May 22nd, 2022


Songs & Hymns // Pastor Ward Young

Sermon // Pastor Ryan Fullerton


And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. If we live by the Spirit, let us also keep in step with the Spirit.
- Galatians 5:24–25

When churches memorize Scripture together, the members deepen their dependency upon God’s Word, grow in Word-centered friendships, enrich their prayers for one another, and build unity that is essential to the body of Christ (Ephesians 4:13–16, Colossians 3:14). This is why, with the aid of Fighter Verses, a ministry of Truth:78, Immanuel is seeking to memorize Scripture together throughout 2022. The weekly memory verse is shared in the bulletin, the Immanuel Connect, and implemented into the Sunday School hour, with helpful resources available here, in the Immanuel app, and also in the bookstore. May the Word of Christ dwell in us richly during 2022, that we may teach and admonish one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in our hearts to God (Col. 3:16).

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BsideU for Life Breakfast // May 24th

As our church seeks to engage our community, reaching women and men affected by unplanned pregnancies can prove to be a great challenge if we’re ill-equipped and lack understanding. “Making Life Disciples” is a training program specifically designed to prepare believers for this vital ministry, so that these women and men don’t just choose life for their unborn baby, but also the abundant life that Jesus offers.
Join BsideU for Life on Tuesday, May 24th, 8:00a at Highview Baptist Church for this informative breakfast. RSVP here.

IY Fourth Friday // May 27th

Immanuel Youth // The weather is beautiful and the smell of nachos is soon to be in the air because we're throwing a Fourth Friday fiesta on May 27th6:00–8:00p, at the Pignic Barn in Turkey Run Park! Enjoy a casual night of fun, food, fellowship, and the celebration of our 2022 IY grads! Parents are welcome to stay and enjoy the festivities.

Speaking of nachos, if you'd like to help make the nacho bar a reality, we'd love for you to consider signing up here to contribute one of our needed ingredients. See you then!

Infertility Support Meeting // May 31st

On TuesdayMay 31st, at 7:00p, Christy King and Patti Withers will host a get-together at the church building for women suffering with infertility. Contact Patti at pwithers@immanuelky.org with any questions.

Promotion Sunday // June 5th

Have you heard the news? Most children will be moving to a different class on June 5th! Families with children in nursery, please look for communication this week to know if your child will be promoting to the next class. Rising kindergartners–rising 5th graders will be automatically moved up. If you prefer your child to stay in his/her current grade, contact Rebecca Cedillo at (502) 322-4663.

What about rising 6th graders? You will officially be joining Immanuel Youth in the youth room (basement)! If you have any questions (or simply want to share your excitement), reach out to Cody Farthing at cfarthing@immanuelky.org.

Women's Ministry Bible & Book Studies

Immanuel Sisters // I'm thrilled to let you know about the wonderful Bible and book studies that the Women's Ministry is offering. Below you will find a list of the studies, who is leading them, when they are happening, and links to registration forms. These Bible and book studies are intended to be small and will (mostly) meet in homes in order to facilitate community and intimacy. With that in mind, the attendance in all of the studies caps at 10–12 participants. Please only sign up for a study if you're sure that you're able to commit to the entire study.

And would you pray for the sisters leading these studies, that they would be filled with the Spirit and able to teach and encourage those who participate? We desire for the women of Immanuel to be increasingly transformed into the image of our dear Lord, and our hope is that He will use these studies as part of that process.

Upcoming Studies //

Hudson Taylor's Spiritual Secret Book Study, led by Fernanda Trocan, Monday nights, 6 weeks (July 18th–August 22nd), 7:30-9:00p. Register here.

Heaven Book Study, led by Caroline Tyrrell, Tuesday nights, 6 weeks (July 12th–August 16th), 7:30–9:00p. Register here.

When Strivings Cease Book Study, led by Sarah Hedrick and Heather Riddle, Thursday nights, 7 weeks  (July 14th–August 25th), 7:00–8:30p. Register here.

You Who? Why You Matter & How To Deal With It Book Study, led by Dallas Leitner, Tuesday nights, 6 weeks, (August 23rd–September 27th) 7:00–8:30p. Register here.

Fourth Street Camp // June 27th–July 1st

Share eternal hope with the next generation at Fourth Street Camp! This evangelistic outreach is a free camp for students entering 3rd–8th grade. Campers enjoy five evenings of fun as they explore their interests and learn about God's eternal purposes found in the Bible. Mark your calendars for June 27th–July 1st, 5:30-8:30p.

The entire church contributes to this camp's success, so go to fourthstreetcamp.com and click on Volunteer to see the specific ways you can serve our students, their unchurched friends, and students in our neighborhood.

New Orleans Work Trip // July 7th–10th

Are you lightly skilled and want to serve our Immanuel's first church plant in New Orleans? If so, join us, July 7th–10th, as we help to construct their first church building! The project will consist of installing siding and being an encouragement to our brothers and sisters in New Orleans. We are looking for 10–12 craftsmen, helpers, and cooks.

If interested, please contact Anthony Leitner at Anthonyleitner282@live.com or (502) 381-1568. Deadline to express interest is May 31st.

