Making known

by Word and Action

the Healing Presence of God

in Christ Jesus

with Us and with the World.

Immanuel’s Mission

It's Still All About Jesus!

 

This Week...


Sunday  (17)     
8:00 am    Coffee Hour
8:30 am    Sunday School & Bible Class
9:30 am    Worship with Communion
3:00 pm    Caroling

Monday  (18) 


Tuesday   (19)
9:45 am   Manor Bible Study
6:00 pm   Handbells


Wednesday   (20)
5:30 pm    Advent Supper
6:15 pm    Choir
7:00 pm    Advent Service

 
Thursday   (21)
9:30 am    Men's Bible Study


Friday    (22)   


Saturday   (23)
10 am - 12 pm    Children's Christmas Pageant 
                           Practice

Next Sunday   (24)
8:00 am    Coffee Hour
8:30 am    Sunday School
9:30 am    Worship with Children's 
                 Christmas Pageant
10:00 pm  Candlelight Christmas Worship 
                 with Holy Communion


"Judge each day 
not by the harvest you reap 
but by the seeds 
you plant."





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Dec. 17, 2017   The Third Sunday in Advent

If you light the candles of an Advent wreath at church or at home, it’s likely that the color of the candle you light this Sunday is pink. It’s also likely that this is the only pink candle on the wreath. Pink is a color of joy. In fact, this Third Sunday in Advent is commonly referred to as “Rejoice Sunday.” But don’t confuse the joy we celebrate this Advent with a passing happiness. No, the joy we have this Advent is greater. It lasts always. That’s what today’s Epistle assures us when Paul writes, “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1 Thessalonians 5:16–18). Only in Jesus, the coming Savior, can we rejoice in good times and bad times, busy times and quiet times, sick times and healthy times. In Christ, we rejoice always! 

        Isaiah 61:1-4,8-11        I Thessalonians 5:16-24         st John 1:6-8,19-28






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Bible Study Series

Explore the past through the people who have lived it; you will meet 25 men and women passionate about the Reformation!



 

Prayer is the most valuable gift we can give someone experiencing hardships or illness. If you or someone you know is in need of prayer, please call our church office at 442-5675 or email ilcd.churchsec@gmail.com.



Do you have a special occasion coming up?

SOMETHING NEW! Give glory to God in remembrance of loved ones or in honor of your special occasions, like birthdays and anniversaries! We are now offering the opportunity for two families to signup on each Sunday! The cost will remain $35 per family. When there are two sponsors, the bouquets will be larger and each family may take one after the service. 

 For just $30, you can sponsor a Sunday Service folder! It helps cover our printing costs, and you can recognize a special occasion (like a Wedding Anniversary; or a Memorial) or simply donate it to the glory of God! 


EVENTS                                        

DECEMBER 2017 Events Calendar

DECEMBER 2017 Birthday Calendar


NEWS                                         

ILCD December 2017 Newsletter:

Immanuel Messenger December 2017




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