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

               Services This Week 

                             July 15 – July 21

______Sunday Service_______                                      

The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Together we will worship at 9:30 am.  Jane Gibson leads Morning Prayer.

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       Joshua 6:15-27

Psalm                     Psalm 63, 98

Second Reading   Acts 22:30-23:11

Gospel                    Mark 2:1-12 


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




July 28                                                                                                 Meet & Greet: Our new Office Manager, The Rev. Deborah Wacker, and her husband Glen, will join us for a Mary-Lowe prepared coffee hour after our 9:30am Sunday Service.


August 4                                                      Sunday Service                                                                                      The Sitzlers and All in His Name provide our worship music.  During coffee hour, we will Zoom to Liberia to chat with Fr. Allen Gaye and hopefully his new congregation. 

                                                                                                                                                   August 18          guest organist at Sunday Service                                      August 25             guest violinist

September 22    4pm String Quartet event