COVID 19 & EMMANUEL

Greetings! In the now common phrase –  “in an abundance of caution” – we have agreed to suspend all activities, including worship, at Emmanuel, at least until Palm Sunday (April 5). Please stay healthy, wash your hands, and care for yourself and one another.  Your ELC staff and leaders are still here for you! It … [Read more…]

Bake/Sub Sale – 4/28

Support Youth Mission Trip to Charlestown West Virginia With Election Day Bake Sale and Sub Orders Tuesday, April 28 2019 The Bake Sale needs your help by donating items that can be sold at the bake sale and also on election day to work at the bake sale table. Signup in the back of the … [Read more…]

Community Meal – 4/13

Emmanuel to Sponsor Lancaster County Food Hub Community Meal East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church April 13, 2019 at 5:30 PM Volunteers are needed: Pre-Meal Preparation ~ Set up Serving ~ Clean Up Interested in helping? Sign up in the Narthex. Questions? Contact: Deb Barrett

Holy Week at Emmanuel

Each year Christians enter into the liturgical commemoration of the final week of our Lord’s life leading up to his crucifixion and resurrection. Called “Holy Week,” this week centers upon events both joyful and tragic. Join the People of God as we celebrate the life-giving death and resurrection of Jesus Christ our Savior. Palm Sunday … [Read more…]

Easter Lily Forms – Due 3/29

Help beautify the sanctuary during the Easter season by purchasing lilies in memory of, in honor of, or in thanksgiving for a loved one. The cost is $8.00 per 5/6 bloom lily. Complete the form found in the March-April Parish Helper, include your payment and send to the church by March 29. Thank You!

Baskets of Promise – 3/1

Personal Care Kits for Lutheran World Relief Throughout the season of Lent, we will be collecting items to assemble 50 Personal Care Kits for LWR. Each Sunday in Lent we will be collecting a specifically designated item. March 1 – Bath –sized bar soap March 8 – Bath-sized towels March 15 – Adult-sized toothbrushes March … [Read more…]

Church Directory Update

We need your help! It has been several years since our directory has been updated. In light of an interim pastor and, in the near future, a new pastor we would like to have current information. We have noticed some of our younger members, that are still listed with their parents, have moved and some … [Read more…]

Pointsettia Memorial Orders – Due 12/8

This year there is a choice of ways to celebrate the season. You may purchase a poinsettia for $9.00 each; or you may wish to contribute to the Greens Fund which helps decorate the church with garlands. Please fill out the form located in the Parish Helper and return it to the church by Sunday, … [Read more…]

Baskets of Promise – Begins 8/4

Each week between August 4 and September 1, we will be collecting needed items for school kits. Our goal this year is to provide 100 school kits for LWR. Please feel free to purchase any single item or multiples for the school kits. Following are collection dates for these needed items: August 4: 70-sheet Spiral … [Read more…]

Congregational Meeting – 5/19

Notice of Congregational Meeting Sunday to be held May 19 after Worship, 11:30 a.m. Agenda:  Receiving Bulletin of Reports  Election of Church Council Members  Proposed Fund Raising Appeal for Roof Repairs Materials will be available at church or click below to download them below: If you desire a copy to be mailed … [Read more…]

Baskets of Promise – Lent 2019

Through out the season of LENT we will be collecting items to assemble 50 Personal Care Kits for Lutheran World Relief. Each Sunday in LENT we will collect a specifically designated item. Please see the schedule below: March 10 Bath-size Soap March 17 Bath-size Towels March 24 Adult-size Toothbrushes March 31 Sturdy Combs April 7 … [Read more…]

Easter Lily Orders – Due 3/31

EASTER LILIES Easter lilies beautify the sanctuary during the Easter season and may be purchased in memory of, in honor of, or in thanksgiving for someone. The cost of each 5/6 bloom lily is $8.00. Please complete the form and return it to the church with your payment by March 31. Orders forms are in … [Read more…]

Poinsettia Orders due 12/2

This year there is a choice of ways to celebrate the season. You may purchase a poinsettia for $9.00 each, or you may wish to contribute to the Greens Fund which helps decorate the church with garlands. Please fill out the form in the November Parish Helper and return it to the church by Sunday, … [Read more…]