Announcements for October 17, 2021


WE WELCOME EVERYONE who has worshipped with us this morning. We hope you will be able to worship with us again soon.

OUR READER for this morning is Ed Brummels and next Sunday our reader will be LYF member, Baylen Guenther. Helping with communion this morning are Ross Stelling and Paul Koehler.

CANDLELIGHTERS for this morning are Leia Buchanan and Kenzie von Rentzell. Next Sunday they will be Caleb Miller and Cody Gansebom.

REV. LEON ROSENTHAL is in Osmond on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Visits can be scheduled for either day. If you are in need of pastoral care other days, he can be reached at 402-416-1250.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS, which is entitled, “Prophet, Priest, and King” is a study on 1st and 2nd Samuel. It is a study consideration of “The Tribe, The Nation, and The Empire.” We will consider how God’s Words orders community life, from family to congregation , from church to nation and world and empire.

VOTER’S MEETING will be held this Wednesday, October 20th, at 8:00 PM

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS are still needed for grades 1 & 2 and for grades 3-5. PLEASE contact Cory Hille or Kari Miller if you would consider teaching our young children.

REV. SCOTT KIRCHOFF has accepted the call to be our next pastor. His plans are to be installed here at Immanuel on December 11th and begin leading us in worship on December 12th!

WINDSOR LOIN DRIVE THRU DINNER: Immanuel’s LYF is holding a dinner fundraiser on Saturday October 23rd from 5:00-7:30. The meal will include: Windsor Loin, scalloped potatoes, green beans with bacon and choice of layered dessert. The cost of the meal is $10.00 and all proceeds will be used to help our youth attend National LYF in Houston next summer. Orders will be taken on the west side of Immanuel Lutheran under the carport and meals will be brought out on the east side of church. For any questions please call Jennifer 402-360-3531.

CHOIR will be practicing again next Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome, including high school students.

QUILT TYING is held each Monday beginning at 1:00 p.m. Anyone is welcome to join us!

WE ARE CURRENTLY RAISING FUNDS to replace the sign on the NE corner of the church with a digital sign. Donations may be put in the offering plate (clearly marked for the digital sign) or dropped off at the church office. Total collected so far is $7,399.50. Our goal is to collect $22,000 so the sign can be read from both directions.

TIRED OF WRITING A CHECK TO CHURCH EVERY WEEK? - We are receiving these payments on the 1st and 15th of the month. You can choose one or both of these dates. If you are interested (it is not mandatory) in doing this, please stop in the office and Deb will have you fill out the needed form.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: Today, "Dead Man, Walking" Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler -- The Old Testament books of Samuel tell the story of Israel's King David and share the promise of the greater King to come. (1 Samuel 3:18) The Lutheran Hour airs on WJAG both AM 780 & FM 105.9 on Sundays at 7:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.

MAIN STREET LIVING NEWS: This is the Life – “Conspiracy of Silence” – A husband and wife come to grips with a terminal illness. Worship Service – Rev. Christopher LaBoube of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Mapleton, IA, delivers the message “The Difficulty of Rich People Going to Heaven” based on Mark 10:23-31. Additional information is available on the web site: www.mainstreetliving.com. These shows air today beginning at 10:00 AM on KCAU-9 TV out of Sioux City.

OCTOBERFEST Members of St. John’s Lutheran Church & School, rural Columbus invite you to their Octoberfest German Dinner TODAY! Serving times are 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM. Tickets are $13.00 for adults, $6.00 for children 5-10 years of age and ages 4 and under are free. Tickets available at the door. Church is located at 39452 205th Ave, Columbus. Posters are in each entrance for more information.

TRUNK OR TREAT – The Sunday School is asking if people from congregation would be willing to come to the church parking lot on October 31st, decorate their trunks and hand out candy from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.. Contact Kari Miller for more information at 402-640-6330.