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This Week At Emmanuel

August 20, 2018


Tapestry - Two Miracles of the Eucharist, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN.


Shrine Mont

Sign up now for the Emmanuel Greenwood Parish Retreat, September 4-6! More information about our time at Shrine Mont and registration forms are available at this link and an information booth will be set up in the Courtyard following the 10am service this Sunday. Please return registration forms by August 21.


Men's Movie Matinee at Mountainside

Every second and fourth Thursday, a group from Emmanuel hosts a Men's Movie Matinee at Mountainside. Tomorrow's feature it The Flying Leathernecks, a drama, war, action thriller in which Major Kirby (John Wayne)  leads the Wildcat Squadron into the historic WWII battle at Guadalcanal. To find out more & join, contact Gren King


Blessing of the Backpacks

Students of all ages, from those just starting school to venerable life-long learners are welcome to bring backpacks, book bags, laptops, and tablets to be blessed during our 10am service on Sunday, August 16th.

O Eternal God, bless all schools, colleges, and universities, that they may be lively centers for sound learning, new discovery, and the pursuit of wisdom; and grant that those who teach and those who learn may find you to be the source of all truth; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. ~ Book of Common Prayer


Emmanuel Youth Group - Summer adventure sharing session - Sunday, 11am, Ledford

Father/son mission trips, international travel, internships, first jobs, college visits, and Camp Emmanuel...the young folks at Emmanuel have been up to great things this summer! Come get a snack and hear about what they have been up to! All are welcome!


Disciples Kitchen - August 17 at 10:30am

Emmanuel will serve our most outstanding chili lunch at Disciples Kitchen (DK) on Monday, Aug 17th, at the Second Presbyterian Church in Waynesboro. Setup time is 10:30 AM. Chili lunch is served from 11:30 AM to 12:15 PM and cleanup is usually complete before 1:00 PM. If you are unable to come and serve, you can still help by leaving food in the Emmanuel kitchen in the refrigerator or on the counter under the dish cabinets on the right before 9:30 AM on the day we serve. Please clearly label items for "Disciples Kitchen." For more information about Disciples Kitchen, and to access the chili recipe (the best for miles around), visit the Disciples Kitchen page on the Emmanuel website


A.H.I.P. - Albemarle Housing Improvement Project - potential mission partner project

Our Emmanuel Mission Partner, Albemarle Housing Improvement Project, whose mission is to ensure affordable homes for our neighbors in need, would benefit from our hand-on help. If you have skills in home repair, and are looking for a volunteer opportunity, please let Cathy Boyd know, so we can arrange an Emmanuel volunteer day. Visit the AHIP website to learn more.


Benedictine Quiet Day

Saint Anne’s Parish, Scottsville, invites you to a Benedictine Quiet Day. The Rev. Canon Henry N. F. Minich, an oblate of Saint Gregory’s Abbey, Three Rivers Michigan, will lead a Benedictine Quiet Day on Saturday, August 29th from 10am until 1 pm at the Christ Church Parish Hall, 900 Glendower Rd., Scottsville. The day will Include Centering Prayer, quiet time, and some discussion of the Benedictine Rule of Life. It will conclude with a Eucharist followed by a light lunch. Participants are encouraged to join us at 9:30 for coffee and fellowship before the day starts. There is no charge for the this retreat but we ask that you do register. To do so please contact Eleanor Winsor,   or 540-748-2353 or  .

The Emmanuel Way, December 2016

The Emmanuel Way is a monthly publication featuring reflections from our clergy, staff, and senior warden, and other items of interest to our community. The January edition will come out the week of December 21, approximately. Deadline for...

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Identity Politics

Fr. Garcia's sermon from Sunday, 30 July 2017.

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