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…

July August 2014 Newsletter–“The Hilltopper”

Good morning Friends, As we busy ourselves for the week of Vacation Bible School and Homecoming, here is the new edition of the July/August Newsltter: July August Hilltopper 2014 Below you can find the calendars for the next two months:

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–Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Church, We have some great events coming up in the next couple of weeks! First off, Sunday is our Special Worship event where we will share in a continental breakfast downstairs (this is an informal service, you are encouraged to eat while worship is going on)….

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–Thursday, August 15, 2013

Hello Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church,  For Sunday’s worship, we will be looking at Luke 12:49-56, and the sermon is called “The God Season.”   Next week:  Vacation Bible School Part II–Service in the name of the Lord–will be held Monday Through Wednesday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Just in time for the start…

Weekly Update–June 20, 2013

Good Morning friends and Members of Emmanuel Church! This weekend is the Annual Meeting of the Penn West Conference in Johnstown, which I and Ryan Lucas will be attending to represent our congregation.  It is a meetup of the 100 or so UCC churches in Western Pennsylvania and a few in Northern Maryland.  Please keep…

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…

Last Day of VBS! August 22!

Dear Friends, Wednesday is the last day of our three-day VBS. It’s Heritage day! Kids will celebrate how God made them each different but how we are all one in Christ. Important things for parents with participating kids to know: When you arrive you are invited to stay with your kids for hot dogs and…

Youth Updates

VBS is next week, Monday-Wednesday. It’s free and all ages are welcome (17 and under). There is a little Talent Show Wednesday night at 8 pm. Everyone is invited to participate or come see. Please consider sharing your talents with our kids! (Or having your kids share their talent with us!) Please send me an…