ALPHA'S COMING: Legacy Builders will host the next Alpha course. This course is a great follow up for guests you invited to the Christmas concerts! Alpha starts this Sun., Jan. 13, at 11 a.m. in Garden Room C. Alpha is a 10-session series that explores the Christian faith! Each session looks at a different question regarding the faith, and is designed for conversation. Alpha is run all around the globe, and all are welcome. For more information, contact Jatinder Sehmi at jatinder_sehmi@hotmail.com.    
EMMANUEL CHOIR RESUMES:  Did you enjoy the Christmas concerts? Would you like to join in the fun? Then come to our next choir rehearsal, when we resume this Wed., Jan. 9 , at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. We have already selected some great music for the new year, and will begin preparing selections for our Easter Sunday services. We look forward to a powerful and vibrant time of ministry through music in the coming year. For more information, contact Billye at  billye@emmanuelburbank.org .   
SPECTRUM MINISTRIES TRIP: Our next monthly trip to help the needy in Tijuana is this Thurs., Jan. 10. For more information, call Phil Hess at (818) 731-3477.    

CONNECT GROUPS STARTING:  Want to make deeper relationships at Emmanuel? Then, consider joining a "Connect" group on  Mondays , (at the home of Randy and Connie Karman,  1604 N. Niagara St., Burbank ), or on  Thursdays , starting  Jan. 10 , (at the home of Key and Cheri Payton,  1214 N. Ontario St., Burbank ). Both groups meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, contact Connie at  connie@emmanuelburbank.org , or Cheri at  cheri@emmanuelburbank.org .

MARRIAGE MENTOR TRAINING:  Using the "Dare to Be Different" method, t raining to become a Marriage Mentor will take place in February (time and dates to be determined). If you want to attend this training, please  contact Connie Karman at connie@emmanuelburbank.org.

WOMEN'S EVENING BIBLE STUDY:  The Women's Tuesday Night Bible Study starts next  Tues., Jan. 15 , from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Lower Auditorium. All ladies are welcome to attend this in-depth, 4-week Bible study on 1 & 2 Peter. We'll study the scriptures, share with each other, and apply what we learn to our lives. Sign up this Sun., Jan. 13. For more information, contact Bev McLeod at  careyandbevmcleod@yahoo.com.
WOMEN'S MORNING BIBLE STUDY: The Women's Wednesday Morning Bible Study starts next  Wed., Jan. 16, from 9:15 to 11:45 a.m. in the Lower Auditorium. This study, on "The Armor of God" by Priscilla Shirer, will run through April. Cost is $15. No need to sign up, just come on Jan. 16. Study books will be available then. All ladies are welcome. For more information, contact Pat McCauley at  ptmc67@sbcglobal.net.

CHURCH GOVERNANCE DOCUMENTS:  The proposed, revised church articles of incorporation, constitution, and bylaws are available for review. These proposed, revised versions reflect the congregational input we received since the last version was made available in the Fall. Hard copies of these revised documents are available in the church foyer and office. A PDF version can be emailed, by contacting Mark Letts at  mark@emmanuelburbank.org . A congregational meeting, for further discussion, comments, and a vote, is scheduled for  Sun., Jan. 27 , at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary.  

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER: Join us for congregational prayer on Sun., Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. in the Family Room. Our prayer theme is "The Fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Wisdom." For more information, contact Teri Parker, Deacon of Prayer, at praying4u1958@yahoo.com
Children at 9:30 a.m.:
NURSERY: Nursery is available for newborns to 4-year-olds.   
E-KIDS BIBLE EXPLORERS:  During the worship service, children from K-5th Grade, will be dismissed to their fun, E-Kids class in the JAV room with Pastor Al Gonzalez.

Adults, Children and Youth at 11 a.m.:
KOINONIA:  Garden Room A, - Jon Ericson
CLEAVERS:  Garden Room D, "Jesus, His Truth Claims, and Their Vindications" - Key Payton
BEREANS:  Garden Room B
LEGACY BUILDERS:  Garden Room C, ALPHA course
NURSERY: Nursery is available for children from birth to 4 years old.  
E-KIDS SUNDAY SCHOOL: Upstairs in the Children's Ministry Building, Grades K-5 taught by Sunday School teachers.
MIDDLE SCHOOL SMALL GROUPS: Upper Youth Center, Grades 6 through 8, Small Group leaders teaching. 
HIGH SCHOOL GROUP: Lower Youth Center, Grades 9 through 12,
A fun time of community, worship and learning about God.

Adult Discipleship Classes:

THE GROUP: 25-35ish, Meets Mondays at 7 p.m. 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.

" Discerning the Voice of God "
John 10:1-10
Pastor Bob Drummond