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Baby News!

Wyatt Conrad Chalker was born on August 10, 2010. He is the son of Frank and Donna (Fetterman) Chalker. Congratulations to Betty Montigney on the newest addition to her family.

Mike and Kelly Belanchik welcomed a new son, Brayden Michael Belanchik, on August 16. Brayden has an older brother, Matteo, and his grandmother, Gloria Schreyer, […]


Sweet singing will be heard at Singspiration on September 19. This fun evening of songs and praise will begin at 6:00 pm at Stairville UMC. Refreshments will be served after the singing. This is a free event which Stairville UMC offers as a gift to our community.


As with many programs these days, V.I.S.I.O.N., the shelter program which services homeless men, has been notified that their 2010/2011 funding has been reduced. In order to offset this funding cut, they are participating in a promotion sponsored by Boscov’s. For $5 you can purchase a 25% off shopping pass good on October 5. All […]

To everyone who helped make Son World a wonderful time

THANK YOU!!!!! I am so happy to be a part of VBS with you. I love the way you just take care of whatever needs to be done. I must admit that I really rely on you. You make it so easy to be Director. From the first meeting, through decorating, “doing” VBS for the […]

Rally Day

On September 12, Rally Day will start at 9:00 am with Sunday School. We continue to celebrate during our worship service at 10:30 am with the theme “Welcome Back to Church and to the Bible”. Our Sunday School students will be a major part of the worship service. The Kids Choir will make their first […]



Rally Day is a day to celebrate our Sunday School program. This year’s theme is “Welcome Back to Church and to the Bible”. We have some great ideas for worship on Sunday, September 12, but we need your help to make it really work. […]


Raise a song of joy to the Lord – or maybe two or three, or would you believe a dozen? On Sunday, September 5, we will celebrate the gift of singing during our worship service. So, be prepared to call out your favorite hymn for us to all join in. “Make a joyful noise to […]

Welcome to Emmanuel United Church of Christ

Vacation was wonderful – visiting with relatives from both sides of my family. My brother, John, brought catfish from Louisiana and cooked them up for us one night. His wife even brought her special potato salad. Yum-yum! It was especially good to be able to preach where my Papa Dollar and my dad preached many […]

***New Worship Hours***

Worship Service will begin at 10:30 am starting on September 12, 2010.

Thank You!

Thank you so much for all your love, support and fellowship. Rebecca’s ordination service was wonderful and so full of enthusiasm and faith. We are so glad that so many of our friends at Emmanuel came to celebrate with her. We also want to thank the kitchen staff for all their help and work in […]

Welcome to Emmanuel United Church of Christ

Thanks to all who attended our first worship service in our new pavilion. It was a very nice service. We finished our series from the UCC Statement of Faith ending with Communion around the tables. There was such a nice breeze blowing through and everyone seemed in good spirits. What a beautiful day!

After the […]

Country Concert for Cystic Fibrosis

Country Concert for Cystic Fibrosis

As we have always done since teaming up with Faith and Stairville UMC, we have picked a way to help someone through our VBS. This year we have “adopted” Paige Ceaser who is four years old and has Cystic Fibrosis. As the Web site for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation […]

Thank You!

The following expressions of thanks are on the bulletin board in the bell tower: Travis Grosz sent a card expressing his thanks for our support and love, and for thinking of him and recognizing him on his graduation. We received a letter from Albert Yefko, a VISION client, thanking us for our hospitality and fellowship […]

Our Condolences

We offer our sympathy to Nelson Horwath and Don Eroh and their families on the passing of their uncle, Joseph Sanders, on June 18. May God’s peace ease your sadness.

Welcome to Emmanuel United Church of Christ

What!!! It can’t be July already. I thought things would be a little less busy once summer arrived but that has not been the case.

Watching the guys of the church put up our new pavilion was so inspiring. So many men – many of whom didn’t know each other so well were working so […]

But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” — Matthew 1:20-21 (NIV)