Royal Ambassadors present flag ceremony

The EBC RAs participated in a flag ceremony in the Sunday morning worship service on May 24th, 2015. The names of Jefferson County veterans killed in action in Vietnam were read as the RAs folded the American flag. The flag was then presented to the church to be used in future services. The boys also reminded the congregation about flag etiquette for Memorial Day and every day.

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AmazinGrace 5K

The AmazinGrace 5K will take place on Sunday October 5th at 5 PM.  Register today to help raise funds for Appalachian Outreach’s food pantry.  Modern-Woodmen of America has graciously agreed to match the first $1,500 raised.  Pre-registered participants pay $20 and are guaranteed a short sleeve tech t-shirt.  There will also be a Kid’s one mile fun run that begins at 4 PM.  Children’s registration is $10 and includes a t-shirt for pre-registered participants.  registrationpdf

If your business or family would like to be a race sponsor, please contact Karen Smith at iphonekarensmith@gmail.com for more information.  Business and family sponsors will be listed on the back of the race t-shirts.

Appalachian Outreach week is here!

The kitchen at Emmanuel will be a busy place this week as about 100 volunteers from places near and far are fed daily. Susan Hendricks is heading up the breakfast crew. Vickie Cagle is leading the supper crew while Dusty Shamblin and Norman Eskridge are leading the construction team. Please pray for these teams this week and volunteer where you can. Summer Missionaries working with AO were introduced Sunday during worship. Please pray for God’s blessings to surround these young people as they serve those less fortunate in our community.

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Appalachian Outreach week coming up June 9-13

Emmanuel’s annual week of helping out our community through Appalachian Outreach is quickly approaching! Susan Hendricks will be leading the breakfast crew. Vickie Cagle will be leading the dinner crew. Dusty Shamblin will be leading the construction crew. Thursday evening’s meal will be a cookout. NPlease contact one of these leaders to volunteer. Emmanuel will be feeding approximately 100 volunteers from all over the southeast who are volunteering a week of their time to help our community. Appalachian Outreach has a goal of repairing 30 homes this summer. If you have never volunteered for AO week, please consider giving your time this summer. It is truly a blessing. You will be blessed far beyond any meals you serve or nails you hammer!