October 30, 2016 Sermon — “What’s Your Favorite Color?”

Isaiah 40:1-11 Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. 2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to herthat she has served her term, that her penalty is paid,that she has received from the Lord’s hand double for all her sins. 3 A voice cries out:‘In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord, make…

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 October 5, 2014–“Jesus: The Lamb of God”

Matthew 21:33-46 “Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenants and went to another country.34When the harvest time had come, he sent his slaves to the tenants to collect his…

Two Pentecost Sermons–“Prayer Chain” & “For This Moment”

John 17:1-11   After Jesus had spoken these words, he looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son so that the Son may glorify you, 2since you have given him authority over all people, to give eternal life to all whom you have given him. 3And this is eternal life, that…

Weekly Update–November 1, 2013

Happy Blustery November! Tomorrow, November 2, is our Fleatique/Vendor Sale/Craft Sale and Bake Sale with lunch from 9-2. We could always use help, so plan on browsing as well as lending a hand! Thanks to the Women’s Guild for putting this together. Be sure to check out the web page as well as our facebook…

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…

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…

Sermon of September 2, 2012–“The Greatest Revolution”

Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 7:1 Now when the Pharisees and some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around him, 7:2 they noticed that some of his disciples were eating with defiled hands, that is, without washing them. 7:3 (For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, do not eat unless they thoroughly wash…