Welcome

We Pledge to be a home for one another and welcome new friends into God’s house to go with us on this great adventure.

We are Emmanuel Episcopal Church of Franklin

Upcoming Events & Services

• 8:00 am — A quiet communion

• 9:30 am — Sunday School for Adults (During the School Year)

9:30 am-      Sunday School for Children (During the School Year)

 

This Week at Emmanuel : February 11 – February 17, 2019

Wednesday, February 13: 

Wednesday Supper and Bible Study: Supper will start at 5:00, followed by bible study at 5:30 in the Parish Hall.

Choir Practice: Choir practice held at 6:30.

Sunday Service, February 17:

Service: Holy Eucharist 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 
Supply Priest: The Reverend Peggy Buelow.

The Sixth Sunday after The Epiphany
Jeremiah 17:5-10 The prophet urges each individual to trust solely in the Lord, who alone can search out human motivations.
Psalm 1 The Lord makes fruitful the lives of those who choose the way of righteousness.
1 Corinthians 15:12-20 Paul insists that belief in resurrection from death is basic to the faith that Jesus was raised, which, in turn, is vital to all Christian hope and experience.
Luke 6:17-26 Jesus heals many of their illnesses and teaches his disciples that the values of the kingdom of God are quite different from worldly standards.

Adult Sunday School:  9:30 a.m.

Children’s Sunday School:9:30 a.m.

Happenings this Month:

Coat Drive for Cooperative Ministries: The ECW is collecting gently used coats of all sizes. Please bring your donations to the coat rack in the hallway outside the church office.

Saturday, February 23rd:Early Spring Work Day (9-12). Please come and volunteer. A sign-up sheet is available for the following jobs that are needed to be done:

  1. Prune the Holly bushes at the main entrance to the church.
  2. Prune the crape myrtles on the south and east side of the church.
  3. Clean out the garden.
  4. Remove the limbs and leaves from the north-east corner of the church property.
  5. Clean windows in the parish hall.
  6. Clean out basement under the kitchen.

The Way of Love: 

TURN: Pause, listen and choose to follow Jesus 
LEARN: Reflect on Scripture each day, especially on Jesus’ life and teachings. 
PRAY: Dwell intentionally with God daily 
WORSHIP: Gather in community weekly to thank, praise, and dwell with God 
BLESS: Share faith and unselfishly give and serve 
GO: Cross boundaries, listen deeply and live like Jesus 
REST: Receive the gift of God’s grace, peace, and restoration 

 

 

 

 

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Office Hours

•Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am to 2:00pm

We do our best to be the Body of Christ
in today’s world through

Worship and prayer

Together as a congregation, individually in our homes, and publicly in God’s world.  

Forgiveness and Healing

In our church, among our families and friends, and throughout our community.  

Faith-building

Patterning our minds after the mind of Christ, with each household a community of faith and each gathering a cherished opportunity to share and grow in Christ.

Hospitality

Treasuring everyone who comes our way, striving to be faithful friends and working to help all in need.

Good Citizenship

Both of the Kingdom of God and the governments of this world, seeking justice, peace and dignity for all people.

Caretakers of God's Creation

Thankful for all of God’s blessings, showing reverence for creation, and living every day mindful of our duty to God.