We are a local congregation with a proud past and an exciting future. With God's help, our mission is to reach and receive people as they are; to develop, nurture an​d strengthen their faith in Jesus Christ so they may grow spiritually and live life more abundantly. We are here to welcome, support and show genuine love and concern for all. 


Emmanuel United Methodist Church

Gloria Noss / Secretary

Gloria joined EEUMC's staff in April 1990. Prior to her employment at EEUMC, she worked for Child Evangelism Fellowship for 19 years. She is very involved at her home church, Mechanicsburg Church of God, and has taught children in churches for over 50 years. Gloria is married to husband, Oren. They have 3 children, 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren

Bob Buyers / Music Ministry 

Originally from western New York and a long-time resident of the Harrisburg area, Bob is a graduate of Baptist Bible College of Pennsylvania in Clarks Summit, earning a B.S. degree in Elementary Education. Following college, Bob spent 10 years as an elementary school teacher in a private Christian school teaching in a traditional 5th/6th grade classroom and also teaching music to all ages. Always active in church music ministry, Bob has been a organist/pianist/vocalist in a variety of settings over the years. He is a long-time member of the Susquehanna Chorale, a 35-voice chamber choir based in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Mindi Gochnaur / Pastor


Pastor Mindi is a 2011 graduate  of Messiah College, with a B.A. in Christian Ministries with a concentration in Youth Ministry. She is also a 2014 graduate of Wesley Theological Seminary, obtaining an MDiv. In May 2017, Pastor Mindi was ordained as an Elder by the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church.