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.
For Safety Protocols for In-Person Events
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 60 congregants, no RSVP needed. View Covid-19 protocols HERE for worshiping in person. At this time we are not holding Children's Sunday School, Nursery or Fellowship Hour.
Adult Learning Hour is held at 9 am by Zoom. Class members are studying "The Light Will Shine: A Study for Advent" by Carol J. Miller, a discovery of new light in traditional Bible texts and seasonal themes. The five-week session runs November 29 to January 3. For info, contact Brian Frederick at 717-451-3977 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday Choir Rehearsals
6 pm: Emmanuel Ringers hand bell choir
Most of our usual gatherings and activities 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.