MEET OUR SENIOR PASTOR CANDIDATE:  The elders have selected a senior pastor candidate to present to the congregation! The candidate will be introduced THIS SUNDAY, May 19, at our 9:30 a.m. service, and will also be preaching then. The candidate's profile, and a meeting schedule will be emailed out this week!
SUMMER MISSIONS FUNDRAISER TODAY: From 4 to 9 p.m., head on over to  BLAZE Pizza (in the Empire Center), and present  this flyer on your phone, when you place your order. Half of the proceeds will go to our team! 
   To donate directly to the team through our website, please  click here, and select "eSwatini Missions Trip" in the drop down menu. Thank you for supporting summer missions!

BABY BOTTLE DRIVE: The  final day to bring back your donation-filled bottles for Avenues Pregnancy Clinic is this Sun., May 19. For more info, email Joy Howard at  joyhoward12@gmail.com.

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER: Join us at our congregational prayer meeting this Sun., May 19, at 6 p.m. in the Family Room. Our prayer theme is "Rekindling Our Passion for God and the Lost." For more info, contact Teri Parker, Deacon of Prayer, at praying4u1958@yahoo.com

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (VBS)! VBS will be the week of  June 17-21, and now is the time to sign up to volunteer! It'll be from 9 a.m. to noon daily, for kids currently in grades K to 5! To volunteer, click this  VBS link. Got questions? Then contact Al Gonzalez at  al@emmanuelburbank.org.

MACHAO ORPHANAGE VOLUNTEER DAY: Help Machao orphans in Kenya, from right here at home, this Sat., May 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Gym!

INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY:  (ITTD) is coming Sat., June 1 , from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., to Emmanuel Church's Lower Auditorium! This is a day of food, prizes and most importantly, tabletop games! It's a great opportunity to reach out to our coworkers, 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 Lisa Hoffman at haveyoumetlisa@gmail.com or  David Hoffman at david.casey.hoffman@gmail.com.      

VBS IS COMING the week of June 17-21! It'll be from 9 a.m. to noon  daily, for kids currently in grades K to 5. This year's theme is "ROAR! Life is wild. God is good." Cost is $25 per child (T-shirt included). Registration is now open to sign up as a volunteer, and to register your kids, through our church website ( www.emmanuelburbank.org), or this VBS link. For more info, please contact Al Gonzalez at al@emmanuelburbank.org.

Sundays - 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.

Sundays - Adults, Children and Youth at 11 a.m.:
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.

Weeknights - 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

Senior Pastor Candidate, preaching