July Eblast

Emmanuel Family and Friends,

Summer is here, and we are busy at the E!  As you come and go on your vacations don’t forget about the E. You can always tune in for Wednesday night bible study and Sunday Service. Just go to our newly updated website www.godiswithus.org and stream live, and while you are there check out the many new and exciting events and other areas of the website, we welcome your feedback.  And don’t forget, you can still use GIVELIFY wherever you are.

Thanks for your participation in our deacon’s ordination, Mental Health First Aid Course and Vacation Bible School.  Each event was very successful, and we welcome our new deacons: Cedric Pelt, Zatic Finch, CJ McCampbell, Eric Brazell, and Karim Fudge.

Upcoming events:
July 23rd  New Members meet and greet with Pastor Thompson and First Lady Bernice.  This is an opportunity for all new members that have joined the E since Jan 2017 to meet and greet the pastor and chat on a more personal basis.  We look forward to meeting our new members.

July 28th @ 7:00 Blessed to Be Connected Concert: Come out and hear our fabulous choirs under the direction of Mario Powell.  This will be a great kickoff to our Family Day weekend.

July 29th @ 11:30  Emmanuel’s Annual Family Day on campus:  Please come out and join us on this day. Our theme is “Blessed to be Connected.” We are asking the members to assist in making this day fun for everyone. We are in need of volunteers for the following:  Set up/tear down, cooking, serving, runners, facilitating games, donating prizes and bringing specific side dishes. We have a limited supply of Family Day t-shirts, so see Sister Kim Fly-Finch to get your shirt today! If you have questions about this year’s Family Fun Day you can contact Makieda Hunter @ 719-522-3561.

July 30th @ 10:00  Combined Service at the North Campus.  Each 5th Sunday we will have one combined service at the North Campus.  Please come out on Sunday morning after the Family Fun Day festivities to celebrate the Lord for the great things He has done.

Women’s Ministry School Supply Drive:  Don’t forget to drop off your school supply donations in the box in the Multipurpose Room at the North Campus and in the Fellowship Hall at the South Campus.  If you or someone you know are in need of supplies, please sign up at the reception desk, online or at the south campus. The drive will culminate on July 29th and the supplies will be distributed at the Family Day event.

August 11-12  Western States Men’s Retreat:  Join the men of the Western States for their annual retreat at La Foret Conference & Retreat Center, 6145 Shoup Rd, C/S CO.  The cost for this weekend is $60.  The registration deadline is Aug 7th.  See Rev. Solomon Moore or call him at 719-502-5999 for more information.

August 18thh -20th Women’s Conference:  You are invited to the “Empowering Women of Promise” Conference starting with a worship service on Friday evening and many more activities throughout the weekendWe have a great line up of speakers that you don’t want to miss.  Registration begins on Sunday, July 16th and the registration fee is $25.  For more information contact Rev Tanya Tyson at 719 380-9595 or ttyson510@comcast.net.

EMBC Marriage Ministry is starting on August 13th after the 1045 service:  For more information contact Rev. Carrie and Rev. Phillip Price (719) 761-8718 or carrieprice16@yahoo.com.

More information coming on the 54th Church Anniversary on September 10th, Dave Ramsey FPU class September 15th, and Advanced Care Planning for Elders Workshop on September 16th.

Place your HBCU College Tour Jackets orders now:  It’s that time again to order your 2017 HBCU College tour jacket, and we want to make sure you have the opportunity to order yours.  This year the color will be Forest Green with white or silver lettering.  The prices are;  Small-XL   $32, 2x   $35, 3-4x    $37.  We are taking the payments along with your orders.  Please see Deacon Mack, Kim Fly-Finch, or Deacon Walter Campbell to place and pay for your order.   Jackets will be distributed sometime late September.

Bereavement: Please be in prayer for Emmanuel’s own Deacon & Rev. Henry & Caron Allen.
Rev. Caron’s sister, Torrence Renee’ Gibson Canady, transitioned to be with
the Lord on Wednesday, July 5, 2017.  Her Homegoing celebration service will
be Saturday, July 15, 2017, at the O.H. Pye Funeral Home in Detroit, MI; 17600
Plymouth Rd., 48227; (313) 838-9770. It has only been a few weeks since Rev. Allen’s brother transitioned…Please lift her entire family in your prayers.

Cards and acknowledgements may be sent to:

11916 Bonifay Loop
Peyton, CO  80831

ALSO,

Please be in prayer for Bro. & Sis. Herman and Karen Lowe.  Bro. Lowe’s
brother-in-law, Mr. Leon McFadden,transitioned to be with the Lord on July 3, 2017.  His service was Monday, July 10, 2017 in Omaha, NE, at the Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home, 5701 Center St., Omaha, NE  68106.
Cards and acknowledgements may be sent to:

4718 La Cresta Drive
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Finally, please be in prayer for Sis. Ava Glasco.  Her brother, Mr. Val Leedy transitioned to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. His service was held Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11:00am at Angelus Funeral Directors; 1104 S. Circle Dr.

Cards and acknowledgements may be sent to:

1126 Keith Drive
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Remain prayerful for all our sick and shut in!

In His Service,

Deacon Kervin Mack
EMBC, Director of Operations

operations@godiswithus.org

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