November 16, 2017 Weekly Update

Dear friends and members of Emmanuel Church, It’s a beautiful Thursday morning on God’s hill! Sunday morning is our Annual Thanksgiving Worship Service.  This means there will be a thanksgiving display in the sanctuary and it is the second to last Sunday that we will collect for the toys for the Salvation Army and the…

November 2017 Hilltopper is Now Online

Dear friends and members of Emmanuel Church, It’s a beautiful day up on God’s hill!  The November rains are here.  Coffee is on.  We are preparing worship for the Sundays in November.  Additionally, you can click on the link below and have the Church Newsletter at your fingertips electronically.  Of course, you can always stop…

September 24, 2017 Sermon — “That’s not your trophy!”

John 3:31-36 31 The one who comes from above is above all; the one who is of the earth belongs to the earth and speaks about earthly things. The one who comes from heaven is above all. 32He testifies to what he has seen and heard, yet no one accepts his testimony. 33Whoever has accepted his testimony has…

September 8, 2017 Weekly Update

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, It’s a beautiful Friday afternoon up on God’s Hill!  Let us give thanks to the Lord for what he has given us; while remembering the various trouble spots around our world and nation: Houston, Florida, wildfires out west, the earthquake in Mexico.  The United Church of Christ has…

July 23, 2017 — “Ring Them Bells”

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, It is a hot, humid morning up on God’s hill! Today is the viewing for Ellen Jack at Hart Funeral Home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  Tomorrow, Friday, July 21, will be the Funeral Service at Hart’s at 11 a.m. with Interment following the service at Twin Valley…

July & August 2017 Newsletter

Good morning all!  Click on the link below to get the latest news and events from Emmanuel Church! July August 2017 Newsletter

Holy Week and Easter Schedule 2017

Holy Week and Easter Schedule Maundy Thursday, April 13 — 6:30 p.m.  Meal with Service following. Good Friday, April 14–7:30 p.m.  Worship on the theme of “What is Truth?” Easter Sunday, April 16– 6:30 a.m.–Community sunrise Service in the Graveyard.  (Look for the article in yesterday’s Penn Franklin News!) 8:00 a.m. — First Service of…

April 2017 Newsletter

Here is our April 2017 online newsletter.  A few highlights of events going on this month: April 9th is Palm Sunday with a Bake Sale and Easter Egg Hunt after worship April 13th–Maundy Thursday soup, supper & worship at 6:30 p.m.   Good Friday Worship–April 14 at 7:30 pm. Easter Sunday–April 16–3 services 6:30 a.m….

March 17, 2017 — Weekly Update

First off this morning, please join me in offering our condolences and sympathy to the family of Rick Hill who died on Wednesday night.  More information is available here at the online obituary.  “If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or…