churchwide events

Worship in the Park – August 26th, 2018

Save the date for our annual worhsip in the park extravaganza

Annual Meeting – June 24th, 2018

Our annual meeting will be held on Sunday June 24th.  Join us as we discuss important church business.

Confirmation Sunday – May 27th

On Sunday, May 27th four of Emmanuel’s youth will celebrate the rite of confirmation and reaffirm their baptism.  See you at 9:30!

Leadership Compass – June 10th

The Leadership Compass is an activity that the Forward Leadership team completed at one of the conferences that they attended and would like to share this activity with the congregation.  Join the team in Kask Hall after the service and take part in this activity

Emmanuel’s Spring Rummage Sale

Emmanuel’s spring rummage sale will be Friday April 27th and Saturday April 28th from 9am to 1pm.  Setup days are Wednesday and Thursday April 25th and 26th.  Join us!

Community Service Day – May 5

Community Service Day will be held on Saturday, May 5th from 10am to 2pm at the First Congregational Church in Norwood.  There are signup tables outside Pastor’s office.

Good Friday Vacation Bible School – March 30th

Children ages 4-14 are invited to learn about the events of Holy Week. The program will run from 9am -12 pm on Friday March 30th. This year’s theme is Father, forgive them”, which are some of Jesus’ words from the cross.   Adults are needed to volunteer to be group and activity [...]

Midweek Lenten Soup Supper/Worship

Lenten Soup Suppers and Evening Prayer Service will be held on five Wednesdays during Lent.  Dinner will be from 6:00 to 6:45 and worship will be held 6:45 to 7:30.  If you would like to bring soup or bread for the Soup Supper, please sign up on the table in [...]

Priority 3 meaning Due Feb 14th

In our recent CAT results members of Emmanuel identified the following as one of our top priorities: “Expand outreach ministries that provide direct services to those living on the margins of society (ie: homeless, immigrant, and transient persons)” We need to know more about this, what kinds of activities would [...]

Feb 13th Pancake Supper

Mark your calendar now! Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper: Let the Confirmation class make you dinner! The Confirmation class and their families invite you to a Pancake Supper on Tuesday, February 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m. We will prepare for the Lenten season with good food and good fellowship and by burning last [...]

Souper Bowl of Caring – Feb 4th

After the worship services on February 4th our Confirmation students will be collecting money and the food items listed below. The food items and the money will be donated to a hunger fighting agency chosen by the Confirmation students. Please give generously to help feed the hungry. Here are some [...]

Game Night – Jan 27th

January 27th we will be having a night of fun playing games from 6pm to 9pm.  Game night is for all ages. Bring your favorite board game and a dessert and let the games begin.  Sign up in the church hallway and let us know you’re coming.

Book Discussion Group – Jan 19th

The Book Discussion Group will meet Friday, January 19th at 7:00 to discuss “My Italian Bulldozer by Alexander McCall Smith.  Please join in

First Aid/CPR Training – Jan 18th

Norwood Cooperative Nursery is holding a First Aid/CPR Training session on Thursday, January 18th at 6:30pm at Emmanuel Lutheran.  They have extended an invitation to Emmanuel members for any who might wish to take it and get certified (or re-certified).  The cost is $50 for both Please contact Shauna Parkinson

Christmas Season 2017 Worship Schedule

Please note the following worship schedule for the 2017 Christmas Season: Sunday, December 24th 10:00am Blended Worship Service for the Fourth Sunday of Advent 5;00pm Christmas Eve Worship 9:00pm Christmas Eve Worship Monday, December 25th 10:00am Christmas Day Sunday, December 31st 10:00am Lessons and Carols Service with Holy Communion Sunday, [...]

Advent Craft Fair

Christmas will be here before you know it. Handmade gifts are a way of giving from the heart.  If you are looking for a special gift for a special someone be sure to stop by our tables in Kask Hall where various members of Emmanuel will be offering handmade gifts [...]

Children’s Book Fair

The Sunday School is sponsoring a children’s Best Sellers’ Book fair with books, DVDs, & Bibles from Sparkhouse (Augsburg Fortress) on Sundays November 19th, November 26th, December 3rd, and December 10th from 10:00 to 11:00am in Kask Hall.  If you would like to purchase any of the books or DVDs [...]

Kitchen clean up- Sat Nov 18th

On Saturday, November 18th at 9am there is going to be a church workday.  One of the jobs that is scheduled to be done is a thorough kitchen cleaning.  A list of tasks will be made with general order of importance.  We’re also going to try and clean the chairs [...]

Thanksgiving Ingathering Nov 19th

Please bring non-perishable food items to the church and place the items near the altar for a blessing.  Volunteers will also be needed to deliver the items to the Norwood Food Pantry after the 11:15 service

Blessing of the Animals – Oct 1st

On Sunday, October 1st, at 4:00 p.m. we will be holding a Blessing of the Animals on the lawn at Emmanuel. Blessing of the Animals services are opportunities for us to give thanks to God for the animals that are a part of our lives and to affirm God’s care [...]