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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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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No Other Choice Than Hope: May It Be So

Job 1:20-21 Then Job arose, tore his robe, shaved his head, and fell on the ground and worshiped. He said, “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked shall I return there; the Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.”   I don’t believe that God…

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Caregiver’s Support Group 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, 1:30 p.m.

Pastor Susan leads this support group providing caregivers a time and place to receive physical, emotional, and spiritual support, as well as practical tools and resources for coping and flourishing. Our next meeting is Friday, November 9.  All are welcome!  Questions? Contact Pastor Susan at sgraceson@ipcmclean.org.

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IPC Endowment Invitation for Proposals – Available Now! 

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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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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Youth eNewsletter: Miracles & Mysteries

Dear IPC Youth & Parents:  IT’S HALLOWEEN! And here’s what you need to know coming up at Immanuel in the next couple weeks:  —Youth Group on November 4th, from 4:00-5:15pm. We’ll be doing a project with scripture (I promise it will be fun, even though I’m sure at least a couple of you just rolled your…

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Making Room: Try Composting

“Then God planted a garden in Eden, in the east. He put the man he had just made in it. God made all kinds of trees grow from the ground, trees beautiful to look at and good to eat. The Tree-of-Life was in the middle of the garden, also the Tree-of-Knowledge-of-Good-and-Evil.” Genesis 2: 8-9   Today’s…

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Making Room: Reusable Batteries

“For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me.” Colossians 1:29   Today’s eco-tip comes from Immanuel member Alex Abi-Najm. Disposable batteries cause serious environmental harm when not properly disposed. Use rechargeable batteries wherever possible this winter and gift reusable batteries this Christmas.    Here’s a prayer for today:…

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Do We Mean Every Word? [Devotional]

“Be Thou My Vision” is my favorite hymn. In hymns as with people, “favorites” are generously rich inspiring and thoughtful words. As with people, there are also parts of which we are not so fond.

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Coloring, Now and Then

Coloring quickly became a way for me to pass the time, sitting with my Mom, ready to chat when she wanted to. And there were pretty pictures to show her along the way. When I was at home and couldn’t sleep in the middle of the night, coloring became a way to fill the void.

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