Thursday Morning Update–August 11, 2011

Good morning friends of Emmanuel Church,

Tonight is MOOK at 7 p.m. at the Lucas’ home. They are at 213 Linden Street in Vandergrift. We are going to be watch the Da Vinci Code–Trista is cooking Lasagne and you’re asked to bring drinks. If you have questions, call me at 412-956-5252.

Sunday is worship at 10:15 a.m. The lesson is from Genesis 45 and the sermon is called “The Family Reunion.” The Biblical story is about Joseph’s reunion with his brothers in Egypt.

Looking ahead–August 28th is Blessing of the Backpacks at 10:15 a.m. This is a kick-off for the school year. Invite your friends and school kids.

August 28th is the Next Emmanuel’s Emergent Experience with the theme of Healing. 5:30 is fellowship, coffee and prayer time. 6:30 is the Healing Service. If you know of someone who is need of prayer for healing, send them this way.

Best wishes to you and see you on Sunday!

Grace and Peace,

Pastor Joseph

“Lord our God, grant that we may be your watchmen, who can understand what you mean for our time. We thank you for all you have already done, for every change to the good among the nations. For the nations must bow to your will so that nothing happens unless accomplished by you. Judge us wherever necessary. Open our eyes to see where we are wrong and where something does not go according to your Spirit. Be with us and give us strength. Raise up more watchmen everywhere, in every place and in every home. Wherever something happens to move men’s hearts, let the watchmen proclaim, “This comes from God. It does not matter how much we suffer. This comes from Jesus Christ, who suffered and died, but who rose again.” Raise up such watchmen among young and old everywhere on earth, to the glory of your name. Let there be a people who go to meet you with shouts of joy and thanksgiving. Amen.”–Prayer for August 11 on

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