Announcements / Bulletin

Weekly Digital Bulletin Available for Download

Posted: April 18, 2021

Weekly Bulletin

Click the link above to download the weekly digital bulletin that provides details on current body life and upcoming events.

Church Body Meeting

Posted: April 17, 2021

Our next church body meeting will be Wed., Apr. 21 beginning at 6:30. Copies of the last church body meeting minutes and financial reports will be available prior, in the main foyer. Kids4Truth and Youth Group will not meet that night so all church members may attend.

Senior Graduation Banquet

Posted: April 17, 2021

Attention parents of high school seniors: We would like for you to be a part of our Senior Graduation Banquet on Saturday, May 8. Please contact Dawn Voelker,, by Apr. 22 for more information.

Wedding Invitation

Posted: April 16, 2021

Miss Kristy White and Mr. Dalton deVries would like to invite the GIBC family to witness their wedding ceremony, Saturday, Apr. 24 at 2 PM. Everyone is invited to the ceremony, the reception is limited to invitation only.

Abide Summer Camp Special Offering

Posted: April 15, 2021

Abide Summer Camp special offering – We will be having a special offering to support GIBC’s summer camp ministry next Sunday (April 25th). Through this offering, our church has always been able to keep summer camp affordable for the families of our church and provide scholarship help for students that otherwise would not be able to attend. Contributions can be put in the offering plates at church or mailed into the church. Please designate Abide Summer camp on the check. Online donations cannot be specially designated.

Celebrating 20 Years

Posted: April 14, 2021

Please join us on Sunday, May 2 as we celebrate the faithful ministry of Pastor Jerry Wragg to Grace Immanuel Bible Church for the last 20 years. We will have two completely distinct morning services (9:00 & 10:45 AM) with festive music and unique messages at both. Please plan on joining us for both of these meaningful services. Our 6:00 PM evening service will be a time of singing and testimonies followed by a reception in the Fellowship Hall. You are welcome to write cards expressing your gratitude for Pastor Jerry’s ministry in your life these will be collected at the evening’s reception.

TES Graduation Invitation

Posted: April 13, 2021

Our GIBC family is cordially invited to the Graduation Ceremony for The Expositors Seminary in our church auditorium on Sunday evening, May 16 at 6:00 PM. There will be 16 graduates from seven different TES campus churches. Since the ceremony was canceled last year due to COVID, we are honoring both the 2020 and 2021 graduates. The entire TES faculty and board will be present representing all 11 of our campus church locations. Our own Dr. Matt Waymeyer will give this year’s commencement address. An ice cream reception in the fellowship hall will be held immediately following the graduation ceremony for all of our family, friends, and guest.

Abide Summer Camp (save the date)

Posted: April 13, 2021

Abide Summer Camp this year will be held July 11-16 at Webber International University, in Babson Park, Florida. Camp is open to all incoming 9th graders through graduated seniors with registration beginning in the last week of April. You will not want to miss this important event that is always a wonderful opportunity for the students to sit under the word, spend time with leaders in the ministry, and have fun and fellowship with their friends.

Men of Grace & Granite

Posted: April 12, 2021

This leadership training for men conveys the seriousness about being conformed to the image of Christ, and these studies compel our men to think deeply about truth, strengthen each other’s faith, build unshakeable convictions, serve the church more faithfully, and love Christ with greater humility. During the sessions, that meet Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30 AM, our men are exposed to various areas of practical theology and the spiritual shepherding of God’s people. To download the curriculum, please visit

Prayer & Praise Meetings

Posted: April 11, 2021

Prayer & Praise meets Wednesdays evenings from 6-7 PM in the sanctuary. In addition to prayer, there is singing of traditional hymns with piano accompaniment as in past years. This is open to all the church body.


Posted: April 10, 2021

If you’re a member of our church and play an orchestral instrument, the orchestra is always looking for additional players to join them. Please contact Dan Kreider,, for more information.

Children's Choir

Posted: April 9, 2021

Children’s choirs are open to all students K5 through 8th grade, with online registration required through the church website. They meet upstairs to practice during the evening Sunday service, immediately following the worship service congregational singing. Additionally, all students ARE REQUIRED TO CHECK-IN (5:30-6:15 PM) in the fellowship plaza before going to their class.

Pre-Choir: K5-K6
(Muriel Sitton, director, Room 204)

Junior Choir: 7 years old-3rd grade
(Terri Gravett, director, Room 207)

Intermediate Choir: 4th-8th grade
(Dan Kreider and Alyssa Cloud, directors, Room 205

Weekly Adult Bible Studies

Posted: April 8, 2021

Cornerstone Afternoon Study (Anyone)
Book of Jude, no childcare
2 PM, Room 207

Spanish Bible Study (Anyone)
Book of 1 Thessalonians, no childcare
1st & 3rd Mondays, 7 PM, Room 113

Grace & Granite (Men)
Leadership Training for Men, no childcare
6 AM, Sanctuary

Treasures of Faith (Ladies)
Book of Matthew, childcare available
10 AM, Fellowship Hall

Ladies Evening Study
Book study “Slave”, no childcare
2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:30 PM
Room 112 (Seminary classroom)

Heart to Heart (Ladies)
Book 1 Samuel, no childcare
9:30 AM, Fellowship Hall

A current list of the midweek Bible studies in our fellowship groups is available on the church website

Mission Encouragement Ministry

Posted: April 7, 2021

There is an opportunity to serve on a Missions Encouragement Team. This would include faithfully writing (via letter or email) an assigned GIBC missionary once a month to encourage, love, & pray for them, and help with care packages from time to time. To be a part of this team, please contact Erin Kotecki (

Scheduling On-campus Meetings & Events

Posted: April 6, 2021

In order to serve the needs of our ever-growing church body, those desiring to schedule any on-campus activity or meeting must first seek approval for usage, via the Facility Request Form found on the church website Under the 'Resources' tab, click 'Facilities Request' to fill out the form. Please be specific about times, rooms needed, set up, promotion, etc. You will be notified once your request has been processed. Please call the church office with any questions.

Affirmations and Denials Available for Download

Posted: April 5, 2021

The Affirmations and Denials spoken of in the Critical Thinking in Critical Times symposium to navigate biblical responses to dangerous assaults on the truth, is now available for download via our website These represent our attempt to articulate where we stand on these issues; Scripture properly interpreted is the supreme authority in all such matters.

Ongoing Nursery Need

Posted: April 4, 2021

Rotating workers are continually needed in the Nursery Ministry here at GIBC. Your willingness to help care for our little ones is always appreciated. The more serving on the rotation, the less everyone serves & YOU receive the blessings! An approved Ministry Application must be on file. They are available through the church office. Questions? Please contact Amy Wragg

Contact Information

Posted: April 3, 2021

If you are a VISITOR and want to get connected or if you would like to share your answered prayers, needs, or other information, please call or email the church office with your requests or go on the church website and select “contact us”. We want to hear from you! REGULAR ATTENDEES, if you have moved or changed your phone number/email address, please call the church office so we can update our records with your new information.

LIVESTREAM Broadcast Provider Info

Posted: April 2, 2021

Our broadcast provider is Boxcast. If you have an Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV, you can use the free Boxcast channel to watch our services. Open the Boxcast channel and search for “Grace Immanuel.” You can watch live, as well as access recordings for 90 days after the service date. Contact Dan Kreider at with any questions.