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)

• 10:30 am — A joyful communion celebration.

The Week of December 3 – December 9, 2018

Wednesday, December 5: 

Mid-Week Bible Study and Dinner:  The Wednesday evening Bible Study & Dinner has concluded for the year. It will resume in January.

Choir Practice: Choir practice begins 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

Saturday, December 8: 

Church breakfast served at 8:30 a.m. Come early and help with the cooking or just the fellowship.

Rice and beans will be distributed after the breakfast from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. See you there!

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

Second Sunday of Advent
Malachi 3:1-4 – As the Day of Judgment approaches, God is sending a messenger to prepare the way.
Luke 1:68-79 – The canticle of Zechariah; also called the Benedictus.  This is a prophetic song of thanksgiving and prophecy.
Philippians 1:3-11 – Paul greets the new disciples in Philippi, and gives thanks for their sharing in the gospel, and prays that they may be found without fault in Judgment Day.
Luke 3:1-6 – The introduction to John’s ministry.

Adult Sunday School:  9:30 a.m. Sunday school for adults will be led by Ginna Cutchin.

Children’s Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.

Chat and Chew: Please stay after the 10:30 a.m. service for fellowship and snacks, hosted by Stephanie Drazl.

Happenings this Month:

The Angel Tree: If you are able, please be an angel and help someone in need. Thanks to the Friends of St. Teresa who are shepherding the Angel Tree this year. Please choose a tag and write down your name and tag number on the list so that we know who has the tag. Then purchase and wrap your gift and return it to the angel tree by the 16th. Blessings and thanks.

Poinsettias & Wreaths:Please consider giving a poinsettia or wreath in honor or memory of someone you love. Poinsettias are $15.00 and wreaths are $20.00. Forms are available in the narthex, parish hall and the office.

Christmas luncheon and Christmas Carol song fest will be held Sunday, December 16th after the 10:30 service. The main entrée will be supplied by the church. Bring a side or dessert to share. Bring a friend to church and lunch
ECW Bake Sale and Silent Auction

The Friend’s of St. Teresa Christmas luncheon and meeting
To all the members, we will be having our Christmas luncheon and meeting on December 14th at Susan Jones’ home at 12 p.m. If you have any questions and to RSVP Susan’s phone number is 757-560-2199. Please come and enjoy good food and fellowship!!










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.  


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.


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.