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Prayer Requests

The Goodwin family requests prayers for Victoria, Kenneth , and William. Victoria has tested positive for Covid 19. Kenneth and William are quarantined with her. Please pray for a full recovery.


Please send any prayer requests to info@immanuelriverside.com 

Announcements and Numbers

WATCH US ONLINE We continue to stream our worship service every Sunday on our YouTube channel. Please invite your friends and family to worship with us online.

VOTER”S MEETING ON AUGUST 16th The Board of Directors have tentatively scheduled our next Voter’s Meeting on Sunday, August 16th. This meeting will include elections of board members and approval of new budget. Watch for more information in July!

Foster Youth Graduation Gift Baskets – MANY THANKS to ALL who donated money, gift cards, gift baskets and laptops!  The graduates will receive their graduation gifts via their social worker in early July. It is VERY important to celebrate them especially during these uncertain times, keeping in mind that 
less than 55% of Foster Youth graduate from high school. Please keep these young people in your prayers for continued success in their life journey ahead!

HOLY COMMUNION AT IMMANUEL  Because of our altered schedule, Immanuel will celebrate Holy Communion every Sunday at our 9:30am service. We will also continue to offer Drive-Thru Communion once per month on the 3rd Sunday. Our next Drive-Thru Communion will be on July 19 from 11:15am-12:15pm. If you have any questions or require Holy Communion for a shut-in member, please contact our pastors. 

ALTAR FLOWERS  This Sunday, the flowers on the altar were donated by Moreno Valley Flower Box. Please check the flower chart to donate for one of remaining available Sundays in 2020. 

Special Immanuel Lutheran Church Bible Studies
As Of: 6/13/2020


Monday evenings at 6:30 pm: Join us from the comfort of your own home, as we fellowship on-line and study the Book of Proverbs. It’s wisdom and common sense make you encourage you to live according to God’s will.. See the note below to join us from your computer or smartphone.
Tuesday evenings 6:30 pm: Join us from the comfort of your own home, as we fellowship on-line and study “Famous Jerks of the Bible.” This week after we review Judges chapters 13-16, we will listen to Samson’s Story: Powered by Passion.His perspective is presented in first-person narrative which allows us to follow his thought process. See the note below to join us from either your computer or smartphone.
Tuesday, June 30: Samson’s Story: Powered by Passion (Judges 13-16) Tuesday, July 7: Delilah’s Story: Looking Out for Number One (Judges 16) Tuesday, July 14: Saul’s Story: Too Big to Obey (1 Samuel 9-28)
Tuesday, July 21: Pilate’s Story: Washing Away Responsibility (Matthew 27, Luke 23, John 18-19)

Here is your invitation to either Monday or Tuesday:From your computer: www.gotomeet.me/DonKolafaFrom your smartphone: call (669) 224-3412 Meeting ID or Access Code: DonKolafa or 880-207-277 These meeting ID’s do not change from night-to-night nor from week-to-week. If you are new to GoToMeeting, get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/880207277 An overview of the process is also available here:https://support.goto.com/meeting/new-attendee-guideLog in early! I will open each meeting just after 6:00 pm each evening to allow a buffer to resolve technical problems. It is also a great time for fellowship.-Deacon Don Kolafa


CHURCH UPDATE COMPASSION OPPORTUNITY: If you or your family have lost income and are in need of a little compassion, we are giving away $100 Grocery cards to help you out. These funds have been generously donated by our members, and we pray it is a blessing to your family. To receive your card, simply email us at: info@immanuelriverside.com Together, centered in Christ, we will get through this! “By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another”. John 13:3

JR. HIGH/ CONFIRMATION  The 8th graders completed their Confirmation projects and final papers about their faith. We rejoice with the families of Jonah Brown, Zoe DeHoog, Justin McCombs, Brayden Perry, Laura Peterson, Lauryn Ramos, and Carter Worthington who were recently confirmed at Immanuel.   

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL:  Did your family participate in our online Vacation Bible School? The videos will be available on our YouTube channel through July 19th. They are 45 min.- 1 hour long and will provide some great family discussions about faith. Take-Home boxes are available in the church office so your kids can particiate fully! Thank you to Jamila Leggett, Kenya Buchanan, Pastor Robert Jones, Daylen Goodwin and Jonah Parker for their help with the videos. TRUST JESUS

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL UPDATE2020-21 ENROLLMENT We continue to accept enrollment from our current families and from new families to Immanuel from our community. We are anticipating that our classes will reach maximum capacity. We encourage those that have not enrolled yet to do so. If you know a family who is searching for an excellent, Christ centered education, share this information with them. For more information call the school office 951-682-4211 or contact our Admissions Coordinator, Brianna Foster, at brianna.foster.immanuel@gmail.com or Heather Pingel-Au at heather.pingel@immanuelriverside.com.

Financial information

Budget
$694,735

Actual
$670,133

Last Year Actual
$685,609
Compassion Ministry $7770.00(please contact us for assistance at info@immanuelriverside.com)

Staff Support
 $14,985