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Doves of Prayze

The Doves of Prayze are our expression of Praise and Worship in the church. We unite to sing contemporary praise, traditional praise and acapella praise to the Lord so we can be in an atmosphere of worship before the Word is spoken. We meet on every 2nd and 4th Fridays at 7 pm and sing on 3rd Sundays under the guidance of our Minister of Music, LaContiss Briscoe.

Soup for the Soul Food Ministry

Meeting on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 11am-1:00pm, The Soup for the Soul Ministry continues to be one of the strongest ministries of our church. 

We pride ourselves on being able to reach the community with those essentials that can’t be attained by some and we seek to provide for that. 

According to Matthew 25:35-40, we are mandated to provide for one another in the love of Christ.

Fitness Friday’s with Linda

On 2nd and  4th Fridays at 6:30pm,come and enjoy some Holy Chost fun as we exercise to Gospel music and learn new line dances and Zumba training. Remember, in order to do the mission of God, we need to be in shape for it.

Classes are $7 per person. See you there!

Recycled Blessings Clothing Ministry

Every Saturday, we open our doors for the blessing of recycled clothing to the community. We have everything from babies clothing to furniture; and everything in between. So if you have a clothing need and have little to no money, please come and be a part of our ministry and place a smile on someone’s face that is less fortunate than you or give a smile and hug of love to someone who needs it.

The “Sew” Sisters

Are you thrifty? Do you have a flair for design? If that is you, why not join our Sewing Ministry. The Sew Sisters meet on every Saturday at 11 am to 1pm. 

You will learn everything from making bow ties and vest to quilts. So if you have some talent for art and don’t want to paint, look no further, the Sewing Ministry is for you. BTW, they DONATE to the community and throughout the country.

ManCave Monday’s Mentorship for Men

As stated in the title, ManCave Monday’s are dedicated to the mentorship of young men and those men that have just been released from incarceration that are trying to reconnect to society. This is not necessarily a Bible Study but it does provide a safe space for men to talk about how they are feeling without being judged. 

Conversations begin the 1st Monday of every month starting at 7pm. Men, come and be blessed and released from the past and embrace your future.

Ministries (cont’d)

The Youth Scene

The Youth Scene of Emmarts is our expression of fellowship for our Young people (Millenials). Every 3rd Wednesday and Friday, the Youth Scene have a robust conversations and visualizations about what impacts them and how God is at work in those situations.

Currently, there are 20 youth (male and female) and they are looking to expand.

We are looking at the 2018 calendar year because we plan on being more assertive in our community with....

Car Washes

Movie Nights


and Community help.

In January or February of each year, we journey to Ocean City,Maryland  for our Rock Retreat to meet with other youths of the Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church and cultivate relationships with God and each other. To find out more about Rock, please press the action button below.

E. Y. C. Productions

As you are know, Millenials are very internet savvy and record everything. In this forum, the Youth Scene produces videos about what they have learned and publishes it to their friends and families. This ministry meets every 3rd and 4th Wednesday under the tutelage of Minister Eileen Washington and the Youth Advisors.

The Dancing Angels of Emmarts

This is a new ministry coming to Emmarts.   We have some young ladies that are on fire for the Lord and in appreciation to God, they praise and worship God through dance. Age to dance starts at 9. Come and be a part of an exciting new ministry.

Wednesday Night Bible Study

Bible Study is every Wednesday from 6:30pm -8:30pm. In this setting,we have real conversations using practical theology and biblical theology to surmise what is trying to tell us through Scripture, Tradition, Experience and Reason.

Hospitality Committee

Our church is rich in Radical Hospitality which stems back to 1865. Since then, Emmarts has shown its love through out our area. Now we want that same love constantly expressed in our worship service.

If you like to speak life into people, if you like to give hugs, if you like to greet people with a smile, then this is the ministry for you. Please join us as we continue to be hospitable to the community and our church family.


The Acolyte is one who assists members of Clergy to perform in the service of the church by lighting candles. For many of us, this is the baseline job of babes in Chris. We are looking to train young members of the church to perform this task as they are in the process of learning what it means to serve. 

Prayer Call

There's so much for us to be thankful for and pray for and in this forum we are praying fervently for breakthroughs and miracles in the name of Jesus.

To call in, the number is 515-739-1249

Then enter the code 936563#

Phone calls are every Thursday at 9pm. Your Prayer Warrior is Gwen Lewis.