The RCA General Synod of 2018 commended the Great Lakes Catechism on Marriage and Sexuality to all RCA churches and classes “as a means of deepening our understanding of the biblical teaching on human sexuality and finding a pathway forward toward unity in mission and ministry.” The RCA General Synod of 2019 declined to receive […]
Emmanuel church family! Thank you for your patience as we worship together outdoors one more week (June 21, 2020). The consistory has agreed to gently relax some of the restrictions we have had in place during this pandemic, in response to the enthusiastic desire from all of you to return to a kind of normal. […]
“I appeal to you therefore, brothers & sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.”— Romans 12:1 — Our Worship ministry team is looking to enhance our worship, as we start coming together again. We know you have gifts, […]
Here’s what to expect for this Pentecost Sunday, May 31st, with instructions for how we are going to worship. Please read to the end! Expectations This service will not look like a “normal” service: There will be no greeting time, obviously. There will be no children’s sermon, where the kids are invited forward together.There will […]
Once again, we plan to come to the Lord’s Table together, separately, this Sunday (May 3). Whether you are coming to the Lord’s Table with your spouse, your kids, or by yourself, remember with us what this feast means: Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 76Q. What does it mean to eat the crucified body of Christ and […]
In this unexpected season of separation, we are suspending our sanctuary worship services together. Instead, we are trying something new. We invite you to worship our Lord Jesus in your homes, not merely by watching others worship, but by conducting your own worship experience. Whether you are worshiping by yourself, or with your spouse, or […]
We are cancelling all services until further notice. Just because we will not be going to church, that does not mean we will stop being the church. During this unprecedented season of solidarity and separation, we will be learning how to be the church differently: We will worship in our homes. Over the weekend, Pastor […]
Due to winter weather, there will be no morning worship service or Sunday school December 29. Next Sunday, January 5, we will celebrate communion together. The following Sunday, January 12, we will celebrate the ordination and installation of elders and deacons!
Due to winter weather, there will be no church service this morning! Stay home, stay warm, and stay tuned for announcements about NEXT SUNDAY’S Congregational Meeting. The Lord bless you and keep you!
Due to winter weather, there will be no church activities held this morning, February 24, 2019.