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This Week's Sunday Bulletin

August 18, 2019

Sunday Morning Services


Seven Lessons on How to Survive Any Storm That Comes Your Way
Matthew 14:22-33
Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer

Evening Service
Resumes September 8



IBC Fall Men's Conference

Mark your calendar for October 4-5, 2019 for the IBC Fall Men's Conference featuring pastor/author, Dr. Stu Weber! Details will follow.

Sweet Sunday - Women's Ministry Kickoff
Today, 6:30pm, Atrium

Sweet Sunday
We hope you will join us for our kickoff for the year, Sweet Sunday. It will be a great opportunity to worship with other women, enjoy a waffle-cone ice-cream bar, find out about Bible studies, and get excited for a new year of ministry together. Our theme for the evening will be Letting the Word of Christ Dwell in You Richly. We will have a panel of women moderated by Deedee Collins who will explore how we can be in God's Word throughout different seasons and circumstances of life. There is no cost, but please RSVP at We could also use extra hands to help. Please email Bethany, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., to volunteer.

Women's Bible Studies

bible studies
September is right around the corner and that means new Bible studies will be starting up. Immanuel offers a variety of Bible studies for women in both the morning and evening. The fall semester will begin the week of September 8. There is childcare available for most groups that meet at IBC for those who pre-register. You can find out more and register at Better yet, come today to Sweet Sunday to find out about the studies and meet some of the leaders.

Woven Families Pizza Lunch
September 8, 12:15pm, Terrace Room

Woven Families is a Christ-centered outreach to Immanuel families who are considering or are already engaged in the process of adoption or foster care. Join us as we gather for pizza lunch and a time of connection, prayer and encouragement. Please let us know if you plan to attend by emailing Maribeth Lindemuth, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

IBC Home Educators (IBCHE)
Back-to-Homeschool Ice Cream Party
Today, 3-5pm, Terrace Room

Join us for an ice cream sundae party to kick off the new academic year, meet other homeschoolers, and get the scoop on what we’re planning in IBCHE this year! IBCHE is a free homeschooling support group providing regular meetups for both kids and whole families.

American Heritage Girls (AHG) Parent Info Night
August 26, 7pm, Room A206

AHG is a leadership and character development organization for young girls, K-12th grade, focusing on developing life skills (fire safety, family helper, outdoor skills and hiking), spiritual development, social development, leadership skills through events, badge earning and more. To let us know you're coming to the Info Night and get details, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


The Art of Marriage

The barriers to a godly marriage can seem overwhelming! This outstanding FamilyLife DVD series includes practical discussion to break through those barriers. Using both gripping and humorous testimonies from the best Weekend to Remember conference speakers, this course will help married and engaged couples work through difficulties and build love for a lifetime.
Begins September 8, 9:30am; $25/couple; led by Bobby & Sheila Little

Financial Peace University

Using biblical principles and the practical experience of author and radio host Dave Ramsey, learn about saving, budgeting, investing, insurance, giving and more. Get and stay out of debt. Simple, easy-to understand, and often humorous, this 9-week course will help you achieve your financial goals. Cost: $95/person or couple
There is a free preview on September 8, 9:30 and 11am, Room B213.
Meets Saturdays beginning September 15, 9am-12pm, Room A206;
led by Chris and Anne Hayes

Bible Study Method

Join Bob Hartman on Thursdays, 7-9pm, in the ICS Library, to learn an effective method of inductive Bible study. Utilizes classic DVD training by the late Dr. Howard G. Hendricks and live interactive study of specific passages of Scripture.
Begins September 12; $25/person, 7 non-consecutive weeks

Immanuel Bible Institute Registration

Register for any of the above IBI courses at

Upcoming Membership & Baptism Classes

Discovering Immanuel Classes
8am, Room A209/211

November 10

Baptism Classes
8AM, Room A201

October 13


KStation FALL 2019 Volunteer Opportunities

Come and join the team sharing Christ with the next generation! Opportunities are available to serve every other week. Visit 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..

