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

MATTHEW 25 GIVING

...for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you gave me clothing, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you visited me.  (Matthew 25:35)

INTERNATIONAL MISSION
INTERNATIONAL MISSION

Vulnerable, Hungry & Thirsty

In 2018, Immanuel donated to the following organizations...

Partners in Development (Zambia)

This service opportunity is within the Munyanya Village, which sits on a small plateau, near the Zambezi River, overlooking a large flood plain. Partners In Development have built a multi-purpose center, and two toilets, in Munyanya Village. Treadle pumps have been supplied to local farmers, especially to the women farmers. This has resulted in food security for the families, as well as income from the sale of the produce.  Learn more here.

CEDEPCA (Guatemala)

From its inception, this reproductive health clinic and shelter for abused women has been committed to making an impact on women in the region with educational experiences grounded from a feminist theology.  CEDEPCA hosted an IPC mission trip to Guatemala in 2003.  Learn more here

Five Talents (International)

Five Talents works to fight poverty, create jobs and transform lives by empowering the poor in developing countries through innovative savings and micro-credit programs, business training and spiritual development. Immanuelite Kim Pacala has been a Five Talents board member since 2010. Learn more about Five Talents here.

Heart for Moldova (Moldova)

Heart for Moldova assists in helping orphans with their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs. They also opened the first Christian orphanage in Moldova.  Learn more here.

Annie Soper School (Peru)

A private school established in 1990 the Annie Soper school strives to offer a high standard of grade and high school education based on a Christian worldview and available to both those inside and outside the Moyobamba faith community and particularly the poor. IPC funded a scholarship for a recent graduate at this school.  

Genocide Watch

Genocide Watch's purpose is to build an international movement to prevent and stop genocide. Our contact is Immanuelite Greg Stanton, president of Genocide Watch. He can be reached at president@genocidewatch.org. To learn more, click here

Students Helping Honduras (Honduras)

SHH works to end extreme poverty and violence in Honduras through education and youth empowerment.  IPC youth have visited the orphanage at Copprome and the town of El Progresso in Honduras on mission trips with SHH. Learn more here.

Barnabas Aid (International)

The main ministry of Barnabas Aid is to send financial support to projects which help Christians where they suffer discrimination, oppression and persecution as a consequence of their faith.  Supports five PC(USA) missionaries annually, including

  • Mark Hare and Jenny Brent (Haiti)
  • Burkhardt Paetzel (Eastern Europe)
  • Dennis and Maribel Smith (South America)
  • Al and Ellen Smith (Russia/East Asia)
  • Revs. Elmarie and Scott Parker (Syria/Lebanon/Iraq)

Stranger & Imprisoned

In 2018, Immanuel donated to the following organizations...

Frontier Fellowship

As part of God’s mission to the world, Frontier Fellowship invites believing communities to engage people groups where the good news of Jesus and his kingdom is not yet known. To learn more, click here.

Co-Sponsoring Immigrant Family

In partnership with Trinity Presbyterian Church, Immanuel co-sponsored an immigrant family resettling in the US from Iraq, This effort has involved financial as well as hands-on support by a large group of volunteers, including transportation, mentoring and counseling of a family of 7. 

Illness

In 2018, Immanuel donated to the following organizations...

San Lucas Clinic (Peru)

Established in 1866, the San Lucas clinic seeks to improve the quality of life of the nearby rural population by teaching and/or providing sustainable developmental processes which address deficient sanitation conditions, poor dietary and hygiene habits, unsafe living conditions and the need for environmental preservation. 

Global Camps Africa

Global Camps Africa changes the lives of South Africa’s vulnerable children and youth by providing HIV/AIDS prevention education and training through high impact residential and day camp experiences and continuing education, equipping young people with the life skills that will support them in becoming safe and productive adults who have hope for the future. To learn more, click here.

Partner for Surgery (Guatemala)

Our objectives are to serve as a bridge between patients in need of surgical care in remote communities and the international volunteer triage and surgical teams that come to Guatemala to help the impoverished to educate and empower rural Guatemalans to initiate and advocate for vital health care services on their own behalf. To learn more, click here.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE & ACTION
COMMUNITY SERVICE & ACTION

Hungry & Thirsty

In 2018, Immanuel donated to the following organizations...

