Save the Date – Congregational Meeting May 7, 2017 at 11:15 am – During Fellowship Time to vote on a New Pastor (2 – year Call)
Dear Friends; Here are the activities for this Holy Week at Emanuel —– Please forward to anyone who is not listed above. We are still working on the directory updates. We will have a Maundy Thursday (bi-lingual) service at April 13th, 7 pm, to memorialize the Great Thanksgiving. Good Friday service is also bi-lingual and begins … [Read more…]
Every first Tuesday of the month we serve breakfast to 50 homeless people. There is always a need for volunteers to help set up, serve, and clean up. I can tell you that the thankfulness for a warm meal from those who come, blesses those who serve.
Every 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesdays from 8-10 am there is a need for help going to pick up and sort food for the homeless. We service 65 families through this outreach. If you would like to volunteer (good idea for community service hours) we meet at the church at 8 am.
The youth had a great garage sale today raising money for their trip next year to the Triennial Youth Gathering in Houston next year. Much thanks to all who came late on Friday and early on Saturday, working all day long helping out. Also thank you very much to everyone who donated items to sell. … [Read more…]
The youth had a great confirmation retreat at Briarwood, 3/24-26/17, with 13 youths attending and four adults. Zulma and Maria did a wonderful job teaching the youth the 10 commandments, the creed, and respecting ourselves and others. They had a challenge course that taught them about working together. They had a great T shirt designed … [Read more…]
Decoration for Easter Sunday will be Friday 4/14/17 between 9-12 noon. There is a potluck breakfast prior to the Easter service at 9 am. Easter will be a combined English and Spanish service starting at 10:30 am. We will have a procession as we have in the past, taking flowers to flower the Cross of … [Read more…]
Decoration for Palm Sunday will be on Friday, 4/7/17, between 9-12 noon. Palm Sunday English service will start at 10 am, gathering a few minutes prior outside, to process in waving palms. Spanish Service will begin at 12:15 pm, gathering a few minute prior outside, to process in waving palms.
We had a wonderful time celebrating a several events in our bilingual service. Click here to check out the pictures here!
The violence of July 7th has left the North Texas community in mourning and grief. In this time it is important for us to gather to remember those who gave their lives protecting others in our community. We also are called to lament the brokenness and division, particularly racial division, in our nation, to listen to one … [Read more…]