For your meditation and preparation for worship next week
Scripture readings for The Second Sunday of Easter : Acts 4:32-35; 1John 1:1-2:2 and John 20:19-31. On Saturday or Sunday at home before worship, read the Scriptures, listen for what God says to you, and come to worship anticipating and ready to receive what God gives in His Word and worship.

Immanuel Call Committee News
The call committee, board of elders, and board directors met with Pastor Haney of the LCMS Northern Illinois District on April 4th to reveiw data from the recent congregational survey.  We will be sharing this information with the entire congregation at a later date.

LWML mite boxes will be collected this weekend. Please deposit  them in the large mite box located in the narthex. As you deposit your mite box offerings, pray that your gifts will help touch the lives of others through the LWML mission grants - see the ten grants being supported by the Northern Illinois District this biennium on the poster displayed in the narthex.

The Flower chart has many open dates available. Please take a look and see what date you can put your name down on. On bouquet is $20 and two are $40.

Men’s Bible Study:  On April 23rd  we are starting Men’s Bible Study again at 7 pm. The study is called “I Don’t Have Enough Faith To Be An Atheist” by Norman Geisler.  It will be co- taught by Kyle Klode and Kevin Smith.  It will continue on the 2nd and 4th Monday nights in May. Please contact the church office by April 13 to sign up for the study and let them know if you want the books. The book and study guide will be provided at no cost.

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Catch up on the latest announcements on our website!  If you are away from church you can still read the latest announcements by going to our website.  Look under the Connect tab for News/Announcements.  Remember you can also contribute your offering to Immanuel Mokena online or through the GivePlus mobile app.  Information for both options can be found under the Giving tab on the website.