Help restore the Emery Pioneer Church.

For now, and for the generations after us.

"We must hold tight to the strength and hardships of the people who built this town." -EME


Built in 1898-1900 this is the oldest remaining community building in Emery County.  It is significant due to wood frame construction, sheathed in clapboard, and lined with adobe bricks.  In 1980, it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.





When properly restored, the building will once again be used for a Visitor Center, Community Center: dances, movies, plays, lectures, concerts, weddings, receptions, local art and other community activities.


Work on the bell tower is complete.

Fundraisers will continue to meet matching grant funds.

Thanks also to our friends at the Winter Ball and  summer Flip and Fling

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Donations have come from many sectors.  


Funds are being used to match a grant from the Utah Division of State History to perform engineering for revitalization.  


Test areas have been excavated and evaluated for groundwater infiltration and the stability of the sandstone. 


Concrete forms will be constructed and reinforced concrete placed inside the perimeter foundation of the building. 

Restoration of the wooden siding and painting of the building is critical.  Some of the siding has slipped out of place and needs repair from woodpecker damage.

Thanks to our Supporters and Friends

  • Rep. Carl Albrecht

  • Sen. David Hinkins

  • Comm. Lynn Sitterud

  • Mayor Gary Petty

  • Rocky Mountain Power/ Pacificorp Foundation

  • Council Member ShaLane Christiansen

  • C.M. Brendon Jones

  • Community Impact Board

  • Utah Division of State History

  • Emery Town

  • Lynne'Lake

  • Randy's Service

  • Barney Trucking

  • Live Earth Products

  • United Minerals

  • Mayor Danny VanWagoner

  • Marie and Cy Eardley

  • Belle Anderson

  • Doris and Don Mangum

  • Randy and Sheila Anderson

  • Carrie Lou Grimel

  • Luella Anderson

  • Bob and Barbara Filipsic

  • Gwen Johnson

  • XMission Web hosting

  • Sunrise Engineering

  • Craig Anderson

  • Dean Allen Contracting

  • Jones and  DeMille Engineers

  • Salt lake Scandi Dance

  • National Archives

  • Preservation Utah

  • Breinholt's Southeast Paint and Design

  • CJ Custom Care Tree Service

  • Peczuh Printing

  • Lucinda Kindred Consulting

  • Gale Anderson

Donate - we are a 501c3

We are an all volunteer organization and all donations go directly to help restore this unique building.  

You can donate through various means until we have it set up through this website.  


You can donate to P.O. Box 108, Emery Town Heritage Council, 



Latest Project: Updating the electrical service entrance. 


Look up close in this photo to see the peeling paint on the siding of the building.



It is planned that the new paint will be restored to the original cream-like color.  

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