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 17 – December 23, 2018

Wednesday, December 19:

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

Sunday Service, December 23:

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

The Fourth Sunday of Advent
Micah 5:2-5a – A ruler is about to come from Bethlehem. Micah sees hope for the future.
Psalm 80:1-7 – A prayer of lament for a better future and the restoration of God’s people.
Hebrews 10:5-10 – The long awaited hope for Israel ; the coming of Christ, for our sanctification.
Luke 1:39-55 – The visitation: the meeting between Mary, the mother of Jesus, and Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist.

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.

No Chat & Chew this Sunday.

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.

Monday December 24th
8:00 pm – Christmas Eve Service -Holy Eucharist
Supply Priest: The Reverend Jim Anderson

Sunday December 30th
10:30 Service (no 8:00 service) Lessons and Carols














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.