The Season of Lent in 1930 – Submitted by Jeanne Westcott

Lent in years past was observed at St. Andrew’s and St. Matthew’s Churches with a variety of activities. The Daughters of the King would spend the weeks sewing for a Lenten box or barrel which would be sent to a mission. In March, 1930, it was to be sent to St. Mary’s School, Swanee, Tennessee. … Continue reading

Kids’ Christian Formation

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 class 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. … Continue reading

Joan Chapin Memorial Service Announcement

Those we love do not go away, they walk beside us everyday, unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear. The family of Joan Chapin cordially invite you to join in celebrating her life on April 29, 2017, 10:00 am at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. Reception will be held in the … Continue reading

Shadows Gather

Shadows Gather—Submitted by Cheryl TenWolde Thy beauty, long desired, hath vanished from our sight; Thy power is all expired, and quenched the light of light. Ah, me! For whom thou diest, hide not so far Thy grace; Show me, O Love most highest, the brightness of Thy face. Hymn 169, verse 2 , O Sacred … Continue reading

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

2017 Souper Bowl

What: “2017 Souper Bowl” When: March 25, 2017 Where: Norwich YMCA, North Broad Street 4 pm—6 p.m. Why: Benefit for Chenango County Habitat for Humanity The event consists of Chenango County restaurants providing one of their best soups for people to sample and to vote on their favorite. A 50/50 raffle, bake sale, entertainment, door … Continue reading

Lenten Bible Study

Join us for a 6 week Lenten Bible study beginning Wednesday evening March 8, 2017 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church. We will be using the study materials “40 Days of Community: by Rev. Rick Warren. This study will explore how we, the body of Christ, can deepen the love within our church family and then, by … Continue reading

Our Daily Bread Food Closet Annual Narrative Report 2016

Our Daily Bread Food Closet is located at Emmanuel Episcopal Church. A number of parishioners from many churches assist with the operation as volunteers and a number of parishioners from many churches make generous monetary donations to this effort. It is important to be aware that all money given to the Closet goes directly to … Continue reading

The message of an angel

This year Ash Wednesday is the first day of March, which will set a penitential tone for the month as the Season of Lent begins. The Book of Common Prayer states that we are invited to the observance of a holy Lent, by self-examination and repentance, by prayer, fasting, and self-denial, and by reading and … Continue reading