SHARE of McLean

This food pantry provides supplemental groceries to clients who live in Share’s service area zip codes (22101, 22102, 22066, 22043). Clients can visit the food pantry twice per month.  The food pantry is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9:30 to noon. The majority of food that Share distributes is donated by the local community.  To learn more, click here.

Capital Area Food Bank

The Capital Area Food Bank is the largest organization in the Washington metro area working to solve hunger and its companion problems: chronic under-nutrition, heart disease, and obesity.  To learn more, click here.

DC Central Kitchen

DC Central Kitchen’s mission is to use food as a tool to strengthen bodies, empower minds, and build communities. To learn more, click here.

Emmanuel Food Bank of Beltsville

The Emmanuel Food Bank is a group that helps local families who are in need of food or clothing in a variety of ways.  The ministry provides food to the Community Place Cafe on the 3rd Friday of every month.  There are also monthly food distributions that take place on the 4th Saturday of each month and an emergency food pantry for families in need. DC Central Kitchen’s mission is to use food as a tool to strengthen bodies, empower minds, and build communities.  

Food for Others

Our Mission is to distribute free food to our neighbors in need, in partnership with our Northern Virginia community, and to provide opportunities for people to volunteer their resources.  Food for Others is an important part of Northern Virginia’s safety net for those needing food when an emergency strikes, and for the growing number of working poor who are unable to make ends meet and need to supplement their inadequate food supplies. To learn more, click here.

 

Pastors' Discretionary Fund

Gift cards to the Giant grocery store are given based on need, within a geographic area, in conjunction with information about SNAP benefits, job hunting assistance, and information about 211.

Stranger

In 2018, Immanuel donated to the following organizations...

Just Neighbors

Just Neighbors is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization dedicated to serving and supporting the immigrant community of northern Virginia.  To learn more, click here.

Co-Sponsoring Immigrant Family

In partnership with Trinity Presbyterian Church, Immanuel co-sponsored an immigrant family resettling in the US from Iraq, This effort has involved financial as well as hands-on support by a large group of volunteers, including transportation, mentoring and counseling of a family of 7. 

Imprisoned

In 2018, Immanuel donated to the following organizations...

Onesimus

Our mission is to provide ministry to those that are incarcerated; to provide aftercare ministry to those release from jail or prison; to provide ministry to the families of those incarcerated. To learn more, click here.

Illness

In 2018, Immanuel donated to the following organizations...

Christ House

Christ House opened in December 1985 as the first 24-hour residential medical facility for homeless persons in the United States. To learn more, click here

Hopecam

Hopecam's mission is simple: to overcome the social isolation experienced by children in treatment for cancer.  We provide the child with a tablet computer equipped with a webcam, Internet access in the home if the child is without, then work with the child's school to persuade them to establish a regular connection with the child during which the child can participate in classroom activities, and see and talk with their friends.  To learn more, click here.

NIck's Place

Nick’s Place is a one-of-a-kind, affordable structured and supervised Recovery Home for six young men aged 20-26.  To learn more, click here.

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (PRS) provides services to individuals living with mental illness, substance use disorders, mild intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorders to help them achieve safety, personal wellness, recovery and community integration. To learn more, click here.

Vulnerable

In 2018, Immanuel donated to the following organizations related to housing and hospitality...

Second Story

Second Story (formerly Alternative House): Second Story transforms the lives of children, youth and their families by providing safe havens and opportunities for them to grow and thrive. Our programs provide support at critical turning points in their lives. To learn more, click here.

Chesterbrook Residences

Three faith communities in the Falls Church/McLean, Virginia area (Lewinsville Presbyterian Church, Immanuel Presbyterian Church, and Temple Rodef Shalom) founded Chesterbrook Residences. Our core values support aging with dignity by honoring our residents with a home-like setting for the services and care they need. Chesterbrook Residences is a nonsectarian, 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit residence that offers both affordable housing based on a sliding income scale and high quality care. Should a resident’s income no longer cover the costs of care, that resident is eligible to receive support from the Chesterbrook Continuing Care Fund so that he/she can remain at Chesterbrook.

 

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Habitat for Humanity NoVA

Habitat for Humanity NoVA Coalition: The Habitat for Humanity model harnesses the power of volunteers, the generosity of donors and the commitment of homeowners to make affordable home ownership a reality in Northern Virginia.

