November 6, 2016 Sermon — “Beauty from Brokenness”

Isaiah 55 Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters;and you that have no money, come, buy and eat!Come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. 2 Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labour for that which does not satisfy?Listen carefully to me, and eat…

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 December 6th–“Flash Crash”

Luke 3:1-6 In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was ruler of Galilee, and his brother Philip ruler of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias ruler of Abilene, 2during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came…

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–Pentecost Sunday!!!

Pentecost & Graduate Sunday Sunday, June 8th at 10:15 a.m. Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church! Tonight, Thursday, June 5th is Our Vacation Bible School Planning meeting.  We will meet at 7 p.m. and talk about roles, responsibilities, as well as being introduced to this year’s theme.  Dates for Vacation Bible School are…

Weekly Update–June 28, 2013

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, What a week!  We had a very fruitful and energetic Vacation Bible School this past week.  Thanks to everyone who worked so hard to get things put together and running smoothly.  I know the children liked it and they came up with some really great and creative insights…

Weekly Update–Friday, June 14, 2013

Good morning friends and members of Hills Church, Happy Flag Day to you!  I hope you will observe it in your own way and find meaning in the holiday. Today we are wrapping up the visit of Patriot Camp here at the church, where the Patriots and Founders Group of PA  participates in educational events…

Weekly Update–June 14, 2012

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, This Sunday the Women’s Guild is sponsoring a Father’s Day breakfast at 9a.m. until service time.  Bring someone that you’d like to say thanks to and treat them to breakfast–he doesn’t have to be your dad–could be a neighbor or mentor. Sunday worship will have a special children’s…