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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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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How to Make a Blessing Bag

January 14, 2020

As the temperature drops, now is the time to consider making your own blessing bags at home to carry with you in your car or on your commute.  When you see someone experiencing homelessness, simply say hello and offer the bag.  Consider introducing yourself and offer a kind word along with a blessing bag. Immanuel…

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IPC Endowment Invitation for Proposals – Available Now! 

January 3, 2020

Our 2020 Special Projects Committee (Alan Bagden, Marjorie Fox, and Mac Henderson) is inviting proposals to allocate the 2020 distribution from Immanuel’s Endowment.  The application (the Invitation for Proposals, or IFP) is available in the Narthex, Breezeway, and church office, and can be downloaded here. The deadline for submissions is Friday, February 21.  Members and…

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Save-the-Dates for Upcoming Spirituality & Learning Opportunities in 2020!

January 3, 2020

Save-the-Date for upcoming Spirituality & Learning Opportunities in the New Year *Some dates have been revised so please check this to be sure you have the right dates on your calendar! We’re excited to be offering the following as we begin the new year.  Please mark your calendars and watch the E-Presence and church bulletin…

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2020 Argentina/Uruguay Mission Trip with Pastor Susan!

December 4, 2019

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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College Care Packages Send Love Thousands of Miles Away

October 31, 2019

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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New to Immanuel? You’re invited to attend a “Meet Immanuel” small group with Pastor Katie!

August 2, 2019

Curious about what it means to be a Presbyterian? Interested in learning how to officially join as a member of Immanuel?  Want to learn how to get connected at Immanuel?  Join us for “Meet Immanuel” small group!  The membership process at Immanuel involves four simple steps, the first of which is attending “Meet Immanuel.”  This…

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Making Room: Electronic Cables

December 22, 2018

“See, the former things have come to pass, and new things I now declare; before they spring forth, I tell you of them.” Isaiah 42:9   Today’s eco-tip comes from Immanuel member Susan Gregory. Recycle your old phones and cable. Phones and cables can’t be recycled curbside, but Fairfax County has 7 days per week recycling…

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Making Room: Hazardous Materials

December 21, 2018

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!” 2 Corinthians 5:17   Today’s eco-tip comes from Immanuel member Susan Gregory: This season, clean out leftover cleaning products, batteries, lightbulbs and other hazardous trash. Do not throw away anything that is toxic, ignitable, corrosive or reactive.…

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Clinging to Goodness: May It Be So

“Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good.” Romans 12:9 On the first night of the 2017 World Series, watching Clayton Kershaw pitch, I said, “Oh my goodness.” I thought, in a second moment, oh. my. Goodness. What is Goodness? Is it culturally inflected? Does it depend on “good for…

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Meet Mr. “SHARE”, Atticus Gore:  A Teenager Who Makes a Difference

Written by Betsy Rice Pictured top left, Atticus Gore smiles with SHARE donations at a food drive with Immanuel Presbyterian Church members and staff.  On June 2, 2018 Atticus Gore, an eighth grader at Longfellow Middle School and member of Immanuel Presbyterian Church, sponsored the SHARE food drive at the McLean Giant.  For those of us…

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

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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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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What Matters Most: Books for Finding Wholeness, Finding Peace [Godbooks]

Jesus said, “I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly” (John 10:10), but what does that abundant life look like today? This week, we offer three GodBook recommendations for refocusing our living on what matters most.

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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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Making Room: Take the Stairs

“But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31   Today’s eco-tip comes from Immanuel member Alex Abi-Najm If you are able, take stairs instead of elevators whenever possible. You…

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Three Books to Read This Fall

Who said that back to school books were only for kids and college students? The fall is a great time for reading. Here are three great books to consider adding to your list.

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Someone's Army: May It Be So

Psalm 33 13-22 From heaven the Lord looks down     and sees all mankind; from his dwelling place he watches     all who live on earth— he who forms the hearts of all,     who considers everything they do. No king is saved by the size of his army;     no warrior escapes by his great strength. A horse…

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Making Room: Paper Towels

“For there is hope for a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again, and that its shoots will not cease.” Job 14:7   Today’s eco-tip comes from Immanuel member Kevin Hovis: God gives us little blessings like paper towels to wipe our hands when they are wet. I see so many people…

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