Jesus did what? January Update

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church,

It is a cloudy, gray day up on God’s hill!  We pray and hope that you are doing well.  This Sunday is a continuation of our series in the Gospel of John, Jesus cleansing the temple in John 2.  Hope you will join us for worship.  The Noisy Collection will be taken at this service for our annual dues for Blessed Be Educators.  You can access our streaming on YouTube every Sunday here.  

After worship, the Cub Pack will be in the Steele Building for their Pinewood Derby Practice.  

Monday, the Murrysville Historical Society will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m.  

Tuesday morning is Bible Study with the Book of Ezekiel and prayer as our themes.  

Next Sunday: Third Sunday After Epiphany.  The story of Jesus and Nicodemus.  

Save the dates:  January 30th: Special Guest, Tim Florian, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Adjourned Congregational Meeting (bring a dish to pass for after the service)  

Saturday, February 12, 2022: 10 a.m.  Naming Ambiguous Loss and Grief.  Blessed Be Educators is sponsoring this online seminar where Pastor Joseph is one of the featured speakers.  Continuing Education Credits are available.  Link to register is here. 

Interested in an easy and convenient way to support the ministry of Emmanuel Church?  Link to MyVanco is on the giving tab at the top of this page or click through here.  

Save the Date: Soul Trauma: Personal, Interpersonal, Communal 

Friday, June 3, 2022 7-9 p.m.
Saturday, June 4, 2022 8:30 to 4 p.m.

Hybrid Event: Online option and In person at: Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
John Knox Room
616 N. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15206

Confirmed Keynoters: Lisa Lopez-Levers, Professor Emerita in Counseling and Psychology at Duquesne. 
Rob McChesney SJ, Jesuit Refugee Services.

Panelists/Respondents: Janice Vanderneck, CSJ, Casa San Jose
Joanne Spence, Author, Trauma Informed Yoga
Bill Creed, SJ, Founder of the Ignantian Spirituality Project.

Registration will open in the spring.  Questions:  Contact Joseph Hedden at Emmanuel Reformed Church of the United Church of Christ.  724-327-3050 or

“Life Moves On” image Copyright Emily Lasinsky


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