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 

 

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 Happy 2023!  

This Week at Emmanuel:                   

January 23rd – January 29th  

Sunday, January 29th – Together we will worship at our 9:30am Eucharist, Rite II. The Rev. Jean Vinson will preach and officiate. Stay for coffee and a light bite after the service if you’d like. All are welcome!

Sunday’s Scriptures:   

Fourth Sunday of Advent 

First Reading     Micah 6:1-8
Psalm                   15
 

Second Reading  1 Corinthians 1:18-31

Gospel                   Matthew 5:1-12    

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Bible Study: Tuesdays               

Dinner at 5, study at 5:30pm facilitated by artist and Bible teacher, Russell Schools.   We read and discuss the First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians. Join in at any time; there’s a chair with your name on it!    

Morning Prayer: 

 Wednesdays at 9:30am  – A gentle, 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.    

 Rice and Beans

  February 12th, 9-11am  

Emmanuel church volunteers will distribute  rice and beans to those who come to our doors for assistance with food.  

 

Office Hours

•Tuesday – Friday: 10:00am to 2:00pm                                                The Rev. Jean Vinson’s office hours:                           Sunday 1-4; Tues. & Wed. 9am-5pm                        

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.