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…

Sermon of February 21, 2016–“Family Feud”

Genesis 27:5-33, 41 5 Now Rebekah was listening when Isaac spoke to his son Esau. So when Esau went to the field to hunt for game and bring it, 6Rebekah said to her son Jacob, ‘I heard your father say to your brother Esau, 7“Bring me game, and prepare for me savoury food to eat, that I may…

Sermon of October 11, 2015–When God spoke, Jesus . . . .

Hebrews 4:12-16 12Indeed, the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing until it divides soul from spirit, joints from marrow; it is able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart. 13And before him no creature is hidden, but all are naked and laid bare to the eyes…

Weekly Update–August 14, 2014

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, There are quite a few things going on at church!  We need you to get active, to find meaning, to recharge . . . Here are some opportunities to see what God is doing in our community and to refresh yourself: Saturday, August 16th is our next…

August 7, 2014–Weekly Update–“Get Your Feet Wet” Edition

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, There are quite a few events coming up at Hill’s where you can learn something new, try out a new skill, or meet with friends.  Come on out and get your feet wet!  Sunday, August 10th is Worship at 10:15 a.m. The theme is “Wisdom born of Experience”…

Weekly Update–July 25, 2014

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, The above picture is from our partner church, Exodus UCCP in Currimao, Philippines.  They are holding in their hands Bible bookmarks that Hill’s children made in Vacation Bible School this June!  Make sure you look at the smiles on everyone’s faces! Thank you for supporting this awesome ministry!  More pictures are available on…

Pamper Yourself with Spiritual Core Strength!

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, This Saturday, July 19, at 10 a.m.–we will meet for a very special ongoing event called “10-10-10: Strengthening Your Core.”  We will be talking about the 10 Core Beliefs of a Christian–10 Core Actions (Practices)–and 10 Core Values.  This is a chance for you to get in the…

194th Anniversary! June 29, 2014

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, We just completed 3 days of Vacation Bible School and little kids and adults together learned about how God transforms us!  Thanks to all the volunteers and to the parents and children for participating! This Sunday, June 29th, is Emmanuel Church’s 194th Anniversary!  To celebrate, we will be…

Weekly Update–Vacation Edition

  Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, Sunday morning is worship at 10:15 a.m.    The theme is Matthew 10:24-39 (not an easy passage to preach on! In it Jesus says, “Whoever loves father and mother more than me is not worthy of me.”! I will do my best . . . ) The sermon title is “School’s…

Weekly Update–May 29, 2014

JUNE WORSHIP & Special Events Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, This Sunday is our First Sunday of the month. Worship is at 10:15 a.m. and the sermon is “Prayer Chain” based on John 17:1-11.  After worship, we will celebrate our June birthdays and anniversaries in the Steele Building. Thursday, June 5 is our…

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…

Weekly Update–March 26–Barbeque Dinner Edition

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, Tonight is the Mid-Week Lenten Service at Apollo Church.  Our host is our own Ryan Lucas, who is serving there as their lay pastor.  Preaching will be the Rev. John Titus.  The offering, as in every Mid-Week Lenten Service will be split three equal ways: 1/3 for Typhoon Relief…