May 31, 2019
Emmanuel recently enjoyed some youth events, including a Mario Kart tournament. This got me thinking: kids aren’t the only ones who love the comradery and joy of games. For example, I’ve spoken with some of my neighbors who stop by the front steps of the parsonage because there is a Pokémon “Gym” located here. (I’m not a Pokémon player, so please forgive me if I didn’t describe this just right.) They are obviously passionate about their game!
I would like to propose that Emmanuel host a community game night in our Sutorius Hall. I’m thinking of:
A Friday from 8 PM to ???
This would be a free event. If enough persons show interest, we may add it to our schedule and perhaps have an on-going scheduled event.
My family, which includes younger adults, would make available a number of board games and a Nintendo Switch set-up with a large screen for multiple players. (If many people are interested, we could add more equipment.) Others could bring their games, ideas, and snacks. For this event, we would expect adults or older children supervised by adults. You would need to put your name on items you bring so that they make it home with you.
As the pastor, I would ask that the games be appropriate for use at a church. (E.g., anything rated E for Everyone or E 10+ would be fine; military board games such as Axis and Allies would be fine.) Games should be for fun and socializing (no betting). Polite interaction is expected. At the end of the night, gamers would help clean up and put things away.
If you are interested or have questions, please text me at 614.398.2593.
Emmanuel Lutheran Church
- September 8 Homecoming Sunday and Rally Day Picnic
- Pentecost Color Sunday
- Attention Gamers
- Ascension Day Services
- April 21, 2019 Easter Services
- April 13, 2019 Easter Egg Hunt
- March 6 Ash Wednesday and Lenten Services
- February 16 Kids' Night Out Event
- Level 2 Snow Emergency Home Prayers
- Baptism of Our Lord Sunday
- New Year's Eve Service
- Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Services
- Children's Christmas Service
- Breakfast with Saint Nicholas
- Thanksgiving Day Service
- All Saints' Day (Observed) November 4, 2018
- All Hallows' Eve Labyrinth October 31
- Reformation Dinner
- 120th Anniversary Celebration September 9
- Summer Bible Study
- 2018 Vacation Bible School Closing Service
- 2018 Vacation Bible School Carnival Kick Off
- Emmanuel's Gardens
- Memorial Day Weekend
- Pentecost Color Sunday
- Ascension Day
- Kids' Night Out
- 2018 Easter Egg Hunt
- Youth Service Project: Thank You Very Mulch!