Blessing of the school year

The school year begins again soon, and on Sunday, September 1st, during the children’s sermon, we will have a special blessing for students and for everyone who works in education in any way.   Students of any age are encouraged to bring their backpacks or something else that represents the beginning [...]


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Congregational Meeting – June 23rd

Our semi annual congregational meeting is happening Sunday June 23rd at 10:45 after worship. Please plan on joining us while we vote on important matters and select new council members.

Pentecost June 9th

This Sunday, June 9, we will be celebrating Pentecost at our 9:30 a.m. worship service.  We will also be celebrating the Confirmations of 5 young people in this community.  We hope you will be able to be there, to celebrate the presence of the Holy Spirit in your life, our [...]

Why Emmanuel Celebration

You might remember that during the season of Lent our Forward Leadership Team and Council invited people at Emmanuel to come to forums that gave them the opportunity to share their answers to why Emmanuel is their church.  What brought them here and what keeps them coming back?  Well, over [...]

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 [...]

Rummage Sale April 26th & 27th

The spring rummage sale is happening on April 26th and 27th from 9am to 1pm.  Items can be dropped after services on Easter Sunday. Setup will be happening on the 24th and 25th beginning at 9:00am, come and lend a hand as you are able.

Walk for Hunger

The Norwood Food Pantry team is once again participating in Project Bread’s 51st Walk for Hunger on Sunday, May 5 and we are asking for donations to support community-based programs across MA that help people access and afford food.  And, this year, there is a short (3 miles) option along [...]

Easter Egg Hunt

This year we will have an Easter Egg hunt on Easter Sunday. This egg hunt will happen at 10:30 and is open to all children from toddlers through 8th grade

Holy Week Services

Services for Holy Week will be as follows: Palm Sunday (4/14): 8:45/11:15; Maundy Thursday (4/18): 7:30; Good Friday (4/19): 3:00 Stations of the Cross/7:30 Tennebrae; Holy Saturday (4/20): 7:00; Easter Sunday (4/21): 8:45/11:15

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper — March 5th

Let the confirmation class feed you dinner! On Tuesday March 5th the confirmation class will be holding its annual pancake supper followed by the burning of the palms to make ashes for the next day’s Ash Wednesday services.

First Communion Classes– Saturdays in March

First Communion classes will be held most Saturday mornings during March, 10:00-11:30. March 2, March 9, March 23, March 30. There will also be a First Communion Event on May 4th 4:00-6:00 p.m.  The First Communion service will be held on Sunday May 5th.  The children can receive their First [...]

Jan 27th – Congregational Meeting

The annual meeting of the church will be Sunday January 27th, 2019 at 10am.  Please plan on joining us and find out whats going on at Emmanuel

Feb 10 Universal Birthday Party

Congregational Birthday Party You are invited to a birthday party for:  All of Us! Come celebrate all of our birthdays with a pot-luck lunch, cupcakes, and a trivia game for all generations. Where:             Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Kask Hall When:              February 10, 2019, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Bring a dish to share [...]

Christmas Services

Join us for Christmas Services 12/24 Christmas Eve 5:00pm & 9:00pm 12/25 Christmas Day 10:00am 12/30 Lessons & Carols 10:00am 1/6 Epiphany 8:45am & 11:15am

12/22 Christmas Caroling

Please join us for Christmas caroling on Saturday, December 22nd. We will meet at church at 5:30 p.m., carol at some of our home bound members’ homes and at some local nursing homes, wrap up back at the church with hot chocolate and Christmas treats. Please help us share Christmas [...]

12/7 – Jezebels Monthly Meeting

The Jezebels will be meeting on Friday, December 7th at 7:30 pm in the Founders’ Room. For our December gathering, we will be discussing Chapter 3 – Rahab: A Horrible Life Redeemed from the book “Twelve Extraordinary Women: How God Shaped Women of the Bible and What He Wants to [...]

Donations for Home-Bound Baskets

Each Thanksgiving and Christmas, gift baskets are assembled and given to those members who cannot make it into church. Then, other members volunteer to deliver these baskets. The cost of each basket is approx. $12 – $15 (which includes the basket, festive contents, & wrapping). Our Sunday School children also [...]

11/25 to 12/16 – Advent Craft Fair

It’s that time of year again and we are looking for crafters and artisans to participate in the annual Advent Craft Fair. The fair will be held on Sundays in Kask Hall between services on November 25th, December 2nd, 9th, and 16th. Whatever your crafting talent, come join us for [...]

12/9 – Priority 3 Forum

Putting our CAT to work…after having a very helpful forum about our Priority One, which was identified after our CAT survey that we took in Fall of 2017, we are going to have another Forum to discuss your perspectives on Priority Three, which was: Expand outreach ministries that provide direct [...]