English Conversation Classes / Conversación en Inglés
English Conversation Classes are available Sunday mornings February 12 through May 14, from 9-10am at GMU. Students will be partnered with Hispanic ministry volunteers to practice their English. Please contact Judy Kauer or Israel Ruiz 202-670-2654 if you have any questions about the program. Please be praying for this ministry and invite anyone you know who would love to attend!
Men's Discussion Group
"Iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the character of his friend" - Proverbs 27:17. The purpose is to have an environment specifically for men who want to be straightforward about their relationships, sins they struggle with, their relationship God, and sexual/emotional purity. As a group we will share what's going on in our life, hold each other accountable, and grow together by choosing a book/passage of the bible to study. We meet 7pm, every other Tuesday, contact Tom Caputo.
Calling all Moms! Join us at Little Falls Presbyterian Church (6025 Little Falls Rd, Arlington) from 9:30-11:30 on Friday mornings (Mar 24; April 7, 21; May 5, 19; June 2, 16, 30). Childcare is available with an RSVP. Please contact Susan Trent to join the Moms Group.
Chris and Shelby Smith will be leading Sparks for 3 —5 graders on Sunday, March 26. Students will meet from 4:30pm to 6:00pm at the Ybarra’s home for activities, Bible lesson, and dinner. Contact Beth with any questions. Hope to see you there!
Assist Pregnancy Center Client Mentor Training
Become a member of the Assist team and promote life in Northern Virginia with your time and skills! Learn more about our volunteer opportunities by attending a Volunteer Interest Meeting and Center Tour on the first Wednesday of every month (next April 5) from 1-2 pm RSVP to reserve your place.
Spanish Speaking Sermon
On Sunday, April 9, we will have our monthly sermon in Spanish. The sermon will be on the same passage and will take place at the same time as the English sermon. During the greeting time, you will head to Room 113, and will return prior to communion. If you know Spanish, please join us and hear the message from Israel Ruiz. Iglesia Emmanuel Servicio de español e inglés, cada 2do domingo del mes a las 10:30am.
Easter Sunday Volunteers Needed
Easter falls on April 16 this year. We will have two services, 9:15am and 11am. We need volunteers to assist with parts of each service. If you are able, please sign up to help in whichever service you attend here.
We will start Easter service with a call to worship in languages spoken at Emmanuel as a way to remember that Christ rose for all peoples. If you can converse or just "get by" in a language and are willing to read a short verse we'll supply you with, email Sydney Crouse and tell her the language(s) you can speak and which service(s) you are available to participate in.
Assist Walk|Run|Ride for Life (WRR)
Get moving to support Assist! You and your entire family can impact our community for life by participating in our annual 5K and bike event at the spring Walk|Run|Ride for Life (WRR) on April 22. More info.
Join us for Christianity Explored! We will meet on Monday nights from April 24th to May 29th at 7pm. Address: 1408 N Fillmore Street, Suite 16. The course, which will be led by Scott Seaton, interactively walks us through the essentials of faith, through a discussion of the gospel of Mark and a brief video each class.
Prayer at Emmanuel
- Virtual Prayer Community - If you would like to pray more and would like more guidance on what to pray for, then please sign up to be a part of this group. The prayer team will send weekly prayer requests centered on our church, our community, and God's Kingdom.
- "10:10 for 10" - Starting next Sunday and continuing every Sunday, we will gather in the lobby behind the Family Ministry table at 10:10 and pray for 10 minutes for our service. Come a little early and join us in prayer!
Emmanuel Parent Listserv
Have kids? Connect with other parents by joining the Emmanuel Parents group on The Emmanuel Network. Or, if you're a mom free Friday mornings, join us at Moms group. Contact the church office if you need a login or need help using the site.
Please share any needs, concerns, or praises. The prayer team, pastors and elders would love to pray for you!
Please submit any bulletin or website announcements by Tuesday at 12pm the week you’d like it featured using the announcement request webform.
All Emmanuel Events
Serving Emmanuel and the Arlington Community
Volunteers Needed for Sound Team Set Up/Take Down
The sound team needs 5 more volunteers to help unload/set up and pack/load the sound equipment. Volunteers only do this once every two months and are paired with other volunteers. This small act of service is integral to the worship team being able to practice on time. Please consider helping in this way. You can contact Israel Ruiz or Nate Telus to sign up.
Emmanuel kids need YOU as there still are needs. One Sunday per month, 10:15-12:15pm, one teacher’s assistant is needed. Please contact Beth Youmans if you’re interested.
Mercy Ministry Opportunities
Arlington Bridge Builders, Assist Pregnancy Center, Bridges to Independence's Sullivan House and Compassion International - Learn about current Mercy Ministry Opportunities
If you are interested in reaching the Spanish speaking community in the area, please reach out to Israel Ruiz to find out how you can help. You do not need to speak Spanish to participate!
Free English Conversation Classes / Clases Gratis de conversación en inglés
We have FREE conversation classes every Sunday morning to help you improve your English. We’ll help you with day to day conversations, how to do an interview, how to understand American culture, etc.
Tenemos clases de conversación en inglés completamente gratis. Te ayudaremos a mejorar tu inglés para conversaciones de día a día, como hacer una entrevista, entender la cultura americana, etc.
All are welcome! ¡Todos están bienvenidos! Class begins November 13, 2016
Sundays/Domingos: 9am-10am en 3351 Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA 22201 Parking is in George Mason University Founder’s Hall Garage
(entrance on N. Kirkwood St. across from St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church)
Sullivan House and its parent organization, b2i, have many opportunities for folks at Emmanuel to volunteer and support struggling families in Arlington. Contact Lawson Craighill at b2i if you are interested in volunteering.
Mercy Fund Offering
Every fourth Sunday, we collect a second offering used to provide assistance equally to missions and mercy in Arlington and around the world, as well as supporting the Emmanuel MicroMissions program. If you, or someone you know in Emmanuel, has special and pressing needs, please contact the Emmanuel Deacons.
Emmanuel relies on the gifts and work of its members and regular attendees for its Sunday services. Whether it's preparing the bread and wine for communion or posting signs around the lobby, this is essential in helping the community worship together. To learn more about serving one Sunday per month, please contact Israel Ruiz.
Community at Emmanuel
The Emmanuel Network
Join the church's online directory, communication platform and calendar (http://emmanuelnetwork.org).
A list and general location of all the Community Groups are available on the website. If you are interested in joining a Community Group, contact Young Lee.
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