Brad Bunnell
Vice President
Jim Stewart
Diana Decker
Allen Dennis
Sandy Kleger
Butch Peters
Chris Dietrich

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Welcome to Emmanuel United Church of Christ

Good morning! What a beautiful day. Yesterday was a little chilly when we had our first worship service of the season in the pavilion but I hope the fire of the Lord kept you warm – along with a few blankets people pulled from your cars. I thought it went well. I like having the […]


Mike and Amber (Deets) Lazo increased their family’s size on May 31, 2011, with the birth of their son, Adain Rodney. He was 7 lbs 8 oz and 20½ inches. Emmy is really proud of her new brother.

2011 VBS Program SHAKE IT UP CAFÉ!!

Where Kids Carry Out God’s Recipe Registration Forms are on the Narthex Table

VBS is cooking at Emmanuel UCC and all “young chefs” are welcome for a tasty Bible School experience. Our Bible School program is Shake It Up Café – Where Kids Carry Out God’s Recipe. We will explore Biblical feast and celebrations to […]



Kimmy and Allison Bernetski will be representing Emmanuel UCC at the Carolina Coast Mission Project of TEAMeffort, a multi-denominational organization which coordinates projects for youth. We might chuckle a little at their choice of site – Myrtle Beach – who are they kidding. But if you think this is just a […]

New Members Wanted For Youth Group

As you can see by the previous article, our Youth Group is alive and well. We are having a great time as we plan our activities and find really cool ways to serve God. Some things we have done for many years, like the road clean up, and other ways like the Mission Project are […]

Congratulations to our Graduates

Forest Atkinson – Graduating from Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical School. His main focus was in Audio Visual Communications. He will be attending Luzerne County Community College, majoring in Audio/Visual Communications. Sam Dauber – Graduating from Crestwood High School, Sam received the Unsung Hero Award. While at Crestwood, Sam acted in the annual school plays. […]

Thank You!

The following cards and letters are posted on the bulletin board in the bell tower. Vicky Kramer sent us a Thank You card for the “lovely graduation card, poem and gift card. She will be starting her new career as a Project Engineer at Marathon Petroleum in Findlay OH, but will come home to us […]


Our church is in need of volunteers who aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and get the dirt out. Unlike many churches, we do not have a paid janitor. We have taken care of the weekly cleaning of Emmanuel for many years through the dedication of volunteers. At this time, though, there are only […]

Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.” Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky as you hold firmly to the word of life. And then I will be able to boast on the day of Christ that I did not run or labor in vain. — Philippians 2:14-16 (NIV)