Hanging of the Greens – 12/17

Greens will be hung in the church on Sunday, December 17th immediately following the morning worship service. Come and help get the church ready for the celebration of Christmas. Everyone is invited!

Harvest Dinner/Basket Raffle – 11/19

The Harvest Dinner will be held Sunday, November 19th, 5:30 p.m. Please bring a covered main dish or dessert. Admission is one item for the local food bank. Please sign up in the Fireside Room or Narthex. The Youth Fellowship will once again raffle “Theme Baskets” during the Harvest Dinner. The baskets will be theme-related, assembled … [Read more…]

Election Day Bake & Sub Sale – 11/7

Bake & Sub Sale (to support the Emmanuel Youth Group) Tuesday, November 7, 2017 starting at 7:00 AM 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 … [Read more…]

All Saints Sunday – 11/5

Each year the church remembers with thanksgiving all those baptized children of God who lived faithfully but now are at rest in the Lord. We especially remember members of Emmanuel who have died since the last All Saints Sunday in 2016. All Saints Day is also an opportunity to remember and give thanks for all … [Read more…]

Noisy Offerings in November

Three (3) Sundays in November … We will take a special “noisy offering” and all the money will be sent to the Mbeya Lutheran Childrens’ Home, Konde Diocese, Tanzania. Start saving your coins!

Baskets of Promise – 7/27 – 10/1

Each week from the end of August through October, Emmanuel will be collecting needed items for school kits. Our goal is to provide 100 school kits for LWR.  Please see the specifics located in the July/August Parish Helper.  

Election Day Bake Sale – 5/16

Help support the Youth Mission Trip by supporting the Election Day Bake Sale or buying S.C. Weaver subs. Order forms are available in the May issue of the Parish Helper.   Donations as well as help the day of the sale is needed!  Sign-up sheets are located at the rear of the Sanctuary. 

Congregational Meeting – 5/21

There will be a Congregational Meeting immediately following the Worship Service on May 21st.  Committee Reports will be reviewed as well as the election of Church Council Members. Reports and nominations will be available at the Church and be forthcoming on the website. Please click on the link below to download the committe reports.  Congregational Meeting … [Read more…]

Community Meal – 4/10

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


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Baskets of Promise – 3/5 thru 4/2

Baskets of Promise:  Each Sunday of Lent from March 5th through April 2nd, Emmanuel will be collecting needed items for personal care kits.  Our goal is to provide 24 personal care kits for Lutheran World Relief. Please see the February 2017 Parish Helper for additional details. 

Beer & Hymns Mardi Gras Style – 2/26

Tap your toes in celebration on this last Sunday in the Epiphany Season before Ash Wednesday ushers in the 40 days of Lent.  Seating capacity is limited.  Sign-up in the Narthex beginning February 5th.   551 West, 551 West King Street, Lancaster, PA (5:00 – 6:00 PM)

Choir Rehearsals Resume – 2/5

Make a Joyful Noise!  After a well-deserved “January Break” the choir will resume rehearsals in preparation for the Lent and Easter seasons.  Like to sing?  There’s room for you in the choir loft. Contact Pam Drenner if you are interested.

Souper Bowl of Caring – 2/5

Emmanuel Youth are joining with thousands of other youth on the same day for the “Souper Bowl of Caring.”  They will be standing at the back of the church collecting donations to help feed the hungry.  Money will be divided between the Food Hub of the Lancaster County Council of Churches and the ELCA World Hunger … [Read more…]