PRAYER EMPHASIS FOR THIS WEEK:
Let’s pray for Jesus to put more of His unchangeable love in our hearts so we can love even the unlovable. Pray for our children and teachers, Pray for our church family and our upcoming Community Guest Day especially those whom we have invited. “LET BROTHERLY LOVE CONTINUE”
HEALTH EXPO MEL LASTMAN SQ.:
Thank you so much to all volunteers for the Health and Culture Expo at Mel Lastman Square last Sunday. It could not have happened without your dedication and commitment. The event was the best ever. God blessed us with beautiful weather and over 130 people who came through the stations to learn about the 8 Health Principles. A debrief meeting will be arranged in the near future for more comprehensive report. Again, sincere thank you from Edna, Alesia and Aurora. The Health & Culture Expo team and ministerial pastors in this district would like to give a heartfelt thank you to all the volunteers that participated by putting time, energy talent and service to make this event successful once again. Blessings to you for making an impact on the surrounding community. Angie Edwards (Ontario Conference)
All Elders are reminded to attend this meeting in Pastor Rogers’s Office this Sabbath immediately after the Worship Service.
CHURCH BUDGET FOR AUGUST 2019:
Budget to date………$116,664.00
Rec’d to date…………$82,532.96. (70.7%)
There will be a fire drill today at some point during the Divine Worship Hour. Your cooperation is appreciated.
The Goal for ADRA is $12,000.00. If each member donates $40.00 we can reach our Goal on time. ADRA does wonderful work around the world. We appreciate your support. (1st Elder)
The Deacons and Deaconesses would like to thank everyone who made their special day last week such a great success. God Bless.
Sister Adele Butler would like to thank the Immanuel Church family for their kind messages and prayers during this time of sorrow and loss for her family.
CONDOLENCES AND FUNERAL:
Our heartfelt condolences go out to Sister Sharon Kelly on the loss of her father. The funeral will be held on Monday, September 16, at the Ruth S.D.A. church, 10755 Torbram Road, Brampton. The viewing will be from 10:00 am, with the service beginning at 11:00 am.
COMMUNITY GUEST DAY
will be on September 21. Members are encouraged to invite their neighbors, family and friends of the community to attend. Lunch will be served. A Concert including the famous play “Seven Brides” by Elohim Ministry will be at 3:30pm on that day. Plan to attend.
Our annual Thanksgiving Dinner will be held on October 14 from 3:00 pm.
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
The Ontario Conference invites the Elders to an Elders’ Retreat, Sept. 27-29, 2019 at Camp Frenda. Interested Elders please see the 1st Elder, Ernest Rampersad, re Registration details as soon as possible.
This year’s retreat is entitled “RECALIBRATE” and will be at Camp Frenda from October 4 – 6, 2019. Online registration will open soon. To register log on to, www.adventistontario.org. (This ministry is being sponsored by the Ontario Conference.)
FOOD BANK HOURS:
Please note that food Bank hours have been extended. They are now 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm every Wednesday.
HOLY LAND TOUR:
Visit the Holy Land with Immanuel Church and Travel Only: Feb 5 to 15, 2020
Deposits now being accepted ($300.00).
Final payment is Nov 5, 2019
It’s an experience you will not forget!
Contact Pastor Rogers or Ernest Rampersad.
Contact Garfield Adamson at 416-502-9868 or 647-836-6072.
Effective Sabbath, December 22, 2018 Immanuel Church will be 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!
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)