SUMMER SUNDAYS: Join us this Sunday at our Summer Sunday Worship Service and Connection Lunch. Our Summer Sundays run through August 4.
Worship with us at 9:30 a.m. During the service, children from K-5th grade, will be dismissed to their fun, eKIDS time in the JAV room. And, as usual, nursery is available for children from newborn to 4-years-old. Following the service, bring your kids over to the gym for our fun 11 a.m. Connection  Lunch . These lunches are a fantastic time to meet new friends and reconnect with old ones!  Sunday,  we'll have a special farewell to Ross and Vicki Lokken, with a pasta bar, and bluegrass music from the Nervous Rex.
SUMMER TABLETOP GAME NIGHT: Join us  this coming Fri., July 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the Lower Auditorium, for a fun night playing tabletop games. All ages are welcome to attend. Tabletop games, popcorn, sweet treats, and beverages will be provided. Invite your friends!

FAREWELL TO THE LOKKENS: Join us this coming Sun., July 14, at 11 a.m. in the Gym, for our Connection Lunch, where we'll have a time of thanks and appreciation for Emmanuel Church's Interim Associate Pastor Ross Lokken, and his wife Vicki.
SUMMER CALENDAR OF EVENTS: Like to plan ahead? Then click  here , for a list of ALL of Emmanuel's summer event opportunities.   

SPECTRUM MINISTRIES TRIP:  Our next monthly trip to help the needy in Tijuana is this coming  Thurs., July 11 . For more information, call Phil Hess at (818) 731-3477. 
GUYS GUITAR GROUP:  All guys (middle school and up), who play guitar at an intermediate level and up, are invited to participate in this new group. Our first meeting will be this Sun., July 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Sanctuary. For more info, and to RSVP (please), contact Steve Erkel at norlights@earthlink.net . Don't forget to bring your guitar!
TUES. MEN'S STUDY: On Tues., July 16, the Tuesday-morning men's small group will start going through The Parables of Jesus by James Montgomery Boice. This group meets from 6:00 to "about" 7:30 a.m. each Tuesday, and is open to any men who want to attend. Contact Scott Fraley at emerald1@ix.netcom.com for any other information. Thanks! 

WELCOME OUR NEW PASTOR! Emmanuel Church's new Senior Pastor, Dr. Brian S. Chan, will officially start on July 15. His first Sunday preaching will be July 28 . Pray for a smooth entry for Brian, Ellen, and Josiah.  

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER:  Join us for congregational prayer on  Sun., July 28 , at 6 p.m. in the Family Room. This month's prayer theme is " The Prayers of Paul ." For more information, contact Teri Parker, Deacon of Prayer, at  praying4u1958@yahoo.com

GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT at Emmanuel , Aug. 8-9 (or 10, or 11): We now have  a unique, direct-registration link so any of you can register for the 2019 version  of this  great Christian leadership event  at Emmanuel Church, via  live simulcast on Thur., Aug. 8 and Fri., Aug. 9!
     Now,  to get more info , click  here . But  to sign up  for this practical, inspiring, life-changing training at Emmanuel, click here!
     And if you miss any of the main speakers on Thursday or Friday, the "Emmanuel option" also includes opportunities to catch videos of some speakers on Sat., Aug. 10, or Sun. Aug. 11 (during specific hours). Plus, this $89 package includes free access to leadership-book summaries, group-discussion guides, GLS podcasts and videos,  and much more! (If you have questions, email  key@emmanuelburbank.org.)

FALL LADIES NIGHT OUT: Save the Date for our "Sparking Joy" Ladies Night Out (LNO) on Mon., Sept. 16! Our LNO speaker Courtney B. Ellis, will speak on being "Uncluttered: Less Stuff, Less Stress, More Soul." Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. Come ready to check out the great opportunity drawing items, mingle with friends, and meet Courtney! Stay tuned for event cost and sign up dates! Courtney will also be selling and signing her books before and after the  event - so  start inviting friends and family to join you for our Fall LNO Dinner!

Sundays - Children at 9:30 a.m.:
NURSERY: Nursery is available for newborns to 4-year-olds.   
eKIDS BIBLE EXPLORERS: During the worship service, children from K to 5th grade, will be dismissed to their fun eKIDS class in the JAV room.

Weeknights - Adult Discipleship Classes:

THE GROUP: 25-35ish, meets Mondays. 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. Leaders: Andrea and Amy Di Francia. Contact Andrea at  andrea@emmanuelburbank.org

" Pursuing the Path of Wisdom"
James 3:13-18
Rev. Ross Lokken