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 16 Weekly Update

Dear friends and members of Emmanuel Church, It’s a beautiful cold and snowy morning on God’s Hill! This Sunday, March 18th will deal with the last night of Jesus’ life and the betrayal he suffers at the hands of Judas and others.  The sermon is about what we give up for Lent (and what Judas should have given…

April 16, 2017 Sermon — “What next?”

Colossians 3:1-4 So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, 3for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. 4When…

Holy Week and Easter Schedule 2017

Holy Week and Easter Schedule Maundy Thursday, April 13 — 6:30 p.m.  Meal with Service following. Good Friday, April 14–7:30 p.m.  Worship on the theme of “What is Truth?” Easter Sunday, April 16– 6:30 a.m.–Community sunrise Service in the Graveyard.  (Look for the article in yesterday’s Penn Franklin News!) 8:00 a.m. — First Service of…

March 27, 2016-Easter Sermon–“No Limits”

John Chapter 20 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. 2So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, ‘They…

March 24, 2016–Maundy Thursday, Good Friday & Easter

Dear friends and members of Emmanuel Church, As we end Lent some of the most important days of the Christian year stand out. Tonight, Maundy Thursday begins with a Soup Supper at 6:30 p.m.  Worship will follow around the tables in the Steele Building.  It will be an interactive communion service. A Good Friday Prayer Service…

March 18, 2016–Holy Week and Easter

Dear friends and members of Emmanuel Church, It is a beautiful morning up on the Hill! Tonight from 6-8 p.m is Messy Church for Big People and Little People.  This is our newest series of Bible Study lessons (Noah’s ark this month), craft, songs, and snack.  Learn to engage the Bible with your friends! Saturday…

April 16, 2014–Holy Week & Easter

Hello friends and members of Emmanuel Reformed Church, Tomorrow night, Thursday, April 17th is our informal Maundy Thursday service in the Steele Building.  We will have a simple soup supper followed by hymns and communion.  Everything starts at 6:30 p.m.  Friday night is a somber remembrance of Jesus’ Cross, Good Friday.  Worship is at 7:30 p.m.All hands on deck for…

Weekly Update–April 8, 2014

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, We’re going to the Noah Movie on Friday! The movie time is 1 p.m. on Friday, April 11th at the Carmike Cinema in Delmont.  We will meet you in the lobby at 12:45.  If you need a ride or want more information call me at 412-956-5252. Tomrrow night is…

Sermon of April 6, 2014–“Roll Them Bones”

Ezekiel 37:1-14 The hand of the Lord came upon me, and he brought me out by the spirit of the Lord and set me down in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. 2He led me all around them; there were very many lying in the valley, and they were very dry. 3He said to me, “Mortal, can…