Please join us at Immanuel’s auction, Love Your Neighbors, on Saturday, March 23rd! It’s a fun evening of fellowship, and your participation ensures that the worthy organizations we sponsor are supported throughout the year. Auction tickets are now available! Please purchase your tickets after the morning or evening service on March 17th, or during the week…Read More
We are excited to share with you Immanuel’s Winter/Spring Spirituality & Learning trifold brochure (click here to download the PDF, which is formatted to allow you to print at home). You’ll also find copies in the narthex and breezeway; this PDF version allows you to save this email to consult a copy electronically throughout the winter…Read More
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
Calling parents of young children! Our ‘Parents of Little Ones’ small group meets April 6 ! Our study materials vary, from the Bible to books to blogs to podcasts. Childcare (and donut holes) will be provided. Want to receive POLO (Parents of Little Ones) monthly emails? These emails include info about upcoming discussion topics, what…Read More
With a theme of “Why We Love Immanuel” we’re kicking off the fall/winter season with an Immanuel Photo Contest! We’re looking for photos that convey the message that Immanuel is welcoming, inviting, active and fun, and with so many wonderful upcoming events at IPC, you’ll have lots of opportunities to use your cameras! Everyone is…Read More
Click here to watch the first in a series of brief video clips featuring Immanuel members discussing why they give to Immanuel! Pledge Sunday is November 11.Read More
To volunteer for “Gardener of the Week,” click here! This summer we’ll be growing cucumbers, beans, peppers, cherry tomatoes, roma tomatoes, and okra. *New! BOUNTY BASKET: STARTING JUNE 17! If you tend the garden on Tuesday evening or early Wednesday morning, you can simply leave your harvest in the “bounty basket” in the Breezeway. ALL IMMANUELITES ARE…Read More
Click here to download a PDF of our new Fall/Winter 2018 Spirituality & Learning trifold. If you haven’t already received one, you should be seeing one in your mailbox soon, too! You’ll also find copies on the church campus (in the Narthex and Breezeway). We hope you’ll take a look at the many excellent spiritual…Read More
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…Read More
We are excited to share with you Immanuel’s Winter/Spring Spirituality & Learning trifold brochure (click here to download the PDF, which is formatted to allow you to print at home). You’ll also find copies in the narthex and breezeway; this PDF version allows you to save this email to consult a copy electronically throughout the winter…
For Holy Week, Immanuel has created a series of online devotionals. Each devotional is adapted from a monologue written by Rev. Aaron Fulp-Eickstaedt. Immanuel will perform these monologues and others at this year’s Maundy Thursday service (April 13, 7:30 pm).
“For every house is built by someone, but God is the builder of everything.” Hebrews 3:4 Today’s eco-tip comes from Immanuel member Nate Buchanan: Buy a reusable to straw to save plastic (you can find them in either metal or durable glass). You can also choose straw-free lids, or, if you are able, choose…
What are your pastors reading right now? From fiction to theology, summer reading to spirituality, take a look at some of Immanuel’s pastors’ favorite reads.
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…
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.
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, we invite you to try praying the Psalms, as well. After a few centering breaths, try beginning by reading the Psalm aloud and slowly. A…
The Red Boot Coalition has a radical idea: when things get heated and tempers flair, stop and listen. Countering national anxiety through small-group conversations may seem naive, but it’s catching on.
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 our tradition (G-2.0500). But how can Presbyterians today be better stewards of God’s creation? We’ve compiled a resource list of organizations, theologians, and writers to…
Many of us will try to restart our physical and financial goals in 2017, but the new year is also a great time to revitalize our spiritual lives. Here are a few spiritual resolutions to inspire your goal setting.