A word from the pastor – Sept 2018

Dear Friends— George and I want to thank you for all your expressions of love and friendship upon my retirement. We have so many lovely memories of the worship service and luncheon on July 29, and so many tangible tokens of your thoughtfulness. The beautiful olivewood cross is hanging in our living room and the… Read More ›

19th Annual Mothers day Purse donations

Its that time of Year! Honor the amazing women in your life with a donation of purses, cosmetics, toiletries or a monetary contribution. Celebrating 19 years of collaboration with our agency partners in hopes of distribution of over 3,000 purses. All contributions for this event need to be received by Monday, May 7th 2018.  … Read More ›

A Word from the Pastor – April 2018

For the past several years I have made a point of trying to celebrate Advent during Advent and Christmas during Christmas— Advent being the four- week period before December 25 and Christmas being the twelve-day season that begins on December 25 and ends on January 5. For many folks, Christmas begins before Thanksgiving and is… Read More ›

Holy Week Services – 2018

Palm Sunday Sunday, March 25, 10:30AM Worship service includes the children’s parade of palms. Maundy Thursday Thursday, March 28, 7:30PM Worship service with our friends from Crosswinds Presbyterian includes the traditional Tenebrae (service of shadows) and a combined choir. Good Friday Friday, March 29 11:00AM until 1:00PM The sanctuary is open for those who wish… Read More ›

Amor Mission Trip 2018

by Dirk Van Dyke This past President’s Day weekend, for the 16th year in a row, Emmanuel Presbyterian Church sent a contingent to Puerto Penasco (Rocky Point), Mexico, to build a house for a family with housing needs. This year, we worked with the Duarte family of Puerto Penasco to build an Amor house. For… Read More ›

A Word from the Pastor – March 2018

Lent and Easter arrive on the early side this year. Ash Wednesday fell on the same day as Valentine’s Day, and Easter will fall on April 1. A pastor friend of mine says he is going to preach on being “fools for Christ” (I Corinthians 4:10) this Easter Sunday since it coincides with April Fool’s… Read More ›

A word from the Pastor – December 2017

Dear Friends— On December 2, 1962, a group of 45 worshipers and their pastor, the Rev. Bill Barrett, met in a borrowed church sanctuary on Greenway Road and were chartered as Emmanuel Presbyterian Church. Things were different 55 years ago. Some of us remember those days. In 1962 the cold war was freezing over and… Read More ›

Special Christmas Services

Missions Fundraiser Bake Sale – December 10th Following the worship service, come by and help support our missions and get some tasty holiday treats. Children’s Christmas Program – December 17th Our Sunday School children will present a Christmas Skit in the fellowship hall following worship. Two Christmas Eve Services – December 24th 7:30pm and at… Read More ›

Thanksgiving Eve Worship

Once again this year we will be gathering on Thanksgiving Eve at 7:30 for a brief service of praise and thanksgiving, followed by time for fellowship and refreshments. Our friends from Crosswinds Presbyterian Church will be joining us and there will be a combined choir. Please plan to join us in offering our thanks to… Read More ›