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 2016 Newsletter

Good morning friends! It’s a beautiful morning up on God’s hill! Click on the links below to see the schedule for November and to read the November Newsletter. november-2016-calendar november-2016-newsletter-scan

Weekly Update–November 21, 2013

This Sunday is Christ the King Worship and Thanksgiving Sunday at 10:15 a.m.  Sunday is the deadline for the food donations to the Westmoreland County Food Bank.  Music will be led by Shawn Hanks and Pastor Joseph. Confirmation Class is Sunday night from 6-8 p.m. Monday is Choir at 7 p.m. Tuesday–Bible Study is Cancelled, Pastor Joseph is in Greenville at…

Sermon of October 13, 2013–“All Alone”

Luke 17:11-19 11On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. 12As he entered a village, ten lepers approached him. Keeping their distance, 13they called out, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!” 14When he saw them, he said to them, “Go and show yourselves to the priests.” And as they went,…

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…

Weekly Update–November 16, 2012

Hello Friends and Members of Emmanuel Reformed Church, This past Tuesday we had the Funeral Service for James Karp at Wolfe-von Geis Funeral Home and Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.  Please keep his family in your prayers.  You can find his obituary here.  Tuesday afternoon was the memorial service at Redstone Highlands for Molly Moose….

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…

Weekly Update–November 8, 2012–St. Martin’s Day Edition

Hi Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, We have a great weekend coming up–and lots of things to do as we approach Thanksgiving and (can it be already?) the Holiday Season. Veterans’ Day–Sunday is Worship at 10:15 a.m. We will have a special piece of music from the Bell Choir and the sermon is based…

Weekly Update–Thursday, November 17, 2011

Hello Friends of Emmanuel Reformed Church, Tomorrow night is a Family Friendly Movie Night at the church at 7 p.m. The movie we are watching will be “Soul Surfer” and snacks will be provided. So, come on over to the church and kick your shoes off and relax. Thanks to everyone who has been bringing…

Sermon of September 18–“Recipe for Your Life”

“Recipe for Your Life”: A sermon based on Exodus 16:2-15 This Sunday’s sermon was a little bit like a recipe. All the ingredients were there–the Word of God, a personal story or two, a reading of where the congregation is going. It was challenging, to say the least, to try and figure out how Quails…

Community Thanksgiving Service–Nov. 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Dear Friends at Hill’s Church, A few of you have been asking about Services of Worship at Hill’s for Thanksgiving. I am going to participate on behalf of Hill’s in the Community Service on Thanksgiving Eve, this Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church on North Hills Road. Anyone is welcome to worship…