreat this Sunday, we're taking this opportunity for our 11 a.m. children's program to have a fun game day in the gym. Don't miss it!  
WOMEN'S TUESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY: This 3-week Bible study starts next Tuesday, April 17, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the home of Sue Copp. The study will focus on 1, 2, & 3 John, where we'll learn about how to have thriving relationships! Your Bible is the only book needed for this study. If you will be attending, or have any questions please contact Sue Copp at suecopp@sbcglobal.net or Bev McLeod at   careyandbevmcleod@yahoo.com.  

ALPHA IS COMING SOON: The next Alpha course will be on Tuesday nights from 6:30-9 p.m., starting on April 24. This 10-week course runs through June. Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith. No pressure. No follow up. No charge.
INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY: (ITTD) is coming Saturday, April 28, from 12-5 p.m. This is a day of food, prizes, and most importantly TABLETOP GAMES! It's a great opportunity to reach out to our co-workers, neighbors, friends, or even our families. But we can't do this without help! We need volunteers to give out free food and drink to our guests, make guests feel welcomed, and help connect with gamers. We also need table hosts to run a game or two. If you are willing to help in any of these ways, please contact David Hoffman at david.casey.hoffman@gmail.com or Lisa Hoffman at  haveyoumetlisa@gmail.com 

LOVEGLOBAL SUNDAY: April has five Sundays in it - which means that on April 29, we will be focusing on World Missions. 
SUMMER MISSIONS TRIP TO CUBA: Emmanuel Church is exploring a possible summer missions trip to Cuba, from July 21-28, led by our supported missionary Bruce Camp. Bruce will be hosting an informational meeting about the purpose and costs of this trip on Sunday, April 29, at 12:30 p.m. in the church Family Room. 

Join us for congregational prayer on April 29, at 6 p.m. in the Family Room. For more information, contact Teri Parker at teri@emmanuelburbank.org.

NEW ONLINE GIVING OPTIONS: Emmanuel Church has updated its secure online giving. Click on this link https://emmanuelburbank.churchcenter.com/giving/ and follow the easy set-up instructions. Want to Text-to-Give? Text your amount to 84321 and follow the easy one-time set up instructions. For questions, contact Pastor Bob at bob@emmanuelburbank.org 

CAR SHOW & PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER: Come 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.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: (VBS) is coming the week of June 11-15, from 9 a.m. to noon, for kids Pre-K to 5th Grade. This year's theme is "Shipwrecked: Resurrected by Jesus." For more information contact Al Gonzalez at al@emmanuelburbank.org.

Koinonia: Garden Room A, - Ben Chambers
Cleavers: Garden Room D, "When Christ-Following Is Outlawed..." - Key Payton
Bereans:  will join Legacy Builders this Sunday 
Legacy Builders: Garden Room C, "What's Happening with College Students Today" - Talk-Back with Emmanuel Missionaries Jason & Susi Jensen
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" 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  
John 13
Jason Jensen
Vice President, Spiritual Foundations
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship