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Our traditional Easter Potluck Breakfast will take place at 9:30 AM on Easter Sunday (3/31) at The Meeting Place. Bring your appetite and a breakfast dish to share with all! Come for a wonderful time of celebrating the resurrection of our King with the Immanuel family.

If you have any questions, please contact Cyndi at koinonia at immanuel dash baptist dot net.

The Good Friday Service is at 6:45 PM this Friday (3/29) at The Meeting Place. It will be a guided reflection on the arrest, trial, crucifixion, and burial of Jesus as told by Matthew with time for silence and prayer.

Please join us in continual prayer from the Good Friday Service to the Easter breakfast! We are asking that every person sign up for a one hour time slot to take time to seek the Lord and pray for our church. If you missed the Sign-Up sheet at church this Sunday please email Abby at prayer to see what times still need prayer volunteers. Feel free to pray together as a family or individually. Not sure what to pray for? Here are some suggestions:

1) Make us a worshipping church

  • Psalm 89:1, Psalm 95:1-7, Psalm 100, Psalm 145:1-7, John 4:23-24, Colossians 2:6-10

2) Make us a united church

  • 1 Corinthians 1:10, 1 Corinthians 2:16, Phillipians 2:1-8, Phillipians 2:14-15

3) Make us a praying church

  • Isaiah 56:7, Acts 1:14, Acts 2:42, Acts 6:4, Ephesians 6:18, Colossians 4:2, 1 Peter 4:7

4) Make us a reaching church

  • Psalm 89:14, Proverbs 24:11, Matthew 28:18-20, 1 Timothy 2:1-8, 2 Peter 3:9-10

5) Make us a repentant church

  • Proverbs 28:13, 2 Chronicles 7:14, James 5:16

6) Make us a joyful church

  • Psalm 16:11, Philippians 4:4-7, 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

7) Give us a love for your Word

  • Psalm 112:1, Psalm 119, Psalm 18:30, Psalm 19:7-9, Proverbs 28:9, Psalm 86:11, Psalm 145:4,

Other guides to prayer would be our Mission, Vision, and Values; praying through the Membership List; praying for our Ministries and Missionaries; praying for the Easter Service; etc…

This Saturday during our regularly scheduled Joint Outreach we will be hosting a memorial service for one of the ladies who we built a relationship with through it. Please be in prayer for the time as Pastor Nathan tries to present the gospel very clearly and compassionately. We are hoping for a large crowd from the community to be there. We could use more people to come and help with set-up and tear-down and counseling with guests. Contact Woo if you have any questions – outreach.

Memorial Service


Brigitte Godfrey

(March 25th, 1962 – February 3rd, 2013)

WHEN: March 16th, 2013, at 12:00 PM

WHERE: Immanuel Baptist Church

1443 W. Roosevelt Road

Chicago, IL 60608

Lunch will follow

The Onion recently reported that the number of users who actually enjoy Facebook is down to four. So why are we still on it? How can we think Christianly about the world of email, iPhones, Tumblr, and Instagram? What are the positives and potentials? And what are the detriments and dangers?

This Sunday (3/17) we’ll have one of our monthly Table Talks. We’ll all go home after the service and I’ll send you a link to log in to a chat room where we’ll discuss the topic of ‘Social Media’.

Just joking. Stick around after the service for free food and discussion at The Meeting Place.

Tired of your current living situation? Ready to live in a great apartment with awesome roommates? Your prayers have been answered.

Daniel and Aakash are looking for a new roommate: male, Christian, responsible, etc. If you or someone you know are interested, email Daniel, danielkhigashi for more info.

Megan and her roommates are also looking for a new roommate: female, Christian, responsible, etc. If you or someone you know are interested, email Megan’s roommate Leah, lloefstedt for more info.

Ladies of Immanuel, mark your calendars!

Saturday, April 6th, you are all invited to the Myers’ apartment (no… Andrew won’t be around) to enjoy fondue and fellowship! Come ready to enjoy some delicious food and good conversation. It will be a fun opportunity to get to know and build better relationships with other women in the church.

When: Saturday, April 6th @ 7:30 PM

What: Women’s Fondue party! Please bring a fondue-friendly snack to dip and share! Cheese and chocolate fondue will be provided.

Where: 2249 W. 21st St., Apt 2R Chicago, IL 60608

(You will have to call/text when you arrive to be let in the gate.)

Please RSVP by April 3rd to ensure we have enough cheese and chocolate fondue.

If you have any questions, please let Cyndi know.

Looking forward to seeing you all!