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

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Welcome to Emmanuel United Church of Christ

This is the statement from the website of TEAMeffort which is the organization that sponsored the mission trips in which our youth have participated the past three years. Over the years TEAMeffort has brought over 95,000 youth and leaders from thousands of churches of different denominations together to work side-by-side on life-changing, eye-opening, faith-building mission […]

Thank You

Words cannot express my deep feelings of gratitude to everyone for their show of support, love and compassion. Your hugs and words of encouragement mean so much tome and they bring me immense comfort. Please continue to pray for us. Thank you, Lynne Stewart

Our Condolences

Our sincere sympathy is given to Dorothy and Ivan Hoyt and their family on the passing of Ivan’s uncle, William (Billy) Hoyt, on July 21. May God’s peace ease your sadness.

1st Annual Golf Tournament August 9, 2013

Grab your clubs and head out to the links for our 1st Annual Golf Tournament at Sand Springs Country Club in Drums. This is a 4-player scramble, Captain and Crew, with a shotgun start at 1:00 pm. There will be hot dogs at the turn for lunch and an Italian Buffet with raffle, awards and […]

Roundup Rodeo

Bible Points. And then there were the delicious and YEE HAW!! There was a hot time at the rodeo during our Vacation Bible School this year. And I’m not just talking about the weather which was hotter than a cat on a hot tin roof! We were really kickin’ it up! Everyone was fired up […]

2013 VBS Mission Project

Our Mission Project this year was Go Joe XVI and St. Joseph’s Center. Joe started his bike trek the week after our Rodeo. As I write this article, he is on his way and we hope that his ride is again a great success and raises the money which is so necessary for St. Joe’s […]


It’s summer and time for our choir to be on vacation. But that doesn’t mean that we want a vacation from music. Anyone who will sing, play an instrument or (if you’re really talented) do both, is welcome to pick a Sunday to make a joyful noise to our God. Please see Denise or Pastor […]

Old River Church Services

The 2013 Worship Schedule continues to the end of August and we hope everyone will find time to worship in this historic setting. Worship begins at 6:00 pm. Aug. 4 St. John’s Aug. 11 St. Mark’s Aug 18 Stairville UMC Aug 26 Cemetery Association

Church Youth for Hire

Even though the Youth Group already went on their mission trip to Lakewood Township, NJ, they still would like to hire out their services. With the expenses of the trip, they will have to rebuild their funds to pay for future plans. They are willing to do yard work, yard maintenance, house work, etc. All […]

Magazines for Nursing Homes

Cindy Heller is still collecting magazines for local nursing homes. You can leave them with her on Sunday mornings or on the table in the Narthex. Thanks for “recycling” your magazines by giving them to others to enjoy.

RE-CREATION Presents Sing a Song of Praise!

We will again host the exciting vocal group Re- Creation at our church on September 15 at 7 pm. This awesome group of young people travels all over the country spreading inspiration and joyful praise. Recreation was organized in 1976 to present live performances in hospitals, Veterans Affairs facilities, nursing homes and other care facilities. […]

Emmanuel UCC announced today that Re-Creation will sing on September 15th at TIME . Re-Creation represents Re-Creation USA, Inc., which provides entertainment programming for Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in the United States. Re-Creation is a group of dynamic young people who present both religious and family-oriented music. The group typically consists of eight singers and […]

Welcome to Emmanuel United Church of Christ

Seems like we’re having a “hot” time right now with the weather. Stay in and stay cool or be careful when going out into the sun. Returning from sabbatical has been a whirlwind with the 300 Club and Silent Auction right around the corner. What a busy time that was but what a great success! […]

Our Condolences

Long-time member Agnes Fornet passed away on May 31, 2013. We offer our heartfelt sympathy to her daughters, Pat Ostrowski and Carole Wilson, and their families. God’s peace grant you solace and comfort


Thanks to everyone who helped make this year’s 300 Club and Silent Auction terrific! A lot of hard work and preparation went into this event and it really showed. After deducting for costs and prizes, we should clear almost $6,000. Plus, this was the best Silent Auction yet. With 165 items to bid on (including […]

Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth. — John 17:17 (NIV)