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Sunday Prayer Group
Join us Sundays at 9am 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 no longer meeting Friday mornings at Little Falls Presbyterian. BUT we are still having monthly get-togethers and playdates. For more info, contact Mel Chang. If you are a mom and not available on Fridays due to work or other reasons, contact Jennifer McGahey for information about other fellowship opportunities with moms.

Inclement Weather
In case of inclement weather on Sunday or anytime throughout the year, please check the Emmanuel websiteFacebook group or your email for updates regarding Emmanuel events. Of course, please always monitor the situation carefully and use your best judgment on whether you and your family should attend.

2015 Mission Trips

  • South Africa (March 2015) - Help local projects sponsored by RANSOM Foundation. We'll work with missionaries, Cory and Marna Costanzo. Contact Robyn Ham for more info.
  • Bolivia (May 23-31, 2015) - Jim and Karen Wesolowski will lead a trip to visit the three Compassion projects where Emmanuel's sponsored children meet. Sponsors will be able to meet their child. 

Emmanuel Retreat
Emmanuel's church wide retreat is May 1-3, at Capon Springs Resort, WV. Registration is open. If you are interested in helping, contact Young Lee. Retreat info.

Discipleship Classes
Teachers are urgently needed for the elementary school Discipleship Class for the spring quarter. We need people who are willing to help in any capacity - from substitutes to weekly teachers. Email Sandra Lewis if you are interested in helping grow the next generation at Emmanuel! 
Discipleship classes for all ages meet at 9:20am on the fourth floor. Information about the classes can be found on the information table or website.

Christianity Explored - One Life
Interested in gaining a deeper understanding of who Jesus is and why his life matters to us today? If so, join Scott Seaton and others on Monday nights at the church office (1408 N. Fillmore St., Suite 16) to explore the Christian story. The 6-week course meets on Mondays February 23-March 30, at 7pm, dinner provided. All are welcome; all questions are encouraged. Info

Communicants Class
This spring we will be offering a Communicants Class for children during the 9:20am Discipleship class hour (starting Sunday, March 8). This class will prepare children for a membership. One parent is required to attend each class with their child. For more details, email Young Lee. 

Emmanuel Women's Fellowship Breakfast
All women (feel free to invite friends!) are welcome for a time of fun, casual fellowship. Our next breakfast will be Saturday, March 7. More details to come! If you're interested in coordinating one of the 2015 breakfasts, please contact Ellie Shaw.

Arlington Prayer Group
Join us for a multi-church prayer meeting at 9:30-10:30am on Saturday, March 7, at Cherrydale Baptist Church (3910 Lorcom Lane, Arlington). We'll be praying for our community, churches, and revival. Contact Jim Presswood for additional information.

Family Fun Night
Join us Friday, March 13, at 6:30pm at Arlington Community Church (6040 Wilson Blvd.) for a pizza dinner followed by fun activities. All families welcome! Contact Kelli Dudley if you have any questions or to RSVP.

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, March 18, to help distribute bagged meals at 6 p.m. at a church in Virginia Square & a park in Rosslyn. If you are interested in helping, contact Corrie Schwab.

Borromeo Housing
Help be a "Guest Chef" on the third Thursday of every month (March 19), 5-7pm in Arlington. Join our team as we share a recipe, a tip or a lesson learned with these new moms. Please contact Cindy Jacobson.

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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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Help be a "Guest Chef" on the third Thursday of every month, 5-7pm in Arlington. Join our team as we share a recipe, a tip or a lesson learned with these new moms. Please contact Cindy Jacobson.
Help be a "Guest Chef" on the third Thursday of every month, 5-7pm in Arlington. Join our team as we share a recipe, a tip or a lesson learned with these new moms. Please contact Cindy Jacobson.