Immanuel United Methodist Church
Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Pastor's Page by Pastor Albert Rush


 Immanuel Update

Saturday May 23, 2020
 
Hello Family,
This email is to update you on what is happening here at Immanuel UMC.
First, how are you all doing?  This has been a busy week for me, and  I am sure for many of you as well. On Friday evening Gov. Whitmer has extended our State Home, Stay Safe Order until June 12, 2020. I know that many of you are tired of these restrictions. However, I have truly felt the pain in the voices of friends who have lost loved ones. In addition, I have friends that are recovering from the virus as well.  We must be patient and do what we can to stop  the spread of this virus.
As I stated in my impromptu  Facebook Live post last night, the building may be closed but Immanuel UMC is wide open. We are continuing to worship, serve the community, care for one another and even fellowship through social media, video technology, drive by visits, text messages, and sending cards and letters.
Immanuel UMC is wide open, just in a more creative way.
Our leaders met on Sunday May 24, 2020 at 1:00pm to start the process of developing policies, procedures, and a timeline of opening the building once that Gov. Whitmer and Bishop Bard says that we have the green light.  
Our next food pantry distribution will be on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 from 9 am – 11 am.  If you are able to give donations, the Food Pantry team will be at church Tuesday, May 26, 2020  from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm or you can contact Gay Orr or myself to meet you at the church to collect any food you may have. 
  • Tuna Fish
  • Baked beans
  • Spaghetti Sauce (canned) 
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned fruit 
  • Spaghetti Noodles
  • Cereal
  • Corn
  • Soup
  • Green Beans
  • Mac & Cheese 
  • Spaghetti O’s
  • Pork and Beans
  • Toilet Paper
Below is our Facebook live Service Schedule for this Week IUMC Facebook Live:
  • Sunday Service  - May 24, 2020 11:00am  *Live*
  • Tuesday Morning Intercessory Prayer Service -May 26, 2020 11:00am *Live*
  • Wednesday Intercessory Prayer Service May 27, 2020 6:00pm  *Live*
Please, continue to send me your prayer requests via the website or Facebook.
 
 I will leave you with Numbers 6:24-26
24 ‘May the LORD bless you and protect you.
25 May the LORD smile on you and be gracious to you.
 6 May the LORD show you his favor and give you his peace.’
 
  
Amen!

For I can do everything through Christ,
who gives me strength.

 

Pastor Albert L. Rush

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