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)

10:30 am – Communion Service with Choir

This Week at Emmanuel: August 12, 2019 – August 18, 2019 

Sunday, August 18:

Service: Holy Eucharist 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 
Conducted by The Reverend J. Scott Baker.

August 18, Tenth Sunday of Easter
Jeremiah 23:23-29 God speaks through the prophet: this is a God lofty and distant as well as near, and God knows the lies of the false prophets.
Psalm 82 God pronounces judgment on the heavenly beings who have failed to defend the weak and the poor. The people call on the one true God to judge and rule the earth.
Hebrews 11:29-12:2 Jesus the promised one has opened access to the Father in ways previous generations longed to see.
Luke 12:49-56 Jesus foresees difficult times ahead: his own ordeal and the necessity of division even within families.

Participants This Sunday
During the Offertory, Fr. Scott’s son Ian Baker will be playing a trumpet solo of the hymn “Purify My Heart” composed by Jeff Nelson.
Lay Readers: Pam Laird and Ash Cutchin
Ushers: Betsy and Tom Jones
Acolytes: Zoe Jones
Nursery: Vicki Brown

Adult Sunday School: 9:30 a.m. led by the Reverend Scott Baker.

Children’s Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.

Vestry Meeting:The Vestry will meet following the 10:30 service

 

Note: Wednesday night dinner and Bible Study will return after Labor Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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.