CURRENT OFFICERS AND CONSISTORY MEMBERS

President
Brad Bunnell
Vice President
Jim Stewart
Secretary
Diana Decker
Trustees
Allen Dennis
Sandy Kleger
Butch Peters
Treasurer
Chris Dietrich

Penn Northeast

 



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Emmanuel is Closed Today

We will be closed today, Sunday January 20, 2019, due to road conditions. Consistory wishes everyone to stay safe and warm today. 

From The Pastor’s Desk

How the Reformation Shaped the Church

From Reformation theology flows seven characteristics or identity markers of the church.

First, the church is doxological, it’s oriented to the glory of God.

Second, the church is Word-centered. It’s centered on the incarnate Word, who is Jesus Christ, and the inspired Word: Scripture. The church confesses sound […]

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 3.  Remember those who served.

ALTAR FLOWER CHART

The chart for the altar flowers is on the table in the Narthex.  They are $14 for 1 vase or $24 for 2 vases. Please pay Chris Dietrich for the dates you sponsor.

2018 Scrip Gift Card Profit Report

2018 Scrip Gift Card Profit Report

January ——– July 8.00 February ——– August 2.90 March 37.45 September 24.00 April 48.15 October 7.48 May 45.90 November 93.98 June 3.35 December 186.10

Total Profit: $457.31

Forms to order the gift cards from Scrip are on the table in the narthex. This is an easy way for […]

Pork Dinner Update

INCOME Dinner Income Surplus Sold 394.00 116 Adult @ $11 1,276.00        2 child @  $   5 10.00   Advance 96 Adult @ $11 1,056.00 TOTAL INCOME 2,736.00 EXPENSES Steve Moyer Milk and Bread -27.96 Allen Dennis Pork, broth, potatoes, celery, carrots, corn -742.42 Jim Rinehimer Coffee, Juice, Iced Tea -42.39 Donation Cabbage […]

Picture Perfect

Irene Sabol and Shirley Eckrote are shown enjoying and evening with family and friends a great pork meal at our annual Pork and Saurkraut Dinner held on November 17 , 2018.

Brayden Belanchik, 8, is shown with Maddy Young, and Josh Jakubowski working together on making an Express Bot at Mountaintop Family Church […]

Blue Christmas

Recently, our church and community has experienced the passing of many people. This holiday season is a difficult time for many of the friends and relatives of those whose presence will be sorely missed. But, you do not have to be alone or keep your feelings inside. I am hosting a time of fellowship on […]

From The Pastor’s Desk

The season of Advent begin the patient waiting and watching for the birth of Christ. Advent began on November 25th, 2018. We also began a new liturgical year, Year C. That means we get to explore more of the Bible as a congregation. This December, especially Christmas Eve, I plan on focusing on the Incarnation […]

Annual Meeting of the Congregation

The Annual Meeting of the Congregation will be held on Sunday, December 16, after our Worship Service. The proposed 2019 Budget was approved by the Consistory for distribution in the weekly bulletins and extra copies are available on the table in the Narthex.

NOTICE TO ALL COMMITEES, TEAMS AND ASSOCIATIONS: In accordance with our Constitution […]

Christmas Caroling

We will meet after Worship on December 2 for caroling. We’ll raise our voices and spirits as we sing songs of the season to residents of our local nursing homes and to our home bound. Come with us and sing glory to the newborn king!

Christmas Cards For Vets

There is a box in the bell tower for Christmas Cards for our local veterans who are residents at the VA Hospital. The last day to put cards in the box is December 16. Thank you for remembering those men and women who served our country.

The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree has been set up in the Narthex. Just take an ornament, purchase the item listed on it, wrap it, tape the ornament to the package and place it under the tree. You may also include a card from you and your family

Christmas Offering Envelope

Please be generous in giving to our church ministries supported by this offering:

Phoebe Devitt Home Bethany Children’s Home Lancaster Theological Seminary

These organizations sincerely need and appreciate your support. Every penny counts with today’s expenses, so please give generously. The “Christmas Offering” is a benevolence offering and is not used to build up the […]

Bethany Christmas List

Copies of the 2019 Christmas Wish List are on the table in the Narthex. Please note that the children at Bethany are teenagers. Specific gift items are included on the Christmas Wish List or if you prefer, the children love to receive gift cards to department stores, craft stores, area malls, etc. Please choose age-appropriate […]

If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. — James 1:5 (NIV)