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Annual Meeting

The annual meeting is January 26th.  We’ll be reviewing and accepting the budget and voting on other matters

Blessing of a Home at Epiphany

Blessing of a Home at Epiphany During the season after Epiphany, a traditional time in the church for Christians to bless their homes, Pastor Amanda has set aside some time to come and bless the homes of the people in our congregation.  There is a sign-up sheet on the table [...]

Baptism of Our Lord 1-12-19

On Sunday, January 12th we will celebrate the Baptism of Our Lord and will be recognizing Godparents and Godchildren on that day.  If you are able please bring your Godparent or Godchild to church that day to receive a blessing.

Advent Devotion – 12-24-19

Tuesday, December 24, 2019                                                 Matthew 1:18-24 18 Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and [...]

Advent Devotion 12-23-19

Monday, December 23, 2019                                                 Galatians 5:22-23 22By contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, 23gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against such things. Worth the Wait It was around December 15th, Advent 2017. I wasn’t anywhere close to being finished with [...]

Advent Devotion 12-22-19

Sunday, December 22, 2019                                                             Psalm 25:1-6 1 To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul. 2 O my God, in you I trust; do not let me be put to shame; do not let my enemies exult over me. 3 Do not let those who wait for you be put to shame; [...]

Advent Devotion 12-21-19

Saturday, December 21, 2019                                                 Romans 8:18-24 18 I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory about to be revealed to us. 19For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God; 20for the creation was subjected to futility, not [...]

Advent Devotion 12-20-19

Friday, December 20, 2019                                                     Isaiah 40:28-31  28Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. 29 He gives power to the faint, and strengthens the [...]

Advent Devotion 12-19-19

Thursday, December 19, 2019                                                        Isaiah 35:3-10 3 Strengthen the weak hands, and make firm the feeble knees. 4 Say to those who are of a fearful heart, ‘Be strong, do not fear! Here is your God. He will come with vengeance, with terrible recompense. He will come and save you.’ [...]

Christmas Services

Over the Christmas Season Emmanuel’s services will be as follows: Tuesday, December 24 5:00 PM Spoken Service  9:00 PM Chanted Service  of Word & Sacrament Wednesday, December 25 10:00 AM Service of Word & Sacrament Sunday, December 29  10:00 AM Christmas Lessons & Carols  with Eucharist Sunday, January 5 Sunday  8:45 [...]

Advent Devotion 12-18-19

Wednesday, December 18, 2019                                                           Psalm 37:7-9 7 Be still before the Lord, and wait patiently for him; do not fret over those who prosper in their way, over those who carry out evil devices. 8 Refrain from anger, and forsake wrath. Do not fret—it leads only to evil. 9 For the wicked [...]

Advent Devotion 12-17-19

Tuesday, December 17, 2019                                                Colossians 1:11-14 11May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from his glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything with patience, while joyfully 12giving thanks to the Father, who has enabled you to share in the inheritance of the saints in [...]

Advent Devotion 12-16-19

Monday, December 16, 2019                                                                                      Psalm 130:1-6 1 Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord. 2   Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications! 3 If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities, Lord, who could stand? 4 But there is forgiveness with you, so that [...]

Advent Devotion 12-15-19

Sunday, December 15, 2019                                                             Luke 1:39-45 39 In those days Mary set out and went with haste to a Judean town in the hill country, 40where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. 41When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leapt in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with [...]

Advent Devotion 12-14-19

Saturday, December 14, 2019                                                           Isaiah 30:18 18 Therefore the Lord waits to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show mercy to you. For the Lord is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him. The Incredible Journey In 1963 Sheila Burnford’s book The Incredible Journey was [...]

Advent Devotion 12-13-19

Friday, December 13, 2019                                                               Titus 2:11-14   11For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all, 12training us to renounce impiety and worldly passions, and in the present age to live lives that are self-controlled, upright, and godly, 13while we wait for the blessed hope and the manifestation [...]

Advent Devotion 12-12-19

Thursday, December 12, 2019                                                          Isaiah 26:7-9 7 The way of the righteous is level; O Just One, you make smooth the path of the righteous. 8 In the path of your judgements, O Lord, we wait for you; your name and your renown are the soul’s desire. 9 My soul yearns for you in the night, my [...]

Advent Devotion 12-11-19

Wednesday, December 11, 2019                                                Psalm 31:23-24 23 Love the Lord, all you his saints. The Lord preserves the faithful, but abundantly repays the one who acts haughtily. 24 Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord. More Than You Would Think How many of us can claim that [...]

Advent Devotion 12-10-19

Tuesday, December 10, 2019                                                             James 5: 7-8 7 Be patient, therefore, beloved, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious crop from the earth, being patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains. 8You also must be patient. Strengthen your hearts, for the [...]

Advent Devotion 12-9-19

Monday, December 9, 2019                                                             Psalm 62:5-6 5For God alone my soul waits in silence, for my hope is from him. 6He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress: I shall not be shaken.  Waiting and Learning in the Presence of Jesus  Everyone waits for something or someone; [...]