Please remember to let Pastor Squire know when you plan to attend church.
At this time, it is necessary to do so because of capacity limitations and other guidelines recommended by Iowa Governor Reynolds.
Also, you should let Pastor know if you plan to commune so preparations can be made.
Thank you. Pastor’s cell phone number is 562 209 1604. Or leave a message on the answering machine at church – 713 4782.
Watch a livestream of our services. Search for Immanuel Luthean Church St. Ansgar on YouTube or go to our website and click the YouTube icon located at the bottom of the page. Read message from Pastor Squire about resuming services.
Birthdays: Cindy K., Mark T., Morgan K., Keith H., Gloria J., Travis K., Randy M., & Renae T.
Anniversarys: Brian & Tori S
Please remember in prayer, Rev. Michael Schempf and his wife, Karen, Missionaries to Uganda. To support them financially through Immanuel, indicate their name on the memo line of you check. Donations can be mailed directly to Synod. Mail your check, made payable to The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod designated with the name Schempf to the following address: The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, PO Box 66861, St. Louis, MO 63166-6861. Be sure to include their name, "Schempf", so the donation will specifically go to their ministry.
Donations are welcome to replenish Immanuel's Good Samaritan Account. Immanuel maintains its own Good Samaritan Account and we contribute to the account in which all churches in St. Ansgar participate, (kept at City Hall).
Offering envelopes may be left at the church office. Please remember to give during this time we are unable to worship.
Your help is needed to make sure offerings are designated according to your wishes. Write "missions" or "home" on the memo line at the lower left corner of your check with a corresponding dollar amount.
For example: Memo: $50 missions, $50 home. ("Missions" is designated to Synodical purposes and missions. "Home" is designated to salaries and expenses). If you have questions, please talk with John Groth, Tami Woods or a member of the Finance Committee. Thanks.
Ten percent of the offerings are put in the Repair and Maintenance budget up to a balance of $15,000.
Special envelopes are used as follows:
- New Year's Day special envelope- Home
- Ash Wednesday/Lenten/Maundy Thursday/Good Friday special envelope - Missions
- Easter Sunday special envelope - Home
- Thanksgiving special envelope - Home
- Advent Special Envelope- Missions
- Christmas Eve special envelope - Lutheran Family Services
- Christmas Day special envelope - Missions
- Father's Day (no special envelope) loose plate money - Lutheran Family Service
Church Council members for 2020 are: David Steinberg – President, Ivan Wold - Vice President, Renee Trettin– Secretary, Tami Woods– Treasurer, - Head Elder, Paul Hannam - Trustees, John Groth – Financial Sec’y, Julie Bless – Education, Lu Groth- Stewardship, and Kendall Hansen– Evangelism.
Evangelism Committee invites you to join Immanuel’s Facebook page. Look for us at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church – St. Ansgar Iowa, then LIKE IT. Once you LIKE IT, all posts will come directly to your Home Page.
Direct Deposit is available for your weekly offerings. Contact your local bank if you are interested in using this option.
of all kinds are being collected by the Naomi Circle. These will be sent to Love Packages in Butler, Illinois. Love Packages is a ministry aimed at putting CHRISTIAN LITERATURE and BIBLES into the hands of people around the world who are hungry for the word of God. Place these materials in the specially marked basket in the Gathering Area. No hymnals or Quarterlies can be used. Thank you for caring and sharing.