September 14 – October 2, 2015

Our 2015-16 Bonus Verse:

“Who shall ascend the hill of the LORD?
And who stall stand in his holy place?
He who has clean hands and a pure heart,
who does not lift up his soul to what is false
and does not swear deceitfully.” Psalm 24:3-4
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New School Year – Praise God for a good start to this school year, with over 90 new students! Welcome to the Immanuel Christian School family!   Please pray for new students and their families as they adjust to a new school, new friends and a new routine. (See list below of our new students). We thank the Lord for all of our faithful teachers, teaching assistants and staff who work diligently every day in their positions, as working for the Lord.

We praise God for bringing us several new employees. Our new teachers are: Miss King – KA teacher; Mrs. Sharon Adams – KC TA; Mrs. Kelli Harris -2A Team teacher; Mrs. Christy Kruger, 2B TA; Mrs. Monica Cohen, 3A teacher; Miss Alyssa Willis, 5A teacher; Mrs. Angela Fortier, 7th grade Language Arts teacher; Mrs. Donna Christophersen, Upper School Math teacher; Mrs. Esther Hyun, Upper School Math teacher; Mrs. Bethany Tinev, Science teacher, grades 3-6; Mrs. Dawn Kuebler, Upper School Science & Math TA; Mrs. Paula Michael, Spanish teacher, grades 5-8; Mr. Daniel Padilla, Lunch Supervisor; Sue Agazzi, Orchestra Director & Instructional Music Coordinator.

Parents in Prayer – Please join us on Tuesday mornings at 8:30 a.m. after morning drop-off.  You are invited to join other parents every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. to pray for our students, our teachers and staff.  This is a vital ministry that benefits all of us at ICS.  Parents meet in B201, at the end of the 8th grade hallway.  Your child’s class and teachers will be prayed for specifically during the year.  Contact Mary Sue Smith in Reception for more information.  You are welcome to drop in when you can and especially when your child’s class is being featured!  Our ICS Prayer Guide is sent to every family via email, approximately every 3 weeks during the school year.  Please take advantage of this Prayer Guide and pray for the needs that are outlined there, even if you cannot come to Parents in Prayer each week.

Topics and Scriptures which our Parents in Prayer group will focus on for September 15, 22 & 29.

September 15 — God is our Comforter
Scripture:
Psalm 23:4; Matthew 5:4; II Corinthians 1:3-5
To pray for our own children:
Scripture:
Turn __________’s mourning into gladness; give him/her comfort and joy instead of sorrow. From Jeremiah 31:13b

September 22 — God is Compassionate
Scripture:
Psalm 116:5; Psalm 145:8-9; Lamentations 3:22-23
To pray for our own children:
Scripture:
May __________, as God’s chosen one, holy and dearly loved, clothe himself/herself with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.

September 29God is our Confidence
Scripture:
Psalm 71:5; Proverbs 3:26; I John 5:14-15
To pray for our own children:
Scripture:
Do not let __________ throw away his/her confidence (in You); may it be richly rewarded. Help __________ persevere so that when he/she has done the will of God, __________ will receive what You have promised. From Hebrews 10:35-36

New Family Sponsor Program – Praise for the family sponsors and students who have become buddies for new students. The New Buddy Luncheon is set for Monday, September 21. Pray that buddies will continue to reach out to our new students and that friendships will grow as a result.

Back to School Nights – Please pray for good attendance from our parents for the three very important informational evenings, so that everyone is well-informed.

Wilderness Retreat – Pray for good team building at this Middle School event, which will take place during the consecutive weeks of Sept. 23-25, and Sept. 30 – Oct. 2. Pray that students will learn to support each other in new situations. Please pray for good weather and for all students and staff to be kept safe on both retreats.   Pray for important Biblical truths to be seen and lived out during these retreats. Please ask for God’s blessing upon all training sessions and preparations.

Serve-A-Thon 2015 – Please pray for the new season of Serve-A-Thon, as it gets underway with a Student Rally on September 15. Our focus this year will be on classrooms working together as teams to build support and encouragement for serving and fund-raising as a group.  

Please pray for these new students over the next few weeks. Praise the Lord for over 90 new students!

Grace B. 1A Caleb D. KA
Ella B. 1A Zoya E. KA
Caleb F. 1A Liya F. KA
Nicklaus H. 1A Jonah G. KA
Sophia O. 1A Brian G. KA
Elijah S. 1A Hannah H. KA
Riley S. 1A Amber K. KA
Emma W. 1A Charles M. KA
Adam E. 1B Naomi M. KA
Na’im F. 1B Sarah R. KA
Kylie H. 1B Nolan S. KA
Nicholas R. 1B Isabel T. KA
Cole V. 1B Luke V. KA
Grace F. 2A Ahadu Y. KA
Leona T. 2B Julianna A. KB
Isabella B. 3A Evelyn B. KB
Micah S. 3A Elon C. KB
Eyob Z. 3A Edward C. KB
Kathleen G. 3B Faith F. KB
Charis K. 3B Jenna K. KB
James V. 3B Luke L. KB
Laurel D. 4A Chloe L. KB
Clara N. 4A Noah L. KB
Julianna N. 4B Finola M. KB
Solomon V. 4B Caleb P. KB
Kalab A. 5A Sloane Q. KB
Joseph H. 5A Rebekah R. KB
Christopher B. 5B Jacob S. KB
Megan E. 5B Davide S. KB
Aaliyah M. 5B Eliezer T. KB
Jacob D. 6A Gwen W. KB
Meron Z. 6A Evan Y. KB
Sydney V. 6B Hanna A. KC
Joshua C. 7A Emmanuel A. KC
Jeremy E. 7A Kiley C. KC
Laura G. 7A Kyleigh D. KC
Joshua P. 7A Kathryn F. KC
McKenna S. 7A Brigt J. KC
Charles A. 7B Meheret K. KC
Brandon C. 7B Yuree K. KC
Leah E. 7B Rachel M. KC
Joel H. 7B Luke O. KC
Grace M. 7B Noah R. KC
Kidus M. 7B Karisa S. KC
Jezreel R. 8A Madigan W. KC
Cristian E. 8B Alyssa W. KC
Travis R. 8B