This Week's Sunday Bulletin
Sunday Morning Services
8am, 9:30am, 11am
The God of the Remnant
1 Kings 18:1-21
Pastor Jesse Johnson
Choir and Orchestra
O Praise The Name
Offertory: Sarah Hayes
I Shall Not Want
2 Corinthians 3:7-16
Pastor Jesse Johnson
Immanuel will have the normal three worship services on Easter Sunday, April 16. All ABFs, including Foundry and Student Ministry classes, will be cancelled. Children's Ministry will have programming for birth–kindergarten only. Children, 1st–6th grade, should worship with their parents. Shuttle service will be provided. Regular attenders are encouraged to park offsite to make room for our guests.
Tuesdays, 6am, A207
Join us as we work through the Fundamentals of the Faith through large-group presentations and small-group discussions.
Men of the Bible (MOB)
Tuesdays, 6:45–8:45pm, Choir/Seminar Room
The MOB gives you an opportunity to develop meaningful and lasting relationships with other men as we study God's Word together and apply God's truth in our lives. We are studying the book of Hebrews. For more information and registration, visit www.ibcmob.net.
Coming in May!
Saturday, May 20, 6:30pm, Atrium
Plan to join us as Women's Ministry welcomes author, speaker and blogger, Christine Hoover, to speak from her soon-to-be-released book, Messy Beautiful Friendship – Finding and Nurturing Deep and Lasting Friendships. Christine will explore with us the complexities and joys of Christian friendship among women. This is another great opportunity for fellowship with other women and to invite a friend. There is no charge for this evening but please let us know you are coming at ibc.church/christine.
Monday, April 3, 7–9pm, Room A207
MOPS is open to all moms who are pregnant through kindergarten. We would love to have you at our next meeting when we will have Asian-themed food for dinner along with dessert afterwards. Our speaker is Pam Sanders on the topic of What I Would Tell My Younger Self. Please invite your mom friends—their first meeting is free!
Parking and Shuttle Volunteer Appreciation
The Parking and Shuttle Ministries will be holding their volunteer appreciation event on Saturday, April 1. In recognition of the time and effort they lend to make Immanuel run smoothly on Sunday morning, please write any comments you would like to be shared at the event on the back of your connection card.
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 during the week, 10am–4pm, and the church receptionist will be happy to help you. Any items not claimed by the end of March will be donated to the Immanuel's Hope Ministry.
UPCOMING MEMBERSHIP AND BAPTISM CLASSES
8am, Room A206
8am, Room A201
NEXT GENERATION MINISTRIES
4th-Grade Girls Small Group Leader
We have an immediate opening for a 9:30 4th-grade girls small group leader in KStation. This position works as part of a team and serves every other week.
Student Ministry 2017 Spring Retreat
April 28–30, Camp Watermarks, Scottsville, VA
Earlybird price: $150; price increases to $165 on April 10th
Register online at ibc.church/students
MISSION & OUTREACH
Please refer to the printed bulletin to learn about this week's featured missionaries.
Support Mission Muffins
April 2 in the Atrium
With Central Union Mission's Ready2Cook program, employees learn baking, retail, marketing and business skills that make them ready for the job market. Every time you purchase these scrumptious muffins, not only are you getting the best baked goods money can buy, but you are helping to train and equip a homeless or employment-challenged individual to return to society. Learn more at missionmuffins.org.
Serving Dinner at Central Union Mission
Prayer for the Persecuted Church
Libya - #11 | Additional information is available at ibc.church/worldwatchlist.
CARE & COUNSELING
Health Challenges Support Group
Today, 3–5pm, Room A107
IMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Employment Openings for 2017-2018
ICS is now accepting applications for Lower School Teachers (full-time & part-time), Upper School Teachers (full-time), an Art Teacher (part-time), a Speech Therapist (part-time) and a Media Coordinator (full-time; expertise in photography and videography). All teaching positions require an education degree and classroom experience. Visit icsva.org/employment for more details and to apply.
Celebrate God's faithfulness to ICS at the Fiesta & Auction on Friday, May 5, 6:30-9pm, in the Atrium. Enjoy food, fellowship and fun while bidding on items in our live and silent auction. Learn more and purchase tickets at icsva.org/fiesta. You can bid on items using our app (Handbid) even if you can't attend the auction.
MUSIC & WORSHIP
Arise My Love
You are invited to attend the 2017 Easter Concerts, April 13, 14, and 15. There is a small fee of $5 for tickets which may be ordered online or in person at the Bookstore. Tickets are not refundable. Consider purchasing tickets for friends, neighbors or co-workers as a gift so they can attend with you. Childcare will be available at both Saturday concerts for children, ages birth through kindergarten, for $5 per child. Visit ibc.church/concerts.
Arise My Love Volunteers
2017 Immanuel Concert Series
Flyers that highlight the upcoming musical events for the year, including "Truths to Treasure" Children's Choir Concert and "Christmas by Candlelight" can be found at the Information Desk. Take a few and pass them out to your friends and neighbors.
IMMANUEL CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE
This Week at the Bookstore
New to the Bookstore this month: DaySpring and Illustrated Faith bring you Bible Journaling Seeds of Faith and Delight in His Day products. Be sure to check out our new section near the Bibles. We have items from stickers, washi tape, tabbies, designer clips, and card stock. Seven steps to illustrating your faith: spend time with God, pray about it, write it down, draw it, date it, tab it and forget the rules! All of these products are 20% off this week.