Emmanuel has a staff opening for our Director of Family Ministry, who oversees our ministry to our children and parents. If you have a heart for serving and nurturing children in the context of church ministry, please send a resume and cover letter to FamilyMin@emmanuelarlington.org. A job description of the position can be found here.
Volunteers Needed for Sound Tech Team
The sound tech team is looking for volunteers! If you would like to help run sound on Sunday mornings, please contact Tim Rogers or Fabio Silva de Jesus.
Children’s Church Teachers Needed
From May - September 2016, we’ll need 2 teachers for the 2nd - 5th Children’s Church to teach on the first Sunday of each month. If you are interested in teaching, please contact Kelli Dudley.
Sullivan House has many opportunities to help struggling families in Arlington get back on their feet and achieve independence. Our highlight this month is helping provide child care during an adult exercise program on Saturday mornings from 10am-12pm. Contact Emily Warner for more information or to sign up.
Slave Cemetery Dedication
On Saturday, April 30, a group will be attending a dedication of a slave cemetery in the Shenandoah. It will be a time to recognize the dignity of the men and women buried there. This is also a great opportunity for children to be exposed to history and God's heart for the oppressed. Please contact Young Lee if interested.
Adoption & Foster Care Seminar
Have you ever thought about adopting or fostering? Or do you know people who have and would like to better support them? Then come to a seminar after the service on May 1 from 12:30pm-1:30pm to hear from 3 couples at Emmanuel who have adopted, are in the process of adopting, and are involved in mentoring foster youth. Lunch and childcare will be provided. Please RSVP.
Emmanuel Women's Fellowship
Ladies! Please join us on Saturday, May 7, from 10am-11:30am for "Coffee and Conversation!" This month, we are meeting at Jennifer Marshall's home. Jennifer will lead a talk on "Making the Most of our Time." For address/directions, please contact Megan Caputo. We hope to see you there!
3rd-6th graders join us for games, dinner, and Bible study on Sunday, May 15 (3rd Sunday, monthly), from 4:30-6:00pm at home of one of the Emmanuel families. Please contact Chris Seaton for more info and to RSVP.
Men & Women: Day Away
We are excited about a new opportunity for the men and women at Emmanuel to get together to build each other up and grow closer to one another. On Saturday, June 11 (Women's Day Away), and Saturday, June 18 (Men's Day Away), we will spend the day hearing from various speakers, sharing with one another, and having lots of fun! The theme for both events is "Ordinary Life, Extraordinary Grace: God's Transformative Power in What We Do and How We Relate." We would love for everyone to participate, so please save the date. (More information to come.)
Sunday Prayer Group
The prayer ministry meets at 9:45am on the 2nd and 4th Sundays each month in the 1st floor hallway behind the central staircase. We would love to have you join us. Contact: Bethany Hunter.
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 Mel Chang if you need a login or need help using the site.
Please share any needs, concerns, or praises. The 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.
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Mercy Ministry Opportunities
Arlington Bridge Builders, Assist Pregnancy Center, Bridges to Independence's Sullivan House and Compassion International - Learn about current Mercy Ministry Opportunities
Sunday Morning Sound Team
Are you technically minded? Do you have a good ear and want to contribute to helping Sunday services run smoothly? If so, please contact the Nate Telus for further information.
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.
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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