Immanuel Lutheran Church
Sunday Bulletin

Week of October 15, 2017

Bible Study

Join us for Adult Bible Study in the church library following worship service. We are studing the Book of Galations.

Vacancy Plans at Immanuel

Pastor Michael Parris agreed to be our vacancy Pastor.  In addition to being at  Immanuel on Sundays, he plans to be with us on Wednesdays, teaching confirmation, visiting shut-ins, etc. We will do our best to keep members of our congregation informed as we move forward with the Call process.  Prayers for all concerned are important and appreciated.

500th Anniversary of the Reformation 

An update on the Community Celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation: It will be at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Grafton on Sunday, October 29th, at 4pm.
Kids and adults who want to participate in the celebration choirs, please come to practice on Wednesdays beginning October 4th.  Holly Schwarck will meet with kids at 3:30PM. Carol Pahl will lead the adults in practice on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM. 

Flag Project

Jerry Beaver is happy to announce that the Flag Project at Immanuel Cemetery has been completed for now.  Thank you to all who made donations and for all who helped. 
Check with Jerry in the springtime to see if more poles and flags will be added. Patriots Day on Facebook

2017 Church Council

Church Council members for 2017 are: David Steinberg – President, Ivan Wold - Vice President, Michele Heimer – Secretary, Karen Steinberg– Treasurer, Bruce Gerdts - Head Elder, Mel Schroeder - Trustees, Connie Groth – Financial Sec’y, Julie Bless – Education, Bev Beaver - Stewardship, and Sue Sandera – Evangelism.


Evangelism Committee invites you to join Immanuel’s Facebook page. Look for us at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church – St. Ansgar, then LIKE IT. Once you LIKE IT, all posts will come directly to your Home Page. Look for more information, as we establish an advisory board made up of our Youth, young adults and parents. Our goal is to share information that brings value to your day.

Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church St Ansgar


Please complete the Facilities Use form and submit it to the church council. It can be left in the church office mail slot.

Use of the church for non-church events must be approved by the council before being placed on the church calendar.

Your Offerings…

Direct Deposit is available for your weekly offerings.  Contact your local bank if you are interested in using this option.

Bibles, Sunday School materials, Portals of Prayers and CHRISTIAN literature

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.