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…

In Memoriam: Edith (Cline) Letham

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, It is with some sadness for us but with confidence in the resurrection to announce that Edith Letham passed away Monday afternoon.  She had been recently hospitalized and had also recently celebrated her 95th birthday.  While making an announcement like this is always tough, I just want to…

April 18 — Weekly Update

Dear friends and members of Emmanuel Church, It’s a beautiful morning up on God’s Hill! Tomorrow Night, April 19 at 7 p.m.–Hill’s has partnered with Plough to host a book discussion at Bella Luna Restaurant this Thursday April 19th at 7 p.m. to look at options in community living.  We will use as our discussion book “Why…

April 8, 2018 — “The Holy Spirit: Jesus’ Advocate”

John 14:15-31 “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you forever. 17 This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, because he abides with you, and he will…

April Newsletter Online

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, Enclosed you will find the online Hilltopper Newsletter.  Happy reading! April 2018 Newsletter Easter Blessings to you this day! Grace and Peace, Pastor Joseph

Easter At Emmanuel

Thursday Evening, March 29–Maundy Thursday.  6:30: Soup supper with Communion service to follow. Friday night at 7 p.m.–Good Friday Service with readings from congregation members who will demonstrate what the ‘eyewitnesses’ to Jesus’ final week saw and heard. Easter Sunday–6:30 a.m.  Community Sunrise Service in the Cemetery.  (In the case of inclement weather, we will move inside). We…

Holy Week Schedule

Schedule of Services for Holy Week/Easter:   Friday night, March 23rd is the last of our Cluster Services for Lent.  We will meet at First UCC in Harrison City at 7:30 p.m.  The topic is Connecting to God: Angels.  We will examine how God’s message has been spread by angels throughout the Bible and through human…

March 18 Sermon — “Abstain from Evil”

John 13:21-30 21 After saying this Jesus was troubled in spirit, and declared, “Very truly, I tell you, one of you will betray me.” 22 The disciples looked at one another, uncertain of whom he was speaking. 23 One of his disciples—the one whom Jesus loved—was reclining next to him; 24 Simon Peter therefore motioned to him to ask Jesus of whom…