“Spirit Sightings” — Sermon of June 4, 2017

Acts 2 When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. 2And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting.3Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tongue rested on each of…

November 13, 2016 — “Come on Home”

Ezra 1:1-4 In the first year of King Cyrus of Persia, in order that the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah might be accomplished, the Lord stirred up the spirit of King Cyrus of Persia so that he sent a herald throughout all his kingdom, and also in a written edict declared: 2 ‘Thus…

July 17, 2016 Sermon–“Seek and Find”

Judges 4:14-16; 21:25 4 At that time Deborah, a prophetess, wife of Lappidoth, was judging Israel. 5She used to sit under the palm of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim; and the Israelites came up to her for judgement. 6She sent and summoned Barak son of Abinoam from Kedesh in Naphtali,…

May 29, 2016 Sermon-“A One-Two Punch”

 Exodus 40:34-38 34 Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the Lordfilled the tabernacle. 35Moses was not able to enter the tent of meeting because the cloud settled upon it, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle. 36Whenever the cloud was taken up from the tabernacle, the Israelites would…

Sermon of April 3, 2016–“The Most Unlikely of Heroines”

Exodus, Chapter 1:8-2:10: 8 Now a new king arose over Egypt, who did not know Joseph. 9He said to his people, ‘Look, the Israelite people are more numerous and more powerful than we. 10Come, let us deal shrewdly with them, or they will increase and, in the event of war, join our enemies and fight against us and…

March 24, 2016–Maundy Thursday, Good Friday & Easter

Dear friends and members of Emmanuel Church, As we end Lent some of the most important days of the Christian year stand out. Tonight, Maundy Thursday begins with a Soup Supper at 6:30 p.m.  Worship will follow around the tables in the Steele Building.  It will be an interactive communion service. A Good Friday Prayer Service…

Sermon of January 10–“King Me!”

In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2asking, ‘Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage.’ 3When King Herod heard this,…

“O Come All Ye Faithful” Christmas Schedule

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, Although the weather outside doesn’t seem like it, we are a week away from Christmas Eve!  Emmanuel Church has several great events that will help make your Christmas season. This Sunday, December 20th is the Choir Cantata “A Child is Born”which contains many sing-along Christmas carols for young…

Sermon of October 4, 2015–“Leaving the Stove On”

The Book of Hebrews, Chapters 1:1-4 and 2:5-12 Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom he also created the worlds. 3He is the reflection of God’s glory…

Sermon of February 15, 2015–“Who What When Where Why Worship”

Mark 9:2-10 2 After six days Jesus took Peter, James and John with him and led them up a high mountain, where they were all alone. There he was transfigured before them. 3 His clothes became dazzling white, whiter than anyone in the world could bleach them. 4 And there appeared before them Elijah and Moses, who were talking…

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…

Weekly Update–Summer Vacation Edition

Good morning friends and members of Emmanuel Reformed Church, This Sunday, July 6th, we will begin with our hymn sing for the summer and Bill Dulaney will be bringing the message: “Come Unto Me–For My Burden is Easy.”  After worship, join your friends for a time of fellowship in the Steele Building. Next Sunday, July…