Category Archives: Pastor’s Blog

Pastor’s Welcome

Hey there friend!  Thank you for taking the time to check out our website!  If you are new to our beautiful area, curious about our church, searching for a place to follow Jesus, or interested in beginning a new life in Christ – Welcome to Emanuel! Our fellowship of humble believers is always striving to […]

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Drawing A Line

On this first Sunday in 2018, we will continue to celebrate the Lord’s coming by looking at Simeon in Luke 2:21-35. Simeon lived his life as if “this could be the day”. He gives us a great picture of how we should now be living as we await the second coming of Jesus. We will […]

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Christmas Program!

This Sunday, the youth of Emanuel will present the Christmas Program at 10:30 a.m. There will be no 8:00 a.m. service. The kids have worked hard to learn their lines and songs. They take their responsibility to lead worship very seriously. Please come and support our wonderful young members! They are the future of the […]

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Best Choice

Who is Jesus to you? If you believe He was just a wise teacher or simply a legend that has arisen over time, then your Christmas celebration is really more about the cultural significance than the baby in the manger. As a result, you will feel no real need to do what the Bible says. […]

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Are You Available?

The season of Advent is all about preparation. This week we will look at Luke 1:26-38 and see how being available is the first step toward being prepared. Central to the Christmas story is the message that no one is excluded. In fact, it was the marginalized in society that played the biggest roles in […]

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Called to Prepare

This Sunday we are going to get a jump on Advent (it officially starts next week, December 3rd) as we look at the ways God prepared Zechariah and Elizabeth for the coming of the Messiah in Luke 1:1-25. It’s hard to imagine the joy and anticipation that was in the heart of Zechariah and Elizabeth […]

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Show It

This week we will look at 1 John 3:11-18 as we continue our series on 1 John. God is more concerned about how we love than He is with with our polished programs or stirring sermons. God is more concerned with our hearts, our hands and our feet than He is with what others say […]

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Resembling Our Father

This week our series on 1 John will take us to 1 John 3:4-10. Take a few minutes to read this passage this week! Some families have strong genetic traits that make it easy to see they are related. It might be a similar smile or the way they walk. Sometimes it even goes beyond […]

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