Upcoming Events | Serving Emmanuel and Arlington | Community at Emmanuel


Sunday Prayer Group
Join us Sundays at 9:35am to pray for the worship, ministries and family of Emmanuel, as well as personal requests. We meet further down the back hallway just past the staircase. Contact Bethany Hunter for more info or if you would like to join the prayer ministry.

Emmanuel Moms Group
Emmanuel's Moms Group is meeting Friday mornings for bible study, discussion and prayer. Contact Alyssa Van Duyn for more info. If you are a mom and not available on Fridays due to work or other reasons, please contact Jennifer McGahey for information about other fellowship opportunities with moms.

Sunday Summer Cookouts
Join us for Sunday summer cookouts after church around 1:00pm at the Marshalls in Arlington. Emmanuel regulars and newcomers welcome. Please bring a side, dessert or drink to go along with meat we'll have on the grill (or just show up to eat!). Questions, contact Jennifer.

Missions Night
Tim Mills, one of Emmanuel's missions partners who is working with Mission to the World planting a center city church in Bangkok, Thailand, will be in town. Join us Tuesday, July 22, at 7:30pm at the church office to hear Tim share about his work.

Emmanuel Summer Picnic
Join us for our annual picnic on Sunday, July 27, at Bon Air Picnic Shelter (850 North Lexington St, 22205) from 4pm-7pm. Family, friends, and neighbors are welcome! The church will provide drinks, meat & fixings for the grill; please bring an appetizer, side dish, or dessert. Also, we're looking for volunteers to help with day-of coordination. Are you a grill master? Do you love organizing group games? To volunteer, visit our signup page or contact Shelby Smith for more information.

Emmanuel Women's Fellowship Breakfast
All women (feel free to invite friends!) are welcome for a time of fun, casual fellowship on the first Saturday of the month. On Saturday, August 2, we'll met at La Madeleine at Bailey's Crossroads. Stop by anytime between 9:00-11:00am. Come for breakfast or a cup of coffee/tea! If you're interested in coordinating one of the future breakfasts, please contact Ellie.

Annual AACH Kickball Tournament

Emmanuel will again be participating in AACH's annual kickball tournament on Saturday, August 2. Please contact Megan Collins if you are interested in playing!

Meeting for Parents of Youth
Calling all parents of junior high and high school kids! There will be a gathering to discuss Emmanuel's youth ministry on Saturday, August 2, from 4-6 pm at the Johnsons. Mary Beth Hutchinson, our new youth leader, will share plans for the upcoming year. We will also be brainstorming how to continue developing the youth ministry at Emmanuel. Make plans to come! Email Sandra Lewis with any questions.

Multi-church Arlington Prayer Group
Please join us for a multi-church prayer meeting at 9:30-10:30am on Saturday, August 9, at Cherrydale Baptist Church (3910 Lorcom Lane, Arlington; Prayer Room - on third floor next to sanctuary). We'll be praying for our community, churches, and revival. For info, email Jim Presswood.

Arlington County Fair
Emmanuel will be hosting a booth at the Arlington County Fair from August 8-10. We'll need volunteers to host the booth, and for setup and take down. Contact Jim Presswood if you would like to volunteer!

A-SPAN Bagged Meals for the Homeless
We have an opportunity to serve the homeless in Arlington every 3rd Wednesday of the month. We are looking for 4-5 volunteers on Wednesday, August 20, to help distribute bagged meals at 6pm at two local parks in Virginia Square & Rosslyn. If you are interested in helping, contact Corrie Schwab.

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Mercy Ministry Opportunities
Arlington Street People's Assistance Network and Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless' Sullivan House, Borromeo Housing/Elizabeth House - 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 Chris McGahey 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.

Sunday Operations
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 Alice Chao.

If you like taking photographs, graphic designing, web designing or know HTML, please contact Ellie.


Weekly Email Update
The weekly Friday email (Emmanuel News Briefs) is a great way to stay up-to-date on the latest happenings at Emmanuel. Sign Up

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Connecting at Emmanuel
Know of fun things going on around our community? Looking for ways to connect with others? Emmanuel has three list-servs where people can informally post events and learn about what's going on. For example, have extra tickets to a concert? Want to throw together a game of ultimate frisbee? Interested in inviting people over for a movie night? Subscribe by using the links below.
Sports Group--subscribe | Arts and Social Group--subscribe | Men's Group--subscribe |
Mom's Group--subscribe | Women's Book Study--subscribe |
Emmanuel's Facebook Group--join | Emmanuel on Twitter @EmmanuelPres |
Emmanuel on Foursquare--"checkin"

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