WELCOME:
The Immanuel Church family would like to extend a warm welcome to all this Sabbath. May God bless you as we join together in worshipping Him today. A special welcome goes to our guest speaker, Pastor Jakov Bibulovic and the other Discipleship Training guests with us today.

MISSION STATEMENT:
We are a diverse family, growing in Christ as we welcome and serve our community.

VISION STATEMENT:
Together, a gateway to Christ for all.

OUR CORE VALUES:
E.C.H.O: Excellence, Compassion, Hope, Oneness.

THE PRAYER MINISTRY:
As we climax our 10 Days of prayer may this be the sentiment of our heart: Lord, may a mighty revival of primitive godliness sweep your church in these final days. May we stand for truth though the heavens fall. May we be more committed to the studying of your word and make prayer the breath of our soul.

CELEBRATION:
To celebrate the culmination of our 10 Days of Prayer we will be having a fruit feast which is symbolic of the Fruit of the Spirit instead of our usual potluck lunch. Please feel free to join us in the basement for a Spirit-filled fellowship and celebration.

PARENTING SESSION:
Everyone is invited this afternoon, 18 Jan, 2020, at 4pm. Topic: Keeping our children excited about a lasting relationship with our Savior. Presenter: Dr Uton Robinson.

DISCIPLESHIP TRAINING:
This afternoon, there will be Six (6) Workshops held at the Willowdale Adventist Church starting at 4:40 p.m. Everyone is invited to join in one of the Workshops.

CUMMER LODGE:
Please join us at Cummer Lodge @ 3:00 pm this Sabbath.

PRISON MINISTRIES:
The Prison Ministries annual business meeting will be held tomorrow, January 19, 2020, at 10:00 am concluding at 2:00 pm at Apple Creek Seventh-day Adventist Church, 700 Apple Creek Blvd., Markham. If you are in Prison Ministry or would like to become involved in Prison Ministry we encourage you to attend. A light lunch will be served. We hope to see you there. (Ontario Conference)

BOARD MEETING:
The next Board Meeting will be on January 20 @ 7:00 pm.

VOLUNTEERS FOR NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT STUDY:
Participants are needed for a free health assessment and analysis in a student project. Please see the bulletin board for details.

CAMP FRENDA:
Summer Camp is coming to Frenda! Registration begins January 27 – join us for a week or two of incredible fun, and a rich spiritual experience! Go to www.campfrenda.com for all the exciting details.

INTERESTED IN WORKING AT FRENDA?
Summer staff applications open January 27. Check the website for further info – a summer of amazing ministry and awesome memories could be waiting for you!

DEVOTIONAL BOOKS:
Devotionals for 2020 are now available. Order forms can be picked up in the foyer. (Broston Wilson)

MARRIAGE RETREAT: NEW DATE for 2020 Marriage Retreat April 24-26, 2020
Spend a relaxing weekend in the Muskokas & grow your marriage relationship at the same time.  We invite you to the JW Marriott Rosseau Resort & Spa – early bird (till December 31, 2019) $500/couple includes all plenary sessions, 2 nights accommodation, 4 meals plus amazing amenities. Price goes up to $550/couple on January 1, 2020. To register visit www.AdventistOntario.org or call Ruth Weidner at 905 571 1022 Ext: 219 for payment plans. 

FUNDRAISING:
A friendly reminder that you can now order gift cards online at: www.fundscript.com and enter our group code: REGGFF. They accept credit/debit cards. Alternatively, orders can be placed through Donald Nicholson with cash or cheques payable to Immanuel Seventh-day Adventist Church

CAUTION:
Effective since December 22, 2018 Immanuel Church is now a peanut and tree nut-free facility. Please do not bring to church the following nuts or dishes prepared with the following: · Peanuts · Tree nuts (almonds, Brazil nuts, macadamia, cashews, pecans, pistachios, pine nuts, hazel nuts, walnuts). Why? To prevent allergic reactions with serious consequences to individuals who have or may have allergies to these. Together, let us make Immanuel be allergy safe for everyone. Thank you!

BULLETIN BOARD:
All are encouraged to please read the bulletin board regularly as it contains more information than can be contained in the bulletin. Thank you. (Church Secretary)

NOTICES:
1) HOUR OF POWER IN PRAYER: 1st Sabbath each month

2) BABY DEDICATION: 3rd Sabbath of each Month

3) COMMUNION SERVICE: 4th Sabbath, last month of each Quarter

4) CPR offered @ 10% discount, call 416-567-7092

5) SENIORS MEETING: 4th Sunday of each month @ 1:30 pm

6) BOARD MTGS: 2nd Monday of each Month

 7) JANE/FINCH MALL HEALTH OUTREACH: 2nd Sabbath of alternate months