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 

 

______Sunday Service_______                                                     

 

 Service with Communion held at 9:30 

 

This Week at Emmanuel:                  

November 28th – December 4th 

 

Sunday, December 4th – The Rev. Jean Vinson will celebrate Rite II Communion from the Pre-sanctified. We may even sing a few carols!

 

Sunday’s Scriptures:  

 

Second Sunday of Advent

First Reading     Isaiah 11:1-10
                               Psalm 72
Second Reading  Romans 15:4-13
Gospel                   Matthew 3:1-12
 

 

 **For vaccinated, masks are optional. For those who are unvaccinated we ask that you wear a mask.  Masks & hand sanitizer are available. 

 

__________Events___________ 

 

 

Bible Study: Tuesday, Nov. 29th               

 

Dinner at 5, study at 5:30pm facilitated by artist and Bible guru, Russell Schools.   We are studying and discussing the 8th chapter of 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   

Annual Congregational Meeting: December 11, 10:30 

Ordination:

December 21, 7pm

The ordination of Reverend Jean Mackay Vinson to the priesthood. The Right Rev. Susan B. Haynes will celebrate. The Rev. Dr. Andrew Buchanan will proclaim the sermon.

 

Christmas December 24, 4:30pm

 

 

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.