Out of Old Church - September 20, 2018

THIS SUNDAY AT IMMANUEL

Church Picnic

Come to the church for 10 AM worship this Sunday. We welcome our special guest, Bishop Ted Gulick. After church, we will drive to Whitehall in Walkerton for our annual parish picnic. Fried chicken and drinks will be provided. Please bring a side dish and folding chairs. Dress is casual. We will have directions at the service. All are welcome!

THIS WEEK AT IMMANUEL

Sunday, September 23rd

Worship Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10AM

Nursery

Parish Picnic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:30AM

Wednesday, September 26th

Choir Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7PM

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Flu Shots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sunday, September 30th

Sign up on the parish house bulletin board for a flu shot. Sunday, September 23 is the last day to add your name to the list.

Blessing of the Animals . . . . . . . . . . . Sunday, October 7th

Our annual service of Holy Eucharist with the blessing of the animals is set for Sunday, October 7. Animals that are house trained and comfortable in crowds of people and animals are welcome in the church during our 10 AM service. Farm animals are welcome and encouraged to congregate in the circle in front of the church. 

Trunk or Treat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Saturday, October 27th @ 4PM

We will host a Trunk or Treat for the community on Saturday, October 27th from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM. All are encouraged to participate by arriving no later than 3:45 PM in the church circle with a car or truck decorated for Halloween and packaged candy to hand out to the children of Old Church. Please email Megan Heath at mheath@immanueloc.org to confirm that you can provide a vehicle for the event. 

Steak & Oyster Roast . . . . . . . . . . . . . Saturday, October 27th @ 5:30PM

Tickets are on sale for the Steak and Oyster Roast. Tickets are $35 per adult. Children's tickets are free. Doors will open at 5:30 PM. Please speak with Sally Montgomery, Patti Bartol, Karen Cash, or Jeff Piland to purchase your tickets. Additionally, you can email events@immanueloc.org if you have any questions about purchasing tickets. Tickets are already selling quickly! 

ATTENTION IMMANUEL YOUTH & PARENTS

ACOLYTE TRAINING

On Sunday, September 30th, we will have an acolyte training in the church immediately following the service.

CALLING ALL MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

We are hoping to get our youth involved in the monthly dinner preparations for the Men's Shelter in Richmond. Please email cmiller@immanueloc.org if you have a middle or high school student so we can share more information about this opportunity to serve our community. 

GODLY PLAY

Godly Play, our children’s formation program for age 4 through 5th grade takes place in the Parish House during the first half of the 10 AM worship service. We will have Godly Play on the following dates this fall: 9/30, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 11/18, 12/2, 12/9.

NURSERY

We have a nursery available every Sunday during our 10 AM service. The nursery is located in the Parish House.

A FEW THINGS TO NOTE

PRAYER LIST UPDATES

Email cmiller@immanueloc.org and mheath@immanueloc.org if you would like a name included on the prayer list for four weeks (short term) or indefinitely (long term).

CORNERSTONE FOOD BANK

September’s suggested donation items include vegetables and beans. Please leave contributions just inside the main entrance of the church.

OFFICE HOURS

Chris is available in the office during general office hours: 9AM-12PM / 2PM-4PM Tuesdays - Thursdays. Advanced appointments are recommended and appreciated.

PASTORAL EMERGENCIES

In the case of pastoral emergencies, call (804) 779-3454. Please leave a message if no one answers.

STAFF EMAILS

Need to reach someone on staff? Feel free to email them: The Rev. Chris Miller (Rector) at cmiller@immanueloc.org, Justin Williams (Music Director) at jwilliams@immanueloc.org, or Megan Heath (Communications Specialist) at mheath@immanueloc.org.

SERVING ON SUNDAY

Crucifier: Taylor Tetley
Chalice Bearer: Maria Koenig
Lay Reader: Ian Stewart
Nursery: Terri Clinger and Richard York
Altar Guild: Elaine Gardner and Lindsay Ryland
Ushers: Pat Cowling and Jason Anderson
Vestry Person of the Day: Sally Montgomery. 

IN OUR PRAYERS

Peg Babyak
Paul Donaghy
Molly Gray
Carolyn Oakley
Mina Pearlman
Donna Raubenstine
Thomas Beal
Jane Buford
Steve Colvin
Anne Cooper
Ed Coppage
Susan Donaghy
Ann Garner
Bill Jewell
Elsie Johnson
Olivia Koenig
John Kreynus
Priscilla Lloyd
Rowan Mackey
Hiroko McCaul
Richard Neely
Hubie Plaster
The Ryan Family
Arianna Stewart
Linden Updike
Winston Wheeler