Apr
19
7:00 PM19:00

Good Friday

Join us in remembering the day Jesus died with a moving worship service with communion.

On Good Friday we remember with heavy hearts the crucifixion of Christ on the cross.  Jesus goes to the Garden of Gethsemane to pray, was betrayed and arrested, put before the courts, found guilty and sentenced to death by crucifixion.  We remember these events with a worship service of stripping the church (taking all the color and shine out of the sanctuary), communion at the foot of the cross, darkness, and time to reflect on what Jesus went through and what it means to each of us. There are a few thoughts on why it is called good. Some say it is because it is holy and therefore good.  Another thought is it is a corruption of God’s Friday.

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Apr
14
10:45 AM10:45

Palm Sunday

Join us in celebration of Jesus triumphantly enters Jerusalem and our Confirmation Class.

The beginning of Week! This is an exciting roller coaster of a week, but you need to go down to the dark bottom of the hill, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, to fully experience the mountain top time of Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday.  Palm Sunday is the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem with a parade type atmosphere, with people laying down palm branches and cloaks to cover the ground for Jesus. It was their version of rolling out the red carpet! That is what people did in that time as a sign of great respect. Christ comes in on a young donkey and not a large horse to show his humbleness.  People had heard about the amazing things Jesus was doing, and were showing their respect and love for him.

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Apr
10
6:15 PM18:15

Lenten Dinner and Worship

Dinner at 6:15, then worship together in new ways.

This year we are exploring this gardening image in depth. We’re using resources with the theme “Cultivating and Letting Go.” It’s a perfect theme for spring and Lent, but also this time of Immanuel redefining itself; what are we intentionally cultivating? What must be let go in order to make room for that new growth?

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Apr
3
6:15 PM18:15

Lenten Dinner and Worship

Dinner at 6:15, then worship together in new ways.

This year we are exploring this gardening image in depth. We’re using resources with the theme “Cultivating and Letting Go.” It’s a perfect theme for spring and Lent, but also this time of Immanuel redefining itself; what are we intentionally cultivating? What must be let go in order to make room for that new growth?

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Mar
27
6:15 PM18:15

Lenten Dinner and Worship

Dinner at 6:15, then worship together in new ways.

This year we are exploring this gardening image in depth. We’re using resources with the theme “Cultivating and Letting Go.” It’s a perfect theme for spring and Lent, but also this time of Immanuel redefining itself; what are we intentionally cultivating? What must be let go in order to make room for that new growth?

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Mar
20
6:15 PM18:15

Lenten Dinner and Worship

Dinner at 6:15, then worship together in new ways.

This year we are exploring this gardening image in depth. We’re using resources with the theme “Cultivating and Letting Go.” It’s a perfect theme for spring and Lent, but also this time of Immanuel redefining itself; what are we intentionally cultivating? What must be let go in order to make room for that new growth?

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Mar
13
6:15 PM18:15

Lenten Dinner and Worship

Dinner at 6:15, then worship together in new ways.

This year we are exploring this gardening image in depth. We’re using resources with the theme “Cultivating and Letting Go.” It’s a perfect theme for spring and Lent, but also this time of Immanuel redefining itself; what are we intentionally cultivating? What must be let go in order to make room for that new growth?

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Mar
6
6:00 PM18:00

Ash Wednesday

Potluck Dinner at 6pm in the basement and Worship at 7pm in the Sanctuary

Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent, 40 days (plus Sundays, which is a time of fasting, repentance, prayer and self-control.  It is usually a time to avoid luxuries or rich food or bad habits.  It is also a good time to add something to strengthen your relationship with God, i.e. devotionals, Bible Study, or adding a spiritual practice. It gets its name from the in the imposition of ashes - that come from the burning of the palms from the Palm Sunday of the previous year.  You will usually hear the words “Repent and believe in the Gospel" or "Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” It is time to remember and reflect on what God has done for you and what you have done and could do better for God.

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Mar
3
9:00 AM09:00

Donut Sunday and Sunday School

On this Sunday all the Sunday School Classes will meet in the Fellowship Hall for donuts and coffee and hear from our campers and listen to their stories of summer camp at Merom then they will head to their individual classes. We have classes from 3 to 103. All are welcome! For additional details go to:  https://www.immanuelucc.info/programs/

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