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 

                             April 15th – April 21st

______Sunday Service_______                                      

 Fourth Sunday of Easter, April 21st

Together we will worship at 9:30 am.  The Reverend Jean Vinson will lead worship with Communion.

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       Acts 4:5-12

Psalm                     Psalm 23

Second Reading   1 John 3:16-24

Gospel                   John 10:11-18  


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: Thursdays at 6pm





April 13          7pm              Play: “My God, Your God”

Suffolk Performing Arts

Let’s go as church family & invite a friend!


April 21 Sunday Service guest musician, Greg Corbett, Virginia Symphony and teacher at both ODU and CNU. 


May 12    Sunday Service guest priest, Rev. Joe Kohm




June 2       Pentecost picnic follows Sunday Service