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Worship Schedule

September-May

Sunday School

8:45AM-10:00AM

Sunday Worship

10:00AM-11:00AM

June-Labor Day

Sunday School

Summer Recess

Sunday Worship

9:00AM-10:00AM

Rev. Laura Yurs, Pastor

An unsupervised nursery is available during worship for young children

This Week at Immanuel

Tuesday

Daytime Fellowship and Study Group 9:30a

Announcements

WE WELCOME ALL TO WORSHIP WITH US.

Please sign our guest register if you would like to register your visit. Speak with Pastor Laura Yurs or a member of our congregation if you are interested in church membership or knowing more about becoming part of our Immanuel UCC family. Wherever you are on your life’s journey, we welcome you and invite you to be with us again and again! Restrooms are located on the lower level. In accordance with Immanuel UCC’s Safe Sanctuary Guidelines, an unsupervised nursery is available during our worship service for parents and their young children in the Sunday School room at the rear of the church sanctuary. Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children at all times while on the church premises.

Summer Scripture Readers

At the back of the sanctuary you will find a sign-up sheet for scripture readers during worship on Sunday mornings this summer. Please consider serving as one of our readers. All are welcome to participate!

Summer Special Music:

Do you play an instrument or sing? Are you willing to share your gift with God and the congregation? Please consider offering special music some Sunday this summer. All ages and abilities are welcome! You will find a sign-up sheet situated at the rear of the sanctuary.

Outdoor Service

Our Annual outdoor service and celebration of Rural Life Sunday will be Sunday, July 29th. Please invite family and friends to join us for our 9:00a.m. service out on the church lawn under the canopy of trees!

Vacation Bible School

Volunteers are needed for Vacation Bible School. The dates are July 29 to August 2, 2018 If interested please contact Keith Rooker at 920.946.2753 or kjrooker@gmail.com

School Supply Drive

Women’s Fellowship will be collecting School Supplies for the Sheboygan Falls Food Pantry which serves 7 area communities including Howards Grove. The Vacation Bible School will be collecting supplies for their community service project. Challenge for the Congregation: Who will collect more the VBS participants or the congregation?!?!

Any questions, please contact Karen Karsteadt at 920.565.3247 or kakarsteadt@yahoo.com.

Daytime Fellowship and Study group

The Daytime Fellowship and Study group will NOT be meeting for the next couple weeks. We will resume our Bible study time on Tuesday, July 24th at 9:30a.m., upstairs in the back Sunday School room. All are welcome!

Volunteers Needed

Please plan on sticking around for a bit after worship on Sunday, July 29th to help out Ashleigh Hartlaub from our congregation with a project she is working on as part of her work with the Center for Advancing Population Science out of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Below is a description from Ashleigh about how she hopes some of us from Immanuel will be able to help her in her work:
We are in the process of working to understand how social determinants of health (factors such as where people are born, live, grow up, and work) affect health outcomes in adult life. We are trying to include as diverse a sample as possible in our study and would like to extend an invitation to you to participate in our study. It is only a 1-time survey that takes about 1 hour to complete.  Individuals who participate must be at least 21 years old. The information that we learn from the study will help us to be able to determine which factors have a greater impact on health outcomes like quality of life, blood pressure, weight, etc. We also recognize that time is very valuable so we are offering our participants a $25 gift card to Wal-Mart for completing the survey. Thank you in advance!

A New Mission Opportunity!

Last month we had representatives from Safe Harbor of Sheboygan County offer a Moment for Mission during worship. They shared a need at their facility for blankets, pillows, and snacks for children (granola bars, fruit snacks, individually wrapped cheese and cracker packs, etc.).
The Immanuel UCC Mission Committee is challenging the congregation to collect 100 items for Safe Harbor now through July 15th. If we are successful, the Mission Committee will reward the congregation with an outdoor movie night on Sunday, July 29th at 7:30p.m. If 150 items are collected, the Mission Committee will provide popcorn. If we collect 400 items, the Mission Committee will provide root beer floats!
A bin for these items is labeled and situated at the rear of the sanctuary. Thank you in advance for your participation and generosity!

These Days daily devotional booklets

These Days daily devotional booklets are available on the back table for anyone who would like to take one home with them. Please note there are a limited number of large print booklets in addition to the regular print.

The Wednesday night Small Group

The Wednesday night small group is back on Wednesday evenings. We’ll continue studying the Heidelberg Catechism. Call Gail Gottsacker @ 565.2672 for more information.

Coming soon…

The Immanuel Mission Committee Presents

A 25th Anniversary Feature Film Presentation
Save the Date
Sunday, July 29th at 7:30pm outside on the church lawn.

ATTENTION VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS:

Your schedule for games is below:
Rural Church 4 Team
All games begin at 6:30pm


July 22, 2018
St. Marks/St. James @ Saron
Bethlehem @ Immanuel/Bethel


July 29 tournament at Bethlehem at noon

SAVE THE DATE: Immanuel is off to the races!

On Saturday, July 28th Immanuel UCC will be serving concessions at the stock car races. Meet at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds in Plymouth at 4:15pm. We will need a total of 36 volunteers to help that evening, and in return we will receive $1200 for our church. A sign-up sheet for volunteers is on the table at the back of the sanctuary.

Summer Camp

The United Church of Christ offers a variety of exciting Summer Camp opportunities at Pilgrim Center and Moon Beach for youth, families, and adults! Information about this summer’s offerings, registration materials, and scholarship applications are located on the table near the east entrance to the sanctuary.

These Days daily devotional booklets

Copies of the new edition of the These Days daily devotional booklets are available on the tables near both sanctuary entrances for anyone who would like to take one home with them. Please note there are a limited number of large print booklets in addition to the regular print. The large print booklets are available near the east entrance.

Assisted Listening Devices

We have several assisted listening devices that are available for use during worship. Please see Mike Gottsacker to get one.

Large Print Bulletins

Large Print Bulletins are available for members who are visually impaired. Please see an usher if you would like one.

Northeast Wisconsin Association Web Site

Please check out the Northeast Wisconsin Association United Church of Christ web site for invitations/involvement in the wider life of our area churches. www.neaucc.org What a joy to share life in the Spirit! Also check out the United Church of Christ website for weekly devotions and UCC news.

Area Events

St. Gregory Vacation Bible School

Monday, July 30th thru Friday, August 3rd. Open to Kindergarten thru 6th grade students. 9am-11:30am. Registration forms on the table in the back of the sanctuary. Questions, please contact Melissa Frost, 773-3270.

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