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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. 

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For Safety Protocols for In-Person Events

Upcoming Events

  • 111th Annual Carol Sing
    111th Annual Carol Sing
    Emmanuel UCC
    Dec 19, 7:00 PM
    Emmanuel UCC, 124 Broadway, Hanover, PA 17331, USA
    Enjoy your favorite Christmas carols and hear their stories retold, featuring a live community orchestra. Seating in the sanctuary will be limited and face masks are required. The concert will be livestreamed on YouTube.
  • Candlelight Service
    Candlelight Service
    Emmanuel UCC
    Dec 24, 9:00 PM
    Emmanuel UCC, 124 Broadway, Hanover, PA 17331, USA
    Join EUCC in person or online as we celebrate the birth of Jesus during our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. Worship will feature the lighting of the Christ Candle and Lessons & Carols.
  • Baltimore Mandolin Orchestra
    Baltimore Mandolin Orchestra
    Emmanuel UCC
    Mar 20, 2022, 3:00 PM
    Emmanuel UCC, 124 Broadway, Hanover, PA 17331, USA
    Featuring Bea Gilbert, resident soprano, this free event is part of our 2021-2022 Community Concert Series.

Events & Activities

10:30 am: Worship is in the historic sanctuary and livestreamed on
YouTube. We encourage all churchgoers to wear a face mask. View all Covid-19 protocols HERE. Children's Sunday School is held during worship for ages 4 through 7th grade.


Adult Learning Hour is held Sundays at 9 am in person and by Zoom for a 12-week study of "Tales of Two Americas" edited by John Freeman. For info, contact Brian Frederick at

​Thursday Choir Rehearsals

6 pm: Emmanuel Ringers hand bell choir

7 pm: Chancel Choir and small vocal ensembles

Afternoon of Games

1:30-4 pm, Sept. 2 and 23

Enjoy Scrabble, other games and refreshments two Thursdays a month in King Auditorium. For info, call Carol at 717-632-2665.

Compassionate Crafters

1-4 pm Mondays

Knitters, crocheters and needleworkers create lap blankets and other items for donation, work on their own projects, swap techniques and enjoy fellowship.

Check back for updates or reach out by email at

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.

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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.

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Read about us in this story from May 12, 2019,

in The Evening Sun