Immanuel joins More Light Presbyterians: Letter from Pastor Aaron

October 2, 2018

Friends, on behalf of the Session, I have some wonderful news to share: Immanuel Presbyterian Church is officially part of the network of More Light Presbyterians.  I am proud of…

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Youth eNewsletter: Here for a Reason

August 27, 2018

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…

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Youth eNewsletter: Not Just for Sunday

August 21, 2018

    The new weekly youth eNewsletter, Not Just for Sunday, will hit inboxes on Friday mornings, but you can stay connected to all of the great Immanuel youth happenings…

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Getting to Know Elizabeth Pruchnicki

July 24, 2018

We’re excited to welcome Elizabeth Pruchnicki as Immanuel’s new Youth Director this month. Below, we asked her a few introductory questions. 

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Sarah Sherman Trains with Musicians Without Borders

July 9, 2018

Sarah Sherman, Immanuel’s Music Assistant for Children and Youth, will travel to Europe this summer to be trained by Musicians Without Borders. Musicians Without Borders uses the power of music…

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

June 13, 2018

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…

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Sing a New Song: The Story Behind a New Hymn

May 10, 2018

Brian Wilhour, Director of Music, and Pastor Aaron recently composed a new hymn as an auction item for Immanuel’s annual auction fundraiser. This month, we premiered the hymn during Immanuel’s…

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Green Faith: Resources for an Earth-Friendly Spirituality

April 20, 2018

The Presbyterian Church (USA)’s Book of Order lists “Faithful stewardship that shuns ostentation and seeks proper use of the gifts of God’s creation” as one of the great themes of…

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New Books in the Immanuel Library: Spring 2018

March 22, 2018

God’s Secretaries, The Making of the King James Bible, by Adam Nicolson, 1903.  An irenicon: it was a political tool aimed toward making peace in an England of warring religious passions,…

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Praying the Psalms: May It Be So

March 15, 2018

As Holy Week nears, our Lenten devotionals shift. Jewish and Christian communities have long prayed the Psalms as a spiritual practice and discipline. As our Lenten journey nears its end,…

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Praying With Our Breath: May It Be So

March 13, 2018

2 Thessalonians 3:16 Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in all ways. The Lord be with all of you.   In his second…

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Praying the Fine Print: May It Be So

March 12, 2018

Genesis 28: 20-22 Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread…

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Making Room: Grocery Bags

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30  …

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God's Work Isn't a Secret: May It Be So

Luke 2: 25-26, 29-32  Now there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; this man was righteous and devout, looking forward to the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit rested on him. It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen…

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Digital Worship for May 3, 2020

Welcome to online worship at Immanuel Presbyterian Church (USA) for Sunday, May 3! Today is Legacy Sunday at Immanuel. Please follow along with the digital bulletin below.   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…

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Digital Worship for Sunday, November 22, 2020

Welcome to online worship for Sunday, November 22, 2020! Click here to download a bulletin in PDF format. New to Immanuel? Please take a few moments to let us know about yourself – click here! Prayer Concerns: Please note that prayer concerns can be emailed to office@ipcmclean.org. Tithes & Offering: For this week’s offering, please…

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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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Digital Worship Service for Sunday, September 13, 2020

Welcome to online worship for Sunday, September 13, 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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“Students Helping Honduras” Trip! July 18-25, 2020  

We’re going to Honduras again! The trip will be from July 18 – 25, 2020. There are no age restrictions on the trip, but anyone under age 15 should plan to come with a parent. When: July 18-25, 2020 Spots available: 15-20 participants We will be going on this trip with students from Marshall High School; we can…

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Digital Worship for Palm Sunday

Welcome to online worship at Immanuel Presbyterian Church (USA) for Sunday, April 5, 2020! Below, you will find the recorded worship service. Please follow along with the digital bulletin and offering information below. Peace be with you! April 5, 2020 Digital Bulletin  New to Immanuel? Please take a few moments to let us know about…

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

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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In Their Own Words: A Conversation With the Author

On October 23, Immanuel will welcome scholar and renowned organist, Dr. Eileen Guenther, as she discusses her book, In Their Own Words: Slave Life and the Power of Spirituals. This groundbreaking study of slavery and spirituals is the first to place the unique voices of an enslaved people squarely within the context of their daily lives.

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