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   

______Sunday Service_______                                        

 September 25th – October 1st

 Sunday, October 1st: 

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Proper 21

Together we will worship at 9:30am.  The Reverend Jean Vinson will be our celebrant and preacher as we celebrate the Blessing of the Animals. Service in the Parish Hall.

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     Exodus 17:1-17
Psalm                  Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16

Second Reading Philippians 2:1-13

Gospel                  Matthew 21:23-32      


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-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.  


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___

 PreacBible Study: Tuesdays                      

Brown bag dinner at 5, study at 5:30pm facilitated by artist and Bible teacher, Russell Schools.  We continue our study of the Gospel of John.    

Blessing of the Animals: Oct 1

During our 9:30am service. Bring your furry, snorting, stomping, tail-wagging and/or purring pets for a blessing! 

Rev. Joe Kohm Preaches: Oct 8

Rice & Beans     

Second Saturday of each month 9-11am

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