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This Week's Sunday Bulletin

March 17, 2019

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

ONE VERSE, FIVE MINUTES, & A LITTLE BIT OF COURAGE
Acts 8
Guest Speaker: Pastor John Glass

Choir & Orchestra
“One Day (When We All Get To Heaven)”

Offertory:
“Greater”
Rejoice with Youth Choir

Evening Service
5:15pm, Atrium

Pray For Us
Selected Scripture
Guest Speaker: Pastor John Glass

ABOUT TODAY'S SPEAKER

 

Pastor John Glass

Pastor John GlassToday in both the morning and evening services, Pastor John Glass will be preaching. John was born in Paris but raised in Geneva, where for the last twelve years he has been the pastor of Eglise Evangélique Internationale de Genève (The International Evangelical Church of Geneva).

John is a graduate of Talbot Theological Seminary in Los Angeles. In addition to his pastoral ministry, John is also the chaplain for the Genèva Servette hockey team. John is the author of Une Réflexion Chrétienne Sur La Guerre (A Christian Reflection On War), and is the host of the Swiss weekly radio show “Plus Précieux que L’Or.”

He and his wife, Meg, have three children: John, James, and Kimberly. More information on their ministry is available in the Atrium after each service.

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.

EMOMS
Wednesday, March 20, 7-9pm, Room A207

EMOMS
Calling all moms of elementary school children: Join us this month for an evening of encouragement and connection with other moms in the same season of life. Marty Crabtree will be speaking about "Essential Questions." Find out more and register for EMOMS at ibc.church/emoms.

Connected on the Homefront
Tuesday, March 26, 7-9pm, Room A207

Connected on the Homefront
Calling all military wives and women, both active duty and retired: Come and enjoy an encouraging evening of games, connection, and support with other women who are part of the military community of Immanuel. You won’t want to miss hearing from our speakers, Diana Warden and Jenny Britton! 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..)

Save the Date - Spring Brunch
Saturday, May 18, 9:30am, Atrium

Mark your calendars and plan to join the women of Immanuel for a brunch in May. Leah Raley will be coming back to speak to us about putting on the Armor of God. Look for more details coming soon.

ADULT EDUCATION AND GROUPS

 

The Ambassadors ABF Is Moving!

Starting today, March 17, the Ambassadors ABF is meeting in Room A206/208. Those with accessibility needs can use the elevators in the Atrium. The Ambassadors meet at 8am on Sunday mornings. Come join Ron Peoples as he continues to teach through 2 Samuel.

Upcoming Membership & Baptism Classes

 

Discovering Immanuel Classes
8am, Room A209/211

May 5
August 11
ibc.church/membership

Baptism Classes
8AM, Room A201

April 14
July 7
ibc.church/baptism

PRAYER GROUPS AT IMMANUEL

 

Early Morning Prayer

Tuesdays, 5:30am, Prayer Room
(Entrance #1)
Contacts: Penny Elgas, 703.344.4064; Maria Teresa Enriquez, 703.503.8883; Sunwoo Park, 703.635.0452

Wednesday - People of Prayer

Wednesdays, 7:30-9pm, Prayer Room
(Entrance #1)
Contacts: Paul Glenn, 703.256.4103; David Treadwell, 202.345.6776

Saturday Elder Prayer

The elders of Immanuel meet every Saturday morning for prayer, 7am, Prayer Room. The congregation is invited to join them on the first Saturday of every month.

Evangelism Prayer

First Sunday of the month, 8:30am, Prayer Room.

Sunday Morning “First Light” Prayer Group

Join the Immanuel elders and others for prayer on Sunday mornings, 7:30-7:50am, Prayer Room (Entrance #1)
Contact: Dave Treadwell, 202.345.6776

NEXT GENERATION MINISTRIES

 

KStation Volunteer Opportunities

Come and join the team sharing Christ with the next generation! Opportunities are available to serve every other week. Visit ibc.church/team for the list of volunteer openings. For more information, contact Jenny Britton, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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

ISM Spring Retreat
Visit immanuelstudents.com for information.
Small Groups: Wednesdays, 7pm
March 17: Costa Rica mission team meeting
April 7: All mission teams meeting
April 26-28: Spring Retreat (MS & HS)
June 2: Arizona team meeting

