Sandy Kleger
Vice President
Jim Stewart
Diana Decker
Allen Dennis
Lisa Ceaser
Butch Peters
Chris Dietrich

Penn Northeast


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Welcome to Emmanuel United Church of Christ

First of all I would like to say, “Thank you for the wonderful Christmas gift received from you.” Archie and I will be able to have a nice vacation next week when we go to North Carolina. We are going to visit my cousin David who lives on a big creek just off the intercoastal […]

Thank You!

We would like to thank everyone for their caring prayers, calls, cards and food you gave us. We are very grateful that you are with us in our time of need and sorrow. Cindy Heller and Family

Thanks to everyone who made, sold and/or purchased soup from our latest sale. This one was the most […]

Valentines for Vets

A box will be in the bell tower for your Valentines for Vets. These Valentines are appreciated very much by those who are housed at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. The last date to deposit your Valentines will be February 12. Remember those who served.

Christmas Gifts

I would like to thank everyone who supported our Christmas gifts. The children had many wonderful toys and stuffed animals to wrap during our Christmas Party. They were taken to the McKinney Clinic to be passed out to the children whose families need to use the services of the clinic. The gifts you provided from […]

Pop, Candy, and The Christmastime Travelers

I would like to really, really, REALLY thank all the cast and crew of our Christmas Program. Everyone did a terrific job as we helped Candy find the Song of Christmas. I hope that you also found a Song that your heart can sing to God. Many people commented about how well the soloists and […]


The Annual Meeting of the Congregation will be held on Sunday, December 11, after our Worship Service. The proposed 2010 Budget was approved by the Consistory for distribution in the weekly bulletins and extra copies are available on the table in the Narthex. NOTICE TO ALL COMMITEES, TEAMS AND ASSOCIATIONS: In accordance with our Constitution […]

Christmas Events


We will meet after the Annual Meeting on December 11 for caroling. After stopping for lunch at McDonald’s, we’ll raise our voices and spirits as we sing songs of the season to residents of our local nursing homes and to our homebound. Come with us and sing glory to the newborn king!

Special […]


Christmas is in the air – well, maybe not quite yet. But it is getting cooler and we are starting song practice for our Christmas Program, Pop, Candy and the Christmastime Travelers. Get your spirits warmed up with some great familiar carols and new tunes for this heartwarming story about a world-wide search for the […]


The Ministerium would like to tell everyone that it has funds available for local mission work. These funds could be used to help with heating costs, electricity costs, or rent or mortgage payments, once per year per needy family/person. Also available are Weis and Carone’s gift cards to help with purchasing fresh veggies, milk/diary products […]


Please be generous in giving to our church ministries supported by this offering: $150 to Phoebe Devitt Home $150 to Bethany Children’s Home $250 to Lancaster Theological Seminary These organizations sincerely need and appreciate your support. Every penny counts with today’s expenses, so please give generously. The “Christmas Offering” is a benevolence offering and is […]


This year’s walk was held on October 2 with about 15 walkers. A total of $775 was raised through your generosity and support. The breakdown is:

Emmanuel $220 Mt. Zion $200 St. James $180 Faith UCC (Hazleton) $125 St. Mark’s UCC $50

Thank you for donating to the CROP Walk which also benefits the Wapwallopen […]

Emmanuel through the Year

This has been an especially challenging year for most people, but God’s hand is still seen in the actions of the members of Emmanuel. For many years you have donated your time, talents and treasure to such undertakings as the Alberdeen Road Clean Up; hosting the men of Mother Theresa Haven (formerly V.I.S.I.O.N); assembling Thanksgiving […]


The next Youth Group Meeting will be on Sunday, December 4, at 5 pm at the church. We’ll be discussing lots of stuff like: 1. Cookie Fundraiser – We will be baking cookies on December 10 at the church. Then we’ll sell them after worship on December 11. See me so we can get an […]

Welcome to Emmanuel United Church of Christ

Hope all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Archie and I got together with some of his family and some of mine on the Friday after turkey day. But of course we were fed turkey and all the trimmings just the same. It was all wonderful and especially to go out and play ball with […]



– The Crestwood High School musical will be presented on Friday and Saturday, December 9 and 10, at 7:00 pm. This year’s play is “Fiddler On the Roof”. Join Tevye and his family as they celebrate life, cherish love and learn survival in Tsarist Russia. Here’s “To Life”.

For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, — Colossians 1:9 (NIV)