Happy birthday Doris!
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October 18 , 2018
            
 

There are so many things I love about Emmanuel but one that I love the most is being a part of the ongoing stories of the amazing people God has brought to this community. This week we celebrate Doris Knape's 88th birthday. (See the photo of the week) She and her husband Warren were here when I got here 24 years ago. Warren and Doris are quiet saints of God. They have offered a home and a refuge to innumerable young people and adults who found themselves homeless and a bit lost. Warren would always put them to work around the house, and Doris would feed them. Together they counseled them back into life. Their love has always been unconditional. 

And who can forget Doris' contribution to the art at Emmanuel? There are the woven banners that we enjoy every Advent,  and the amazing silk print of the head of Christ that often adorns the aumbry during Good Friday services. At 91 Warren is in charge of the Prayer Letter and both participate in a variety of events at Emmanuel and are in church every Sunday as well as Tuesdays and Wednesdays. I am so grateful to have had them in my life, and for the example they have given of a beautiful servant ministry. Happy birthday Doris. We love you.


In gratitude,

Mo. Lyn+



 
 
 
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Save the Dates!

Movie Night

Friday, October 26th


Join us at 6:30PM for the Oscar-winning animated film "Coco"! The Day of the Dead comes to life as we join young Miguel on his quest through the Land of the Dead to find and reclaim his heritage. Visually stunning, colorful , musical and culturally sensitive, "Coco" is an affecting, multilayered coming-of-age drama.



Trunk or Treat!

Saturday, October 27th

Decorated car trunks, goodies, games, photo booth and food. Come join us in the Emmanuel parking lot from 6 to 8:30 pm
 
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A Part of You Will Always Be Here at Emmanuel!
Be Creative with your brick.


The wonderful thing about these bricks is that you can be creative with them. There are lots of logos to choose from and many ways that you can express gratitude for a person or for your time here at Emmanuel. Buying a brick is a guarantee that a part of you will be here at Emmanuel for generations to come.
 
 
 
Photo of the Week


Tracy Knape, Warren and Doris' grandaughter, hosted a picnic to celebrate Doris' 88th birthday this week. Also in the picture are Glen Knape, Warren and Doris' son, with whom they live, and Tracy herself.
TUESDAY MORNINGS
10am: Prayer & Thanks
10:30am: Bible Study
11am: Communion

WEDNESDAY MORNINGS
7am  Prayers and Communion
8am Breakfast afterwards 

THURSDAY 
MORNINGS
8:30 am Tai Chi in the Garden 
(under the pergola )

MEN'S BIBLE STUDY
Saturdays at 9am in
Havermale Hall

SUNDAY SERVICES
8:15am
10am

TAIZE
First Wednesday/Month
7pm in the Church

PLANT SALES
Third Saturday/Month
9am to Noon
Under the Pergola



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