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Three new things are coming up soon: a weekly prayer meeting, a monthly bible study seminar called, "Feast," and a new series for Wednesday night on the church. Mark your calendars!...

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Important Update


Update to service schedule beginning July 19. ...

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COVID-19 Update


Update on phases of re-opening EBC for worship services and other activities ...

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Thanks for checking out these little Video-devotionals...or "videvotionals." The basic idea of this series is to walk through Jesus' holy week day by day. Every day we'll discover what happened to Jesus on that particular day and talk about what it means for us. I hope you enjoy watching as much as I enjoy producing them. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Frid...

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Emmanuel Baptist Church is cancelling Sunday services for March 15....

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Measures that we (and others) are taking for this upcoming Lord’s day: 1. We will not have greeters in the doorway handing out worship guides. Instead the guides will be on the tables for you to take as you come in. 2. We will not pass the offering plate during the service. This week, ushers will be stationed at the exits following the service. They will have a plate...

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2020 Bible Reading Plan


Info about the 2020 Bible reading plan. ...

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A brief message from Pastor Michael to encourage you to follow along with us in our series on worship, and to encourage you to begin preparing your heart for worship this coming Sunday....

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May Fasting

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Join us in our church-wide fast on May 31 for those around us that are lost....

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Israel Update

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To register with our touring company and pay the $500 deposit, go here: https://www.discoverywmtracking.org/TourDetailInfo.asp?DestinationID=1&TOURID=92510...

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March Fasting

Join us in our church-wide fast on March 31 for those among us that are undergoing various trials....

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Family Devotional, vol. 1

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Below you will find links to download our Family Devotional guide will take your kids through the beatitudes of Matthew 5:3-12. This is aimed at parents with young children....

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January Fasting

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Join us in our church-wide fast on January 31st....

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Israel 2020


We're taking a trip to the Holy Lands. March 13-22, 2020. Sign-up if you're interested in going with us....

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Mission Trip 2019

Fall Mission Trip

We are gauging interest for an overseas mission trip to SE Asia for November of 2019....

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2019 Reading and Prayer Guide

Read through the Bible in a year and pray along with your reading....

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The Cooperative Program: An Overview

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Introduction Toward the end of this year, we will pause our study of the book of Matthew to consider our church's role in missions. This brief sermon series will end with a World Missions Offering, 100% of which will leave our church. 70% will be given to the International Mission Board (through the annual Lottie Moon offering), 20% will be given to the North American Mis...

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I travelled to London several years ago. I was there for the purpose of building relationships with our missionaries in the area and to discuss future partnerships. On Sunday evening, I visited a church in a borough on the east side of the city. The building was at least twice as old as our country, it was made of stone, and it looked like it could come falling down at any...

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Nashville Statement on Marriage and Sexuality


In 325 AD, the early church met together in the Council of Nicea to condemn (among other things) the heresy of Arianism. Then in 381 AD, the Council of Constantinople met to condemn (among other things) Apollinarianism. Throughout the centuries, the church has convened from time to time to assert plainly what it believes in the face of a culture that makes truth claims con...

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