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This Week at Emmanuel

Office Hours:  Tuesday – Thursday   9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wed, Jul 24    Traveling Academy for Evangelism and Discipleship

  • 2:00 pm     Clergy
  • 6:30 pm     Lay Leaders & Clergy (be sure to let PZ know if you wish to attend, all are welcome)

Thur, July 25        Deadline     Golden Confirmation Sign-up Deadline

Sat, July 27

  • 8:00 am     Valleyfair Youth/Sunday School Trip

Sun, July 28

  • 9:30 am     Worship – Polka Service
  • 10:30 am     Fellowship

Coming Up
Aug 6 – 9

  • Pastor Z at NALC Convocation in Pittsburg PA

Aug 11-15

  • Pastor Z on Vacation


This Sunday is the Sign-up Deadline for the Valleyfair Trip which is this Saturday (bad weather day July 28th), leaving at 8 am. Sign-up sheets and waiver forms in the entrance. Call Mari Momberg with questions 641-420-0486.

50th Birthday Open House for Julie Fredrickson, Saturday, July 27 from 1:30 to 4:00, in the church basement. Cards may be sent to Ken Fredrickson, 4188 Vine Ave., Kensett, IA 50448.

Deadline for College Students for the Erna Pagel Grant is August 31. Stop in the office for an application.

Golden Confirmation Deadline – Please RSVP or pay for the dinner by July 25th.

Blood Drive – Monday, July 22, VFW Post 6779 in Northwood from 1:30 – 6:30. Bring your blood donor card or photo ID. Appointments 641-324-2302, walk-ins encouraged.

Polka Service, join us here next Sunday as we step outside our usual worship service to celebrate God with a different tune. Several of our members will be part of the Polka Band.

School Supply sales have started. One of our women’s ongoing projects is making School Kits for Lutheran World Relief. Supplies needed are Notebook-70 sheets, wide or college ruled; Ruler-30 centimeter, or cm on one side and inches on the other; Pencil Sharpener; Blunt Scissors; #2 Pencil with eraser; Ballpoint Pen-black or blue (no gel ink); Crayon-box of 16 or 24; Eraser-2 ½”. You may leave your items by the coat rack. Financial contributions are also appreciated.

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This Week at Emmanuel

Office Hours:  Tuesday – Thursday   9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sun, July 21 

  • 9:30 am         Worship
  • 10:30 am         Fellowship

Coming Up
Wed, Jul 24

  • Traveling Academy for Evangelism and Discipleship

Sat, July 27 

  • Valleyfair Youth Trip


Progressive Organ Concert, today, with Glenn Henriksen. 1:30 pm at Zion Lutheran in Ruthven, IA, with ice cream social from 4-7 pm. For more information see Sue Walk.

Directory Photos – Thank you from the Evangelism Committee for your participation. For anyone unable to be photographed, you may submit a snapshot. Drop it off at the office, include names, address and phone number.

Traveling Academy for Evangelism and Discipleship on July 24th at Emmanuel. We are pleased to be one of four congregations in our Mission District to host Bishop Bradosky, pan-Lutheran clergy and lay leaders from our area for a day of learning and sharing in our efforts to bring the Gospel of Christ into the world. Everyone is invited for the evening session on 7/24 from 6:30-9:00 PM. Leadership folks: please look for you invitation in the near future. If you have questions, please speak to Pastor Z.

Sign up Deadline – July 21 – Valleyfair Adventure Park Trip – Saturday, July 27th (bad weather day July 28th), leaving at 8 am. Entrance for Emmanuel’s Youth and Sunday School students is free; tickets for family and friends joining the trip are $25.50. Bring snacks or extra money for food…bring a friend…wear your ‘Got Jesus’ shirts…families are welcome!!! Sign-up sheets and waiver forms in the entrance. Questions – call Mari Momberg 641-420-0486

Open House Bridal Shower for Jenna Kuntz, July 13th from 9-11 am at her aunt’s home – Kim Andersen, 1303 Broad Street, Plymouth.

Golden Confirmation – Please RSVP or pay for the dinner by July 25th.

Ice Cream Social and Country Store on Sunday, July 14 from 5 – 7 pm at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Rock Township. Maid-rites, pie, cake, ice cream & beverages.

Our condolences to the family of Gene Nack who’s funeral was Monday.

Thank you to everyone for all the thoughtfulness, prayers, food, comfort and help in so many ways throughout his illness, from the Gene Nack family.