Emmanuel    Church
John E. Sahl, Pastor
James Peterson, Associate Pastor
January 7, 2018

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

10:45  Morning Worship
Prelude
Call to Worship – Keswick Doxology
*Invocation
*Hymn No. 186 “And Can It Be”
Scripture Reading: Philippians 3:1-11
Missions Update
Morning Prayer
Offering – HMA 94
Choir Selection
*Hymn: HMA 28 “Complete in Thee”
Message: “Where Boasting Begins and Ends”
*Hymn No. 10 “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing”
The Lord’s Table
*Benediction

3:00  Bacharach Rehabilitation Center – Pastor Sahl
5:15  Choir Practice

6:30  Evening WorshiP
Prelude
*Hymn No. 69 “O How I Love Jesus”
*Prayer
Testimonies and Favorites (Patch dismissal)
Special Selection
Message: “Our Speech and One Another”
*Hymn No. 475 “Can Others See Jesus in You?”
*Benediction

*Congregation please stand

ATTENDED INFANT AND TODDLER NURSERIES DOWNSTAIRS

  Infant Nursery Toddler Nursery Beg. Church
Today: Joelle Farrell Joyce Caselli Rebecca Sahl
Next Week: Valerie Sahl Ginger Mazur Betsy Surpless

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 – Shane Wiggins
7:00 PM Garden State Bible School -Bethel
Tuesday,   5:45 PM Board of Trustees – TPA
Wednesday, 6:30 PM AWANA/Youth Bible Study
7:00 PM Prayer Meeting

FINANCIAL STATISTICS FOR DECEMBER 31, 2017
Sunday School   26.27
General Fund   2,787.27
Missions   1,147.00
CPS   15.00
Benevolence Fund   20.00

Flowers
The flower chart for 2018 is on the wall by the entrance. If you would like to reserve a date, please sign up. Also, if you would like to keep the flowers after the services, be sure to check the box.

THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE
Dean Cramer, Tony Lieb, and Vicki Holland comprise the Nominating Committee this year. Please direct your suggestions to them.

ANNUAL REPORTS
Please send your report to jrsahl7@gmail.com ASAP.

Annual Dinner and Business Meeting
The annual business meeting will be held on January 24 at 7:45pm. A dinner will be held prior to the meeting and everyone is invited. Please sign the sheets in the lobby. The snow date for the meeting is January 31.

INSTALLATION SERVICE
An installation service for Pastor James will be held on January 28 at 6:30pm. A fellowship with refreshments will follow. There is a signup sheet in the lobby.

New Class  Foundations  To Begin
Interested in baptism and/or membership? Want to know more about Emmanuel Church and how you fit in? Pastor James will be teaching a four-week class in February during the Sunday School hour. Sign-up in the back to be included.