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…

Weekly Update–Summer Vacation Edition

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Reformed Church, This Sunday, July 6th, we will begin with our hymn sing for the summer and Bill Dulaney will be bringing the message: “Come Unto Me–For My Burden is Easy.”  After worship, join your friends for a time of fellowship in the Steele Building. Next Sunday, July…

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–February 21, 2014

Good morning Friends and Members of Emmanuel Reformed Church! Got cabin fever from all the snow and bad weather?  Well, tomorrow morning, Saturday, February 22–Emmanuel will be hosting the first in a series of Q & A sessions entitled “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About . . . . But Were Afraid to Ask.”…

Weekly Update–January 9, 2013

“Eye on Emmanuel” Weekly Update–January 9, 2014 Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Reformed Church, It’s been a strange week with the cold and the odd weather.  I hope that you are warm, safe, and dry and that your loved ones are too. Sunday, January 12th brings us to the Baptism of Christ Sunday and Installation…

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…

Weekly Update–December 13, 2012

Hello Friends of Emmanuel Reformed Church, Christmastime is almost here and we are counting down the days to remembering our Lord’s birth! On Saturday, December 15th, we will gather at the church at 10:30 a.m. to go Christmas Caroling to our retirement home members and shut ins.  We should be out no more than 2…

Weekly Update–November 16, 2012

Hello Friends and Members of Emmanuel Reformed Church, This past Tuesday we had the Funeral Service for James Karp at Wolfe-von Geis Funeral Home and Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.  Please keep his family in your prayers.  You can find his obituary here.  Tuesday afternoon was the memorial service at Redstone Highlands for Molly Moose….

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…

Saying Grace Series

The holidays are coming and you know what that means! A lot of big family dinners! I can’t speak for other people and their families but I know when my family gets together there is always this awkward moment when everyone is trying to figure out who will say grace. Sometimes that person gives a very…

Weekly Update–October 4, 2012

Hello members and friends of Emmanuel Reformed Church, First let’s congratulate: William and Jennifer Knoll for their wedding on September 29th!!!  Next time you see them, offer your best wishes!  Friday night we will meet at Gearhardt farms at 6 p.m. for the hayride, hot dog roast, smores, and corn maze.  The cost is 8…