MISSION & OUTREACH

 

Featured Missionary

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

Central Union Mission
Volunteer at the Family Ministry Center

Volunteers are always needed for assisting with food bags or working in the clothing room. The Center is located at 3194 Bladensburg Rd., NE, Suite B, WDC 20018. Contact: Tracy Duncan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Donate Hotel Travel Size Toiletries

Are you a frequent traveler? Help Central Union Mission by donating travel-size toiletries given out to their overnight guests. The Mission estimates a savings of over $1000 per year through these donations. It also makes their guests feel special to have their own private toiletries. The items may be brought on any Sunday to the Mission donation basket in the Atrium. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CARE & COUNSELING

 

Counseling

As members of the body of Christ, we have a special responsibility to bear a message of hope. Christ-centered 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.

Widows and Widowers Luncheon

The next monthly Widows and Widower’s Luncheon will be Friday, March 22. 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..

CPREP-Couple's Communication Workshop
Thursdays, April 25-June 6, 7-9pm

CPREP
This workshop is highly interactive using combinations of lecture, discussion and personal coach time. CPREP is Christ-centered and is offered through the four branches of the military. Space is limited. For registration and information, please email Joanne Owens, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 703.813.1958. Childcare is available.

MUSIC & WORSHIP

 

Let The Grave Be Opened
April 12, 13, 14, 19, 20

Easter Pageant
If you have ever wanted to be involved in the Easter Pageant, the time is now. We are beginning to prepare for this year's Easter Pageant titled, "Let The Grave Be Opened." Volunteer opportunities are available for everyone: tech, backstage, set building, acting, costumes and makeup, a prayer team, ushers and greeters, childcare, reception, will-call, and choir and orchestra. If you have any questions or want to join, contact the Music Office, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Youth Choir

Students, grades 7-12, are welcome to join Youth Choir, Sundays, 11am-12:15pm, Choir/Seminar Room. They will help lead worship throughout the spring and will be preparing for the Youth Choir Missions Week, July 21-26. Contact Laura Corombos, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., if you have any questions.

IMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

 

Christian Men’s Educator Breakfast

Attention all Christian men involved in education: Immanuel Christian School is hosting a Christian men’s educator breakfast, Tuesday, April 9, 6am at ICS. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enjoy a delicious breakfast, spend time praying together, and be encouraged by our special speaker, ACSI Accreditation Manager, Bill Wilson. Please RSVP to Dale Pinkley, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Employment Openings

ICS is now accepting applications for elementary school teachers (K-6th), middle school teachers (7th & 8th), Athletic Director (MS & HS), high school teachers (math, science, history, and English), and elementary teaching assistants (part-time). All teaching positions are full-time and require an education degree and classroom experience. Visit icsva.org/employment for more details and to apply.

Visiting Day at ICS: Friday, April 5

Have you considered a change to private Christian school? Come see what ICS is all about! Current 3rd-9th grade students are invited for Visiting Day at ICS. Students experience a morning as an ICS student and meet new friends when they visit from 8am-1:30pm. Lunch is included. Register by March 25 at icsva.org/visiting-day. Questions? Please contact Lauren Gessner, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Kindergarten-High School Open Houses

ICS
Come to our 'First Look Fridays' scheduled throughout the year, 9-11am, to see ICS K-8th grade classes in action. Dates are: March 8, March 22, April 26, and May 17. We offer guided tours, time to hear from the leadership, see classes in action and an opportunity to view curriculum. The High School Open House is scheduled for March 26. RSVP at icsva.org/admissions.

IMMANUEL CHRISTIAN BOOKSTORE

 

This Week at the Bookstore

IBC BookstoreThis week the Bookstore is featuring DaySpring’s Illustrated Faith collection of Bible journaling and more! We have paper pads, washi tape, stickers, designer clips and journaling kits. All items are 40% off this week! Be sure to shop early to get the best selection. All journaling items are found on the wall near the Bibles.

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

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Contact Us

Immanuel Bible Church
6911 Braddock Road
Springfield VA 22151-3602


703-941-4124

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