News & Announcements

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Now Accepting Applications for Endowment Grants! 

Due to the amazing response and generosity of Emmanuel members and friends in 2021, the Endowment Team Grant Committee is pleased to announce its first annual program call for grant…


Hypothermia Prevention Shelter for 2022 – It’s a Wrap!

With Covid-19 ever present, our team was faced with the question “How do we do this safely?” Vaccinations, masks, and social distancing for sure. Reducing the number of volunteers (and…


Support Families in Need this Thanksgiving!

This year, we will support FACETS Thanksgiving Food Drive with much needed $25 grocery gift cards and food donations to complete a Thanksgiving meal for our neighbors in need. Any…


2021 Women’s Retreat

The weather in Rehoboth Beach was perfect for the Women’s retreat two weekends ago! The chef-made meals were delicious, the beach was beautiful (we saw a few weddings also), we…


Giving Thanks

“O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever.” – 1 Chronicles 16:34 This is the season of giving thanks to God for…

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Sleep? We don’t need sleep! 

October kicked off with a Confirmation lock-in. 20 brave souls stayed up all hours of the night playing 9-Square, trained to be ninjas, watched 3 movies, and had so many…


Relationships Grow Through Grief and Support

Ashton Shaffer has been a member of Emmanuel since he was 3 years old. At that time, he was ungoing cancer treatments as a young child and the congregation surrounded…

Help with Hot Meals

Hypothermia Week Returns to Emmanuel in January 2022!

You may have been wondering what the program will look like this year after guests were housed at a central location last year with Emmanuel only providing dinners & snacks…

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Relationships Grow Through Gentle Nudges from God

Council and long-time member of Emmanuel, Shannon Gray, shares about her slump in faith during COVID but how a gentle nudge from God to attend the Fall Women’s retreat for…

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Relationships Grow Through Multiple Generations!

Council Member Matt Brown shares how the multiple generations in his family and at Emmanuel have helped grow his faith and the faith of his children.