In Memoriam: Christina March

Dear friends and members of Emmanuel Church,  Please join me in offering Christian prayer and sympathy to the family of Christina March, daughter of Bob Holt’s fiancée, Sharon March.  Christina passed away on Sunday after a lengthy struggle with Covid and we have been praying for her regularly since her hospitalization.  The obituary notice is found…

“Self-Care during Anxious Times” Virtual Workshop”

“Self-Care during Anxious Times” Virtual Workshop”  Blessed Be Educators, together with five other faith-based organizations, is offering the online workshop “Self-Care during Anxious Times” on Saturday, February 13, 2021 from 10:00 am to Noon.  Presenters Ms. Eletta Cameron, Licensed Social Worker, and Ms. Rosemarie Perla, Licensed Psychologist will facilitate an interactive workshop. Join us to learn ways…

This Sunday: Luke’s Gospel “Promise and Presence”

Since September of 2020, we have been dealing with the theme of God’s Promise and Presence. Beginning in 2021, we have begun to study the Gospel of Luke using the same theme. Luke explains how Jesus fulfills God’s promises from the Old Testament and he also explains how God is present to us in the…

Happy New Year!

“To you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord. 12This will be a sign for you: you will find a child wrapped in bands of cloth and lying in a manger.’ 13And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God and saying,14 ‘Glory…

Christmas Eve Worship

Begins streaming on December 24 at 7 p.m. Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Reformed Church,  It’s almost time for the birth of Jesus on God’s Hill! Link to Digital, Remote, Online worship will go live December 24 at 7 pm:  Worship here: http://www.facebook.com/hillschurchexport But the angel said to the shepherds, ‘Do not be…

The Story of the “Prayer Angels” Blanket Ministry

In 2016, a member of Emmanuel Reformed Church of the United Church of Christ came to the pastor with an idea. She had received a prayer blanket from a Western Pennsylvania church when she went through chemotherapy treatments. Since the infusion can often make one cold, the blanket has a practical application as well as…

May 10, 2020 — Worship in Quarantine. Mother’s Day.

Acts 18:1-4  After this Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. 2 There he found a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had ordered all Jews to leave Rome. Paul went to see them, 3 and, because he was of the same trade, he stayed with…