This Weeks Bulletin

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This Week's Sunday Bulletin

January 27, 2019

Sunday Morning Services
8am, 9:30am, 11am
Worship Center

The Secret Ingredient for Perfect Prayer
James 5:17-18
Pastor Jesse Johnson

Orchestra Prelude
"Grace Greater Than Our Sin"

Choir and Orchestra
"Amen"

Offertory
"Nearer My God To Thee"
DC Washington, Anne Hutton, Kathy Weeks

Evening Service
5:15pm, Atrium

The Writing on the Wall
Daniel 5
Pastor Jesse Johnson

DISCIPLESHIP MINISTRIES

Men's Bible Study Groups

Core Strength: Tuesdays, 6-7am, Room A207;
Men of the Bible (MOB): Tuesdays, 6:45-8:45pm, Choir/Seminar Room;
Defending Biblical Inerrancy (DBI): A free online conference call study, Thursdays, 8-9pm
Visit ibc.church/men for more information.

Coffeehouse: Finding Beauty in the Brokenness
Friday, February 1, 7pm, Atrium
(Snow date: February 15)

Coffeehouse
Our Coffeehouse for women is this Friday! The evening will include the "perfect blend" of gourmet desserts, delicious coffee drinks, beautiful music, and sweet fellowship. It will also feature our own Karen Barnes as she shares how God has brought beauty from brokenness in her life. It's a perfect opportunity to invite that friend, neighbor, or co-worker and pour a cup of beauty and friendship into her life. Tickets are only $5 so grab one for yourself and a friend. You can purchase tickets at ibc.church/coffeehouse, in the Bookstore, or at the Women's Ministry table in the Atrium today. You can also purchase your tickets at the door.

Women's Spring Retreat
March 22-24, Westin Dulles

Women's Spring Retreat
Have you registered yet for the retreat? Earlybird registration is open but will only last one more week. Don't miss out on getting the earlybird rate and the opportunity to win one of three giveaways at the conference. Invite a friend and register now for this special weekend at ibc.church/identity. Not sure about a roommate? Don't let that keep you from registering - we will help find you a roommate.

Connected on the Homefront
Tuesday, January 29, 7-9pm
Note our new location - Room A207

Connected on the Homefront
Calling all military wives and women, both active duty and retired: Enjoy an encouraging evening of games, connection, and support with other women who are part of the military community of Immanuel. This month deedee Collins will be speaking and we will enjoy breakfast for dinner. Childcare is available for families of deployed service members and geographic bachelors (must email ahead of time to reserve a spot to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Elder Saturday Prayer

The elders of Immanuel meet every Saturday morning for prayer at 7am in the Prayer Room. The congregation is invited to join them on the first Saturday of every month. They look forward to seeing you there this Saturday, February 2.

Inclement Weather Closings

Please check our website or our Facebook page for information about church closings and cancellations during inclement weather.

Are You Missing Something?

If you have lost or misplaced an item, stop by the Welcome Center on Sundays and the volunteers can direct you to the Lost and Found. You may also drop by church office during the week, 10am-4pm, and they will be happy to help you.

Upcoming Membership & Baptism Classes

Discovering Immanuel Classes
8am, Room A206

February 10, 2019
May 5
ibc.church/membership

Baptism Classes
8AM, Room A201

April 14
July 7
ibc.church/baptism

ADULT EDUCATION AND GROUPS

Foundry Mid-Career Singles
Sunday, 11am, Room A206

If you are single and in the middle of your career (30's-50's), consider the Foundry MCS ABF. Led by Pastor Bob Hartman, we are beginning a study in Genesis exploring the perfections of God, his creation, mankind's fall into sin, and the beginning of just about everything.

ABF Room Changes

Beginning Today, January 27, 11am
FaithBuilders: Room A206/208
The Foundry MCS: Room C202 (ICS Library)

NEXT GENERATION MINISTRIES

Snacks Needed for KStation

Snack donations are needed for our children's classes: Goldfish, animal crackers, pretzels, Ritz, and Graham Crackers. Please bring your donations to the Resource Room. Thank you!

Upcoming Student Ministry Events

senior beach week
Visit immanuelstudents.com for information.
Small Groups: Wednesdays, 7pm
February 15: Movie Night
March 15: Wizards Game
April 26-28: Spring Retreat (MS & HS)
June 15-22: Senior Beach Week, $100 deposit required at ibc.church/beach

MISSION & OUTREACH

Featured Missionary

Please refer to the printed bulletin to learn abou this week's featured missionaries.

