Sandy Kleger
Vice President
Jim Stewart
Diana Decker
Allen Dennis
Lisa Ceaser
Butch Peters
Chris Dietrich

Penn Northeast


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From the Pastor’s Desk

Since the earliest days of Christianity God’s people have celebrated the season of Lent.

One way in which this season is celebrated is through the Rite of Ashes. While traditionally done on Ash Wednesday, the ashes, made from the burning of palm fronds, are applied to the forehead in the sign of the cross […]

Thank You!

Gladys Readler would like to say Thank You to everyone for their prayers, calls and cards due to the loss of her sister.

There are not enough words to express our thanks for the outpouring of love and sympathy at the passing of Mary Eroh – wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother of our families. […]


The season of Lent will begin on Ash Wednesday, March 6. We are again preparing Lenten suppers prior to our services on the Wednesday evenings during Lent. These light meals will be shared in the Fellowship Hall at 6:00 pm. We will then gather at 7:00 pm in the church for service. A sheet […]

Picture Perfect

Troop Leader Steve Koons, Kieran Koons, Rowan Dietrich, Brayden Belanchik and Pastor Lou Aita are shown on Feb 3, as Emmanuel UCC hosted Scout Sunday to celebrate with Cub Scout troop 433 and Boy Scout Troop 434. A reception was held in the fellowship hall following the worship service. The scouts participated in […]


In addition to the Youth Group’s Weis and Carone’s Card Fundraisers, we have a Gift Card Fundraiser which is a great way to help our church.  The Fundraiser Sheets are on the table in the narthex.  Just look over the list (and there’s a lot to choose from) and mark how many cards you […]

From the Pastor’s Desk

Who is the Holy Spirit?

The Holy Spirit is a real person who came to reside within Jesus Christ’s true followers after Jesus rose from the dead and ascended to heaven. Jesus told His apostles…

“I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may be with you forever; the […]


President………………………. Sandy Kleger

Vice President………………….. Jim Stewart

Secretary………………………. Diana Decker

Treasurer……………………… Chris Dietrich

Trustees………. Allen Dennis, Harry (Butch) Peters & Lisa Ceaser

Record of Giving

This is a list compiled by our Recording Secretary, Penny Smith, showing a breakdown of our member’s offerings by how much they gave for the year. I hope that you will think about where you want your heart to be and the importance of your church in your life as you review this list. […]

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.


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 […]

Each of us should please our neighbors for their good, to build them up. — Romans 15:2 (NIV)