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

As many of you know I just spent a weekend at the 50th anniversary of the Penn Northeast Conference of the United Church of Christ. The theme of the meeting was “50 years of commas” and it was quite a celebration. I saw many friends there and met new ones. It was a good weekend […]

Our Condolences

We offer our sincere condolences to Judy, Stan and Jim Cybulski on the passing of Stan’s brother, Walter, on April 22. Walter had an upbeat personality and great smile which will be missed by many.

Thank You!

The Easter Breakfast was a wonderful time for us to joyfully celebrate with each other. Thanks to everyone who helped prepare it and those who came to enjoy the fellowship. Jim Rinehimer Thanks to everyone who helped out in any and every way with our Turkey Supper. It’s great to see the members and our […]


Hurry up and get your tickets for our 3rd annual 300 Club fundraiser! Mark your calendars and get ready for a great day of fun, food and prizes. On Saturday, June 16, we will hold our annual 300 Club. For tickets or to help out, please see Allen Dennis and Jim Rinehimer.


A very grateful thank you to everyone who helped with the meals during the week of April 23 to 30 for the men who use the services of St. Theresa’s Haven (formerly V.I.S.I.O.N.). They appreciate our concern and willingness to help them as they work toward getting back into the mainstream of society. As we […]

2012 VBS Program

We’re getting started with our plans for this year’s VBS and held our first planning meeting on Monday, April 30. We met at Faith UMC at 7 pm to review our plans for this year. We have opted to go with our own program instead of purchasing one. Our theme is the Bible and its […]

Youth Group

Thanks to everyone who buys Weis or Carone’s cards. You are really helping to build up our account so we can go on the mission trip. See Marc or let a Youth Group member know if you want some more!

Our Youth Group members have been working hard to make money for the mission trip […]

Welcome to Emmanuel United Church of Christ

What a wonderful vacation Archie and I had. We totally took it easy. We did go to Ocean City, MD. But we left home two days later than planned and came home a day early. We just did what we wanted to do with no schedule. While there I did have a catch‐up lunch with […]

Thank You!

Letters expressing thanks for our continued support are on the bulletin board in the bell tower from Bethany Children’s Home and Phoebe-Devitt Homes. They gratefully acknowledge our monthly donations so that they can continue to support those they serve. We received a letter from the VA Hospital thanking us for our donation of Valentines. They […]

Our Condolences

It is with sadness that we mark the passing of Alda Zindle on March 14, 2012. Alda was such a very active member of our church, from serving up veggies at church suppers to keeping the Memorial Gifts Book. She will be missed by many of us.

OGHS Special Offering

Déjà vu? Spring Storms strike again It hasn’t even been a year since we assembled clean up buckets for the storm-ravaged Southern states last May. Unfortunately, our country is again experiencing some of the worst storm disasters in years. On February 28 and 29, swarms of tornadoes hit hard through Missouri, Kansas, Illinois and […]

Passion Week Services

On April 5, our Maundy Thursday observance begins with supper at 6:00 pm prepared by Pastor Penny. After supper, we will gather for worship at 7:00 pm and recall the events of that evening as Jesus established the sacrament of Holy Communion at the Last Supper. Pastor Penny will reenact his humble act of washing […]

Easter Sunday Worship Services and Breakfast

On Easter Sunday, April 8, we will celebrate Jesus’ victory over sin and death with two joyful services. The Sunrise Service will begin at 6:30 am and our regular worship service will begin at 10:30 am. At both services we will join in the sacrament of Holy Communion. After the Sunrise Service, we will have […]

Sunday School Bake Sale and Easter Party

Our Sunday School Easter Party will be on Saturday, April 7, from 10 am to 12 noon. Each child should bring a basket or bag for collecting eggs for the egg hunt. The Sunday School will provide the candy eggs. We will have a brunch with cereals, fruits and juices, and, of course, painted […]

Youth for Hire

Our Youth Group members have been working hard to make money for the mission trip to Gatlinburg, TN. They are hiring out for spring cleaning chores. Need a hand with some house cleaning or yard work? They’re available for everything from dusting to raking to gardening and only ask for a donation for their time. […]

Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me. — Psalm 51:12 (NIV)