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Geraniums for Pentecost – June 9th

Pentecost is coming … (June 9th), and we’ll be decorating the sanctuary with red geraniums. If you’d like to purchase one (or more), $15 for each 8” pot, please contact the church office ( or use the envelope and form in your pew to place your order and to designate [...]

Jailbreak Night – Sept 15th

On Saturday, September 15th, 6:00-9:00 p.m. we will be having a Jailbreak Youth Night here at Emmanuel.  It will also serve as a welcome to the Confirmation program to our new 7th graders.  The evening will begin with pizza and ice cream and then we will have an “epic” game [...]

Sunday School Rally Day – Sept 9th

Join us on Sunday September 9th at 10am as we start the Sunday School year off with a Rally.  We’ll be meeting in front of the church or, in the event of rain, will be meeting inside the sanctuary.  Hope to see you there!.  Haven’t signed up for Sunday School [...]

What’s happening this fall at Emmanuel?

Here are just a few of the upcoming  fall events: September 6: The Sunshine Sanctuary Parsonage dedication after worship service September 11-13:  Hammonasset Youth Gathering.  Families welcomed too.  See September 13:  Return to Fall/Winter/Spring Sunday Worship schedule:  8:45 AM and 11:15 AM. September 13:  Sunday School Rally Day September [...]

Minutes of the June 28, 2015 Congregation Meeting

Congregation Meeting Minutes June 28, 2015 Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Norwood, Massachusetts CALL TO ORDER – The meeting was called to order at  10:57 AM by Council president Arlene Cegelis who declared that a quorum was . OPENING PRAYER – Pastor Amanda Warner led the congregation in an opening prayer. BUSINESS [...]

Summer Events at Emmanuel

 Join us this summer: Fireside Coffeehouse on Sunday July 19 at 2PM in Kask Parish Hall.  It’s open mike time for soloists, duos and trios.  Email  to perform and come at see the performances. Camp Discovery Vacation Bible School 9AM – noon July 20-24.  Kids learn that God has [...]

Starting May 24 there will be one Sunday worship service at 9:30 AM for the summer

May 24 – September 13 we will move to one Sunday worship service at 9:30 AM.   The service will be a blend between the traditional and contemporary styles of the current two services.  We will hold fellowship coffee hour at 10:30.  This change was made at the recommendation of [...]

Spring Rummage Sale May 1 and 2

Please start collecting your good stuff to bring. We would love to have your extra clothing, linens, jewelry, knick-knacks, small furniture, sporting goods, toys, and books. Please do NOT bring electronics that do not work, stained or ripped clothing, televisions, monitors, or textbooks.  This spring we will have a Collectors’ [...]

Spring Events at Emmanuel

On May 24, Pentecost, we will be confirming two young people in our congregation.  The Great 50 days of Easter Season culminates with the Festival of Pentecost. Pentecost is the occasion for the giving of the Holy Spirit to the Church. The Spirit is the power of the resurrected Jesus [...]

May 24, 2015: Pentecost, Confirmation and Summer Service Schedule

May 24 – Pentecost The Great 50 days of Easter Season culminates with the Festival of Pentecost. Pentecost is the occasion for the giving of the Holy Spirit to the Church. The Spirit is the power of the resurrected Jesus in our midst, claiming us in baptism, feeding us at [...]

May 3, 2015: New Members welcomed and Pastor Amanda Warner to be installed

May 3—The Fifth Sunday of Easter New members will be received into fellowship at Emmanuel during the 8:45 a.m. service and welcomed with a reception between the services.  Pastor Amanda will be installed as the pastor of Emmanuel at a service that afternoon, at 4:00 PM.

Lent and Easter Services

2015 Lenten and Easter Services Welcome To The Lenten Season While many associate Lent with “giving up” something like sweets, the primary focus of these days is to offer a time to renew our commitment to follow Jesus. The traditional disciplines of Lent – fasting, prayer, service – are not [...]

February 15, 2015 Transfiguration Sermon by Pastor Amanda Warner

Feb 15, 2015 Sermon by Pastor Amanda Warner The Transfiguration of our Lord for distribution

A Special Invitation

On Sunday, October 26, there will be one worship service at 9:30am. Following the service, a special congregational meeting will be conducted in the sanctuary to elect a pastor to serve this congregation. Pastor Sara Anderson, a  representative of the Office of the Bishop will preside at the meeting.  The [...]

2014 Reverse Collection Results

The Reverse Collection money grew over 4 times and was given away to good causes across the world.  Here’s the the story: The congregation of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Norwood, MA, voted at the January 2014 meeting to fund a Reverse Collection during the spring with $1500 from last year’s offering.  [...]


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