Church Newsletter
Word-Centered Church
by Pastor Michael
As a pastor, I frequently get caught in a conversation describing the church. People expect a pastor to give a sales pitch with a church invite. Often my answer doesn’t satisfy the expectation. I can see it on their faces. They expected to hear...

Proverbs 10:8, 19
Pastor Michael

James 1:16-19

Evening Service
Commissioning Service
Jon Lowery

Happenings at IBC
Wednesday nights in October
Want to know more about our church or would like to know how to become a member? Join us on Wednesday, October 3, 10, & 17 from 6:45 – 8:15 PM. Register online or email if you would like to attend. 
EVERGREENS | Tuesday, September 18
This month’s speaker will be Pastor Michael with music by Wayne Raborn. Bring your favorite meat or vegetable dish and $ 2 to help cover expenses. Bread, dessert and drinks are provided. If you are 55+, join us at 12 PM in the Fellowship Hall.
Men’s Ministry Bible Study:

Goliath Must Fall | Winnning the Battle Against Your Giants

Pastor Louie Giglio uncovers a newfound twist in the classic story of David and Goliath. He shows how the key to living free from our giants is not better slingshot accuracy, but keeping our eyes on the one and only giant-slayer: Jesus. Put your hope in him, and watch Goliath fall. Food is involved. Wednesdays from 6:45-8:15 PM, downstairs in room 123.
First Aid Training (infant and adult) will be held on Saturday, September 29. Please contact Bob Andrews 804.690.2632 if you would like to attend.
MUMS | Moms Uplifting Moms
God is blessing our new MUMS ministry with a number of new moms that do not go to our church or to any church. With that blessing comes the need for additional Childcare Workers. MUMS meets 2 Mondays a month. We are having to turn away moms because we do not have enough Childcare workers. We have a need for 2-3 additional ladies to help. If you are able to help in any way, please contact Tami Jones, Jillian Kain, or Jessica Hunsucker.  

Women's Bible Studies this fall:
Discerning The Voice of God
Identity Theft
There are groups meeting in several places throughout Richmond, with choices on Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays. Click here for all the details!
Lift Your Voice
If you are interested in singing in the IBC Choir this fall and Christmas, please sign up here.

Rehearsals will begin on Sunday, Sept. 23, at 5:00 PM in the choir loft. For questions, contact Brian Evans:
The Gospel Comes with a House Key
A Day with Dr. Rosaria Butterfield
Join us November 17, 2018 as we spend the day listening to Dr. Rosaria Butterfield share what Christian hospitality looks like in our current cultural climate. Dr. Butterfield will show us how “radical, ordinary hospitality” can be used to glorify God, serve others, and live out the gospel in word and deed. This event is open to both men and women.
Cost: $12
Time: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
(Lunch is on your own)
Location: Immanuel Baptist Church

In-person registration will be Sunday, September 23, at the Welcome Center following the morning service.
Upcoming Events:

Sept. 21  - IY Kick-Off / Scavenger Hunt
Sept. 22  – WMF Kick-Off Brunch
Oct. 5-8  - IY Youth Beach Retreat
Oct. 20-21  – Missions Conference
Nov. 17  – The Gospel Comes with a House Key/Rosaria Butterfield
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