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Rummage Sale Fundraiser May 5

Posted by Rick on April 25, 2018

ISBC Youth will have a rummage sale to raise money to go to Falls Creek Camp. The sale will begin at 7 am on May 5 and go until sold out. No early birds!

The sale will be by donation with hardly anything with price tags. Give what you think it’s worth.

If you’d like to donate items for the sale, please have them here by May 4 afternoon. If you have any questions, please email the pastor at pastor@immanuelsouthern.com.

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Audio Sermons Being Uploaded

Posted by Rick on April 25, 2018

There has been a significant amount of time since the audio sermons have been updated. In fact, since about the middle of 2015.

We began uploading audio sermons yesterday, starting with the most recent.

It will take a lot of time to catch up all the way from 2015, but we’ll do our best. We’ll slowly work backwards.

In the meantime, enjoy the sermons preached from mid-March, 2018 through last Sunday! Just click here, or on the “Sermons” button above.

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Vacation Bible School Dates Set

Posted by Rick on April 19, 2018

Vacation Bible School at Immanuel will be June 18-22, 2018 with times from 6 – 8 pm. There will be a Family Celebration, Sunday, June 24, at 6 pm.

You can pre-register your child at http://www.immanuelsouthern.com/vbs starting May 1.

VBS at ISBC is for children who have completed K-4 through 6th grade.

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Food Pantry Ministry Closes Today

Posted by Rick on March 13, 2018

After serving the citizens of Wagoner for more than 9 years, the Food Pantry Ministry has ceased operations, effective today.

Dee Berryhill, the first Food Pantry Ministry Director, builds shelves in our first store-room in 2009.

The Pantry has a long list of faithful volunteers who have worked selfishly to distribute food to the poor. We have seen many, over the years, come to saving faith in Jesus Christ because they were told the Good News while getting food for their family.

It didn’t take long to grow out of space again.

And, of course, we have had our trials, difficulties and challenges. But God has always been faithful.

Volunteers Mary Matthews, Nancy English, and Wanda Nickel up to something in 2009.

The Youth had a canned food drive to support the Food Pantry Ministry in 2010. (L-R) Travis Brown, Matthew Boyd, Audrey (Boyne) Ellis, Tony Boyd, ?, Jacob Mathews, Lori Boyd, ? & Emily Boyne (in pink).

We have been told of many wonderful stories from those whom we have helped over the years.

A busy Food Pantry day early on in 2012.

We have seen God heal many that we prayed for along with many other answered prayers, such as, homes, cars, and jobs.

Everyone who had ever volunteered at the Five Year Celebration.

One of the very last people we served today trusted Jesus for salvation!

Charlie and Linda Cameron.

The volunteers have enjoyed the fellowship of serving alongside others and have enjoyed serving the Lord by serving the people of Wagoner.

Nancy English, Wanda Nickel, Linda & Charlie Cameron in 2011.

The folks whom we served have always been very appreciative of the food that was given.

The volunteers in 2013: Charlie Cameron, Zona Tillman, Barbara Smoot, Linda Cameron, Amanda Montgomery, Richard Krailacek, Audrey Ellis, Sheila McElmurry, Wyatt McElmurry, Nancy English, & Katie Dunn

At the very least, every person who came for food, left with the offer of prayer and an invite to attend church with us. Only a few times in the past 9 years, has anyone refused to be prayed with/for.

On the anniversary of the 9th Year of Service: (at the table) Benny Berend, Linda Cameron, Judi Joy. (Standing L-R) Rufina & Michael Fountain, Zona Tillman, Janet Colbert, Martha Whipple, Sherry, Rohana Weiesnbach, Sandy Laviness, Rick Boyne, Carol Weiesnbach, Jennifer Briggs, Jack Whipple, Tonya, Susie.

A great big “THANK YOU!” to all those who have served over the past 9 years! May God bless you for your faithful service!

Folks who need food can contact:

Wagoner Area Neighbors

100 NE 8th St, Wagoner, OK 74467

Phone: (918) 485-2309

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Food Pantry Ministry Celebrates 9th Year

Posted by Rick on February 13, 2018

The Food Pantry Ministry of ISBC celebrates 9 years of service to the community!

In those 9 years, nearly a million meals have been provided to needy families. It is staffed entirely by volunteers, many who serve 3 or more times each week!

The Food Pantry Ministry is open on Tuesdays from 9 am to noon (or until we run out of food). This service is open to residents who reside in the 74467 ZIP Code.

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Holiday Schedule for Christmas 2017

Posted by Rick on December 19, 2017

Wednesday, December 20 – Children’s Christmas Party (No Adult Bible Study)

Sunday, December 24 – MORNING: Regular Schedule;                  EVENING: no services

Christmas Day – Office Closed

Tuesday, December 26 – Food Pantry OPEN

Wednesday, December 27 – All Services Dismissed

Sunday, December 31 – MORNING: Regular Schedule                   EVENING: no services

New Year’s Day – Office Closed

Tuesday, January 2 – Food Pantry CLOSED

Wednesday, January 3 – Regular schedule resumes

 

May God bless you and your family for a Merry Christmas

and a Happy New Year!

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6th Annual Fall Festival

Posted by Rick on October 24, 2017

Immanuel Southern Baptist Church will host the 6th Annual Community Fall Harvest Festival October 31, 2017, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the church parking lot.

Inflatables from 2016’s event.

Children 5th grade and younger (with their families) are invited to enjoy games, inflatables, hot dogs, pop corn, candy, prizes and more!

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Vacation Bible School Dates

Posted by Rick on March 22, 2017

VBS has been scheduled for June 5-9 from 6-8:30 pm for children who have completed K4 through 6th grade.

Online registration will go live on May 1. Keep checking back for details.

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Bobbi Hess to Lead Cookie Ministry

Posted by Rick on December 14, 2016

Bobbi Hess has agreed to lead the Cookie Ministry of Immanuel Southern Baptist Church.

The Cookie Ministry provides cookies to the inmates of the Wagoner County Jail as a direct response to the words of Jesus that said, “I was in prison and you didn’t visit me.”

The Cookie Ministry provides a bag of cookies (and sometimes candy) along with a salvation tract. Over the past few years, several inmates have written to the church expressing their gratefulness at being remembered and to indicate they have put their faith in Jesus Christ for salvation.

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Pakistan Ministry Partnership

Posted by Rick on December 14, 2016

pakistan-partnership

Read about our Pakistan Ministry Partnership here.

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