Sunday School/Youth Updates

Aug 24, 2015 by

For UPDATED information about Sunday School at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, click on a down arrow below.

Empty Bowls Fundraiser


We made ceramic bowls to donate to Life Source International’s Empty Bowls fundraiser to fight hunger in Northwest Arkansas.  

All ages participates in this 2 night event to create “Empty Bowls” for Life Source. The ELC Education Committee provided pizza.  A special thank you to Jodi & Jamie for their creative expertise and help with this event! The first event the group created the basic bowls.

Thanks to Jamie and Jody for their commitment to this project.  We couldn’t have done it without them.







               The Finished bowls 





A slide show of the first day’s event (Molding the Bowls) is shown below:


On the second day (Painting the Bowls) of the event, the group painted their bowls and Jodi & Jamie glazed them.

A slide show of the second day’s event is shown below:


In the Fall, the fundraiser will be held:   


       Date: October 25, 2018       Time: 6:00-8:00pm Location: The Barn at the Springs                   5392 Arkansas 112                   Springdale, AR  72762

Contact Betty Metcalf for more details about this fundraiser.

2018 VBS Bible School Slideshow

ELC VBS 2018 
(for all ages)
Rolling River Rampage
Experience the ride of a lifetime with God!
July 23, 24, 25, & 26
The 2018 ELC Bible School program was entitled, Rolling River Rampage.  This was a multi-generational event with classes for all ages. 
Below is a video giving an overview of the program
during the ELC Worship Service on
Sunday, July 29, 2018.


Below is a slideshow of random images from the event. 


2018 Graduates

On Sunday, May 6, ELC recognized the High School and College Graduates.  By tradition High School Graduates receive a quilt constructed by the ELC Quilted Devotions group in recognition of their graduation.   Pictured above are (left to right): Jack A., University of Arkansas; Henry A., Fayetteville High; Amelia C., Springdale High; Zoe D., Fayeteville High; and Joshua C., Shiloh Christian School (not pictured is Sam W., University of Arkansas).  We wish each and every one of the very best as they embark on a career or further their education.


2018 Rite of Confirmation

Rite of Confirmation/Affirmation of Baptism
On Sunday, May 13th at the 10:30 am Worship Service, ELC recognized the following student’s public affirmation of their Faith [Nelson, Mia, Kellah, Emma, & Faith (Last Name omitted for internet security)]. A Reception in their honor was held during ELC’s Fellowship Hour. Please keep these young people in your prayers, as well as all youth of Emmanuel, and encourage them in their life-long journey of Faith.
If you would like to watch a video of the Worship Service at which they were affirmed their baptism through the rite of Confirmation, GO HERE!!  The Confirmands faith statements start at about the 42 minute mark.
A slide show of the event is shown below (hold your mouse pointer over the slide for a brief statement about the slide):

2018 Shack Pack-Feed The Funnel Event

Feed the Funnel Party was completed on Sunday, May 6 from 2:00-4:00 pm at the Pack Shack in  Cave Springs.   Over 40 ELC members, including children, participated in this “Feed The Funnel” event.  $3,334 dollars were raised which allowed the group to pack 13,336 meals.  All meals will be going to LifeSource International, which is located on South School Street in Fayetteville.  

After the event the Scanlan’s hosted the group for a cookout along with games in their back yard. Everyone enjoyed the meal and fund activities.

We express our gratitude to Jennifer H. for coordinating and overseeing the event.  She did a fantastic job which insured the success of this event.  We also appreciate the invitation from the Scanlan’s for picnic and games.  It was great fellowship and a fun event.  THANKS JENNIFER, TIM & DONNA for your unselfish commitment.

This was a fun event which can be observed by watching the slide show of the event.

View a short video of the event below:



Images of 2018 Easter Egg Hunt-March 31, 2018

Our young children enjoyed their Easter Egg hunt at Fayetteville Veterans’ Park on Saturday, March 31, 2018.  Enjoy the images from the hunt below.

Youth 'Children Message' Videos of Skits Performed During Lent & Easter

Youth Skit for Children’s Sermon on “Egg-zactly” for Easter, April 1, 2018


Youth Skit for Children’s Sermon on “In Remembrance” on March 29, 2018


Youth Skit for Children’s Sermon on “Palm Sunday” on March 25, 2018


Youth Skit for Children’s Sermon on “Greatness In Serving for March 18, 2018


Youth Skit for Children’s Sermon on “God So Loved The World” for March 11, 2018


Youth Skit for Children’s Sermon on ‘Take Up Your Cross’ for March 4, 2018


Youth Skit for Children’s Sermon on ‘Observing Lint’ for February 25, 2018


The Youth skit for Children’s Sermon on the “Transfiguration of Our Lord”  for Feburary 18, 2018.

The 2017 Rally Day SUCCESSFUL

In recognition and Blessing of our teachers and students, a special portion of our Worship Service was devoted to that recognition.  

Below is a 7-Minute video of the Formal Rally Day Recognition and Blessing Service taken during Second Service.  A similar recognition and blessing was conducted during the First Service.

Before you open the Video, you may want to follow the service by OPENING THIS FILE  and PRINT IT.  Then, close the file, return here and play the video by  GOING HERE!!!

Below you will find images of Rally Day celebration during both Church Services.


5th Graders Get Bibles (2017)

On September 10th, 2017 our 5th graders received Bibles from ELC which will be used throughout their life.    Below is a slide show of the events.  Two 5th graders received bibles at each service.

2017-18 Sunday School Info

The schedule for the 2017-18 Sunday School is now available.  To see the class schedules, including Confirmation, go to the “Home Page” and select the “Christian Education” tab just below the Logo.

Registration for the new year of Sunday School is available.

You have two options for registration:

1) Register On-line by GOING HERE (You may register all children on one form)

2) Register using a paper copy by following the procedure below: a) Print a form for each child (click on Button below), b) Complete it and drop it off at Church, and c) Place the completed form in either Christina Ruby’s or Kathy Callaway’s mail box.

  Sunday School Registration Card

2017-Pack Shack-Feed The Funnel

Twenty-Seven (27) Emmanuel Members and children took time from their busy schedules to pack 14,584 meals for Northwest Arkansas families who are food insufficient.  The Youth of ELC raised over $3,600 to purchase the food for these families.  Everyone, as you can see from the video, had a great time.

The slide show below shows the activities associated with making this happen.  

Below the slide show is a brief video showing the “real life” action in packing these meals



VIDEO of Pack Shack Event

Youth Work Hard for CEO

We are so proud of our youth and youth leaders. They went to CEO and worked none stop bagging over 500# of chicken and a ton of cereal. Thank you, you made a difference today! A HUGH THANK YOU to Linda Johns Eichmann, Beth Stockland Armstrong & Cathy Calaway for helping the youth at the CEO today! It was so much fun!

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