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:April 15, 2019 – April 21, 2019

Sunday Easter Day, April 21
Service: Holy Eucharist 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 
Conducted by The Reverend J. Scott Baker.

“Please bring flowers to flower the cross, which will be done both between the services and right before the 10:30 service.” 

Easter Day
Acts 10:34-43 
Peter realizes that the good news of the gospel is meant for all people, and he proclaims the crucified and risen Jesus.
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 A festival hymn sung in procession in praise of the Lord’s salvation and deliverance from death.
1 Corinthians 15:19-26 Paul describes the plan of the resurrection age: it has begun with Christ’s rising, and this event gives us confidence that God will defeat death, the last enemy.
Luke 24:1-12 Three women disciples first learn of Jesus’ resurrection.

Easter Egg Hunt:  10:00 a.m.
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Wednesday, April 17 :

Wednesday Supper and Bible Study: There will be no bible study this week.The bible study group has finished the study of the book of Romans.

It will start up again May 1 for 5 weeks. It will be “ The way back to Mayberry” based on episodes of The Andy Griffin Show. The Reverend Scott Baker will lead.

Choir Practice: Choir practice will be held 6:30 p.m.

Maundy Thursday, April 18:

Service: “The Proper Liturgy” 6:00 p.m.
Conducted by The Reverend J. Scott Baker.

April 18, Maundy Thursday
Exodus 12:1-14 instructions are given, and the meaning of the Passover meal is told: it is a remembrance and reenactment of Israel’s beginnings as a people when they were saved out of slavery in Egypt.
Psalm 116:1, 10-17 An offering of thanksgiving and praise by one who has been rescued from death.
I Corinthians 11:23-26 Paul recalls the tradition he received concerning the supper of the Lord on the night he was betrayed.
John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Jesus washes his disciples’ feet during his last meal with them.

Good Friday, April 19:

Service:”The Proper Liturgy”12:00 Noon
Conducted by The Reverend J. Scott Baker.

Good Friday
Isaiah 52:13-53:12 The poem of the Lord’s servant who suffers and bears the sins of many.
Psalm 22:1-11 A psalm of lamentation and plea for deliverance by one who feels deserted and pressed in on every side, expressing final confidence in God and God’s goodness.
Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9 We are encouraged to have full confidence in drawing near to God because Jesus, our great high priest, knows our every weakness and temptation and makes intercession for us.
John 19:1-37 The passion of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Holy Saturday, April 20:

Service: “The Proper Liturgy” 10:00 a.m.
Conducted by The Reverend J. Scott Baker.

Holy Saturday (No Leaflet)
Job 14:1-14Job reflects on the brevity of human life.
Psalm 130 The psalmist calls to the merciful Lord and waits upon God for forgiveness and redemption,
I Peter 4:1-8 Believers are encouraged to live lives devoted to the will of God, steering clear of all forms of dissipation.
Matthew 27:57-66 A man of privilege and a disciple, Joseph of Arimathea, wraps the body of Jesus in clean linen and places the corpse in his own newly hewn tomb.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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.