Sermon of August 5, 2018 — “Thank You!”

Psalm 113 Praise the Lord! Praise, O servants of the Lord;     praise the name of the Lord. 2 Blessed be the name of the Lord     from this time on and forevermore. 3 From the rising of the sun to its setting     the name of the Lord is to be praised. 4 The Lord is high above all nations,     and his glory above the heavens. 5 Who is…

Weekly Update August 5th — The Modern Psalm

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, It is a wet morning up on God’s hill! We are in preparation for this week’s worship and getting ready to bounce into August. This Sunday, August 5th, is Holy Communion and the second Sunday in our series, The Modern Psalm.  We will hear from a congregation…

“On Your Mark . . . Get Set . . . Go!” Sermon of July 29

Psalm 1 Blessed is the one     who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take     or sit in the company of mockers, 2 but whose delight is in the law of the Lord,     and who meditates on his law day and night. 3 That person is like a tree planted by streams of water,     which yields its…

Weekly Update — July 29, 2018 — The Modern Psalm

Good morning friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, It’s an overcast morning on God’s hill! Sunday, July 29th marks the last Sunday of the month but also a new theme in worship.  We will begin a series on the book of Psalms called: The Modern Psalm.  It will last through August 26th and will look at our life from all…

Sermon of June 24 — “I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say”

John 20:1-18 20 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance.2 So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved,and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the…

June 24, 2018–198th Anniversary

Good morning friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, It’s a beautiful  morning up on God’s hill! You are in for a special treat this Sunday, June 24th.  Our 198th Annual Homecoming is this week.  The message will be about Mary Magdalene’s encounter with the Risen Jesus in John 20.   Linda has some special resurrection music…

June 15 Weekly Update

Good morning friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, It’s a beautiful Friday morning up on God’s hill! Tonight is Parent’s Night Out–The children will be watching the movie “The Star” and have some related activities and food.  Time is 6 to 9 p.m.  Suggested donation is 5 dollars.  For more information, the Facebook event is here. Tomorrow morning is City…

June 10, 2018 Sermon — “Jesus is the Universal King!”

John 19:1-22  Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged. 2 The soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. They clothed him in a purple robe 3 and went up to him again and again, saying, “Hail, king of the Jews!” And they slapped him in the face. 4 Once more Pilate came out and…

June 2018 Hilltopper Newsletter

Good afternoon, friends and members of Emmanuel Church! It’s a hot day up on God’s hill! Here is the June Newsletter: June 2018 Newsletter June Schedule AT A GLANCE: June 3: Communion, Noisy Collection, and Covered Dish.   Bring your coins to put in the Buckets for the Children’s Ministry!!! June 10:  Graduate Sunday June 17:  Blessed…

May 13, 2018 Sermon — “Something I Never Noticed Before”

John 18:1-12 When Jesus had spoken these words, he went forth with his disciples across the Kidron valley, where there was a garden, which he and his disciples entered. 2 Now Judas, who betrayed him, also knew the place; for Jesus often met there with his disciples. 3 So Judas, procuring a band of soldiers and some officers from…

Happy (almost) Mother’s Day!

Good morning friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, This Sunday we will be celebrating the Baptism of Clark Allan Schreiber.  Please join me in celebrating this event with his parents, Randy and Allison, and their family! The sermon will be dealing with Jesus in the context of his arrest in John 18 and I will be…