A Word from the Pastor: Why Wait?

In the 56 years since Emmanuel was first planted as a church community, technology and commerce has sped up our lives exponentially. For example, as soon as we think of the perfect present for someone on our list, we can grab our phones, look it up on Amazon, purchase with one click and Santa’s Elves… Read More ›

Thanksgiving Week Events

Please join us for the following events taking place this week at Emmanuel: THANKSGIVING EVE SERVICE We will begin our Thanksgiving celebration on Wednesday evening, November 21, at 7:00PM when we join our friends from Crosswinds Presbyterian Church in the EPC sanctuary.  The service will include the celebration of Holy Communion and music from a combined EPC/CPC choirs.  Please… Read More ›

A Word from the Pastor – Oct 2018

Greetings to you, brothers and sisters in Christ! It is my great pleasure to join you in your ministry here at Emmanuel. I am so excited about the work, the fellowship and the worship that will unite us during this interim period. In preparation for October 1st (my start date at EPC), I have been… Read More ›

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 ›