• If you are in the area, we hope that you will come by and visit us! We are located at the corner of Elm and West Main in Norwich.

    At Emmanuel we work to try and "respect the dignity of every human being", following what Jesus taught in loving God and loving one another. I hope you'll take a moment and email me your comments and let me know if you will be visiting us or if you would like to get together for a chat. May all of our paths, indeed, our whole Earth, be illumined by the light of God in Christ!

    Father Chuck
    The Very Rev. Charles G. Taylor
    Emmanuel Episcopal Church

Funeral Services for Ilene Herrington

Ilene Herrington, 88, of Norwich passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 in Norwich. Ilene was born on August 28, 1927 in Franklinton, NY the daughter of Wood and Josephine (Geiger) Hallenbeck. She grew up in Franklinton and attended Middleburgh Central School from which she graduated. She then went on to Albany Business College. … Continue reading

Chenango County Habitat for Humanity Souper Bowl is March 12

Chenango County Habitat for Humanity will be holding its 2016 Souper Bowl on March 12, 2016 at the Norwich YMCA from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The event will include the sampling of soups from various Chenango County restaurants, entertainment, dessert and beverage at the cost of $7.00 at the door, $6.00 advance. Various raffles … Continue reading

Lent meetings at St. Matthew’s

During Lent we will meet at St. Matthew’s on Thursday Evenings at 6:00 p.m. for a series on Embracing Forgiveness. The evening will begin with a covered dish meal and followed by a series dealing with forgiveness. Each of us at times have been confronted by the need to forgive or to be Forgiven. We … Continue reading

Mother Lisa Files: The reflective season of Lent

Greetings and happy winter to all! It seems that the mild temperatures we enjoyed during December have ended, and January has brought us a “proper” central New York winter. I anticipate that February will bring us more snow, ice, and colder temperatures—the perfect recipe for retreating indoors to find warmth and comfort. My grandson’s UPK … Continue reading

February Birthdays

In January we celebrate the birthdays of these parish members.

The 185th Annual Parish Meeting is Jan. 24

The 185th Annual Parish Meeting Sunday, January 24 Worship at 9:30 a.m. followed by Special Coffee Hour and the Annual Meeting Come and hear some ideas for the future and cast your vote in electing the new Vestry Members and Warden. Come and hear about building/grounds items and news about what has been completed and … Continue reading

Bishop Skip invites you to a day of retreat Jan. 23

Dear Friends, I invite you to join me for a day of retreat on Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 9 am—2 pm. The retreat theme is, “All God All the Time”. Our time together will focus on our experiences of the holy in everyday life. $30.00 includes full program plus luncheon. It will be a … Continue reading

Thank you from Mother Lisa

“We must find time to stop and say thank you for the people who make a difference in our lives.” -John F. Kennedy My heartfelt thanks to all of you…especially for your preparation, presence, participation, your singing, and for your prayers. I thank God for all of you! The ordination ceremony was wonderful, and it … Continue reading


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