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LCHS Emmaus, PA

All Are Welcome

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  What times are your Worship Services?
A: We offer three Worship Services with the Sacrament of Holy Communion

  • 7:30 am (traditional)
  • 8:45 am (contemporary)
  • 10:45 am (blended contemporary and traditional). (During some of June, all of July and August, we gather at 10:15 am.)

We offer one worship service without Holy Communion

  • Second Sunday of every month at 2:30pm – Rejoicing Spirits worship for persons living with special needs

More information on the services can be found here.

Q:  Are children welcome?
A: Children are always welcome!  Children are most comfortable at the 8:45 am service or 10:45 am service; partly because we offer “Word for God’s Children” during the sermon, (a supervised child friendly Bible centered lesson offered for young children during the sermon time)

Q:  How can I get my children baptized?
A: We schedule specific days during the year as baptismal Sundays about every 8-12 weeks.  We would ask that you contact the church office 610-967-2220 to inquire about future dates and to make a baptismal appointment with one of the pastors.

Q: How do I enroll my child or youth in Sunday School?
A: We offer Sunday School for both Children and Youth, age 3 to grade 12.

Q:  Where is you church located?
A:    3461 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Emmaus, PA 18049
Next to Emmaus High School
Directions

Q:  Can you give me information about the Nursery School?
A: All the information about our Nursery School can be found here.

Q:  Does your church have a youth program? 
A:   We do have a youth ministry program that offers a lot for the youth to get involved. Our mission statement is:           
   Youth filled with the Spirit      
      Having Fun Connecting with All People
         in Faith & Service to the World

Q: Do I need to be a member to participate?
A: No, visitors are always welcome at our church.  You are invited to participate in any event, program or worship service that we offer.  Membership, however, is required for participation in congregational meetings and committees/mission teams.

Q:  Do I need to be a member to commune?
A:   No, we have an open communion table; which means that anyone who is baptized and believes that in the bread and wine we receive Christ is welcome to commune.

Q:  At what age can a child commune?
A:   Any child who has received instruction in the Sacrament of Holy Communion at another church is welcome to commune with us.  We offer instruction to our fifth graders during our Cat Club classes each year.  Individual instruction (by parents and one of the pastors) is available for children younger than fifth grade who are interested and ready to commune.

Q:  What does it mean that this church has a protection of minor’s policy?
A:   It means that we require state and FBI background checks for all adult (person 18 or older) staff and volunteers who work with children and youth who are minors age 17 and younger.  In addition we have a number of set policies designed to create as safe an environment as possible for your child or youth.

Q:  What does it mean that the congregation is a “Reconciled in Christ” congregation?
A:   It means that all are welcome in this congregation, regardless of race, gender, ethnic heritage or sexual orientation.

Q:  What is the Rejoicing Spirits Worship Service?
A: It is a monthly worship service designed to serve persons living with special needs and their caretakers and families.  It is held on the second Sunday of each month at 2:30 pm.  All are welcome!  Click here to find out more.

Q:  Does your church do weddings for non-members?
A:   Normally, weddings are held for members of our congregation.  A wedding can be scheduled by contacting the church office (610-967-2220) to select an available date and to contact one of the pastors for an appointment.

Q:  Can I request prayer?
A:   Yes, we have a prayer chain that is available for prayer requests and prayer requests are regularly shared at our Sunday worship services.