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 16, 2017 Weekly Update

Dear friends and members of Emmanuel Church, It’s a beautiful Thursday morning on God’s hill! Sunday morning is our Annual Thanksgiving Worship Service.  This means there will be a thanksgiving display in the sanctuary and it is the second to last Sunday that we will collect for the toys for the Salvation Army and the…

November 12, 2017 Sermon — “None Shall Be Lost”

John 6: 1-21 After this Jesus went to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, also called the Sea of Tiberias.  2A large crowd kept following him, because they saw the signs that he was doing for the sick. 3Jesus went up the mountain and sat down there with his disciples. 4Now the Passover, the festival of…

Pamper Yourself with Spiritual Core Strength!

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, This Saturday, July 19, at 10 a.m.–we will meet for a very special ongoing event called “10-10-10: Strengthening Your Core.”  We will be talking about the 10 Core Beliefs of a Christian–10 Core Actions (Practices)–and 10 Core Values.  This is a chance for you to get in the…

Sermon of September 29–“Surprising Investments”

Jeremiah 32 The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord in the tenth year of King Zedekiah of Judah, which was the eighteenth year of Nebuchadrezzar. 2At that time the army of the king of Babylon was besieging Jerusalem, and the prophet Jeremiah was confined in the court of the guard that was in the palace of…

Sermon of January 20th, 2013–“Spiritual Struggles”

1 Corinthians 12:1-11 12Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed. 2You know that when you were pagans, you were enticed and led astray to idols that could not speak. 3Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking by the Spirit of God ever says “Let Jesus be…

Sermon of December 30–“God’s Mileage Marker”

Luke 2:41-52 41 Now every year his parents went to Jerusalem for the festival of the Passover. 42 And when he was twelve years old, they went up as usual for the festival. 43 When the festival was ended and they started to return, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem, but his parents did…

Sermon of December 2, 2012–“Sign Language”

Sign Language Luke 21:25-36 21:25 “There will be signs in the  sun, the moon, and the stars, and on the earth distress among nations confused  by the roaring of the sea and the waves. 21:26 People will faint from fear and foreboding of what is coming upon the world, for the powers of the heavens will…

Sermon of November 18th, 2012–“The Power of Saying Thanks”

1 Samuel 1:4-20 1:4 On the day when Elkanah sacrificed, he would give portions to his wife Peninnah and to all her sons and daughters; 1:5 but to Hannah he gave a double portion, because he loved her, though the LORD had closed her womb. 1:6 Her rival used to provoke her severely, to irritate…

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…

“God sightings”: An Interview with our Mystery Worshiper

Good morning friends, This Sunday we had a special mystery guest in worship who is going to share his/her impressions of worship yesterday. Question:  Good morning mystery worshiper. Answer:  Good morning!  Question: What was yesterday’s worship experience or special occasion? Answer: It was “A Day in the Life of Camp Living Waters.” Question: Did anyone…

Sermon of June 17, 2012–“Gardening With God”

Mark 4:26-34 4:26 He also said, “The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground,4:27 and would sleep and rise night and day, and the seed would sprout and grow, he does not know how. 4:28 The earth produces of itself, first the stalk, then the head, then the full…