January 22 - 29, 2023
The Annual Meeting will take place next Sunday, January 29 following the 10:30 worship service at approximately 11:45. Reports are available near the church entrances. If you would like to attend by Zoom - please email the church office by this Tuesday, January 24, and you will be contacted with the information you need.
Fitness Class - New Schedule:
Wednesdays 10:00 Chair Yoga (new time)
10:30 Strength and Tone (new time)
Saturdays 10:00 Chair Yoga
10:30 Strength and Tone
All are welcome to attend!
Kids Club February 2, 2023 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Please register by January 31 so we know how much food to make.
Location: Church basement
Menu: Make your own tacos with french fries
Song: Jesus Loves Me & Jesus Loves the Little Children
Craft: Valentine box
Thank you to the Potesta family for the donation of an Air Fryer for Kids Club!
2023 Offering Envelopes - Our envelope provider is way behind schedule this year, so it is uncertain when our envelopes will be available. Until they are, please write your name and envelope number on a regular envelope or on one of the envelopes located in the pews. Or any leftover envelopes you have could be used, with the current date written on them. We will let you know when the envelopes are available for pick up. Thank you for your patience regarding this matter.
Volunteer sign-up sheets are in the narthex. You may sign up to greet, or help with communion or be a reader. We also need volunteers to do Children’s Worship. Please sign up if you can help out.
RightNow Media - Members of Emmanuel have unlimited access to RightNow Media—the world’s largest streaming library of video Bible study resources. This extensive library has more than 20,000 videos. In addition to series on books of the Bible, RightNow Media has videos for everyone in your family on a variety of topics like marriage, parenting, personal finances, mental health and more. There’s also a library just for kids with over 2,000 safe, entertaining videos. You can text the code ELC to the number 49775 to receive a text with the “Invite Link” to sign up for your free RightNow Media account or click on the link on our website: www.elutheransalem.com. Also, you may receive an email invitation for access to RightNow Media . . . please don’t ignore it!
Help us help them! The Salem Police Department gives out $10.00 McDonald’s gift cards to people who stop in and are in need of a meal. Emmanuel can help out both the Salem Police Department and people in need by collecting the gift cards. $10.00 McDonald gift cards may be placed in the offering plate or dropped off at the church office.
Exercise Classes take place on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. for chair exercises, yoga and tone and stretch. All are welcome to attend!
God Sightings/Stories - If you would like write down your God sighting/story and have Pastor Alan read it aloud during sharing time, forms to fill out may be found on the tables near the church entrances.
Facebook - Emmanuel now has an active Facebook page for church members to follow. You will find service schedules, links for YouTube weekly services videos and Pastor Alan’s sermon each week. Be sure to use the Facebook page with Jesus’ face as the profile picture. (There are two other Emmanuel Lutheran Salem Facebook pages that are not active.)
Your monthly Benevolence envelope supports the following ministries:
♦ Mission Support ♦ The Banquet of Salem ♦ Camp Frederick ♦ Brightside Project ♦ The Salem Community Food Pantry ♦ Mobile Meals ♦ The Tobin Center ♦ The Salem Salvation Army ♦ Wernle Youth and Family Treatment Center ♦ World Hunger ♦ Humane Society
This Week at Emmanuel Lutheran Church
January 22 - 29, 2023