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UPCOMING EVENTS

Director of Worship Opening
Emmanuel has an opening for our Director of Worship staff position. Follow the links to the job description and a summary of our worship commitments and style. This position is a part-time role, with the possibility of full-time. Inquiries should be sent to worshipleader@emmanuelarlington.org.

Planned and Spontaneous Fun Events
Join others from Emmanuel for planned and spontaneous events. Previous events included Ultimate-Frisbee, movie nights, rock climbing, nights out in Clarendon. All are welcome, contact Tom or Megan Caputo to be put on the email chain.

Vocalists Needed
Emmauel's worship ministry is looking for vocalists to serve with the Sunday morning worship team. If you have any interest, please contact Sang Lee.

Children's Ministry Volunteers Needed
Volunteers needed to teach or assist in 2 and 3 year old preschool classes this year starting in September. This will be a once a month commitment from 10:30am-end of service. Please email Sandra Lewis for more information.

Children's Ministry
We are updating our database. We are asking all parents to fill out a registration form for their children in 6th grade and younger. Click here to register your kids.

Assist Pregnancy Center Volunteers
If you have a servant's heart and want to promote life there are many volunteer opportunities at Assist: medical, administrative, or client mentoring. Contact Sheila at 703.354.7291, or come to a Volunteer Interest Meeting the first Wednesday of each month at 1pm.

Cheer on the Emmanatees at the Kickball Tournament
Please come out to cheer on the Emmanuel Manatees (a.k.a. Emmanatees) in the Bridges to Independence kickball tournament (SAFE AT HOME website) on Saturday, August 1, at Long Bridge Park in Crystal City!

Emmanuel Women's Fellowship Breakfast
Get excited ladies! Our monthly brunch is coming up! We had an intriguing time last month talking about soul rest. Join us on Saturday, August 1, at 9am for breakfast, casual fellowship and as Marietta Ruiz shares about encouragement. Email Marietta for address/directions. Please take a quick second to sign up for a potluck item if you can!

Arlington Prayer Group
Please join us for a multi-church prayer meeting at 9:30-10:30am on Saturday, August 1, at Cherrydale Baptist Church (3910 Lorcom Lane, Arlington). We'll be praying for our community, churches, and revival. Contact Jim Presswood for additional information.

Church Packing Day
On Sunday, August 2, we need folks to stay after service to help pack all of our supplies as we transition to offsite storage.

Sunday Summer Cookouts
Join us for Sunday summer cookouts after church around 1pm at the Marshalls. 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!). Address/directions or questions, contact Jennifer. (FYI no cookout August 2 and 9)

Sparks
Rising 3rd-6th graders join us for games, dinner, and Bible study on Sunday, August 16 (monthly, 3rd Sun) from 4:30-6:00pm at the church office.

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 19, 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 (August 20), 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.

Emmanuel Summertime Fun at a Glance:

  • 8/21 - Outdoor Movie: Despicable Me
  • Ongoing - Sunday Summer Cookouts


Back to School
Arlington Bridge Builders is hosting its annual Back to School event on Sunday, August 22, from 1-3pm at Greenbrier Baptist Church (5401 7th Road South, Arlington). We invite you to participate.

TNT Game Night

Calling all Teens and Twenties (12 year old and up through college/career) to a game night on Sunday, August 23, from 5:30-7:30pm at the church office. We'll have fun and laughter. Dinner will be provided! Please email Sandra to RSVP.


Sullivan House SKIT Night
Volunteers needed for Sullivan House shelter’s SKIT night! It's a chance to spend an hour with kids whose families are supported by the shelter and play a game, do an activity, or just have fun! We volunteer the fourth Thursday of every month (the next opportunity is August 27) from 7-8pm. Contact Emily Mushen for more info or to volunteer.

Community Groups
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

Sunday Prayer Group
The prayer ministry meets at 9:40am 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.

Sunday Afternoon at the Park
Want to meet up with other families at the park on Sunday afternoons? Join the Sundays at the park listserv! Email Allison Sell to get added.
 
Emmanuel Moms Group
If you are interested in the monthly get-togethers and playdates, contact Mel Chang. If you are a mom and not available during the day due to work or other reasons, please contact Jennifer McGahey for information about other fellowship opportunities with moms.

Announcements 
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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SERVING EMMANUEL AND THE ARLINGTON COMMUNITY

Mercy Ministry Opportunities
Arlington Street People's Assistance Network, Bridges to Independence's Sullivan House and 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 the Worship Director 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.

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


COMMUNITY AT EMMANUEL 

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"

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.
Arlington Prayer Group
Join us for a multi-church prayer meeting at 9:30-10:30am on Saturday, April 4, at Cherrydale Baptist Church (3910 Lorcom Lane, Arlington). We'll be praying for our community, churches, and revival. Contact Jim Presswood for additional information.