Weekly Update–November 21, 2013

This Sunday is Christ the King Worship and Thanksgiving Sunday at 10:15 a.m.  Sunday is the deadline for the food donations to the Westmoreland County Food Bank.  Music will be led by Shawn Hanks and Pastor Joseph. Confirmation Class is Sunday night from 6-8 p.m. Monday is Choir at 7 p.m. Tuesday–Bible Study is Cancelled, Pastor Joseph is in Greenville at…

Our Church Transformed

The church recently has undergone some very much needed changes to better accommodate our growing youth. Here are some photos and descriptions…. Three rooms transformed for our three main age groups: 0-3 Nursery There is not a before photo provided for the nursery. This room was the main room to teach ALL ages. It had a large…

Last Day of VBS! August 22!

Dear Friends, Wednesday is the last day of our three-day VBS. It’s Heritage day! Kids will celebrate how God made them each different but how we are all one in Christ. Important things for parents with participating kids to know: When you arrive you are invited to stay with your kids for hot dogs and…

Youth Updates

VBS is next week, Monday-Wednesday. It’s free and all ages are welcome (17 and under). There is a little Talent Show Wednesday night at 8 pm. Everyone is invited to participate or come see. Please consider sharing your talents with our kids! (Or having your kids share their talent with us!) Please send me an…

VBS is BACK!

America’s Got Culture VBS Part II August 20-22 6 to 9 pm Cost: Free! Ages: 0-17 (children 3 and under may leave early but all other children are asked to stay the entire time) VBS Part I in June was entitled Jesus Around the World. We are building on what children learned then with VBS Part II…

Pirates Game, Skyblast Fireworks and Lifehouse concert!!!

It’s time for our annual Pittsburgh Pirates trip! This year is very special because you get three events in the same night–the Pirates game, the Skyblast Fireworks Show and a concert performed by Lifehouse! (They are well known for hit songs like “Hanging on a Moment”, “You and Me” and “All in”) There will be free bus transportation available that…

A Little Youth News

Hello friends, I am on a mission to explore different ways I can upcycle in my home and I want to share my findings with the kids in different projects. What is upcycling? It is like a do-it-yourself form of recycling. Instead of shipping off unwanted recyclable materials to a recycling plant, you can re-purpose these items…

Culture Shock! Jesus Around the World

Culture Shock! Jesus Around the World Hills Church June 18, 19, 20 6-9 PM Pastor and I have collaborated on a VBS curriculum that will integrate Jesus’s teaching with lessons on different cultures and lifestyles of people around the world. We hope that by teaching our youth about the diversity of God’s people that they…

Weekly Update: February 23

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Reformed Church, As we were talking about last night at the Ash Wednesday service, Lent has begun. And during Lent I will be focusing on two things for the duration that will help people with their spirituality: 1. People want an authentic, sincere relationship with Jesus Christ and…

Weekly Update–First Week of November

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, Sunday morning we will have worship at 10:15 with the Sermon Lesson based on Matthew 25:1-13. The Sermon Title is “Overslept.” On Sunday evening we will meet at Gearhardt Farms for the Corn Maze, Hayride and Bonfire at 4:30. To go through the Corn Maze costs 5…

Calendar for the month of October

October 2–World Communion Sunday–Worship at 10:15 a.m. with Chancel Communion and Covered Dish Fellowship Hour after worship. October 9–CROP Walk at 1:00. We are meeting at Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, Old William Penn Highway. Wednesday, October 12th–Consistory at 7 p.m. Eileen Siegfried will be joining us for the first part of the meeting to explain…

“Cookies & Carols” Thursday Morning Update–December 16th, 2010

Good morning friends, The schedule for the upcoming week: On Sunday morning, December 19th, we will be having a Christmas Carol sing along and Choir Cantata during morning worship. The Cantata is a short one and has familiar Christmas themes. In addition, we’ll be singing a few favorites as a congregation. That starts at 10:15…