Please note: As we continue to deal with daily changes due to coronavirus COVID19, our schedule of events is likely to change as well.


Please check your mail box for an important letter from the Board of Directors sent to you earlier this week.  Also, please mark your calendars and join a Virtual Emmanuel Lutheran Church Congregational Voter's Meeting at 7:00pm on Monday, April 13, 2020.  Connection and call-in details will be forthcoming as we select the method to host this important discussion.  Blessings from our heavenly Father to you and yours, 
- Board of Directors

 Easter Baskets for our young members will be given out on Easter Sunday, April 12th, from 10am-11am. Just drive up to the front of the church and we will bring the baskets to you!

CONFERENCE CALL WITH PASTOR MCFARLAND: Each week Pastor McFarland will host several conference calls where our parish family can come together over the phone. It is very simple to join the call by following these directions:

The week of April 6th our days and times will be as follows: Wednesday, April 8, at 11:00 am and Easter Sunday, April 12, at 10:00 am.

1. Call this toll-free number; 1-866-678-6823

2. When prompted, enter this guest passcode: 3747914#

3. At the noted times, you and others, will be connected to Pastor McFarland. 

Each call will include a devotion, a time to check in with each other and a time of prayer will occur. We hope you can join us for at least one call per week but we welcome you to call more than once a week.

Please call the church office 252-1795 if you have questions or have trouble connecting to the call.



DELAYED START TO THE SEASON! Co-Ed Softball Team! Sign-ups for the 2020 season is from March 9th-20th. There will be a link available to register online.Please contact Shari Reaves before signing up online  [email protected] 

Emmanuel Lutheran Church & School is part of the Asheville City Hospitality Co-Ed Softball League. Our season starts mid-April and goes through the end of June. We play on Sunday afernoons at a designated baseball field assigned by the city. Must be 16 years old to play! 

TBD .... Octogenarian Meal, May 3, for our members 80 and over. This year our theme is The Roaring 20s! More info to come!



(Until further notice, our Services will be posted ONLINE on this website's homepage. Services will have community live chats available at specified service times, and then remain availble for viewing for a few days after but without live chat.)

PALM SUNDAY:  April 5 at 8:30 and 11:00 am.

MAUNDY THURSDAY:  April 9 at 7pm

GOOD FRIDAY: April 10 at 7pm

EASTER SUNDAY: April 12 at 8:30 and 11:00 am

Be sure to also check our homepage for related Bible Studies for each of the above services.



Pickleball 6 pm - 8 pm every Friday in the gym. Equipment provided.

Open Gym for basketball is every Sunday from 3 pm-4:30 pm. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Need more info? Contact Lynn Bellows at 778-1339.

Linus Blankets - 1pm on Second Tuesday of every month in the narthex.

Wednesday Evening Handbell (6:30) and Choir (7:30) Rehearsals - music room with Dr. Kevin Lorenz.