November 6 — All Saints Worship

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, It’s a beautiful morning up on God’s hill!!!! The month of November is an important time for Christians.  We remember what we are thankful for and who we are thankful for.  This Sunday is no different.  Sunday is All Saints Sunday where we remember the members and friends of…

Sermon of December 6th–“Flash Crash”

Luke 3:1-6 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was ruler of Galilee, and his brother Philip ruler of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias ruler of Abilene, 2during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came…

Sermon of November 2, 2014–“Walking in White”

Revelation 7:9-17 9After this I looked, and there was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, robed in white, with palm branches in their hands. 10They cried out in a loud voice, saying, “Salvation belongs to…

Weekly Update: All Saints Day

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, November 1 is All Saints Day and we will be reemembering all the saints of the church in our special service at 7 p.m. Saturday night in the cemetery. We will light candles, remember our friends and neighbors, and look toward the future when God will wipe…

Weekly Update–November 1, 2012

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, Today is All Saints’ Day.  According to the Bible (Ephesians 4:12), the saints are the people who belong to the Church, the body of Christ.  So, today we remember all of the saints–those currently living but also our grandparents, parents, those who have gone before us into…

Thursday Morning Update–October 18, 2012

Hi friends and members of Emmanuel Church, Friday night at 7 p.m. is our Annual Halloween Party. Everyone is encouraged to wear a costume, adults too! There will be games, snacks, prizes and music. Bring a friend! Sunday morning worship will be our Noisy Collection for Children’s Ministry and I will be preaching on Job…

Looking Ahead–Calendar

Sunday, September 2, 2012–Worship with Communion.  10:15 a.m. Saturday, September 15, 2012–Mercersburg Society Reading Group 10 a.m. in Basement of Steele Building Sunday, September 23, 2012–“A Day in the Life of Living Waters” Worship 10:15 a.m. Saturday, September 29–Shoffner/Knoll Wedding Pirate Game.  SOLD OUT.  Be at the church at 5 p.m.  Bus pulls out at…

Thursday Morning Update–October 27

Good morning friends of Emmanuel Church, Tomorrow night at 7 p.m. is an all-ages Halloween Party at the Church. Everyone is invited. We will begin with a short lesson in the sanctuary, then move on to games and snacks, end with apple bobbing. Everyone is invited to dress up for the costume parade and we…

All Saints’ Sermon–“The History of Heaven”–November 7, 2010

Did you ever wonder what heaven is like? How can you tell what it’s really like versus someone’s opinion about heaven? Here is my modest attempt to talk about heaven in a Biblical way. 001_A_003_jhedden_101106_001_2010_11_06 P.S.–If you are interested, I got a little help for this sermon from Henry Harbaugh’s (1817-1867) (pictured here) writings on…