Participating in a small group is a meaningful way to be a part of the life of the church. Emanuel's hosts an array of small groups that feed the soul, the body, and the heart of individuals and the church as a whole.
Please contact individual groups or the church office to see how each creatively proceeds with the ministry and life of the church.
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Music Ministry includes the Jubilation Singers Choir and Heavenly Ringers Handbell Choir. From September through May Heavenly Ringers meets at 6:30 on Wednesday evenings followed by Jubilation Singers at 7:30. The Summer Singers gather on Sunday mornings during the summer before worship. Contact Thomas Engler, Emanuel's Director of Music.
LWR QUICK QUILTERS
Lutheran World Relief Quick Quilters gathers in their first floor sewing suite on Monday mornings to assemble quilts that are distributed globally to those in need. If you are interested in this productive group call or text Jeanne P. at (830) 624-6478.
Property Stewards are a stalwart group of doers at Emanuel's who meet on Tuesday mornings. All skillsets are welcome. There are carpenters and gardeners and people good at changing light bulbs! Contact Garry Miller for more information.
SWEET HOUR OF PRAYER
Sweet Hour of Prayers meets in the chapel on Thursday mornings at 10am to lift in prayer our church, community, and the world. Contact is Donna Simmons.
Women's Ministries at Emanuel's have been gathering here for more than 100 years. The groups engage in biblical studies, community outreach, fellowship, and faith formation.
Faith Circle (Women’s Ministry Room): Third Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. Contact, Cathy A.
Joy Circle (Women’s Ministry Room): Second Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Contact, Barbara E.
Ladies Aid (Women’s Ministry Room): First Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. President: Jeannie H.
FOOD, FUN & FELLOWSHIP
Food, Fun & Fellowship gathers for lunch on 1st Sundays at Noon in the Women's Ministry Room. This ministry is for widowed, divorced, separated, and any people needing conversation and friendship. Please bring a favorite dish to share. Donna Simmons is the contact
HEALING THROUGH CONVERSATION
Healing Through Conversation is a support group for those who have lost a loved on to death. The group meets on the 1st Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Family Life Center. Facilitated by Donna Simmons.
SENIOR SOCIAL CLUB
The Senior Social Club usually gathers on the 3rd Thursday at 11:30am of each month for lunch, conversation, and other shenanigans. Donna Simmons is the coordinator for this lively group.
Worship Leaders are the backbone of our services on Sunday mornings. If you would like to be an usher, reader, assisting minister, Altar Guild, communion assistant, hospitality. or radio announcer contact Sherry H.
DO YOU PLAY 42?
A group of domino players play the game 42 at Emanuel’s on Thursdays from 1-4 p.m. Experienced players are invited to pull up a chair and join in the fun with “The 42 Crew.” Please contact Alton Mattke at 433-1193 and he can answer all your questions.