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

Everyone should be well rested and in church on Sunday morning – bright eyed and bushy tailed – since you get an extra hour to sleep! Just sayin’! We all know that the “busy season” is fast approaching – Thanksgiving, Advent, and Christmas. This is a busy season because of all that is going on. […]

Our Condolences

Our heartfelt sympathy is given to Don Myers on the passing of his brother, David L. Myers, Sr., on September 25, 2014. May God uphold you and your family in your grief. We give our deepest condolences to Orceil Bloss, Eileen Buffone and Debbie Miller and her family on the passing of Robert Miller, Jr., […]

Gift Card Fundraiser

We have Gift Card Fundraiser through Great Lakes Scrip Center and includes tons of cards – from Advance Auto Parts to Wet Seal (young women’s clothing). By purchasing the gift card through Great Lake Scrip, our church earns a percentage of the sale price. With this newsletter is a copy of the list and more […]

Turkey Supper Update

THANK YOU TO EVERONE WHO MADE THIS AN EXCEPTIONALLY SUCCESSFUL SUPPER!! Give yourselves a pat on the back, you deserve it! We served 798 dinners – a new record!!!! (Wanna break it next spring? Let’s go for it!)


Income: Ticket Sales Door Adult 449 @ $10.00 4,490.00 Children […]

Pork Dinner


We’ll be serving up a Pork Dinner, complete with homemade sauerkraut, green beans, mashed potatoes, gravy, homemade applesauce, bread, dessert and beverage from 3 to 7 pm. Tickets are $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for age 6 to 11; 5 and under for free; or $10.00 for a take-out.

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Thanksgiving Eve Service

Our joint service on Thanksgiving Eve will be held here at Emmanuel starting at 7:00 pm. Our Kids and Chancel choirs will sing of their thankfulness as part of the service. “Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; Give thanks to him and bless his name.” Psalm 100:4

Sunday School News

We will hold a bake sale during the Pork Dinner. Please help us provide your children with a good Christian education by donating baked goods for us to sell. The bake sales are our only fundraisers and we rely on them to purchase the curriculum for our Sunday School program and provide them with fun […]


Our Christmas Program this year is “Christmas – by the Book” and will be presented during worship on December 14. I have already started distributing parts. This may seem premature to some people, but in order for the cast to learn their parts, they need sufficient time. Most of it is narrated, […]

Crop Walk Report

Thanks to everyone who donated money, made baked goods or participated in the Crop Walk.

Church Walkers Donation St. Mark’s UCC 1 $71.00 Faith UMC (Hazleton) 5 $145.00 Emmanuel UCC 8 $322.00

A percentage of the donations will be returned to restock our food bank for our own neighbors. Your generosity helps feed and strengthen […]

Picture Perfect

Our Kitchen Crew took the spotlight at the Turkey Supper. They were really busy keeping the food coming for all those diners! At another supper…. Nate Kamowski and Don Eroh are pictured at the St. James Beef Dinner enjoying a good meal together. It may be cool weather now, but it wasn’t at the Rice […]

Welcome to Emmanuel United Church of Christ

Definition of INVITE transitive verb 1 a : to offer an incentive or inducement to : ENTICE; b : to increase the likelihood of <invite trouble> 2 a : to request the presence or participation of <invited us to dinner>; b : to request formally; c : to urge politely : WELCOME <invite comments> — […]


Hey, calling everyone! The Holy Handcrafters of Emmanuel are looking for a little help. We are planning several projects would require the purchase of a small amount of materials. So in light of that, here it is! Beginning October 5, 2014, we will be asking a question every Sunday. You will have to read your […]


Emmanuel will again be the starting and ending point for our annual CROP Walk on October 5. Registration will be at 12:30 pm with the walk starting at 1:00 pm. The funds raised will be sent to Church World Service. Thirty-seven denominations and Christian sects partner with CWS to provide hunger and disaster relief. Recently, […]

Turkey Supper Dates

October 16 to 18, 2013

Please remember that it is not necessary to be at the supper “forever”. If everyone takes a turn, we can all help each other and feel good about volunteering to support our church. Sign-up sheets are on the tables in the Narthex and next to the Fellowship Hall […]

Teen Talk on Sunday Mornings

There’s a teen group meeting on Sunday mornings at 9:00 am. This is our own time to dig deeper into our faith. It’s not just another “Sunday School class” or Bible Study. It’s all about us – who we are, what’s happening in our lives right here and now, and how does any of this […]

נ Nun Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. — Psalm 119:105 (NIV)