Italy Mission Trip Interest Meeting

Want to go on a mission trip to one of the most needy countries on earth? Despite being full of "Christian artifacts, churches and culture," Italy remains one of the most spiritually dark countries on earth. Join us for an Italy mission trip interest meeting, February 17, 12:30pm, Room A207, for some free pizza and a chance to hear about this short-term mission trip opportunity scheduled for June 14-22. Please RSVP to Jordan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Support Mission Muffins
February 3, Atrium

With the Ready2Cook program, employees learn baking, retail, marketing and business skills that make them ready for the job market. A wonderful assortment of scones and muffins will be on hand and they freeze up for later too! Learn more at missionmuffins.com.

Fresh Start Kits

Fresh Start Kits You and your team can encourage our homeless neighbors today. We invite you to decorate a shoebox or Ziploc bag and fill it with small necessities that can help keep a homeless man or woman clean and safe. Remember that being homeless often means having no access to supplies we take for granted. Please visit missiondc.org/shoebox for the supply list. Your donations may be brought any Sunday to the Mission bin in the Atrium.
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Serving Dinner at Central Union Mission

Volunteer to serve dinner, 4:45-6:30pm, February 6, 13, 20 and 27. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit missiondc.org/volunteer to see other opportunities to serve at the Mission.

CARE & COUNSELING

Senior Visitation Ministry - Volunteers Needed

Volunteers visit people from IBC who are in nursing homes and shut-in situations. IBC membership and a background check are required. For more information, please call 703.813.1952 or email Alice, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Grief Walk Support Group
Monday, February 11

Please join us for help and encouragement if you are grieving the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend. Grief Walk offers a place where hurting people can find healing and hope in Christ. We meet at Matthew Place on the second Monday of each month, 7-8:30pm. For information, please call 703.813.1952 or email Alice, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Counseling

As members of the body of Christ, we have a special responsibility to bear a message of hope. Christian lay counseling can be very helpful to re-orient our perspectives in a gentle, humble way while helping with the capacity to endure and rebuild. For more information about meeting with one of our lay counselors, please email Joanne Owens, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Rob Williams, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You may also use our online counseling contact form at ibc.church/ccform.

MUSIC & WORSHIP

Choir and Orchestra Rehearsals

Looking for an opportunity to help lead worship as a part of the Choir or Orchestra? Join us every Wednesday evening, 7-9pm.

Presenter Operators Needed

Presenter operator volunteers are needed once a month on Sundays to advance the slides at the worship services, 7am-12:15pm. If you are interested in helping in this vital ministry, please contact the Music Office, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

IMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Immanuel Christian High School:
Coming Fall 2019 - Offering 9th & 10th Grades

ICS high school
ICS is expanding to high school next fall. Attend our admission preview events to learn more about our college preparatory high school program that features international trips, homeschool hybrid partnerships, small class sizes, dual enrollment, foreign languages, competitive athletics, curriculum with biblical integration, and more. Dates are January 29 and March 26. Please RSVP at icsva.org/ichs-rsvp.

Principal Opening At ICS

ICS is conducting a search for a Lower School Principal (K-6th grade) for the 2019-20 academic year. Qualifications include a master's degree in education and a minimum of five years teaching experience. The job description and information are available at icsva.org/principal. Forward résumés and a cover letter to the Assistant Head of School, Dale Pinkley, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

IMMANUEL CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE

This Week at the Bookstore

IBC BookstoreThis week Immanuel Christian Bookstore is holding a Winter Clearance Sale on our in-stock music CDs and all DVDs at 50% off retail price. This does not include the music CDs from the IBC Music Ministry.

Winter Store Hours:
Tue & Thu, 11-4; Wed, 11-7; Sun, 9-1 & 4:30-7

Immanuel Christian School

Located in Springfield, VA, and serving families across Fairfax County and Northern Virginia, our private Christian school offers challenging and engaging educational opportunities for students in grades K-8. Learn more.

KStation: Our Children's Ministry

KStation is our ministry to children, birth through 6th grade. High energy and impactful. Learn More...

Contact Us

Immanuel Bible Church
6911 Braddock Road
Springfield VA 22151-3602


703-941-4124

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