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Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ

For the greeting today, I extracted some information from the United Church of Christ website,, about the celebration of Health and Human Services Sunday. Read and enjoy!

Today, we observe Health and Human Service Sunday in the United Church of Christ. Alongside many other congregations, we celebrate the UCC’s long, faithful heritage of advocating […]

Greetings in the Name of Jesus Christ

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was born in Breslau in 1906. The son of a famous German Psychiatrist, he studies in Berlin and New York City. He left the safety of America to return to Germany and continue his public repudiation of the Nazis, which led to his arrest in 1943. Linked to the group of conspirators […]

Greetings in the Name of Jesus Christ

Allow me to once again express my thanks to the congregation of Emmanuel UCC, Dorrance. My wife and I are thrilled with the prospect of my ministry with you! Traci is especially thrilled that many thought that she was my daughter, something she has referred back to throughout the week! Anyway, that did not overshadow […]


Whether you receive a full box of envelopes, a partial, use the pew envelopes or electronic giving, Emmanuel UCC depends upon your support to be a vital influence to our members and our community. Please remember your church and its programs throughout the year. Your gifts are important to continuing the work of Christ through […]

Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ!

To all congregation members of Emmanuel UCC,

I am so happy to be considered the new Pastor of your beautiful church! I come to you with 15 years of Pastoral experience, having served as organist and assistant minister at Faith UCC in Hazleton, and most recently with the Nuremberg Charge as the head minister for […]

Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ!

Starting with “Alone, Yet Not Really Alone” (6/19), concluding with “What’s Next?” (12/25), and not forgetting the 26 sermons in-between, we have been on a journey together – a journey that has now reached its conclusion. It has been a fascinating time for me, and one for which I am very thankful. I am thankful […]

Thank You!

Esther Heller would like to thank everyone for her card shower in celebration on her 92nd birthday. It is greatly appreciated.

Lex and Anna Mae Koons would like to Thank those who sent Birthday and Christmas Greetings.

Phoebe Ministeries sent us a Christmas Thank You card. Our gifts to Phoebe help them care for elderly […]

Our Condolences

We offer our sincere condolences to the Myers Family on the passing of Sandra Myers, on December 3, 2016. We pray that God’s love and strength will sustain you in your time of need and sorrow.

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 Sunday, February 5. Remember those who served.


March 43.5 May 76.34 June 141.35 July 53.90 October 55.00 November 89.45 December 126.50 Total $586.04

Forms to order the gift cards from Script are on the table in the narthex. This is an easy way for you to donate to our church. Just mark how many cards you want and give the money […]

Picture Perfect

Janet Tillet, Leona Brown and Nick Fenstermacher are pictured enjoying a delicious meal at our annual Pork Dinner held on November 19.

Grayson Bunnell is among his preschool classmates enjoying some books at the newly refurbished Story Center in the Mt. Top Kids Learning center and also enjoying a Halloween story time program with […]

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