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!

Lent Gatherings – Begin 3/4 – 6 PM

We will be gathering each Wednesday night in Lent, although not Ash Wednesday, for a time of food, fellowship, and learning. As in past years we will gather for a light meal. Following the meal we will spend our time focusing on the Final Words From the Cross. Supper begins at 6:00 p.m. and our … [Read more…]

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…]

Community Meal – 1/13

Emmanuel will Sponsor Lancaster County Food Hub Community Meal at East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church on January 13, 2020, at 5:30 PM. Volunteers are needed: Pre-Meal Preparation, Set Up, Serving, and Clean Up. Interested in helping? Sign up in the Narthex. Contact Deb Barrett with any questions.

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…]

Congregational Meeting – 1/26

The Annual Meeting of the Congregation will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2020, immediately following the worship service. Click here to download a copy of the Congregational Meeting Materials.

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…]

Election Day Bake/Sub Sale – 11/5

It’s time again for the Fall Election Day Bake Sale. We need everyone’s help and support to make this a successful event for our Youth Group. Please donate soup, baked goods, breads, or any other food we can sell. Volunteer help is needed on the day of the sale. Sign-up board for volunteers and to … [Read more…]

Reformation Potluck – 10/27

Following worship, we’ll gather at the back of the narthex and enjoy hot or cold potluck fare with a nod to German (or otherwise as you choose) food. Please be sure the food you bring can be eaten with a toothpick or a fork. Paper goods and beverages will be provided. There will be limited … [Read more…]

Community Meal – 10/14

The Lancaster County Food Hub Community Meal at East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church will be on October 14, 2019 at 5:30 pm. Volunteers are needed: – to pre-make Chicken Noodle Soup, – Bake Cookie Bars (recipe and pan provided) and for serving and clean- Interested in helping? Contact: Deb Barrett, 717-872-2113 or sign up in … [Read more…]

Card Making – 9/14

Card making will be held Saturday, September 14th at 9:00 am until noon in the Fireside Room. Come help make cards to mail to homebound and shut-in members of Emmanuel. Coffee, materials & supplies will be provided.

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…]

Bake/Sub Sale – 5/21

A Bake/Sub Sale will be held Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Help support the Youth Mission Trip to Western North Carolina by supporting the Election Day Bake Sale or buying S.C. Weaver subs. The Bake/Sub Sale needs your help by donating items that can be sold at the bake sale and also on election day to … [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…]