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CHURCH MEMBERSHIP CLASSES COMING: Church membership classes are now scheduled! You have a choice of a one-day session on Sat., Feb. 23, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. (lunch  included), or a series of three evening sessions on Wednesday nights, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. 
on Feb. 27, Mar. 6, and Mar. 13. Church membership classes cover the history of Emmanuel Church, our Statement of Faith, the meaning and responsibilities of church membership, what our EFCA denomination stands for, and member testimonies. To reserve your spot for either membership session, contact Pastor Bob at  bob@emmanuelburbank.org.
POTENTIAL SENIOR PASTOR REFERRAL FORM:  Do you have a Senior Pastor candidate that you want to refer to the Senior Pastor Search Team (SPST)? This form is now available  for our congregation to fill out and give to the SPST. And, thank you for regularly praying for Emmanuel's search team, and the process of discerning God's direction in finding our next Senior Pastor. The SPST will continue meeting on a regular basis as the search continues. The team can be reached at searchteam@emmanuelburbank.org.

SPECTRUM MINISTRIES TRIP: Our next monthly trip to help the needy in Tijuana is next  Thurs., Feb. 14. For more information, call Phil Hess at (818) 731-3477.

CONNECT GROUPS:  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  Thursdays  (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


LOOKING AHEAD
 
 
UPCOMING FORUM ON ADDICTION: Addiction: What is it? Why does it happen, and how do we treat it? You don't have to be a drug addict to have addiction in your life. Want to use social media less? Watch less TV? Shop less? Eat less sugar or carbs? Learn how to stop or reduce addictions, how to address underlying issues, and instill positive habits. Please join us in The Forum on Sundays, Feb. 24, and Mar. 3, at 11 a.m. as  licensed marriage and family therapist, Amy  Karman leads us in a discussion about addiction.
 
CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER: Save the date for our next congregational prayer meeting on Sun., Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. in the Family Room. Our prayer theme is "Grace and Truth." For more information, contact Teri Parker, Deacon of Prayer, at  praying4u1958@yahoo.com.

ANXIETY AND AROMATHERAPY:  There are many approaches people can take to decrease or better support their challenges with anxiety.  Exercise, eating healthfully, talking with friends and family, or seeing a counselor are just some of the ways to get support. On Wed., Feb. 27, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Lower Auditorium, join Elizabeth Edmunds, Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. She will be  sharing helpful tips and information on the usage of Essential Oils to help improve your state of mind and overall well-being, with an emphasis on addressing Anxiety.
 
E-KIDS KIDS' CAMP: All 1st to 5th grade students are invited to our 2019 Kids' Camp! It'll be at The Oaks Camp and Conference Center from March 15-17. They'll experience outdoor fun, a talent show, and Bible lessons straight from some of your favorite animated movies! Camp costs $85 per student. For more information, please see our Children's Minister, Al Gonzalez, or contact him at  al@emmanuelburbank.org .
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, - Kevin White
CLEAVERS:  Garden Room D, "Sharing God's Truth without Compromise" - Rene Bancroft
BEREANS:  joining Cleavers (see details above) 
LEGACY BUILDERS: Lower Auditorium , Alpha course
 
NURSERY:  Nursery is available for newborns to 4-year-olds.  
 
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.

THIS WEEK
 
" Walking Together When the Going Gets Tough "
Galatians 6:1-10
Rev. Ross Lokken