IMAGINE OUTREACH EVENT: Imagine Who You Can Be on Sat., Oct. 26, from 4 to 8 p.m. on the Emmanuel Church campus
. Be a part of an act of goodness to the community with this innovative Halloween experience by serving in various ways: greeting, serving food, setting up, tearing down, costuming! To help serve, come to the outside sign-up table this coming Sun., Oct. 13, and/or drop off your candy donations. For more info, or questions, contact Julie Letts
SPECTRUM MINISTRIES TRIP:
Our next monthly trip to help the needy in Tijuana is on
Thurs., Oct. 10
. For more information, call Phil Hess at (818) 731-3477.
SEE'S CANDIES FUNDRAISER: Student Ministries See's Candies Fundraiser is Back!
Help a student get to camp by purchasing See's candy for Christmas. Students will begin selling starting this coming Sun., Oct. 13, through Oct. 27. Come to the table outside to make your purchase. We want to get our Christmas candy in time, so October 27 is the last day to order. Thank you for helping our students get to camp!
THANK-A-SOLDIER COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT:
Come participate on
Sat., Oct. 19
, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at in this amazing community service project in collaboration with Keller Williams Realty in Magnolia Park. Bring a donation item from the troop's item wish list, and then help put together care packages for our brave troops. Kids can create artwork for the care packages, too. To RSVP, contact Dan Osti at email@example.com. Sign up this coming Sun., Oct. 13, at the outside table!
HEROES AND VILLAINS: For industry folks, artists, and downright story lovers, 9to5 at WB and the Hollywood Prayer Network are hosting a workshop at Emmanuel Church on Heroes and Villains with Pastor Brian as the keynote speaker. Join us on Sat., Oct. 19, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. to learn about what the hero and villain archetypes teach us about a theology of beauty, as it applies to our humanity. Feel free to invite a friend to this event!
CHILDREN'S MINISTRY TRAINING:
If you're interested in the spiritual nurturance of children, join us for the Initial Children's Ministry training. This training is newly implemented at Emmanuel to equip those serving in our children's ministry. It's also great for anyone considering children's ministry to see the kind of Christian Education we provide and take away some tools. Join us on Sun., Oct. 20
, at 12:30 p.m.
in the Lower Auditorium. If you have any questions, contact Mark Letts at
THURSDAY MEN'S GROUP HAS OPENINGS!
If you're an adult male wanting to study God's Word with other Christian men every week, plus have accountability, fellowship and prayer for the church and each other's needs, this ongoing men's Thursday night group now has a few openings. We meet in the Family Room, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. For more info, contact Tony Bancroft at
MACHAO MISSIONS TRIP INFO LUNCH: Save the date - Sun., Oct. 27, at 12:30 p.m. in Garden Room C. Come hear Dr. Carolyn Rowley share about the 2019 missions trip to the MACHAO orphanage in Kenya. And learn about opportunities for the 2020 trip. For more information, go to www.machaoorphanage.org.
WOMEN'S EVENING BIBLE STUDY: The Women's Tuesday Night Bible Study will start a new study on Tues., Oct. 29, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Lower Auditorium. All ladies are welcome to attend this study on "30 Life Principles Bible Study" by Dr. Charles F. Stanley. This study will run through Nov., 26, then take break over the holidays, and resume in Jan. 2020. Book cost is $15. For more info or questions, contact Bev McLeod at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEMBERSHIP CLASS: The next church membership class, will be offered on Sat., Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The class will 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 sign up, email Pastor Brian at email@example.com.
DIVERSITY POTLUCK LUNCH: Save the Date for Emmanuel's ethnic cultural diversity celebration on
Sun., Nov. 3, at 11 a.m. in the Gym. The day of the potluck: Drop off items in the Gym Kitchen between 9-9:20 a.m. Please bring serving utensils with your dish. We must be able to either refrigerate your food or keep it at room temperature. (We cannot reheat.) However, hot food may be brought in crock-pots. Remember to label your dishes and utensils, and take them home after the potluck.
Discovering how God's designed you to serve... You are uniquely crafted by God for a wonderful purpose! Have you ever wondered how God has designed you? D.E.S.I.G.N. is a way that guides you in discovering who God made you to be for his kingdom. RSVP to attend this workshop on
Sun., Nov. 10
, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Lower Auditorium. Please email us if you have any questions at
Sundays - Children at 9:30 a.m.:
NURSERY: Nursery is available for newborns to 4-year-olds.
EMMANUEL CHILDREN'S MINISTRY:
During the worship service, children from K to 5th grade, will be dismissed to their fun class
in the Gym
Sundays - Adults, Children and Youth at 11 a.m.:
SPIRITUAL GROWTH CLASSES:
Family Room, "The School of Prayer" - Teri Parker & Jennifer Bond
Garden Room B, "The Community of Eternity"
- David Hoffman
Garden Room D, "Moving Toward Maturity" - Connie Karman
Lower Auditorium, "How to Interpret the Bible" - Brian S. Chan
KOINONIA: Garden Room A, "A Life Well Lived" Ecclesiastes video series
Nursery is available for newborns to 4-year-olds.
EMMANUEL CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: Gym
, Grades K-5 taught by Sunday School teachers.
MIDDLE SCHOOL GROUP: 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.
Weeknights - Adult Discipleship Classes:
25-35ish - Meets
at 7 p.m. in the Family Room.
Post-High School-24ish, meets Mondays at 7:30 p.m.
in the Lower Youth Center.
Leaders: Andrea and Amy Di Francia. Contact Andrea at