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Join us for worship

Sunday Worship is 10:30 am
In person, or view the livestream on YouTube

Each week's service is recorded and posted below on Mondays
and can also be found on our YouTube page.


​~ Recent News ~

Vacation Bible School

Children ages 4-12 are invited to climb aboard the Rocky

Railway and learn how Jesus’ Power Pulls Us Through. VBS

will be held Monday through Friday, June 20-24, from

9-11:30 am, in coordination with Trinity UCC, 116 York Street.

Sign up by Friday, June 10. Find a registration form HERE.


'Downtown Spirit'

Emmanuel's Bowers Chapel is now open for an hour of quiet

reflection from 12-1 pm every Wednesday. Come as you are

and be refreshed in the midst of your week. Use the front

door to the office at 130 Broadway.


EUCC welcomes new pastor

The Rev. Kenneth Peterkin began his call as settled pastor
on December 1. Read the press release here:

​​Spring Worship & Activities


Worship is 10:30 am every Sunday with music from Emmanuel's choirs and Holy Communion on first Sundays.

Children's Sunday School is held for ages 4 through 7th grade. For info or to sign up, contact Cheryl at candmfritz@aol.com.

Adult Sunday School is held Sundays at 9 am in Bowers Chapel and by Zoom with lively book discussions. For info, contact Brian at brianfrederick44@gmail.com.

Open Chapel Hour: Bowers Chapel is open for an hour of quiet reflection every Wednesday from 12-1 pm. Use the door to the church office at 130 Broadway.

Covid-19 Safety Protocols: Face masks are optional for all churchgoers. View complete safety protocols HERE.

Worship will continue to be livestreamed and recorded for those unable to join us. Watch services live on Sunday mornings or later at any time. Find live and previously recorded services on YouTube by clicking HERE.​​

Special Events

Learn about upcoming concerts and more on our EVENTS page.

Office Hours

The church office is open 9 am-1 pm weekdays. For assistance, call 717-632-8281 or email office@eucchanover.org. 


Check back for updates, visit us on Facebook or reach out by email at office@eucchanover.org.

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UCC's Daily Devotional

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​Electronic Giving Available

Your continued support of Emmanuel is greatly appreciated.

Learn more on our GIVING page.

God's light shining through us in love, worship and service

Our church may be more than 250 years old, but our thinking isn't.

We are proud of our legacy as a church of "firsts."

First Reformed church in Hanover to hold services in English

First UCC church in Hanover to call a divorced minister in 1973

First UCC church in Hanover to call a female minister in 2007

Consistory approved weddings for ALL couples in 2014

First UCC church in Hanover to call a gay minister in 2016

First Hanover area Open & Affirming church in 2018

Sunday Worship

​Services are 10:30 am September 12 through May.

​Summer worship is 9:30 am from June through Labor Day.

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EUCC welcomes Rev. Ken Peterkin and his wife, Suzanne Personette.

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Bowers Chapel