Welcome to Immanuel Baptist Church where everybody is somebody and Jesus is Lord!  To our visitors, we praise the Lord for your presence in our service today.  Do make yourself at home, and by all means, come back again real soon!


Bro. Gary’s message this morning . . .


When Jesus Come To Church

Mark 1:21-28




(p.m.) service: The Christ Filled Life

Phillippians 1:18-26


  1. REJOICES OUR SOULS:  vv. 18b-19
  2. REVEALS OUR SERVICE:  vv. 20-22


Deacons Meeting TODAY at 5:00 pm – Conference Room


Annual Business Meeting TONIGHT, Following Evening Service We will be voting on new budget as well as electing teachers & officers for 2017-18.


Adult Choir Practice – New Schedule

Wednesdays:    August 30 – Sanctuary     September 20 – Sanctuary

Sundays:   Today, Fellowship Hall 4:45 pm

                 August 27, Fellowship Hall 4:45 pm

                  September 10, Fellowship Hall 4:45 pm

                 September 17, Sanctuary 4:45 pm

                September 24 – HOMECOMING STYLE SINGING-Meet at 4:45 pm


A Note from Bro. Kerry

Thanks to my church family for all those who came to, and helped with, my Retirement Party.  Also, thanks for the cards and gifts.  I love you all!


Grief Share Begins Fall Session TODAY, 2:00 P.M. – Fellowship Hall


Kid’s Jam Practice Wednesdays   6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  5 years up through 6th graders are invited to join us.  It’s not too late! Those participating will be in our presentation, LEGENDS AT CAMP GARNER CREEK, a musical about church camp, bible heroes and remarkable everyday kids!  Come support our children on Sunday, September 10, 5:45 p.m.


KID’S Special Practices

Today and August 27th, Choir will practice in Sanctuary from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 9th:  Dress Rehearsal 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. with Cast Party after practice.

Sunday, September 10th:  Be in church choir room at 5:00 p.m. and dressed.  Performance will be a 5:45 p.m.

Choir will wear Kid’s Jam T-Shirts and long blue jeans.  Sizing for the T-Shirts during practice today.


I B C Medical Missions Team Sponsoring

FREE Public Health Screening  September 16 Epperson Center – 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon


Baptist Trumpet   “Official Publication of Baptist Missionary  Association of Arkansas”

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Awana Kicks off September 6

Bro. Jeff is in need of:  (1) Puggles Helper

(2) Kindergarten Teachers

Any others that would like to help in T & T (3-6 grades)


See . . . then Saw You at the Pole – Wednesday, September 27 Students and sponsors will gather in prayer around our schools’ flag pole at 7:00 a.m. next month.  Immanuel is hosting the evening “Saw you at the Pole” from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.  here in our Sanctuary.  (Adult Bible Study will be dismissed.)  The evangelist is Runks Runkles and worship will be led by Sharon Worship.  We hope that you will join us to worship as a community again this year.  Check out the video on Facebook for more information or contact Bro. Dennis at 870-543-0614.  A Love Offering, to help cover expense of this event, will be taken on September 17 and 24; look for a donation box in the foyer.


                                        Last Week’s Report

                      Sunday School Attendance:  157

                                  Worship Attendance:  325

                      Total Contributions: $6,525.78