Emmanuel Church
John E. Sahl, Pastor
James Peterson, Associate Pastor
December 10, 2017

9:00 Prayer Meeting – Upper Room
9:30 Bible School – Tom Coleman, Superintendent

10:45 MORNING WORSHIP
Prelude
Call to Worship – “O Come Let Us Adore Him”
*Invocation
*Hymn No. 112 “There’s a Song in the Air”
Scripture Reading: 2 Samuel 7:8-17
Missions Update
Morning Prayer
Offering – “Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery”
Choir Selection
Children’s Church dismissal
*Hymn No.125 “A Thousand Years Have Come and Gone”
Message: “When Christmas Disappoints”
*Hymn No. 209 “Is It the Crowning Day?”
*Benediction

3:00 Bacharach Rehabilitation Center – Lary Adkisson
5:15 Choir practice

6:30 EVENING WORSHIP
Prelude

*Prayer
Testimonies and Favorites
Special Selection
Message: “Bear One Another’s Burdens”
Hymn No. 23 “Christian Hearts, in Love United”
Benediction

*Congregation please stand

ATTENDED INFANT AND TODDLER NURSERIES DOWNSTAIRS
Infant Nursery Toddler Nursery Beg. Church
Today: Valerie Sahl Ginger Mazur Betsy Surpless
Next Week: R.J. Peterson Cindy Lieb J.& M. Sahl

Recordings of the worship services are available at youtube.emmanuel-nj.org or may be obtained upon request.

ACTIVITIES FOR THIS WEEK
Monday, 6:45 PM AC Rescue Mission – Pastor James
7:00 PM Garden State Bible School – Bethel
Tuesday, 6:30 PM K-6 Christmas Program – TPA
Wednesday, 6:30 PM AWANA/Youth Bible Study
7:00 PM Prayer Meeting
Thursday, 7:30 PM YAMS – Pastor James’ Home

FINANCIAL STATISTICS FOR DECEMBER 3, 2017
Sunday School 157.55
General Fund 2,747.50
Missions 1,229.00
Crises Pregnancy Service (CPS) 25.00
Benevolence Fund 150.00
Building Fund 20.00
Pilgrim Partners 30.00

BRING A FRIEND
December is a great time to invite a friend or neighbor to come with you to church. Prayerfully consider inviting someone to our special series “I Can’t Wait Until Christmas” on Sunday mornings this month or to our Candlelight Service on Christmas Eve.

YOUNG ADULT UPCOMING EVENTS
This Thursday, all young adults are invited to Pastor James’ house to watch The Nativity Story. The event begins at 7:30pm. Also, the date for the Annual Christmas Party is Saturday, December 30th

CHRISTMAS PROGRAM
The Sunday School will present its Christmas Program next Sunday evening. The significance of His advent will be presented. Please invite family and friends.

POINSETTIAS
If you would like to loan or give a poinsettia for the Christmas season, please have it here by Thursday, December 21. You may also give money to Rebecca Sahl if you would like her to purchase one.

ANNUAL REPORTS
If you are responsible to submit a report for the annual booklet, please send it via email to jrsahl7@gmail.com. Thank you!