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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 Time at 9:30a

Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Service at 7p
Senior Choir- following service

 

 

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.

Prayer Shawl Meeting

The Prayer Shawl group meeting has changed to March 4th. We meet at Elverta Reinemann's home at 6:30 PM.

Attention Choir Members

Starting Ash Wednesday (Feb 24), the choir will rehearse after the mid-week service on Wednesdays, until after Easter.

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 will be meeting on Thursday nights until the week after Easter. Starting February 22, we will be studying the Heidelberg Catechism. Call Gail Gottsacker @ 565.2672 for more information.

Wednesday Evening Lenten Services

Please consider joining us for a worship service at 7:00pm each Wednesday throughout this Lenten season. All are welcome and encouraged to attend!
The offerings collected during the Lenten services will go to support two missions of our wider church. Half of the Lenten offering will go to UCC Disaster Relief Ministries, earmarked for aid to Puerto Rico. The other half will go to support the good work of LaVerne’s Food Pantry, which works out of St. John’s United Church of Christ to serve the hungry of Sheboygan County.

Lenten Protein Drive!

The Mission Committee invites you during this Lenten season, not to give-up, but to give to others! The Sheboygan County Food Bank is always in need of protein-rich nonperishable food items (things like canned tuna, canned chicken, peanut butter, and beans). We will be collecting these protein-rich items during Lent and dedicating them during worship on Easter Sunday. Please bring what you can, when you can. There is a bin in the sanctuary labeled Lenten Protein Drive. Please leave your items there, and the Mission Committee will see they get to the Food Bank. Thank you!

Lakeland Potluck – Sunday, February 25th at 6:00pm

Join us for worship and fellowship with the Lakeland University community on Sunday, February 25th at 6:00pm here at Immanuel UCC. We will be hosting the potluck that evening. Please bring a dish to pass. Food can be dropped-off downstairs in the fellowship hall at around 5:45pm, and we will gather upstairs in the sanctuary for a brief worship service before the meal with the students. Please see Rev. Laura or a member of the consistory if you are willing to provide food for this event. Thank you!

Pizza Order Forms

If you are interested in selling pizzas, please see Tracy Kracht for an order form. Pizzas will be made on March 10.

Easter Flowers

Easter falls on April 1 this year, so if you are interested in ordering a lily or other blooming plant, deadline to order is Sunday, February 25. 
Plants available to order are:
Easter lily - $ 8.75           Mum plant - $ 9.00         
Hydrangea - $ 22.00 Azalea - $ 22.00             
Reiger Begonia - $ 17.00
Tulip, daffodil, grape hyacinth and hyacinth plants - $ 10.00
You can contact Marge Breisch 565-2910 or Carol Knoener 565-7860. Thank you!

Daytime Fellowship and Study Group

The Daytime Fellowship and Study group will be meeting on Tuesday, February 20th at 9:30a.m., upstairs in the back Sunday School room. All are welcome! This group will also be finishing its look at the discussion resources on the church, racial justice, and privilege.

Bulletin Sponsors Needed!

Sponsoring a bulletin is a great way to honor or remember a special person or event, anniversary or birthday. We are also looking for people who are willing to sponsor a bulletin for other Sundays in 2018. The cost is $10/Sunday. Please contact Ed or Kristy Pahl. Thank you!

Weather Announcements

Your safety is our first priority. In case of bad weather, Immanuel UCC will notify WISN-TV 12, WISN.com, WBAY-TV 2, and WBAY.com. Please check those stations for up-to-date information. The decision to close will be made at least one hour ahead of the event.

Closed Doors

Year-round we need to remember to close ALL doors EXCEPT the one downstairs that leads to the back hallway and stairs on the north side of church. This needs to be done to ensure that we do not waste valuable resources. Thank you!

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

Founders’ Day Lecture

Lakeland University Mission House Center invites you to A Founders’ Day Lecture on “Compassion and Justice – The Dual Imperative of Mission and Ministry in Today’s World,” featuring the Rev. Alice Graham, executive director of Back Bay Mission in Biloxi, Mississippi. The lecture is scheduled for Tuesday, February 20th at 11:00a.m. in the Bradley Fine Arts Theatre on the Lakeland University Campus and is free to the public. You are additionally invited to a luncheon following the lecture. If you plan to attend the luncheon, please register online at Lakeland.edu/MHC. The cost of the luncheon is $10.

Howards Grove Fire Department Brat Fry

Howards Grove Fire Department is hosting their annual brat fry on Sunday February 25 2018 from 10a to 7p. Dine in, take out or Drive Thru. Hope to see you there.

Trip to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Lakeland University, in partnership with the Holocaust Education Resource Center (HERC) in Milwaukee, is sponsoring an educational trip to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Chicago on Saturday, Mar. 3, 2018. For more information, please see the table in the back of the sanctuary by the mailboxes.

Christian Concert

St John UCC in New Holstein will be having a special worship service with the Pine Haven Men’s Chorus on Sunday February 25 at 10a. A social will follow the service. Pine Haven Men’s Chorus prepares a Christian Concert each year to praise God and raise funds to provide a better Christian atmosphere for residents at Pine Haven Christian Communities.

Chili Supper @ St. Gregory

Saturday, March 17, 2018
Serving 4:30-6pm. 
St. Gregory Winter Raffle drawing 6pm
Tickets still available from parish & finance council members
or the parish office
Questions? See the poster by the east entrance or Call 773-2511

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