Second Hour Documentary: "I Am Not Alone," The Story of Eric Jurado-Diaz, this Sunday, September 15th, 11:15am, in the Parlor

“I Am Not Alone” is Eric’s story as he learns to live fully and appreciate life after a diagnosis of ALS (often known as Lou Gehrig's Disease). This 15-minute documentary short is an intimate view into Eric's life and reflections on the existential challenge of terminal illness. Eric, a beloved Immanuel member, approaches his uncertain future, expresses gratitude and embraces his spirituality, and is an inspiration for all of us. Please join us for this important viewing.

Youth Group New Year Kick-off Extravaganza this Sunday, September 15th, 5:30-7:30pm

Youth AND parents are invited to this lively and interactive session of Extreme Tic-Tac-Toe as the fun events and trip information are shared by the winning team throughout the session. Don’t miss the fun, food, games and a chance to win a $100 trip credit. Bring a friend (and their parent) and both of you and will get an additional chance to win; bring two friends and you’ll get two chances! All youth are welcome and need not be a member of Immanuel to attend/join our youth group.

Second Hour Documentary: "I Am Not Alone," the Story of Eric Jurado-Diaz--Sunday, September 15th, 11:15am, in the Parlor

“I Am Not Alone” is Eric’s story as he learns to live fully and appreciate life after a diagnosis of ALS (often known as Lou Gehrig's Disease). This 15-minute documentary short is an intimate view into Eric's life and reflections on the existential challenge of terminal illness. Eric, a beloved Immanuel member, approaches his uncertain future, expresses gratitude and embraces his spirituality, and is an inspiration for all of us. Please join us for this important viewing.

Immanuel Participates in Global Climate Strikes!

Our community has opportunities to participate in the Global Climate Strikes called forth by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.
Friday September 20th:
Join us on our front lawn at 11am when we will unfurl our new banner “Immanuel, We Love God's Earth!” We'll stand as a witness on our busy corner until 11:30am or so when we are encouraged to leave for our State Capitol where thousands will gather at noon for a “Fridays for a Future” rally. Please carpool or catch the bus at the corner to this event.
Sunday September 22nd:
Walk, Bike, Bus, Carpool or Drive your Hybrid or Electric Car to Church! Register at the door to record what form of alternative transportation you used. We want everyone to participate in some way. Let's see how much we can reduce our carbon footprint!

Final Fun in the Son! Outdoor Children's Activities this Sunday, August 25th

Last opportunity to join in our Fun in the Son! outdoor sessions geared for ages three to ten. This summer, we’re focusing on “Green Church; Caretakers Of God’s Creation”. Children engage their imaginations in story, song and activity as we explore how to ‘Be Green, Think Green, Act Green and Live Green’ on the front lawn of Immanuel. Siblings and older children are most welcome and can be involved as helpers for little hands during activities. Mark your calendars and bring your friends with small children to this final fun and interactive morning this Sunday. Contact Tracy Gormley at 860-527-8121 or tracy.gormley@iccucc.org for more information.