December Eblast

Emmanuel Family and Friends,

The Emmanuel Administry office will be closed on Friday, December 22nd– Monday, January 1st, for the Christmas holidays.  All ministry activities are also cancelled those days.

Illness and Bereavements

EMBC is once again heart-broken in the transition of one of our own.  Our beloved musician and Praise & Worship leader of the EMBC South Campus, Brother Charles “Chuck” Limbrick transitioned to be with the Lord Thursday, November, 30, 2017. Please be in prayer for Cindy Limbrick and the entire Limbrick family.

The MEMORIAL service will be held Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 10:00 am; at the NORTH Campus of  EMBC; 3615 Vickers Drive, Colo. Springs, CO  80918.

Cards and acknowledgements  may be sent to:
17905 South Ramah Dam Road,
Ramah, Co 80832

In lieu of flowers, please make the donation at www.godiswithus.org ; Select the “Missions” Tab; and proceed as instructed.

Please continue to be in prayer for our sick and shut in, Brother Charles Collick Sister Tammy Clark and Deacon Dwight Hunnicutt as they recover from surgery and all the others on our prayer list.

Stewardship/Freedom 90 Holiday Tip

Avoid Credit Card Debt as Much as Possible:Be careful about how much you pay for things.Credit cards may seem like the best option, but it is a surefire way to ramp up the debt quickly.The only way you should be using credit cards is if you have the cash equivalent in the bank.Consider using a debit card only, that way you can only spend what you actually have in the bank. Anyway, this holiday is NOT about spending.

Annual Usher’s Christmas Breakfast (Saturday, Dec 16th, 9:00AM)

Come out and break bread with the Emmanuel Ushers on Dec 16th at the Golden Corral on Powers Blvd.They will have a dynamic speaker, and it’s always fun seeing who will butcher up the Twelve Days of Christmas.

Prison Ministry Angel Tree Party Rescheduled

Due to the Memorial Service of Brother Chuck Limbrick, the Angel Tree Party has been rescheduled to Saturday, Dec 16th at 9:30AM.  Please ensure you get your gifts turned in no later than Dec 5th.

Christmas Play (Sunday, December 17th at 3:00PM)

It’s not too late to get involved in the Emmanuel Christmas play. Please contactSister Mildred Galbreath at (719) 306-7661 or email her at galbreathmildred@hotmail.com. The final two rehearsals are scheduled for Saturday, December 9th and 16th at 10:00AM.

Two combined services in December

Emmanuel North and South campuses will be worshipping together in combined services at the North Campus on Sunday, December 24th, Christmas Eve and Sunday, December 31st, New Year’s Eve at 10:00AM.We will also have our annual Watch Night Service on Sunday, December 31st at 10:00PM.Please come out and celebrate with us and bring a friend.

2017 HBCU College Tour and Fundraiser:

Sunday, December 10th is the LAST Sunday for you to purchase your Christmas cards, journals, calendars, checkbook planners, and much much more.  Stop by the table in the EAC gym on this FINAL Sunday.

Sunday Morning Breakfast at the E

Sunday morning breakfast is going very well and the program is paying for itself.The cost of breakfast is $5 for adults and $3 for children.This hearty breakfast ensures our members don’t have to drive off campus between services and also provides a time to fellowship between services.Come on out and join us each Sunday and thanks to the culinary ministry for giving their time and talents to provide this wonderful service. NOTE:  No breakfast will be served on December 24th or December 31.

Sheepfold Tribes Sign-ups

Our Meet and Greets with the Pastor and First Lady in September and November were very successful, and they will be in the annual plan going forth for sheepfold activity.If you still haven’t signed up to be included in a tribe, you can contact Georgette or Kervin Mack (georgettemack@comcast.net/(719) 650-3269 or Kervinmack@comcast.net/(719) 650-5093 or complete your contact information on the clipboard at the reception desk.

2018 Church Summit Scheduled for Friday, January, 26th at 6:00PM

Come out and hear how God blessed Emmanuel in 2017 and what he has planned for us in 2018.

Farewell to the Maul Family

After 18 years as a crucial part of the Emmanuel family, Deacon Auguster, Sister Verna Maul, and Sister Portia Maul will be leaving us for South Carolina in January.We want to publicly thank them for their dedicated service to Emmanuel and wish them God Speed on the east coast.

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