April 2, 2017 Sermon — “Stepping Over Problems”

Luke 16:19-31 19 ‘There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. 20And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, 21who longed to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man’s table; even the dogs would come and lick…

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…

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…

Sermon of May 11–“The Leader We’ve Been Waiting For”

John 10:1-10 “Very truly, I tell you, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the gate but climbs in by another way is a thief and a bandit.2The one who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. 3The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep hear his voice. He calls…

January 12, 2012–Weekly Update

Good morning Friends and Members of Emmanuel Reformed Church, This Sunday is the kick off for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. We will be doing a couple of things to commemorate the week. First, several of the prayers and worship materials on Sunday come from our partner church, the United Church of Christ…