IY Mission Trip // July 7th–10th

Immanuel Youth // This summer, July 7th–10th, we have an opportunity to serve our first Immanuel church plant, Immanuel Community Church, with both the construction of their new building and evangelistic outreach to their neighboring community. This trip is in conjunction with the New Orleans work trip led by deacon Anthony Leitner. Would your high school student (rising 9th–12th grade) consider joining us as we help to, Lord-willing, place a long-term footprint in the heart of the city of New Orleans?

If so, please fill out the following interest form and we will be in contact soon regarding more details. The deadline to express interest is May 31st. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Cody Farthing at cfarthing@immanuelky.org

Immanuel Women's Conference // July 15th–16th

Immanuel Sisters // Save the date! The second annual Women’s Conference will happen July 15–16th. Details coming soon!


Worship Internship

Immanuel's worship ministry currently has an opening for one resident intern. The primary role would be to assist the worship pastor in carrying out Immanuel's vision and values for all aspects of corporate worship. The worship intern would need to be a member of Immanuel, live in our intern triplex (Breckinridge St.), and be able to give 10–15 hours per week to serve the worship ministry. Interested? Please contact Pastor Ward at  wyoung@immanuelky.org.

Audio Techs Needed

Immanuel is looking for people who have experience mixing sound to serve as part of our worship team. Please contact Pastor Ward for more details wyoung@immanuelky.org.

Security Team

Looking for an opportunity to serve the entire body? Immanuel's Security Team is currently looking to add team members to help create a warm, welcoming, and safe experience for all who visit Immanuel. This vital team faithfully monitors the security of our building and allows the body to worship without concern or worry—what a grace!

If you are interested in serving on Immanuel’s Security Team, you can express your interest here! Any questions can be directed to the Security Team Director, Scott Bentsen, at .

Transportation Team

Would you consider providing transportation for seniors or families—without their own form of transportation—to worship services or church events?

For more information, contact Deacon Jimmy Hedrick at jlhedrick@gmail.com.

Welcome Team

Looking for an opportunity to serve the body on Sunday mornings? Consider serving with the Welcome Team. We'd love your help as we seek to "welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God" (Rom. 15:7).
You can sign up to serve here!

College Collective Staff & Intern Opportunities

The Immanuel College Collective continues to grow is now looking to hire both staff and interns. There are many great opportunities to use your gifts to love and serve college students. These include evangelism, discipleship, preaching, teaching, and administration.
If you have any questions please fill out the interest form on our website or email Pastor Evan Calvin at ecalvin@immanuelky.org.

Facility Care Intern Opportunity

Immanuel's beautiful facilities are a reminder of the kindness of our Lord and his love for the nations. The task of stewarding such a gift with excellence takes a team of faithful servants. The Lord has been very gracious to provide a residential internship for three Facility Care Interns.

We currently have immediate openings!

Our Facility Care Interns live in our intern triplex on Breckinridge St adjacent to the church. Their responsibilities include: weekly cleaning of the church building, routine maintenance tasks as they are able (skills not required), and other tasks as assigned.

We are looking for single men who are members of Immanuel, who are striving to grow in holiness, and have 10 to 15 hours per week to serve the body of Christ, in exchange for a place to live with awesome Christian community!

Interested? Contact Scott Stringer at facilities@immanuelky.org.


New Immanuel App

Want a simple resource to help stay connected at Immanuel? Download the new Immanuel app here. While still currently a work in progress, expect to see future resources coming to the app that will integrate with Breeze to better serve our church body.

*Note: The previous Immanuel app has discontinued, so please be sure to replace with the newest. 

Ways to Give

Thank you so much for your continued worship of our great God through your faithful giving during this unique season. When we exclusively moved to mailed checks and online giving, you responded. Because of your sacrificial giving, we have been able to continue fully supporting our missionaries, our ministries, and our staff.

We are pleased to share that, not only can you give online, but you can now give in person once again! Giving boxes are located near the sanctuary exits.

Gifts Assessment 

As we study our community we are seeking to identify the burdens, needs, and desires of our neighbors. The key to serving our community is to locate all available church assets and begin connecting them to these burdens and needs. As a church, God has equipped us with many gifts, talents, and resources to be used to serve one another, as well as, those around us. So, would you share the ways God has gifted you to serve? We would love to know! Please take a few minutes to fill out this gifts assessment form. 

Resources for Families

We are grateful to offer a nursing mothers' room located off the balcony on the 2nd floor. Furthermore, a cry room is available in the fellowship hall. Both locations offer the service streamed. For directions, view our building map by clicking the desired room above.

Upcoming Events

Discipleship Class: Systematic Theology

Sundays | 3.15 - 4.12 | 9:00 or 11:00a | Room 205

God is glorious and greatly to be praised. His ways are unfathomable and give meaning to our lives. His truths are an immovable rock for the believer to stand upon. Join us for five weeks as we study the core doctrines of our faith.

This class will be offered during both services, so attend whichever one you're able!

Members' Meeting

Wednesday | 3.18 | 6:30-8:30p | Auditorium

Join us as we vote in new members, witness baptisms, and hear the 2019 Financial Report.


Finance Team