Ongoing Programs

Education Programs & Events at Emmanuel UMC

All programs and volunteers comply with our Child Safety Policy



  • Sunday School for all ages: Sept – June
  • Adult classes: 8:45 – 9:30 a.m.

        Two classes available each week with Pastor Darryl or Judy Johnson-Paonessa, Certified Lay Minister.

  • PreK-Sr. High: 9:00 – 9:45 a.m.
  • Nursery Room: Available for Ages birth-3 yrs on Sundays, 9:00 a.m. – end of worship, children must be accompanied by adult
  • Wednesday Morning Bible Study (September - May): 9:30-11:30 a.m.

         New members are always welcome!

  • Youth Group (6th – 12th grade): Monthly meetings, events, and activities.

         Contact Krisitn Hromowyk, Christian Education Coordinator, for more information. 

  • Acolyting 6th grade & up: Volunteer to light candles for worship 1-2 times/month (requires attending a training meeting)




Special Events Throughout the Year

  • Presentation of Bibles to 3rd Graders
  • Advent Fair
  • Children & Youth Sunday (young people of the church prepare & present the worship service)
  • Recognition of Graduates
  • Annual Block Party (sponsored by Good News, Health & Wholeness Team)
  • Multigenerational Projects & Events: gift bags to shut-ins, packing shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child, making valentines & gifts for Community Breakfast guests, planting flowers around church.



Shrove Tuesday

Lenten Faire

Planting flowers around church


July 4th Parade Float (usually held July 3rd)

Vacation Bible School – last week of July

Classes for ages 4 yrs – 8th grade



Sunday School Kick-Off Day – September


Packing shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child

Christmas Caroling

Sunday School Christmas Program

Birthday Party for Jesus



Service Times

  • Sunday Class (September - May): Adults – 8:45 a.m.
  • Sunday Class (September - May): Children – 9 a.m.
  • Summer Sunday Worship -  9:00 a.m.
  • Monday Evening Prayer & Healing Service (2nd Monday each month) - 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday Adult Bible Study (September - May) - 9:30 a.m.

Emmanuel United Methodist Church

75 East Ave.
Lockport, NY 14094