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  • 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!

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[PHOTOS] Thanksgiving Dinner at Emmanuel

See the photos from Thanksgiving dinner at Emmanuel. Thank you to all those who volunteered.

Kids’ Christian Formation

Emmanuel’s Sunday School class will be meeting at 4:15 p.m. for 45 minutes on Sunday for Christian Formation and fun. The classes will include stories from the Lectionary Lessons while building a model, making gifts, and learning about loving all of God’s creation. Refreshments will be served; like juice, pizza and cookies. All children in … Continue reading

Joy to the World by Cheryl TenWolde

In the Season of Advent, we are invited to look both back in time with the incarnation of Jesus in history, and look forward into the future of his coming in righteousness to judge the earth. We await the celebration of his coming as a baby born in Bethlehem. We ponder his presence coming in … Continue reading

A Book Recommendation from Joan Axtell

I am sharing with you a book that I have found helpful and inspiring. It is called PATTERNS OF GRACE, a book of Devotions of the Heart. New York Times says, “This writer shares with her readers how a Bible verse has helped her simplify her life, how she learned not just to pray but … Continue reading

From the Archives: A Poem for St. Andrews by Spencer Pope

While sorting papers in the Archives Room, I came across this poem. The New Berlin Library had Spencer Pope’s obituary, so we can know a little more about him. Spencer Benjamin Pope was born in the Town of Columbus in 1865, the son of Lloyd and Mary Hopkins Pope. His early years were spent in … Continue reading

How Beautiful Upon the Mountain by Cheryl TenWolde

Golds, reds, yellows, purples, browns, and oranges – the colors of fall leaves, pumpkins, apples, and other produce are beautiful as we look around our communities this fall. Our seasons are undergoing a time of transition. The glorious colors of autumn upon our hills, mountains, and valleys will soon give way to the more muted … Continue reading

Pie request for Thanksgiving dinner

Emmanuel kindly requests pies to be donated for the Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner. Homemade and Store bought pies are welcome. Please contact the Church Office if you would like to furnish pies. The pies should be delivered to the Parish Hall at Emmanuel on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 before 4:00 p.m.

Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 24

Join us for our Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner Turkey and all the trimmings Thursday, November 24, 2016 Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 37 West Main Street Home Deliveries (within 2 mile radius of Norwich beginning 11:00 a.m.) ONE SEATING ONLY STARTING AT NOON For delivery, take outs, reservations or to volunteer call the church office at 334-8801.