The fellowship hall may sometimes be used by members and others affiliated with Emanuel for special events. To make this request, please fill out the information HERE. For information regarding any fees, please contact the church at



We would love to have you join us for worship or any of our activities.


Weekly Events

9:30am Worship with Holy Communion

9:30 am Sunday School (Sept. - May)

10:30am Fellowship & Coffee



10am Tai Chi in Youth Center



5:30 pm Girl Scouts meet in Community Room



9 a.m. Community Sewing Group in Community Room (Hosted by Jean Kritenbrink)

9:30am Mission Action (Quilters) meet in upstairs craft room


10:00am Tai Chi

Monthly Events

R.O.M.E.O.s (Retired Old Men Eating Out) - 8:30 am, second Tuesday of the month at Village Inn East

Adult Fellowship - 11:30am, second Wednesday of the month at Pizza Ranch

Confirmation Large Group - Once per month, Sept - May, date varies.

Iowa Cookie Crumbs - 9:00am, second Monday of the month, sorting. Held every other month.

Iowa Cookie Crumbs - 9:00am, second Tuesday of the month, packing. Held every other month.



Plan to join us for our upcoming events.

Craft Inn

Saturday, August 6, 10:00 am

Bring your crafting projects, your crockpots, and snacks and join us in the Fellowship Hall for a day of fellowship and fun! We will meet the first Saturday of each month.

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Brennan Plummer Concert

Saturday, August 6, 7:00 pm

Join us for a concert featuring the very talented Brennan Plummer.

Brennan is a classically trained pianist. He is a Council Bluffs native and has a degree in piano performance from the University of Iowa.

Free and open to the public.

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Garage Sale

Saturday, August 13th, 8 a.m.—1 p.m.

Huge In-Door multi-family sale with something for everyone! Toys, games, books, movies, furniture housewares, kitchen items, collectibles crafts, holiday items, baby items, electronics, sporting equipment, hardware & MORE! Food and baked goods available. If you have items you would like to donate, they can be brought the week prior to the sale, or stored earlier at church if needed. We will have volunteer sign-up sheets as it gets closer.

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HayDay Vacation Bible School

Friday, August 19th (6 p.m. - 8 p.m.)

& Saturday, August 20th (9 a.m. - noon)

At HayDay VBS, kids will be up to their elbows in farmin’ fun as they explore one simple Bible truth: Jesus will always love us! This is for all ages. Volunteers are needed for a variety of jobs. Talk to Stephen Lewis if you are able to help!

Volunteers and participants can register at

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Committee Meetings


Church Council - 7:30 pm, third Monday of the month

Worship & Music - Varies

Children & Youth - Varies

Wider Ministries - Varies

Fresh Start - Varies


All meetings and events are subject to change. Please contact the office if you have any questions.