Worship Services

10:00am & 5:30pm

Location

1125 Savile Lane
McLean, VA 22101
703-356-3042

Worship Services

10:00am & 5:30pm

Location

1125 Savile Lane
McLean, VA 22101

NEW AT IMMANUEL…. Godbooks: Immanuel Reads and Reviews

October 27, 2017

A “Godbook” can be any book you think a member of Immanuel might enjoy, or learn from and grow spiritually that is about God, Jesus, the church, religion, spirituality, or just life. Below, we have archived all of the current reviews by Immanuelites. Click here to add a review of your own. Click here to…

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Eldercare Forum – Sunday, February 23 at 11:20 a.m.

February 20, 2020

Join us in the Meeting House for a special forum hosted by Immanuel’s Healthcare Navigation team! Presentations from local professionals will cover various issues that matter as we age and as we care for others who are elderly: senior living community options; signs, symptoms, and treatments for Alzheimer’s and dementia; planning funerals and memorial and…

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Front Porch Stories: The Spirituality of Hospitality – Sunday, March 1 at 6:45 p.m.  

February 20, 2020

The life of Immanuel is filled with stories of hospitality and connection.  So is the Bible. Al Jurkin & Nancy Stansberry —who know a thing or two about hospitality— will lead our next Front Porch Story discussion on how we connect through hospitality.  Front Porch Stories are designed to engage Immanuelites in a casual, small group…

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Baha’i Forum – Sunday, March 1 at 11:20am

February 20, 2020

Join International Mission as we welcome forum speaker, Nelufar Mohajeri! Nelufar is a member of the Baha’i community and is     committed to community-building activities that focus on capacity development, education, and spirituality. She serves as a member of the Regional Baha’i Council for the Atlantic States. Professionally, she is a Partner at The Vela Group.…

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Agape Meal/Ash Wednesday Service Mark the Beginning of Lent – February 26

February 20, 2020

Please join us in commemorating the beginning of Lent with a simple, shared meal in the Meeting House at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26.  With a theme of simplicity and reflection, a very simple meal will be provided. No need to sign up.  In addition, we will provide an opportunity to make a financial…

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Help Immanuel Youth Get Real World Experience at Work to Inform Vocation Choices! 

February 20, 2020

IPC Pathways has a Pathways at Work program (see https://ipcpathways.org/pathways-at-work/) that lists leads for internships (including high school senior year internships), shadowing opportunities and vacation and summer jobs for Immanuel high school and college students.  If there’s an opportunity at your workplace or you see something offered elsewhere that we can list, please contact Liz Pruchnicki, Steve Parker or Lynley…

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Ash Wednesday Morning at West Falls Church & McLean Metro Stations!

February 20, 2020

Rev. Aaron, Rev. Katie, Rev. Susan, Rev. Billy and Liz Pruchnicki will be imposing ashes at the West Falls Church and McLean Metro Stations on Ash Wednesday, February 26 from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m.  Feel free to stop by and say hello!

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Immanuel in the Evening Goes to THE BEYONCÉ MASS DC – Sunday, March 8 at 4:15 p.m.

February 20, 2020

Immanuel in the Evening goes on the road to see the Beyoncé Mass at The Kennedy Center! Immanuel in the Evening will attend the mass together and then gather at Campono for a meal to discuss the worship service. There will not be a regular evening service at Immanuel that evening. Entry to the mass is free,…

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#PlanksOfLament – Lenten Young Adults, Youth & Young Families Challenge

February 20, 2020

Prayer, fasting, and alms-giving are all traditional spiritual practices during Lent, but this year Immanuel invites you to take on a new spiritual and physical challenge this season, Planks of Lament. You’re invited to try daily planking (an exercise where you hold your body in the upright pushup position) while reading a Psalm of lament.…

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Sign Up for a Lenten Small Group!

