Immanuel Presbyterian Church • 9252 E. 22nd Street • Tucson, AZ 85710 • 520-296-2253
SABBATICAL CHRONICLE #1
Pastor John Tittle keeps us in the loop of his sabbatical adventures in Sedona and New Orleans! Read his message HERE.
(May 29, 2022)
MONTLURE SUMMER CAMP
Montlure Summer Camp
Last Week this Summer for our Juniors!
Kris Goorsky at email@example.com
Senior High (grades 9-12) , June 19-24
Junior High (grades 6-8), June 26-July 1
Juniors (grades 4-6), July 5-9
Traveling Camp (grades 1-6)
June 27-July 1, held in Tucson at
Christ Presbyterian Church
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance – Ukraine Emergency Relief
PDA’s first priority is to provide funding to our partners on the ground now in Ukraine. We have trusted, established partners with the knowledge and expertise to carry out this important work. Our response to the situation in Ukraine will include both financial and technical assistance as the network of faith communities providing humanitarian assistance grows in the months ahead. The needs will be great.
God’s people are called on
to Give. Act. Pray.
GIFTS can be made online, or
by calling (800) 872-3283, or
by texting PDAUKR to 41444
Dear Immanuel Family and Friends,
The word “Christ” is not a name, but rather a title. It is the anglicized version of the Greek word “Cristos.” This word, in turn, is the Greek translation of the Hebrew word from which we get the word “Messiah.” That Hebrew word means “Anointed One.” While kings were also anointed in taking on their roles, Messiah referred to the one uniquely anointed to be the deliverer of God’s people. This is the role which Jesus filled. Because he was simultaneously divine and human, he could offer himself as the perfect sacrifice on our behalf. When I refer to Jesus the Christ, I could just as well say Jesus the Messiah. He is our Lord!
We look forward to sharing worship with you this Sunday.
Rev. John Cheek
Communion will be served using pre-packaged elements.
You may participate in the Lord’s Supper from where you are for those at home.
Have with you bread and juice to partake as the pastor guides us through the sacrament.
“God is on the Move”
II Kings 5:1-14 (NIV)
Rev. John C. Cheek
Masks are now optional for adults.
Masks for children are at parental discretion.
Nursery is open for infants–age 3.
This week’s Livestreamed Worship Service
will be available at 9:55 am Sunday morning!
Please join us here or on our YouTube channel!
Settings: Click the Video to open the Options panel. Click the Gear icon. Select Subtitles on/off. Select Video Quality: 360, 480, 720, or 1080 HD.
SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES!
All Sunday School classes are on break for the summer! Classes will resume in August.
NURSERY – Open from 8:30-11:10 am Sundays (infants–3 yrs old)
For children ages 3-5, from after the Children’s Message during worship until worship ends at 11:00 am.
Please pick up your children in Towner Hall, Room 4.
Director of Christian Formation
THANK YOU IMMANUEL!
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL was a HUGE SUCCESS this year!
You can view some of the photos from this year’s VBS at the bottom of this page!
Kris Goorsky, firstname.lastname@example.org
Presbyterian Women’s Synod Gathering
October 28-30, 2022 in Scottsdale, AZ
The gathering will be at the Franciscan Renewal Center led by Carol Bechtel, author of the 2022-23 Horizons Bible Study on Sabbath. We will learn what is current with PW from Board of Directors Vice Moderator Kathleen Keefer as well. We will worship together led by the Rev. Judy Wellington who is currently serving La Mesa Presbyterian Church in Albuquerque, NM. There will also be a unique opportunity for cancer survivors to gather with the Rev. Linda Loving who has written a workbook entitled “A New Song to Sing” to be used by survivors, particularly in faith-based group settings.
Must register by July 15th! Download form HERE.
Café Justo coffee is available at Church again! We encourage you to stock up whenever you join us for worship. You can also continue to order online thru their “Coffee and Compassion” program. You will receive delicious 100% organic coffee cultivated, roasted, and shipped by the Café Justo cooperative, and you will be helping those families affected by COVID-19. Click HERE to order online!
Frontera de Cristo and Café Justo developed the “Coffee and Compassion” program in 2020 in response to the economic downturn due to COVID and the concurrent drop in sales for Café Justo. The program has been an amazing success and we thank everyone who has participated!
About Café Justo Coffee!
We at Immanuel proclaim and strive to live by the teachings of Jesus, the Scriptures, and the church that instructs us to love our neighbor who is created in God’s image, whether they be friend or foe, similar or distinct, or a different skin tone. God has given us and entrusted us with the ministry of reconciliation to transcend today’s heightened polarization in church and society. Brothers and sisters, let us continue to love one another with Christ’s love!
Grace and Peace,
Rev. Dr. John C. Tittle
People come to church for lots of different reasons. Some come for the preaching, some come for the music. Some seek quiet time for personal reflection, and others appreciate a community of friends who have become family. Many are fed by book and Bible studies, and some long to reach out and help others.
We invite you to come visit us on a Sunday morning soon. Get in touch with your spiritual side — worship with us and attend a Christian Education class or a study group. We think Immanuel has what you and your family are looking for, and we would love to welcome you!
The path of worship – honoring God.
The path of discipleship – learning and apprenticing the faith.
The path of hospitality – building relationships and bridges.
The path of mercy – caring for the spiritual, emotional, and physical needs of the faith community and community at large.
The path of mission – sharing the good news locally and globally in word and deed.
Sunday Worship in the Sanctuary
Worship Services Live Streamed weekly (via Immanuel’s YouTube Channel)
Contact: Kris Goorsky, Director of Christian Formation — Kris@immanuelpc.org
SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES!
For All Ages from 9:00-9:45 am
Leaders Libby and Sopia Bishop
For children ages 3-5, after the Children’s Message in Worship until Worship ends at 11:00 am. Please pick up your children in Towner Hall, Room 4.
For 6th–12th Graders
Meets Sundays in the Youth Room
5:00-7:00 pm – Dinner included.
ADULT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION CLASS
Witherspoon Rooms 12/13
Meets Sundays 9:00-9:45 am
Please join us for any or all of these classes! Great discussions.
Under the direction of Dr. Walter W. Schurr, Director of Music and our Alternative Worship Music Leader (we are currently interviewing for this position. (Link) for the Job Description; Link) for the Application.
Immanuel’s Youth Group has been meeting throughout the year, all safety precautions in place. You can see by the following photos we have lots of fun and opportunities to be together in many positive ways.
Ages — 6th-12th Grades
Contact — Kris Goorsky, email@example.com
Come join us!