Welcome to Emmanuel On The Ridge!


Emmanuel on the Ridge seeks to share God with you as He is with us.

Reach out to the community.

   Invite with Christian love.  

                      Disciple with Word and Sacrament.

Grow in Grace.      

                   Educate with God’s Word.


This is how God showed his love among us:

He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.

1 John 4:9




Worship Service Sunday:

9:00 am Sunday School / Adult Bible Class (Fellowship Hall Lower Level)

10:30 am – Traditional With Holy Communion

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On Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, Nancy Taylor Smith, surrounded by her children and grandchildren, passed peacefully from this world. Nancy was 84 years old and a long-time resident of Tecumseh, Mich.

Nancy taught school for 31 years and retired from the Milan Area School District in 1986. Since her retirement Nancy spent much of her time reading and traveling. Nancy was also involved in many different aspects of her community. She served on the original District Library Board, the last few years of which she was treasurer. She also served on the Tecumseh Board of Review and its Planning Commission. In addition to her service to Tecumseh, Nancy was also an archivist for MSU’s Hidden Lake Gardens.

Nancy was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Charles M. Smith; as well as her parents, William and Lillian Taylor.

She is survived by her daughter, Sue-Ellen; her son, Chuck; her daughter-in-law, Carrie; and her grandchildren, Payton and Ry.  Nancy is also survived by her sisters, Sharon Taylor and Mary Ann Shumway of West Brandywine, Pa.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service for Nancy will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church 9950 Ridge Highway, Britton, with Vicar David McCarty officiating. Burial of cremains will be in Brookside Columbarium.

You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Lutheran Church or Kellogg Eye Center at the U of M. Arrangements are under the direction of  the Anderson Funeral Home, Tecumseh.