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

What a glorious time is Easter! Knowing that Jesus died for us but now the tomb is empty – the stone was rolled away. This Sunday we will walk and talk with him on the road to Emmaus but we will not recognize him until he breaks bread for us. We must remember that now […]

Men in Harmony

Come enjoy a great concert by Central Pennsylvania’s Premier Men’s Christian Chorus. On Sunday, May 4, we will host Men in Harmony. The concert will begin at 4 pm with musical selections featuring inspirational hymns, traditional faith songs and contemporary Christian music, the sound of their male voices is inspiring. We’ll have some light refreshments […]


Lots of elbow grease is needed to give our church and hall the good cleaning that they deserve. We’ll get into all the little nooks and crannies to make it really sparkle and shine. To give us the strength to complete our task, the Youth Group will fix breakfast to serve at about 8:00 am. […]



On Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m., tables are set up, and the vegetables are cleaned and cut up for the pickled cabbage. FRIDAY, MAY 16 Early Friday morning at 8:00 a.m. we start making the pickled cabbage and stuffing. (Some foods are just better when their flavors can mingle – […]


Got stuff? We’ve got a place for you to sell it! On Saturday, May 24, from 8 am to noon, we’ll sponsor a craft show and flea market. You can rent a table for $15 and show off your stuff. The church will also be selling breakfast items, so if you can help out with […]


Hurry up and get your tickets for our 4th annual 300 Club fundraiser! Mark your calendars and get ready for a great day of fun, food and prizes. On Saturday, June 14, we will hold our annual 300 Club from 12 to 6 pm. For tickets or to help out, please see Jim Rinehimer or […]

Sonrise National Park

Vacation Bible School this year is scheduled for Sunday, July 13 to Thursday, July 17, here at Emmanuel. It’s an outdoor theme as we “point kids to Jesus” to find True Peace, True Riches, True Power, True Love and True Hope. Our second planning meeting was held on Monday, April 28. Our opening/closing is at […]

2nd Annual Golf Tournament September 13, 2014

Get ready to tee off again on September 13 for our 2nd annual Golf Tournament! So save the date and practice those drives!! More information and details will be available in future issues.

Sunday School News

Bake Sale during the Turkey Supper We will need baked goods to sell for our fundraiser during the Turkey Supper. Please try to drop them off before 3:00 so we can get them packed and priced. We truly appreciate your support so that we can have a great Sunday School for our kids.

Last Day […]

Bulletin Board Pictures

Leah Dietrich is pictured with her prize-winning coloring page and prize Easter Basket. Leah took 2nd place in the 8-10 year-old category for the 39th Annual A&R Building Supply Coloring Contest. The Tall in the Saddle 4-H Horse and Pony Club participated in the Bowl for Kids on March 29 at Stanton Lanes. This fundraiser […]

Welcome to Emmanuel United Church of Christ

As we continue on our journey to Jerusalem with Jesus I have been very pleased with the folks that have been traveling out on Wednesday nights to be together for supper and a Lenten service. We have had lots of good fellowship and meaningful worship. Thanks to those who volunteered to fix meals (we have […]


Turkey Supper……..Turkey Supper……..Turkey Supper……..Turkey Supper……..Turkey Supper……..Turkey Supper……..Turkey Supper……..Turkey Supper……..Turkey Supper For the last several years, our Turkey Supper has been held on the third Saturday in April. This year, Holy Week and Easter will be that weekend so we have rescheduled the Turkey Supper for the third Saturday in May. Please help us get the […]

Thank You

We received a thank you letter from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center for the Valentines for Vets. Each year we send these greeting cards and the vets look forward to receiving them. Gail K. Benner, Voluntary Service Officer at the Medical Center, notes that they gladly accept cards for any holiday and so we are […]


This is what we’re up to now: 1. THANK YOU!!!! We made $318 from our Mardi Gras Brunch. That’s almost enough for one youth to go on our Mission Trip. We appreciate our church family and all you do to support us. 2. This Summer’s Mission Trip – There will be 12 youth and adults […]

Hurricane Sandy Mission Trip

Once more, we are going to serve others “right in our own backyard”. Our mission trip will again take us to Lakewood Township where cleanup efforts are still woefully inadequate. Sandy had a terrible impact on that area and we want to do something about it. The only thing is that it costs money to […]

Trouble and distress have come upon me, but your commands give me delight. — Psalm 119:143 (NIV)