IBC AWANA Training Conference
Save the Date: September 21, 2019

Are your children (or grandchildren) enrolled in AWANA? Do you volunteer with AWANA? Do you want to know more about this ministry that shares God’s Word with 350 children every Sunday night? Then mark your calendar for the morning of Saturday, September 21. This half-day event will answer the crucial questions of: Why AWANA? How AWANA? Speakers will include IBC staff, our AWANA missionaries and AWANA International staff. More details to follow.

Upcoming Student Ministry Events

For Middle and High School students. Visit for information.
Weekly Summer Bible Studies
September 4: Fall Kickoff
October 25-27: Middle School Retreat
November 8-10: High School Retreat


Featured Missionary

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

Coming This Fall - Urban Immersion
October 24-27

urban immersion
Join an IBC team for a four-day immersion mission trip to Washington D.C. We will connect with a variety of local ministries and organizations, to include Central Union Mission, reaching out to those in need in the city with helping hands and the Gospel of Christ. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone, age 12 or older, as well as families to serve together. For more information, come by the Information Desk today or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Register at by September 1st.


IBC Lay-Counseling Training Course — SPACE LIMITED
Tuesdays, 7-9pm, September 10 - March 31

If you are thinking of taking this course, please email us for a consultation soon.This 25-week Lay-Counseling Training is designed to equip mature believers to provide Christ-centered counseling to those in need. The course will focus on foundations in biblical counseling, theology, the IBC care model, Scripture in counseling, counseling issues and practicum hours. For consultation/details, please email Rob Williams, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Joanne Owens, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Registration: $75 per person. Childcare is provided.

Pre-Marital Mentoring

Pre-Marital Mentoring is available to members and regular attendees of Immanuel. If you wish to be married at IBC or by an IBC pastor, our Pre-Marital Mentoring program is required. You are encouraged to begin this program immediately following your engagement. Contact: Maribeth Lindemuth, 703.941.4124, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Conference Opportunty - Anxiety And The God Of Peace

CCEF (Christian Counseling Education Foundation) is offering this national conference, October 11-13, 2019. For more information go to


Music & Worship Open House
Wednesday, August 28, 7pm, IBC Lobby

Open House
Do you sing or play an instrument? Do you enjoy playing in a band? Do you love to dance or act? Are you interested in handbells or audio, visual and lighting? Would you like to use your talents to corporately worship the Lord? If so, please join us for our Music & Worship Ministry Fall Open House! Come hear about our ministry, experience a Wednesday night rehearsal and join us for refreshments. Childcare is available. For questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Children & Youth Choirs

youth choir
Children’s (grades 2-6) and Youth (grades 7-12) Choirs
will resume rehearsals Sunday, September 15, 11am. Please sign up when you register your child for KStation/Next Generation. If you are interested in volunteering with Children’s Choir, let us know! Volunteers do not need musical experience and serve every other week. For more information, contact Laura Corombos, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Immanuel Christian High School Opening in the Fall

ICHS ICS is expanding to high school beginning this fall with ninth and tenth grades. Our accredited college preparatory high school program will feature an annual international trip, homeschool hybrid partnerships, small class sizes, dual enrollment, five foreign language options, fine arts & STEM classes, competitive athletics and Honors classes, all taught with biblical integration. Our high school campus is located in Alexandria only minutes from IBC and is currently undergoing an extensive renovation to offer a state-of-the-art facility featuring science labs, auditorium, student commons and dining area, and smart classrooms. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to provide your high-school student the spiritual, social, and academic foundation necessary to navigate this complex world. Visit to learn more.

Classic Cars Wanted For Picnic

ICS is showing the Disney classic movie, Cars, at our Back-to-School picnic for ICS families. We’d love to offer our parents and students the opportunity to see some classic cars at the picnic, September 6, 6-7:30pm. Please email Laura Tweed, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., if you have a car that you are interested in displaying. Pass the word along to friends and co-workers!


This Week at the Bookstore

The Church in BabylonToday’s special guest speaker, Dr. Erwin W. Lutzer, has a newly published book, The Church In Babylon- Heeding the Call to be a Light in the Darkness. This book is on sale today for 25% off. Dr. Lutzer will be signing books outside the Bookstore between services today. Be sure to stop by and see other books written by Dr. Lutzer.

Summer Hours:
Tue-Thu, 11-4; Sun, 9-1
Closed: Mon, Fri, Sat

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.

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