• 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

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News Around the Kingdom – July/August 2018

Father Steve has started a new Bible/Book Study. This class will be driven by choices of the participants (and occasionally priest). We have begun by Fr. Steve leading a multi-week study of the Book of Esther. As he says, “Esther is a story about exactly all the things you don’t think it’s about. It’s like … Continue reading

Hot Dogs are Good for the Soul

Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Norwich, NY sup-ports a program call Soul Kitchen, a seasonal monthly free meal for the community of Norwich. From Septem-ber through May each year, on the second Thursday of the month, Emmanuel volunteers prepare and serve a hot meal in the Parish Hall for any and all who show up. Some favorite … Continue reading

Tidbits – Aug. 2018

1. General Convention So, this year (actually starting to-day) the General Convention of the Episcopal Church is meeting in Austin, Texas. This gathering occurs every three years and is made up of hundreds of deputies and bishops from around the ECUSA. In the past, these conventions have been contentious, touching on things that tend to … Continue reading

Make a Joyful Noise

The people of God sing. After escaping from the Egyptians and crossing the Red Sea, the people of Israel sang a song to the Lord. In fact this song, the Song of Miriam, is the oldest piece of Hebrew scripture in existence. Singing was part of Israel’s formal worship in both tabernacle and tem-ple. Then … Continue reading

Busy Summer, Y’all

So, there’s going to be a lot of stuff happening around the Northern Kingdom this summer. To begin, there’s going to be con-struction or major work at each of the churches. St. Matthew’s is going to be get-ting a new parking lot. St. Andrew’s is re-constructing all of its access points with new walkways, handicapped … Continue reading

Good Friday Services

There will be two Good Friday settings in 2018, listed below: St. Andrews will have Stations of the Cross at 11 a.m., Liturgy at noon. Emmanuel will have Stations of the Cross at 5 p.m., Liturgy at 6 p.m. Please consider coming to the Stations of the Cross and then spending some time in quiet … Continue reading

Lenten Series at Broad Street Methodist, Norwich

Called to Community: What does it meant to be the Church? What should the Church be doing with our call to justice and love? What does it mean to be the Body of Christ? What is the Church becoming? Join Rev. Rachel Ann Morse, pastor at Broad Street United Methodist Church, in wrestling with these … Continue reading