Community Connections

March Service Club – February 12th, 11am

All are welcome to join us for our meeting February 12th immediately following worship.

Lunch will not be provided, please bring a sack lunch.

Our Emilie Service Club will be showing extravagant hospitality to the families & teaches of Emilie Christian Day School. We will be assembling game pouches, to be given to each family as a gift from the church.

If you would like to contribute to this months Service Club…

1. Please pray for the families & staff of the Day School.

2. Donate a deck(s) of playing cards (traditional 52 card playing cards).

3. Attend the meeting on February 12th to participate in the assembly.

4. Financial contributions are welcome, to help offset the cost of the additional items needed for this months project.

Reach out to the Church Office with questions or other service options.

New Members Class
-Starts January 29th-

If you’d like to make Emilie UMC your church home, we celebrate that decision and would like to help you take the next step.

We believe it’s important and helpful for new members to have a common understanding of our beliefs, history, culture, practices, and expectations. For this reason, will be offering classes periodically throughout the year.

Our next Membership Class series will be held on:

January 29, February 5, 12 & 19 (9:00-9:45 AM)

New Members will be welcomed during the worship service on:

Sunday, February 19, 10:00 AM

Contact the Church Office with questions or to sign up!

Ash Wednesday Service
February 22nd at 7:00pm

You are invited to join us on Wednesday, February 22nd at 7:00pm as we begin our journey into the season of Lent with our annual Ash Wednesday service.

Lent Bible Study

‘24 Hours that Changed The World’ by Adam Hamilton
 Wednesday, March 1st – 7:00 pm at Emilie UMC

What a difference a day makes. You hear people say that phrase all the time. It could not be truer than when talking about the last day of Jesus’ life. In this study led by Pastor Lori, Hamilton will help you   experience and understand the significance of Jesus’ suffering and death like never before. The Bible Study will run for 6 weeks beginning on Wednesday, March 1st and will follow the book ‘24 Hours that Changed the World’ by Adam Hamilton. The church office will have a limited number of copies available for purchase or you can   purchase one from most book suppliers.

Contact the Church Office with questions or to sign up!

Free Spirits Bus Trip

Sight and Sound “Moses”

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 (9:30am-7:00pm)

Emilie’s Free Spirits will be taking their next bus trip to see “Moses” at Sight and Sound in Lancaster on May 3, 2023. Leaving Emile UMC parking lot at 9:30 and returning around 7 pm. Lunch will be at Shady Maple. Cost for the trip is $145 and is due in full by March 22.       

Checks should be made payable to Emilie Free Spirits and sent to Carol Kocher.

Contact Church office for address or with additional questions.

Emilie’s Thrift Store

After a long hiatus, Emilie’s Thrift Store is planning to re-open beginning in November with new days & hours.

Schedule:  Wednesdays 5:30-7:30pm

                 Saturdays 9:00-11:00am; dates will vary (see list below)

                                (January 7 & 14 and February 4 & 11)

PLEASE NOTE: The store will be closed:  February 22nd due to Ash Wednesday worship service.

Needs: Prayer for this outreach ministry.

            Volunteers to assist shoppers when store is open.

Donations of clothing & shoes ONLY!

*All donations must be clean, gently used and in wearable condition.*

**No Undergarments, Bedding, or Household items**

If you are interested in volunteering in the Thrift Store please contact the church office or Kim Kamerzel.