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.   

Newly Baptized – 4/10

“Child of God, you have been sealed by the Holy Spirit and marked with the cross of Christ forever.”  Deyana Monette Cameron Ponzo, daughter of Danielle Cameron and Shannon Ponzo, was Baptized through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on Sunday, April 3, 2016. 

Bake & Sub Sale 4/26

It’s time again for the Spring Election Day Bake and Sub Sale.  Your help and support is needed.  Please donate soup, baked goods, breads or anything else we can sell.  Please see the Parish Helper for sub order forms. Help is needed the day of the sale which starts at 7:00 am when the polls … [Read more…]

Community Meal 4/11

Emmanuel to sponsor the Council of Churches Community Meal on Monday, April 11 at 5:30 PM at the East Chestnut Street Mennonite Church.  Help is needed!  Please sign up in the Narthex or talk to Deb Barrett.

Holy Week – beginning 3/20

Holy Week at Emmanuel: March 20 – 10: 15 AM – Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion Service March 24 – 7:00 PM – Maundy Thursday Service March 25 – 7:00 PM – Good Friday Service March 26 – 7:00 PM – The Vigil of Easter Service March 27:      8:30 AM – Pancake Breakfast … [Read more…]

Baskets of Promise begins 2/14

LWR In Lent (February 14 – March 13) Emmanuel will be collecting needed items for Personal Care Kits. Our goal is to provide 24 Care Kits for Lutheran World Relief. Please feel free to purchase any single item or multiples for the Personal Care Kits. Following are the collection dates for each needed item: February … [Read more…]

Soup Supper & Study begins 2/17

Each Wednesday during the season of Lent we gather for a simple soup supper and an opportunity to grow in our Christian faith through study and discussion. The evening begins at 6:00 PM with supper and ends with Evening Prayer around 7:30 p.m.