Weekly Update–July 2, 2013

Hi all, We are ready for our Ice Cream Cruise this year! It will be Sunday, August 18 at 12:00 Noon at the Gateway Clipper Fleet, 350 West Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. We are joining together with other UCC Churches from our neighborhoods. Cost is: Ages 12 and over $21 and children 12…

Weekly Update–Friday, June 14, 2013

Good morning friends and members of Hills Church, Happy Flag Day to you!  I hope you will observe it in your own way and find meaning in the holiday. Today we are wrapping up the visit of Patriot Camp here at the church, where the Patriots and Founders Group of PA  participates in educational events…

Weekly Update–May 24, 2013

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, First off this morning, Congratulations to Bethany and Eric Carroll, whose daughter, Molly Mae was born on Wednesday at 5:59 a.m. at McGee Hospital! We should also note that Molly’s cousin, Willow Brooke Lucas, was born on Friday the 17th in Monroeville. So, lots of celebrating around…

Thursday Update–May 16, 2013

Hello  friends and members of Hills Church, Tomorrow, Friday, May 17th, begins our Attic Treasures sale  in the Lower Level of the Steele Fellowship Building  from 3 to 7 and continues on Saturday, May 18th from 8-12.  A bag sale of $2 a bag will take place from 11-12.  The sale is sponsored by the…

Sermon of April 28, 2013–“Grown in Love”

John 13:31-35 31 When he had gone out, Jesus said, ‘Now the Son of Man has been glorified, and God has been glorified in him. 32If God has been glorified in him, God will also glorify him in himself and will glorify him at once.33Little children, I am with you only a little longer. You will look for…

Weekly Update–April 18, 2013

Good morning friends of Emmanuel Church, Thanks to everyone who made this Sunday’s programs so sucessful!!!  Pictures from the Children’s Worship are on our Facebook page. This Saturday, April 20th, we will meet at 8 a.m. for a work day/PA Cleanways/Painting the Fellowship Hall.  We could use help so bring your brushes! Sunday, April 21…

Easter Sunday 2013–Matthew 28–“Gimmie Putt”

After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. 2And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came and rolled back the stone and sat on it.3His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing…

Holy Week and Easter Schedule

Good morning Friends of Emmanuel Church, Tonight is Maundy Thursday.  The word Maundy comes from the Latin for command and refers to Jesus’ final command to his disciples that we “love one another.”  As part of that last command, we will remember the last meal of Jesus’ life with a simple soup and bread supper…

Weekly Message–March 15, 2013

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, This Sunday Bill Dulaney will be preaching and his message is “The Main Thing.” The Cluster Choir will practice on Sunday from 2-4, for Wednesday the 20th of March. Next Week: Choir is Monday Night. Tuesday is Bible Study at 10 a.m. Wednesday is the last of…

Weekly Update–February 14, 2013

Dear friends and members of Hills Church, We received word yesterday that Don ‘Jack’ Forgie passed away in Ohio after a fall last week.  We know that the funeral service will be here at Wolfe-vonGeis on Saturday, February 23rd and there will be a time of fellowship afterwards in the church.  We do not yet…

Weekly Update–January 17, 2013

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Reformed Church, This weekend is worship at 10:15 a.m.  Our theme is taken from Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians, Chapter 12:1-11.  The sermon title is “Spiritual Struggles.”  I hope you will come to worship to hear about the ways in which you can respond to the Spirit of…

In Memoriam–Bill Davenport

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, On Sunday, January 13th, Bill Davenport passed away at Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh. Bill was very active in the Murrysville/Export Community and the Masons. Please remember his family in your prayers. A funeral service will be on Thursday, January 17th at 11 a.m. at Hart Funeral Home. Hours…