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1125 Savile Lane
McLean, VA 22101

Mindful Medicine: Meditations on Darkness and Resilience – Episode One

April 14, 2020

How should we respond to stress and negative emotions during the current pandemic? Sarah Sherman, Immanuel’s Music Assistant for Children and Youth, is offering a series of mindfulness meditations for your spiritual practice at home.   Mindful Medicine: Meditations on Darkness and Resilience focuses on emotional responses to loss and tragedy, using mindfulness and wellbeing…

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Death and Dying – Resources, Possibilities, and Pastoral Care

April 14, 2020

  If you or a loved one have experienced Hospice care in recent years, you likely already know about the “blue book,” aka Gone from My Sight by Barbara Karnes, RN. During my time serving as a Hospice chaplain in seminary, I saw so much of Karnes’ wisdom in action and I am grateful for the way…

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Easter Sunday Digital Worship

April 11, 2020

Welcome to online worship at Immanuel Presbyterian Church (USA) for Easter Sunday! Please follow along with the digital bulletin below. Easter Sunday Digital Bulletin: Click here New to Immanuel? Please take a few moments to let us know about yourself – just scan the QR code to the right to get started or click here. Prayer…

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Good Friday Digital Worship

April 8, 2020

Welcome to online worship at Immanuel Presbyterian Church (USA) for Good Friday! Below, you will find the recorded worship service. Please follow along with the digital bulletin below. Please also join us on Facebook Live at 9:00 pm on Saturday, April 11 for our Easter Vigil lighting of the Paschal Candle. On Easter Sunday, digital worship…

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Digital Worship for Palm Sunday

April 4, 2020

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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Holy Week at Immanuel: Remember and Celebrate Online

April 2, 2020

Join Immanuel online as we remember and celebrate Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection together. If you need help accessing church services online, contact Immanuel’s office by email at office@ipcmclean.org. Services and small groups will be available on Zoom, Immanuel’s Facebook page, Immanuel’s YouTube channel, Immanuel’s twitter account, and on Immanuel’s blog.

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Preparing for Communion at Home: Let’s Get Ready to Worship

April 1, 2020

Here’s how to prepare at home for  worship together: First, set your table! Decorate your table as if you were going to sit down to dinner with Jesus and the disciples. If you’ve made your at-home devotional candle wreath, put it in the center of your table. Choose items that help you feel worshipful and…

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Digital Worship for Sunday, March 29, 2020

March 28, 2020

Welcome to online worship at Immanuel Presbyterian Church (USA) for Sunday, March 29, 2020! Below, you will find the recorded worship service. Please follow along with the digital bulletin and offering information below. Peace be with you! March 29, 2020 Digital Bulletin New to Immanuel? Please take a few moments to let us know about…

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March 22, 2020 Digital Worship Service

March 21, 2020

Welcome to online worship at Immanuel Presbyterian Church (USA) for Sunday, March 22, 2020! Below, you will find the recorded worship service. Please follow along with the digital bulletin and offering information below. Peace be with you! March 22, 2020 Digital Bulletin Please note that prayer concerns can be emailed to office@ipcmclean.org. For this week’s…

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Sunday, March 15, 2020 Digital Worship Service

March 14, 2020

Welcome to online worship at Immanuel Presbyterian Church (USA) for Sunday, March 15, 2020! Below, you will find the recorded worship service. Please follow along with the digital bulletin and offering information below. Peace be with you!   March 15, 2020 Digital Bulletin For this week’s offering, please feel free to use Immanuel’s online giving…

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Immanuel’s Coronavirus Response

March 13, 2020

Dear Friends and Family of IPC, We wanted to update you on Immanuel’s calm and prudent response to COVID-19. I and the other pastors on staff and the Session have been monitoring the situation with regard to the virus (and containing its spread), including noting the recommendations of the CDC, the Virginia Health Department, and Arlington…

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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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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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Immanuel’s Coronavirus Response

Dear Friends and Family of IPC, We wanted to update you on Immanuel’s calm and prudent response to COVID-19. I and the other pastors on staff and the Session have been monitoring the situation with regard to the virus (and containing its spread), including noting the recommendations of the CDC, the Virginia Health Department, and Arlington…

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Preparing for Communion at Home: Let’s Get Ready to Worship

Here’s how to prepare at home for  worship together: First, set your table! Decorate your table as if you were going to sit down to dinner with Jesus and the disciples. If you’ve made your at-home devotional candle wreath, put it in the center of your table. Choose items that help you feel worshipful and…

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Getting to Know Sarah Sherman

Sarah Sherman joined Immanuel as Music Assistant for Children and Youth in October 2016. Sarah graduated with a degree in Music from the University of Virginia, and is thrilled to be working with the young people at Immanuel!

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Making Room: Spiritual, Ecological Reflections for Advent

                  “In the desert someone is shouting, ‘Get the road ready for the Lord! Make a straight path for him.’” Mark 1:3, Contemporary English Version What if welcoming Jesus meant changing the ways we treat our human neighbors? Our animal neighbors? All of God’s creation? This year,…

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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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Good Friday Digital Worship

Welcome to online worship at Immanuel Presbyterian Church (USA) for Good Friday! Below, you will find the recorded worship service. Please follow along with the digital bulletin below. Please also join us on Facebook Live at 9:00 pm on Saturday, April 11 for our Easter Vigil lighting of the Paschal Candle. On Easter Sunday, digital worship…

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Summer Justice Film Series

Summer movies take on new meaning with Immanuel’s Summer Justice Film Series. We’ll provide study guides for youth, young adults, and adults to pair with suggested films (connecting storylines with both faith and current events). You’ll be invited to view the films at your leisure, using our conversation guide; then, we will facilitate a post-viewing…

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Sunday, March 22, 2020 Digital Worship Service

March 22, 2020 Digital Worship Service

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Helping Our Neighbors in Need…

During this time of crisis, the CS&A committee would like to provide Immanuelites with specific opportunities to help those in our local community that may be suffering more than usual during the Coronavirus crisis.  While all of us are affected by this crisis in many ways, these charities are ensuring that the basic needs of…

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