Weekly Update — Confirmation Sunday

Dear Members and Friends of Emmanuel Church, It is almost Pentecost on God’s hill! Pentecost is the festival which celebrates God sending the Holy Spirit onto the disciples in Jerusalem.  It is through the Spirit that God continues to be present with us in our everyday world. Symbols for Pentecost include: fire, flame, the color…

“A Book I Read” — Sermon of July 31, 2016

1 Samuel 2:12-26      12 Now the sons of Eli were scoundrels; they had no regard for the Lord 13 or for the duties of the priests to the people. When anyone offered sacrifice, the priest’s servant would come, while the meat was boiling, with a three-pronged fork in his hand, 14 and he would thrust it into…

May 12, 2016–Confirmation & Pentecost

Dear friends and members of Emmanuel Church, It is a beautiful morning up on the hill! God has been doing some great things recently in church and in people’s lives!  I hope you will want to be part of it. This Sunday we will celebrate God the Father sending Jesus the Son and the Holy…

Sermon of March 8, 2015–“What’s in your Wallet?”

Romans 12:1-2 I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you may discern what…

Confirmation

Confirmation Sunday Sunday, May 18th at 10:15 a.m.  with Covered Dish to Follow Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, This weekend is a special one for our 5 confirmation students who will be commiting themselves to be disciples of Jesus Christ and will be recieving first communion. We hope that you will join…

Weekly Update–November 7, 2013

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, This Sunday we will be joined by missionary Zoltan Szucs, who will be bringing us greetings from the Global Ministries of the United Church of Christ as well as the Reformed Church in Hungary, where he and his wife serve.  He will bring the message at the…

Weekly Update–“September 6, 2013”

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, Sunday worship will be focused around the short New Testament book that the Apostle Paul wrote to Philemon.  The sermon title is “Where the rubber meets the road.” After worship eligible youth (suggested age 11) will meet with the pastor and our Christian Education director, Trista Lucas,…

Weekly Update–August 30, 2013

Good morning friends and family of Emmanuel Church, Sunday morning will be celebration of The Lord’s Supper along with worship.  The lesson comes from Luke 14:7-14 and the sermon title is “The U.S. Open.”  The sermon will deal with issues of poverty and wealth, openness and hospitality.  A cookout will follow with hot dogs provided….