Category: The Episcopal Church

Finding Calm in Covid

If you are experiencing extra anxiety during these everchanging times, you aren’t alone. Covid-19 has us all struggling with more stress, uncertainty and change than usual. It has a lot of us wondering how to tend to our feelings and how to stay calm during an extremely challenging time. As we try to find various…

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Never Alone

Brother & Sister, Chris & Rachel Piemonte perform  Tori Kelly’s “Never Alone“ In my time I’ve travelled some roadsA rolling stoneNowhere feels like homeAnd I’ve seen people come, then they goLife is just a story of some highs and some lowsTell me do you believe in miracles?I’m standing here before your eyes I’ve cried many…

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There Was A Man Born Blind

Hi everyone, thank you for tuning into today’s sermon.   These certainly are wild and ever changing times and we at Emmanuel are doing our level best to adapt with the changing news and happenings all around us – all in a spirit of flexibility, joy and anticipation.  Working hard to stay in the present moment and…

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Emmanuel at Home Morning Prayer

Emmanuel at Home Morning Prayer is a portable and complete digital liturgy available 24/7. Scroll down to learn more and click on the latest or prior weeks’ services! During this time of pandemic, the Bishop of Virginia, following directions from the CDC, has issued specific guidelines for public worship. As of January 16,2022, due to high…

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Jesus wept.

One of my favorite books is Gospel.  No, not the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke or John but a big, rambling 800-page novel by Wilton Barnhardt.  Gospel is the story of an eccentric hardboiled Chicago Irish professor and his nubile graduate student assistant, as they travel the world: Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Americas, in search of a…

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