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Diana Decker
Allen Dennis
Lisa Ceaser
Butch Peters
Chris Dietrich

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From the Pastor’s Desk

I think about it all the time. While I’m driving, praying, eating.  I guess I can call it one of my little obsessions.  It is the question, “How can we get more people involved in church life.

Well, understand I am not the only person on this church asking that same question.  We as […]

300 Club and Silent Auction

THANKS to everyone who helped in any way to make this year’s 300 Club and Silent Auction a fantastic success.  Almost all the 300 tickets were sold, ensuring us a good profit.  We also had additional guests who each donated $15 to enjoy the great food and bands.  We are still waiting for some […]

Old River Church Services

Worship begins at 6:00 pm Sunday evenings beginning July 7 and continues to the end of August.  If you can help with refreshments for July 15 when we are host, please see Cindy.

          July   7……………. Emmanuel UCC

          July 14……………… New Hope UMC

          July 21……….. St. James Lutheran

          July […]


It’s summer and time for our choirs 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 Dean […]

Picture Perfect

Dave Myers is shown at our Spring Turkey Dinner held on May 4 packing a box with a dinner for Slocum resident Carl Peters to take home and enjoy.

Members of Emmanuel UCC are shown remembering the fallen at the Memorial Day ceremonies which were conducted at several locations across the mountain, including VFW […]


Emmanuel will host VBS July 14th thru 18th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to join especially our youth, they are encouraged to help as leaders and decorating/design.  Any questions please see Pastor Lou.

This summer, bring your kids to SonQuest Rainforest VBS. Based on 5 key Bible verses that […]

300 Club Today!!!

Come for a great picnic and terrific chances to win the hourly drawings!

Thank You!

Thanks to everyone who came out on May 18 to lend a hand for our spring clean-up day.  There was plenty to do and now our church looks shiny and new.

Old River Church Services

Worship begins at 6:00 pm Sunday evenings beginning July 7 and continues to the end of August.  If you can help with refreshments for July 7 when we are host, please see Cindy.

     July  7   Emmanuel UCC

     July 14  St. Peter’s UCC

     July 21  St. John’s UCC

     July […]

Turkey Supper Report

DINNER INCOME     Door Sales       176 @ $11.00 1,936.00 Advance Sales       181 @ $11.00 1,991.00 Donations & Surplus Sold   158.00 TOTAL INCOME   4,085.00       DINNER EXPENSE     Veggies 55.74 Turkeys, Bread Cubes, Broth, Cranberry, Potatoes, bread, etc. 1186.58   TOTAL EXPENSE   […]

300 CLUB!!

Only 300 tickets are sold for this “exclusive” Club!! Hurry up and get your ticket for our 10th annual 300 Club fundraiser! Where else can you get great food, excellent entertainment and terrific cash prizes for two people for $35!!  At our annual 300 CLUB on June 15 from noon to 6 pm!  That’s […]


We always need items for the Silent Auction.  These need to be new items for a Silent Auction.  Many items are donated by local merchants and businesses.  If you have something to donate or think of someone who might donate, please take some of the donation memos on the table in the narthex.  Fill […]

2019 Vacation Bible School

Sonquest Rainforest July 14th – 18th

Our first meeting was on May 7. We decided to hold our program from Sunday, July 14, through Thursday, July 18. We reviewed the materials and discussed preliminary decorating ideas. We have leaders for all the centers but for everyone who would like to help, assistants are needed […]

Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. — Psalm 95:1-2 (NIV)