January 7 Sermon — “Light in the New Year”

 John 8:2-12  Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him and he sat down and began to teach them. 3 The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery; and making her stand before all of them, 4 they said to him, “Teacher, this woman was…

In Memoriam: Dan Swank

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, On Tuesday morning, Dan Swank passed away at home.   Please pray for the Swank Family during this difficult time. Visitation will be at Wolfe-von Geis Funeral Home, Export, on Thursday, January 4 from 2-4 and 6-8.  The funeral service will be Friday morning, January 5 at 11 a.m. at Emmanuel…

Merry Christmas from Your Friends at Emmanuel Reformed (Hill’s) Church!

It’s a beautiful Wednesday morning up on God’s hill! The schedule for this weekend is as follows: Saturday, December 23rd is our Last December Evening Meditation Service at 5 p.m.  If you’ve never tried meditation before, now is your chance.  In our meditation, we will be accompanying Joseph and Mary on their trip to Bethlehem. Sunday,…

December 8, 2017 Weekly Update

It’s a beautiful morning up on God’s hill! Tonight is our Polar PJ Party.  Haven’t had a chance to get out and shop? Haven’t been able to have a free night because you can’t find a sitter? We have you covered! Dinner, movie, fun and games are in store for the children! Not a member, no…

December 3, 2017 Sermon — “The Holy One of God”

John 6:52-71 52 The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying, ‘How can this man give us his flesh to eat?’ 53So Jesus said to them, ‘Very truly, I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. 54Those who eat my flesh and drink my…

Night of Lights, Advent Meditations and so much more!

Dear friends and members of Emmanuel Church, It’s a beautiful morning on God’s hill! As we pause and take stock of last week’s Thanksgiving events, we also look forward to what God has planned for us in the days to come: Export’s Night of Lights:  This Friday, December 1–Emmanuel Church has been invited to participate…

November 2017 Hilltopper is Now Online

Dear friends and members of Emmanuel Church, It’s a beautiful day up on God’s hill!  The November rains are here.  Coffee is on.  We are preparing worship for the Sundays in November.  Additionally, you can click on the link below and have the Church Newsletter at your fingertips electronically.  Of course, you can always stop…

October 29, 2017 Sermon

John 5:30-47 30 ‘I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge; and my judgement is just, because I seek to do not my own will but the will of him who sent me. 31 ‘If I testify about myself, my testimony is not true. 32There is another who testifies on my behalf, and I…

October 22, 2017 Sermon — “Crossing Over”

John 5:16-30: 16Therefore the Jews started persecuting Jesus, because he was doing such things on the Sabbath. 17But Jesus answered them, ‘My Father is still working, and I also am working.’ 18For this reason the Jews were seeking all the more to kill him, because he was not only breaking the Sabbath, but was also calling God…

Sermon of October 15, 2017 — “Sunk Cost”

John 5:1-18 After this there was a festival of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 2 Now in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate there is a pool, called in Hebrew Bethesda, which has five porticoes. 3In these lay many invalids—blind, lame, and paralysed. 5One man was there who had been ill for thirty-eight years. 6When Jesus saw him…

September 24, 2017 Sermon — “That’s not your trophy!”

John 3:31-36 31 The one who comes from above is above all; the one who is of the earth belongs to the earth and speaks about earthly things. The one who comes from heaven is above all. 32He testifies to what he has seen and heard, yet no one accepts his testimony. 33Whoever has accepted his testimony has…