This Sunday

Songs & Hymns // Pastor Ward Young

Sermon // Pastor Ryan Fullerton

Fighter Verse of the Week.

Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.

- Proverbs 31:30

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 2023. 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 (coming soon). May the Word of Christ dwell in us richly during 2023, 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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Upcoming Events.

Christianity Explained Spaghetti Nights // Through October 15th

Are you exploring Christianity? If so, this is for you! Join us here at Immanuel Baptist Church every Sunday night through Oct. 15th, 5:00–6:30p, for good food, good company, and a clear and relevant introduction to the teachings of Jesus Christ. No one will be asked to read, pray, or answer questions, but any questions you may want to ask will be treated intelligently and with respect. We can't wait to see you there! You can register here.

Please note: This event is for seekers, skeptics, members of other faiths, or Immanuel members who will bring unbelieving friends.

If you're a member and looking to serve with Christianity Explained, sign up here!


Annual Members' Meeting (Part One) // October 18th

It's that time of the year! Join us on Wednesday, October 18th, 6:30p, for part one of Immanuel's Annual Members' Meeting. In part one, we will be presenting the 2023 State of the Church report and 2024 Annual Budget. As this is an important rhythm in the life of our church, we hope you make plans to gather with us!


What I Wish You Knew: I’m in a Hard Marriage // October 20th

Immanuel Women // Join the Women’s Ministry on Friday, October 20th at 7:00p in the Fellowship Hall for the 2023 Fall Fellowship, What I Wish You Knew: I'm in a Hard Marriage. We’ll worship, fellowship, and hear from a panel of women who have cared for those in hard marriages.

Bring a friend and a snack to share!

Last name begins with A-M: Please bring a savory snack.
Last name begins with N-Z: Please bring a sweet snack.


Immanuel Men's Camping Trip // November 3rd-4th

All men of Immanuel are called to assemble at Red River Gorge on November 3rd–4th for an overnight tent camping trip that will echo through the ages—or at least, in the gorge. It's going to be cold (it was as low as 47° F this time last year). The exact camping site is TBD, but the site will allow relatively easy access to your cars. Bring your tent, camping gear, food (dinner, breakfast), and your honor with you as we spend time as men together under the stars and in the restorative glow of a campfire. There will be two devotional times and one optional—but epic—hike on Saturday. Sons and friends who can brave the cold are invited.

The price is one overnight parking pass per car ($5) and gas money divided by car. We will leave from Immanuel in 3 separate carpooling caravans on Friday afternoon.

Interested? Sign up here or click here for more details, including a packing list. Reach out to Josh Austin ( or Josh Yuen ( if you have any questions, or want to be invited to the camping trip planning Slack channel.


Immanuel Short-Term Missions Reports & Prayer Dinner // November 5th

Come and join us on November 5th, 5:00-7:00p, as we hear testimonies from those who have served on short-term mission trips this past year and pray for the work there. Pizza will be served. Bring an international salad or dessert to share. International dress is welcomed and encouraged. Space is limited to the first 200 who sign up. RSVP here!



Volunteer for IK Nursery

In the Immanuel Kids ministry, we partner with parents to pass on the kingdom to the next generation. Although it looks a bit different at each developmental stage, we feed these little ones two things: truth and love.

When we moved to one service, Pastor Ryan asked for every member to consider serving during our worship service in the nursery. Currently, most of the people who serve in this way also serve in other areas of the church. They are feeding our littlest lambs the truth and loving them in many ways. It is incredibly rewarding. And it is also hard work. Many hands lighten that load, which means…we need YOUR hands to contribute to this evangelistic work.

You would serve once in a 6-week period, 10:00-11:55a. If we have more volunteers, it will be less frequent. Please click here to fill out an application! 



Mercy Needs Form

The Lord provides for the needs of his people and has appointed deacons in the church to help administer this provision so that there would not be a needy person among us at Immanuel. If you are aware of a need that the Lord might meet through the care of our deacons, please make our deacons aware of it through our Mercy Needs Form.


Ways to Give

Thank you so much for your continued worship of our great God through your faithful giving. 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.


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.


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.