PARENT FORUM:  T his coming  Sun., Feb 9 , at 12:30 p.m.  the Children's Ministry  (CM)  Committee will host a parent forum  in the Upper CE . All parents are invited to this forum, where lunch will be provided. The CM Committee, teams and parents will discuss the goals, development and progress of Children's Ministry as a whole.  
GRIEF RECOVERY:  Grief is a natural response to any loss (including death, divorce, health issues, etc.). Loss can produce intense sorrow. If you are in a season of grief, please join us as we support one another and discover ways to begin healing. This 6-week series will start next  Tues., Feb. 11 , from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Family Room. For more info, contact Connie Karman at  connie@emmanuelburbank.org .

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY ORIENTATION & TRAINING: Come check out what being on a children's ministry team is like on Sun., Feb. 16, at 12:30 p.m. in the Upper CE! This orientation and training is for those interested in learning more about children's ministry and for current teachers and assistants. See the vision, hear the strategy and learn about how we minister to Emmanuel's kids! Lunch is on us for coming!

PRAYER IN COMMUNITY:  Our next prayer meeting will be on  Sun., Feb. 16 , at 6 p.m. in the Sanctuary Overflow Room. This month's prayer theme is "Praying through the Lord's Prayer." For more info, contact Teri Parker, Deacon of Prayer, at  praying4u1958@yahoo.com .
 
LIFE GROUPS: Several of our mid-week Life Groups invite you to check them out! Please contact the leaders ( listed here) for more info.  And for more general info. on Life Groups, for fellowship and life in community, please contact Dan Osti ( daniel.re.osti@gmail.com ).

Sundays - Children at 9:30 a.m.:

EARLY CHILDHOOD: Downstairs in the Children's Ministry Building, Nursery and Preschool for newborns to 4-year-olds.   
 
ELEMENTARY:  Upstairs in the Children's Ministry Building, Children's Service for Grades K to 5th grade.

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

SPIRITUAL GROWTH CLASSES: 
  • "Streams of Living Water" - Pastor Bob Drummond, Garden Room D. 
  • "Sharpening Your Disciple-Making Skills" - Connie & Randy Karman, Family Room.
  • "Further Up & Further In" - David & Lisa Hoffman (Note: if you can't read The Horse and His Boy by Sunday, please listen to this audio summary supplied by Lisa and David.)Garden Room B.
  • "A Life of Pursuit, Passion, and Purpose" - Pastor Brian S. Chan, Garden Room C.
  • "ALPHA" - Jatinder Sehmi, Lower Auditorium.
KOINONIA:  - Dan HoffmanGarden Room A.
 
EARLY CHILDHOOD: Downstairs in the Children's Ministry Building, Nursery and Preschool for newborns to 4-year-olds.   
 
ELEMENTARY: Upstairs in the Children's Ministry Building,  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.
 
THIS WEEK
 
"Christ's Last Words, Our Beginning:
Flourishing is the Way of LAO"
John 15:1-11 
Brian S. Chan