Weekly Update–October 15, 2015

loveDear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church,

Cathy Hanks’ father, Louis Yadrick, passed away on Monday, October 12th.  Visitation with the family will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today, Thursday, October 15th at Wolfe-Von Geis Funeral Home in Export.  The Funeral Service is tomorrow, Friday, October 16th at 10:30 a.m. at Salem Lutheran Church in Delmont.  The online obituary is here.

Saturday, October 17th is the re-scheduled PA Cleanways event.  We will meet at the church at 9 a.m.

On Sunday, we will be celebrating the Children’s Sabbath in Worshipwhich means that the children will share their songs with us as well as the Noisy Collection.

The Prayer Angels will meet Sunday night at 6 p.m. The Prayer Angels is a new ministry of Emmanuel Church which meets to pray for all congregation members and friends with a special focus on those who have been diagnosed with cancer. All are welcome to join in this important ministry.

Monday night October 19 is Choir at 7.

Tuesday morning is Bible Study at 10 a.m.  We are studying the Gospel of Mark.

Saturday, October 24th is our Fall Festival Party, with Trunk or Treat.  Deck out your Trunk and put some treats in it and we will send the children of the church out to ‘Trunk or Treat’ you in a fun environment.  There will be Halloween games, a costume parade, snacks and fun.  Party starts at 4.
As outreach, a few of us on Saturday, October 31 will be at the church handing out candy to passers by during Murrysville Trick or Treat from 6 to 8 p.m.  Talk to Pastor Joseph if you have candy you can donate or if you would like to help out.

We are really fortunate to have a new tool for geneologists and local history buffs.  Emmanuel Cemetery is now online and the records can be accessed through this link.  Thanks to soon to be Eagle Scout from Troop 213, Michael Spila for all the hard work!

Grace and Peace,

Pastor Joseph

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