Hanging of the Greens 12/18

Greens will be hung in the church on Sunday, December 18th after the morning worship service.  Come and help get the church ready for the celebration of Christmas.  Everyone is invited!

Christmas Services

Celebrating the Nativity of Our Lord on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols, Christmas Eve at 7:00 PM Candlelight Service of Holy Communion, Christmas Eve at 9:00 PM Christmas Day Holy Communion, 10:15 AM  

Bake Sale for Youth Group – 11/8

It’s time again for the Fall Election Day Bake Sale.  Help is needed.  Please consider donating soup, baked goods, breads or anything else we can sell.  Subs are also being sold once again.  The order form is located in the Parish Helper. Help is also needed the day of the sale.  The sale begins at … [Read more…]

Beer & Hymns – 11/6

Sunday, November 6th from 5:00 – 6:00 pm.  A casual gathering of people who love singing and socializing!  No cost to attend.  Beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase.  Food and beverages begin at 4:30 p.m. at 441 West King Street (formerly Kegel’s Seafood Restaurant). All are welcome!  See the Parish Helper for … [Read more…]

Card Making for Shut-ins – 10/22

October 22nd will be our next card making session for our home-bound and shut-in members.  Fireside Room from 9:00 a.m. until noon No experience necessary Materials will be provided

Community Meal – 10/10

Our next Community Meal is Monday, October 10th at East Chestnut Mennonite Church.  Please sign up in the Narthex or contact Deb Barrett (#717-892-2113).

Partners for Sacred Places Report

How might we at Emmanuel engage more fully in mission with our community? This question led us to work with Partners for Sacred Places, an organization which helps congregations define their mission How might we at Emmanuel engage more fully in mission with our community? This question led us to work with Partners for Sacred … [Read more…]

Wednesday Prayer and Bible Study Begins 9/7

The office of Morning Prayer from Evangelical Lutheran Worship is used.  A quiet, simple spoken service is centered on psalms, scripture, medication and intercessory prayer.  Please see the September Parish Helper for additional details.

Ingathering Sunday – Baskets of Promise – 10/2

Each week from the end of August through October Emmanuel will be collecting items for school kits. Our goal is to provide 48 kits for Lutheran World Relief.  Please see the Parish Helper or the display in the Narthex for details and items we are collecting.

Heritage Chorale Concert – 4/24, 4:00 PM

The Heritage Chorale of Lancaster, directed by Barry L. Sawyer and accompanied by our own Anne L. Lefever will perform their Spring Choral Program entitled “What a Morning” at Emmanuel Lutheran Church on Sunday, April 24th at 4:00 PM. The 55+ member choral group is very excited to be performing here at Emmanuel having heard … [Read more…]

Baskets of Promise Blessed on 4/10

  This year’s Baskets of Promise for Lutheran World Relief were assembled on Sunday April 3rd, and received a Blessing on April 10th by Pastor Strause.  Emmanuel received donations to make a total of 48 personal care kits – exceeding our goal to make 24 this year.