Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2016

Emmanuel Baptist Church, founded in 1891, is celebrating its 125th Anniversary Year with special festivities being planned for the weekend of November 12th and 13th.

The Dedication Ceremonies for the Chapel and newly renovated Peace Lounge as well as the Anniversary Tree plantings are open to the public on Saturday, November 12th at 2:30 pm.

The public is invited to the “Emmanuel through the Years” Concert at 3:30pm and a brief reception in the Pastor’s Lounge at 4:30pm after the concert on Saturday, November 12th. Organist Linda Sweetman-Waters, instrumentalist Dave Dallon, soloists Dr. Edward Schmiedecke and Liz Ludwig, and Emmanuel’s Artistic and Music Director John Giresi will perform at the concert.

Saturday Night Supper on November 12th and the luncheon on November 13th is for congregation and invited friends. The public is invited to 10:30am Sunday Worship Service.

Emmanuel is located at 14 Hope Street, at the corner of Hope Street and East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ. Emmanuel has offered several events, such as the participation in the Ridgewood 4th of July Parade, the Community Pasta Dinner, and the opening of the 1999 Time Capsule to acknowledge the anniversary year, according to Marilyn Clark, Anniversary Chairperson.