We hold many annual fellowship events such as our Spaghetti Supper, Gift Card Bingo, Easter Egg Hunt and Christmas Tea.  Check in often to see a list of our upcoming fellowship events. 

Upcoming Events
Adult Sunday School
Adult Sunday School

Events & Activities

10:30 am: Worship services are livestreamed at 10:30 am in the historic sanctuary. Watch live on
YouTube or view the recording later. In person worship is open to 25 congregants. To attend, RSVP to the church office at 717-632-8281 or At this time there is no Children's Sunday School, Nursery or Fellowship Hour.


Adult Learning Hour is held at 9 am by Zoom. Class members are studying "Turn, Turn, Turn: Popular Songs Inspired by the Bible" by music journalist Steve Turner, a look at 100 of the greatest songs from the 1930s to today and how scripture influenced the lyrics and cultural context. For info, contact Brian Frederick at 717-451-3977 or

First and Third Wednesdays

1:30-4 pm: Afternoon of Games meets for Scrabble and refreshments. Invite a friend or neighbor. RSVP to Carol Giesey at 717-632-2665.

Thursday Choir Rehearsals

6 pm: Emmanuel Ringers hand bell choir

Many of our usual gatherings have been affected by Covid-19.

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Emmanuel United Church of Christ

Open & Affirming Welcoming Statement

We, the members of Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Hanover, Pennsylvania, are a community of Christians who believe that all people are created in God’s image. As we seek to fulfill our mission to live out Christ’s compassion and grace, fairness and equality, we welcome into our community of faith all persons of every gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, mental and physical ability, age, race, ethnic origin, economic and social status, faith background, marital standing and family structure; and we invite each of them to share in the life, leadership, ministry, fellowship, worship, rites and sacraments, responsibilities, blessings and joys of our congregation as we seek to grow together in faith and love. Therefore, we celebrate ourselves as an Open and Affirming Christian Community.

Photo by Harrison Jones

Listen to the message from April 7, 2019
​~ Open & Affirming Celebration~
Join us as we welcome ALL
Sunday Worship 10:30 am

Emmanuel celebrated its Open & Affirming status at a worship service on April 7, 2019. We welcome the LGBTQ+ community, persons of every color, physical ability, ethnic origin, family structure, faith background, etc. Emmanuel has been working on its Open & Affirming process for nearly two years and is the only ONA church in Hanover and Adams County.

04-07-2019 - Just As I Am
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Read about us in this story from May 12, 2019,

in The Evening Sun




124 Broadway
Hanover, PA 17331


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