MINISTRIES

EDUCATION:

Children’s Church:  Pre-K to 5th Grade.    Children attend Sunday traditional service through the Children’s Message time and then proceed to upstairs education department.  Team Teachers use the Gospel Light Literature to engage and enlighten.  

 

Meridian Adult Sunday School Class:  ​ All ages.  David Smith is our main teacher, but we have a different teacher every other week.    We are a sharing and caring group. which meets right after the 9:30 worship service. 

Journey in Faith Adult Sunday School Class:   All ages.  Class participants discuss many of today’s questions, dilemmas, and opportunities in light of God’s word.

 

Thursday Prayer Group:  Meets at 8 am to lift up God’s people in prayer.

 

Thursday Bible Study Group:  Open to all.  Participants meet at 8:30 am to seek to live faithfully and fully as followers of Christ.  Each module of study is intended to aid in your walk with God. 

 

Vacation Bible School:  Fun learning, crafting, singing, and experiencing God’s love.   Each year is a different theme.  Call the church office for this year's dates.

Doub’s Readers and Good News Club at Emma K. Doub Elementary School:

 

  • Volunteer readers to school children . 

  • Bringing the word of God to participant children.

Evangelism Committee:   

  •  Summit Suppers:  Free Community Meal served on the Fourth Thursday of each month

  •  Fellowship Time:  Provides and coordinates refreshments offered after the 9:30 worship service each week.

  •  Visitor Welcoming:  Provide welcome bags for Emmanuel visitors each week.

Missions Committee

  • Financial Support - distribute funds to missions,  charities and organizations.  Some of the specific projects which receive donations include the Salvation Army Christmas Stockings, African Women in Need, and Nan McCurdy.

  • Micah’s Backpack – provides food every weekend during the school year to students at Emma Kay Doub Elementary who have been identified as being hungry.

 

Music Ministry

  • Children’s Choir:  Children singing for the Lord.  Practice during Children’s Church on Sunday morning.                            Sing once a month.

  • Chancel Choir:  We meet every Thursday evening at 7:00 pm.  The Choir presents anthems at the 9:30 service.

  • Special Music:  Those in the congregation who love to sing praises come together for special presentations                  throughout the year.  

 

Prayer Shawl Group:  Meets on the first Saturday of the month 8:30 am, at Panera Bread.  We make baby blankets and prayer shawls for those in need of comfort.  Join us and get instructions to get started.  If you don’t know how to knit or crochet, someone will teach you.  If you can’t attend the meeting and know how to kit or crochet, we will provide instructions. 

 

Parish Nurses:  Parish nurses have the unique opportunity to interact with all age groups as well as individuals and families here at Emmanuel.  They are involved in roles such as Health Educator, Health Counselor, Referral Source, Case Manager, Trainer of Volunteers, and Facilitator of Support Groups.​

  • We Care Ministry -   Toiletries are collected and put in baskets for any person who is in the hospital, sick at home, a bereaved family, and for children.  Please bring in new items, small to medium size, such as deodorants, toothbrushes, soaps, shave cream/gel, lotions, shampoos and combs.   

  • Monthly Blood Pressure Checks.  ​ This happens from 9:00 to 9:30 am on the Fourth Sunday.

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Hagerstown, Maryland  21740

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