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

 Rev. Mark Mander  

               Services This Week 

                             June 17th-June23rd

______Sunday Service_______                                      

 The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Together we will worship at 9:30 am.  Rev. Jean Vinson will lead our Sunday Service and Rev. Mark Mander will proclaim the Gospel message. 

Linger afterwards for coffee and a light bite after the service if you’d like. A casual discussion on the sermon text follows. All are welcome!    

Sunday’s Scriptures:              

First Reading       Job 38:1-11

Psalm                     Psalm 107

Second Reading   2 Corinthians 6:1-13

Gospel                    Mark 4:35-41  


Morning Prayer: Wednesdays at 9:30am       

A peaceful, 20-minute time of prayer with readings from Scripture in the candle-lit church. We read together a Psalm as well as other prayers from the Book of Common Prayer, Rite II Morning Prayer. A refreshing way to focus your spirit for the day ahead.  Invite a friend; all are welcome, no matter what denomination.    



Office Hours

•Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am to 2:00pm                                                

The Rev. Jean Vinson’s office hours: Sunday 1-4;                  Tues. & Wed. 9am-4pm                        

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.
__Upcoming Events/Save the Date___

Bible Study: Tuesdays                      

Brown bag dinner at 5, study at 5:30pm facilitated by artist and Bible teacher, Russell Schools, in the Book of Acts.

English Classes: Mondays & Thursdays at 6pm




June 23   

9:30am British Navy Chaplain, Rev. Mark Mander is guest preacher. 

This week Emmanuel is blessed to have as our Guest Preacher, The Rev’d Mark Mander, a Chaplain in the Royal Navy.   Mark has been deployed to the Arctic, Eastern and Northern Europe, and the Middle East.  For the last three years, Mark has been working on exchange with the US Navy and supporting NATO personnel in Virginia.