February 11, 2020

Each Lent, the church forms small groups, in homes and at church, to study a selected book.  The groups meet 3-5 times, weekly at various times and don’t require your attendance each week.  This year, we will read Anne Lamott’s book, Almost Everything: Notes on Hope. You may purchase a copy on your own, or you…

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P.O.L.O. (Parents of Little Ones) -New Winter/Spring Series! “Feasting on the Word”

January 22, 2020

Join us on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month as we focus on Bible stories from the Feasting on the Word scripture series. Weekly volunteers will facilitate awesome conversations on scripture as it applies to our lives, both in the context of us as families and as children of God. Volunteer facilitators from our group will…

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New Evening Class in February! “God & War: Four Weeks with Joshua”

January 14, 2020

Does God condone violence? How do Christians wrestle with a Biblical book of war and conquest sanctioned by God? If violence in the Bible has ever made you uncomfortable, this is the Bible study for you! You’re invited to join Pastor Billy for four weeks with the book of Joshua. Using Daniel Hawk’s Joshua in…

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This February: “Religion and Nationalism in the Age of Globalization” with Bruce Douglass

January 14, 2020

Join us Sundays in February (February 2, 9, 16, & 23) at 9:00 a.m. for this special series lead by R. Bruce Douglass, Director Emeritus, Reformed Institute of Metropolitan Washington. Nationalism is a modern phenomenon, and it has been greatly influenced by religious beliefs and practices ever since it first appeared in the latter part…

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A Different Kind of Knowledge: May It Be So

Philippians 1: 9-11 And this is my prayer, that your love may overflow more and more with knowledge and full insight to help you to determine what is best, so that in the day of Christ you may be pure and blameless, having produced the harvest of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ for the…

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Making Room: Pack Utensils

“In a large house there are utensils not only of gold and silver but also of wood and clay, some for special use, some for ordinary. All who cleanse themselves of the things I have mentioned will become special utensils, dedicated and useful to the owner of the house, ready for every good work.” 2…

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Holy Monday Devotional

For Holy Week, Immanuel has created a series of online devotionals. Each devotional is adapted from a monologue written by Rev. Aaron Fulp-Eickstaedt. Immanuel will perform these monologues and others at this year’s Maundy Thursday service (April 13, 7:30 pm).

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Youth eNewsletter: Here for a Reason

Hello IPC Youth & Parents! This week I’ve had such a good time meeting up with a bunch more IPC families over pool parties, brunch and casual afternoon conversations. It is such a treasure getting to know each of you as we start ramping up into fall after some peaceful summer vacations. If we haven’t…

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Maundy Thursday Devotional

For Holy Week, Immanuel has created a series of online devotionals. Each devotional is adapted from a
monologue written by Rev. Aaron Fulp-Eickstaedt. Immanuel will perform these monologues and others at this year’s Maundy Thursday service (April 13, 7:30 pm).

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Making Room: Local Mulch

“The righteous flourish like the palm tree and grow like a cedar in Lebanon.” Psalm 92:12   Today’s eco-tip comes from Susan Gregory Care for the plants around you with a fresh layer new mulch. Instead of buying mulch, Fairfax County operates a brush grinding operation which produces double shredded wood mulch for residents at the…

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2020 Argentina/Uruguay Mission Trip with Pastor Susan!

Immanuel’s International Mission Committee is sponsoring a trip for up to 12 people to visit Argentina and Uruguay.  The primary purpose of the trip is to focus on the role of the church in the face of the struggle to preserve human rights and to promote creation care.  We will worship with local churches, meet…

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Abounding in Hope: May it Be So

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” Romans 15:13 At first reading, especially if the person doing the reading views faith skeptically, this prayer can sound less like a fervent wish for someone, and…

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Beyond the Beach: Summer Reading 202 [Godbooks]

Summer reading often focuses on the fun and whimsical. But what if you’re looking for a little more substance? Make the most of your extra time this summer with our Summer Reading 202 list from Immanuel’s Godbooks list:   Abraham Lincoln by Cal Sandburg. Recommended by Eric Simpson: “If ever there was a timewhen God was…

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College Care Packages Send Love Thousands of Miles Away

Immanuel’s youth program sent 25 care packages to Immanuelites in college this fall. Care packages included homemade desserts, snacks, and quick meals to help our college students during their end of semester exams and papers. “We want our college students to know that God loves them and we do, too–even if they’re many, many miles…

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