| Dear Rob
In this season of Thanksgiving and
after an amazing weekend of festivities, we are so thankful for the
Emmanuel community and all the ways in which people here give from their
hearts with such generosity and joy.
Fr. Rob & Mo. Lyn
|A Carnival of Fragrance and Delight!
A big THANK YOU! to all who contributed to this past weekend's festivities!
We had a wonderful
Halloween party on Friday which included food, fun, and fellowship to
the max! Jen Wagner coordinated this great event with the help of many
of you who brought chili and fixins, took part in the set up and take
down, served the food, hosted games and activities, decorated and
Sunday we had a tremendous worship service and BBQ, which included the
drama of the Covenant Players, atrium presentation by Ginger Cash, songs
by the preschoolers, and balloon redecoration by the kids! Afterwards
George Hayward and the Galley Girls put on a mouthwatering feast with a
little help from their friends.
is the church where everybody's welcome! So come all you six foot
gladiolas! (And everyone else who has walked in the door of Emmanuel but
hasn't been to a newcomer luncheon!) This is a wonderful opportunity to
get free food (who said there is no such thing as a free lunch) and
find out more about the inner workings of our congregation! Vestry
members are also encouraged to come and join in on the fun as we meet
some of the newest members of the Emmanuel community. We will be meeting
in the SHACK room at noon!
Emmanuel Men's Retreat
Coming Up Soon!
us for the Men's Retreat, November 12th through the 14th at Verdugo
Pines. This year's theme is "Tales of the Kingdom: Men of Emmanuel
Seeking God". There will be talks and discussions with plenty of free
time for fun and games (or napping). Cost is $130. See the sign up sheet
on the bulletin board or contact Ron Suich at 714-348-4315 or
Fr. Rob and Mo. Lyn
|Remember to Fall Back!|
Daylight Savings time ends this coming Saturday night, so be sure to set your clocks back an hour and we'll see you in church!
In recognition of all the commitments which people are having this coming Sunday, we've decided to postpone the Hymnfest until after the first of the year. Stay tuned for further details!