• 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.

    May all of our paths, indeed, our whole Earth, be illumined by the light of God in Christ!

    – Father Steve White

December Birthdays and Anniversaries

2 John Sayko; Benjamin Dye; Nancylee Gridley; Richard Lindner, Sandra & Carl Colton, Joey Friedel 3 Trevin Cruz 4 George Denning, Tom Moore, Linton Wainright 5 Holly Sullivan 7 Cody Gebo; Ian May, Linda Slentz Baulch 8 John Shepler, Phil Giltner 9 Morgan Rogers; Dave & Kai Loomis 10 Thomas Mason, Nicole Anderson 11 Nancy … Continue reading

Greening of the Church

There are great holiday opportunities to help “green” the church—decorating it for Christmas. Greening of St. Matthew’s will be December 21st at 6:00 p.m. Greening of St. Andrew’s will be after church (around noon) on December 17th. Come and help out. Who knows…we might even play some Christmas music!!!!

Spiritual Retreats to Begin

Thanks to a generous donation to St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, the vestry has decided to make available funds to allow Episcopalians in the area to attend spiritual retreats at Holy Cross Monastery in West Park, NY. These retreats can be solitary or spiritual classes taught by one of the monks. For more information on the … Continue reading

Prayer Book 101 — A Romp Through the Prayer Book

As Episcopalians we are all familiar with the red book in our pews. The Book of Common Prayer is what makes us who we are as Anglicans. It’s what connects us to others in our denomination. But it’s more than just Eucharistic Prayer C or the Rite of Baptism or Burial for the Dead. The … Continue reading

Spirit of Christmas Collection Through Dec. 16.

Fr. Steve met with Mayor Terry Potter of New Berlin to talk about that community’s annual Spirit of Christmas. Each year the village, churches, Chobani, and other organizations come together to pro-vide food baskets and toys to families in need during the Christmas season. Along with the toys and food, our churches and other churches … Continue reading

Pot Luck Thursdays at St. Matthew’s

Come join your friends at St. Matthew’s for their monthly pot luck supper. Pot lucks are held on the fourth Thursday of the month. And the food is always good…so is the company.

Soul Kitchen (Emmanuel, Norwich)

On the second Thursday of the month from September through May. This community-wide meal is open to anyone who wants a good, hot dinner. There is one seating only, with the doors opening at 5:30 p.m. If you are interested in getting involved with Soul Kitchen please contact Gary Brookins at pbrookins@roadrunner.com

Calling All Emmanuel Parishoners!

Sally Miers has finally decided to pass the baton and is searching for a replacement to head up the Hospitality Committee. This person will be in charge of coordinating a schedule for coffee hour and wrangling folks to help out on special occasions. You will work closely with office staff, the sexton, and Fr. Steve. … Continue reading

The Tasting Tea at St. Matthew’s

On November 5, 2017, the 47th annual Tasting Tea was held at St. Matthew’s Church, South New Berlin. The idea of having such an event was first brought to the ECW in 1971 by Christine Preston, who was an active member of the group at the church. She had read about a Tasting Tea in … Continue reading