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1125 Savile Lane
McLean, VA 22101

Tears and Living Water [Devotional]

August 24, 2016

I love this passage—even though I have no idea what Jesus is talking about. Lots of things flow out of my life; I doubt any of them are living water. I think on my best days I am better likened to a tepid, dripping tap.

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Getting to Know Susan Graceson

August 22, 2016

Susan Graceson has served as Immanuel’s Interim Director of Children’s Ministries since August of 2015. As part of our introductory blog series, we asked Susan a few fun questions about her background and interests.

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Introducing Pastor Katie

August 15, 2016

In addition to her credentials and experience, Pastor Katie also has amazing stories to tell. In hopes of hearing some of those stories, we asked her a few untraditional introductory questions.

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In the Presence of Mine Enemies [Devotional]

August 11, 2016

The 23rd Psalm says that God prepares a table for me in the presence of my enemies. I have wondered who those people might be. I think of faceless enemies, arrayed around the wall, not at the table. The psalmist did not say I would share the table with them, necessarily, but that they would see that I have a source of health and well-being, protection and love.

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Add Spirituality to your Summer Vacation: 5 Simple Ideas

August 8, 2016

Taking a break from work or school during the summer doesn’t have to mean taking a break from your spiritual life. Use our tips to add spirituality and reflection to your summer vacation.

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Finding Jesus at the Beach: 3 Books to Add To Your Summer Reading List

August 4, 2016

For many of us, the final weeks of summer are the last chance for reading before the deluge of fall begins. Summer reading is also a great opportunity to reflect on the big spiritual questions of life, such as wisdom, grief, and calling.

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Ready for School to Start? Five Free Activities for Kids in Northern Virginia

August 1, 2016

There’s over a month of summer vacation left for kids in Fairfax County, and you might be running low on ideas to keep your family entertained. To help make the most of the last days of summer, we’ve compiled our favorite list of fun activities for kids in Northern Virginia. Best of all, everything on the list is completely free.

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Digital Worship Service for Sunday, June 28, 2020 Copy

Welcome to online worship for Sunday, June 28, 2020! Digital Bulletin: Click here New to Immanuel? Please take a few moments to let us know about yourself – click here: https://bit.ly/2JSocSu Prayer Concerns: Please note that prayer concerns can be emailed to office@ipcmclean.org. Tithes & Offering: For this week’s offering, please feel free to use…

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Matthew 25 Challenge: Sending Notes of Love to Chesterbrook Residences

As we continue to pray for so many during the Covid-19 pandemic, Immanuelites and friends are invited to pray for and send cards of support, love, and encouragement to staff and residents at Chesterbrook Residences. As you may be aware, thirteen residents and nine staff members have tested positive for Covid-19. Also, residents have been…

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Young Adult 3K Challenge – Kiva.org Giving Update

  So far, Immanuel young adults have utilized $1,273 dollars on www.kiva.org to make $1,475 dollars in loans to people across the world.  How is that possible, you ask?  When we make a kiva microloan, beneficiaries repay those loans slowly over time so that donors can reinvest those dollars as other microloans. Between now and April, Immanuel…

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Why Bonhoeffer Still Matters: Questions and Quotes

The 2016 Presidential election has brought a renewed interest in Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s life and writing. Perhaps this shouldn’t be a surprise. Most election years bring (more than) a few thought-pieces and editorials drawing connections between current candidates and Bonhoeffer’s well-known context and work.

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Making Room: Sunscreen

“From the rising of the sun to its setting The name of the Lord is to be praised.” Psalm 113: 3    Today’s eco-tip comes from Immanuel member Nate Buchanan: Use biodegradable sunscreen rather than the usual brands, which contain oxybenzone, a chemical that severely damages aquatic ecosystems, particularly coral reefs. Learn more about reef…

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Addiction During the Pandemic: Resources for Help & Support

Many people are struggling with substance abuse and addiction during the COVID-19 crisis. Below, Immanuel member Rick Hodgdon shares his story and the importance of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Immanuel hosts two weekly AA groups, an open meeting at 7:00 pm on Wednesdays and a meeting hosted by Pastor Susan on Mondays at noon. Email office@ipcmclean.org…

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Lectio Divina

Join us on Zoom at 12:15 p.m. each day of Holy Week for a half hour of guided “lectio divina,” an ancient method of reading scripture which involves readings, periods of silence with guided reflection, and shared insights aloud at the leading of the Spirit. Feel free to enjoy your lunch while we read and…

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Evening Prayers with the Fulp-Eickstaedts

Click here to watch a series of evening prayer services hosted by Rev. Aaron and his wife, Rev. Judith. A new prayer service is uploaded each evening, and can be viewed at Rev. Judith’s YouTube page.

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“The Enneagram & You”

“Ignorance is bliss – except in self-awareness. What you don’t know about yourself can hurt you and your relationships – and maybe even how you make your way in the world. It can also keep you in the shallows with God. Do you want help figuring out who you are and why you’re stuck in…

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Digital Worship for Sunday, October 4, 2020 – World Communion Sunday

Welcome to online worship for Sunday, October 4, 2020! Today is World Communion Sunday! Click here to download a PDF of today’s bulletin New to Immanuel? Please take a few moments to let us know about yourself – click here: https://bit.ly/2JSocSu Prayer Concerns: Please note that prayer concerns can be emailed to office@ipcmclean.org. Tithes &…

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