 

Langley Residential Support Services

Langley Residential Support Services (LRSS) serves adults with intellectual disabilities, their families and our communities by providing quality, comprehensive residential and community support services that will enable these individuals to live valued, productive lives. To learn more, click here.

Mary House

Mary House is a community based organization that provides transitional housing services, shelter and support programs to homeless and struggling families, and was founded on the concept that "smaller is better." The philosophy at Mary House has always been to help others as we ourselves would want to be helped, while providing a safe haven that allows families to reclaim their dignity. Mary House is run entirely on donations and grants. To learn more, click here.

 

The Shepherd's Center

The Shepherd's Center of McLean-Arlington-Falls Church (SMAFC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, volunteer-based, interfaith organization sponsored by area congregations, community groups and businesses to serve older persons in these areas of Northern Virginia. We are dedicated to assisting senior adults in maintaining an independent and safe lifestyle. To learn more, click here.

 

Shelter House, Inc

Shelter House is a community-based, non-profit organization serving homeless families in Fairfax County, Virginia. Our organization was formed in 1981, when several ecumenical groups came together to better serve Fairfax County’s low-income population. In 1985, Shelter House’s facility was moved to its current location in Falls Church. In 2007, Shelter House was awarded Fairfax County’s contract to operate the Katherine K. Hanley Family Shelter in Fairfax. In 2010, Shelter House became the first non-profit to operate Artemis House, Fairfax County’s only 24 hour Domestic Violence Shelter. To learn more, click here.

Children of Mine

Our mission is to provide at-risk children with the intellectual, nutritional, and emotional support needed to excel and become functional members of their community and the world. The Children of Mine Youth Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit after school program in Washington, DC’s Anacostia neighborhood that provides a safe, clean, and structured environment for children across the DC metropolitan area. To learn more, click here.

 

Speech and Language Center of NoVA

The goal of Speech and Language Services is to provide the highest quality of service possible to children and their families. We view families and community professionals as valuable team members in our work with children. A family's commitment and support is instrumental in a child's progress. Speech and Language Services serves a variety of clients with speech and language needs, some of which include: childhood apraxia of speech, articulation/phonological disorders, augmentative/ alternative communication, autism spectrum disorder, language processing expressive/receptive/ pragmatic language delays or disorder. To learn more, click here

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In 2018, Immanuel donated to the following organizations related to employment and safety...

Fairfax CASA

The mission of Fairfax CASA is to advocate for the best interests of each abused and neglected child referred by the Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court through the promotion and support of quality volunteer representation. We seek to ensure that each child’s needs are identified and addressed with the goal of living in a safe and permanent home.  As permitted by our legislative charter, we also provide assistance to youths entering adulthood who have been referred to the CASA program by the Court, up to the age of 21. 

Bethany House

Every 9 seconds, a woman is beaten in the U.S. Bethany House eliminates domestic violence one family at a time by assisting victims through our emergency shelter. To learn more, click here.

Clergy Crisis Fund

The Ministry Crisis Fund is a longstanding financial resource of National Capital Presbytery. It has two purposes: 1) to assist in responding to emerging crises in the lives of clergy, church professionals and employees and others involved in our joint ministry. 2) to assist congregations as they deal with emerging ministry crises, primarily in the area of conflict involving staff and/or members. 

Jubilee Jobs

Jubilee Jobs is one of the longest-serving and best non-profit workforce development providers in the Greater Washington Region. Jubilee Jobs programs offer hope for jobseekers all over Washington, DC. At Jubilee Jobs, we pride ourselves on encouraging every applicant throughout the entire job process, which begins with initial meetings with job counselors, moves to workshops (interviewing skills, conflict resolution, goal-setting) and ends with the individual obtaining a job. The vision of the Next Step program helps currently employed clients move towards stabilization and greater economic self-sufficiency.

Bright Beginnings

Have you ever wondered where children living in shelters go during the day? Where do they learn? Where do they play? Where do they go to feel safe? Bright Beginnings understands the special needs of young children and families living in homeless environments. Our safe, nurturing, developmentally-appropriate childcare for homeless infants, toddlers and preschoolers helps them reach important childhood milestones, while we help their parents to end their homelessness. To learn more, click here.

Falls Church-McLean Children’s Center

We provide a comprehensive, high-quality, early-childhood program designed to give all young children, regardless of their family’s economic resources, a strong foundation on which to build the rest of their lives. To learn more, click here.