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Summary of upcoming events at Immanuel!

  • Shoe drive for IHN - month of May (donation box in Lawson Hall)
  • Confirmation Class - Wed., May 4 at 7:00p AND Sat., May 7 at 10:00a (9th grade)
  • Adult Choir Rehearsal - Thursday, May 5 at 7:15p (with ice cream at Pinecroft!)
  • Council Meeting - Tuesday, May 10 at 7:00p
  • Holy Spirits at Finder's Pub - Wed., May 11 & 25 at 7:30p
  • Senior Potluck Lunch - Thursday, May 12 at noon
  • Men's Ministry - Saturday, May 14, 7:00-10:00a
  • Confirmation Sunday - Sunday, May 15 (reception in gym at 10:00a)
  • Facility Management Meeting - Tuesday, May 17 at 7:00p
  • New Members welcomed during worship - Sunday, May 22
  • John Street Soup Kitchen - Saturday, May 28, 8:30a & 10:30a shifts
  • Faith Conversations - Mondays at 6:00p at ILC
  • Faith Conversations - Wednesdays 10:00a in West Boylston
  • Volleyball (call office to confirm) - Mondays at 8:00p
  • Bible Study - Thursdays at 10:30a (not 5/5)

(AA meets weekly at ILC on Sundays at 7:00p in Room 5, and this meeting is open to the public.)

Online Study Now Available!

After requests from a variety of people, Pastor Aaron is beginning an online Bible study. You'll find a link to it here, where you can click through to read a short exposition of a Bible passage weekly, starting Monday afternoon. (It's a great and easy thing to do on your lunch break!) Eventually, we'll be able to add comments on the web page and get a discussion going, but for the moment, reading what Pastor Aaron has to say will have to do. (Of course, if you wanted to email him with some thoughts of your own, he could post them manually...)
 
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Join us to serve at the John Street Soup Kitchen in Worcester!

Immanuel provides meals for the The John Street Soup Kitchen in Worcester, MA six times a year.  We serve on the last Saturday of the odd numbered months (January, March, May, July, September, November).  Immanuel recruits volunteers to provide and prepare the meals, including desserts, for about 75+ patrons.  We also need a few volunteers to heat and serve the meal at the John Street Baptist Church in Worcester on these dates (with 8:30a/prep & 10:30a/serving shifts). 

"The mission of the John Street Baptist Church Soup Kitchen is to serve the Lord by providing good food to his people to nourish the body and the soul."  So if you would like to help (members and non-members of Immanuel), please call our office at 508-829-4416 to participate in this greatly appreciated and rewarding ministry!

                

Yoga Gold

Have you ever wanted to try Yoga?  Here's your chance! Yoga Gold is a class designed for both beginners and seniors, men and women. Our instructor is Denleigh Grniet (Certified Personal Trainer). Come and learn the basic elements of Flexibility, Balance and Range of Motion.

 

We will be hosting classes in our gym Tuesday afternoons from 1:00 to 2:00p AND Thursday afternoons from 1:00 to 2:00p.  These are drop-in classes for members of our church and the Holden community. Bring a friend! The cost will be $5 per class/per person and will be collected during each class session.).  No prior experience necessary.  All participants are asked to bring water and a mat (if possible).  Hope to see you there!

Volunteer at Dismas Farm in Oakham, MA!

"The mission of Dismas is to reconcile former prisoners to society, and society to former prisoners, through the development of a supportive community."  Immanuel Lutheran Church was asked by Dismas to provide dinner for its participants about 5-6 times a year (on the 5th Thursday of the month for months with 5 Thursdays).

But our visits to Dismas are really two-fold.  First is to provide the meal.  Second, and equally important, is to interact with the residents who are most thankful for those who come and eager to show the work and animals and produce of the farm. 

If you or your family would like to participate in this unique program to help people released from incarceration to adjust in healthy ways to live in the community, please contact Immanuel or visit www.dismashouse.org/programs/dismasfarm.

Interested in renting our gym?

Below are some pictures of Immanuel's gym and kitchen area.  We rent out our gym at the rate of $40 an hour, and we rent out our gym AND kitchen for $45 an hour (partial hours accepted too).  Please visit out gym reservation page (under the "GATHER people" tab) to see availabilities.  Simply call our office at 508-829-4416 to book a reservation.  Ask for Jen.



 


 

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