Prayer Book 101 — A Romp Through the Prayer Book

Come join Fr. Steve after Easter as he explores the cherished litur-gies, prayers, and documents that make up our common faith in our Book of Common Prayer. Part history class, part theology class, al-ways fun. You’ll learn something you didn’t know every time you attend. Classes begin April 11th and continue until sometime in May … Continue reading

Lenten Study Series on the Screwtape Letters in Afton and Greene

Join Father Dave Hanselman at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church in Afton and Zion Episcopal Church in Greene for a Lenten study series. The class at St. Ann’s will be held each Wednesday of Lent and each Thursday of Lent at Zion All sessions will be from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. We are all invited … Continue reading

The Bishop is Coming June 24

Mark Your Calendars! Bishop DeDe will be coming to visit on June 24th at our Joint Service at Emmanuel Episcopal Church. If anyone from St. An-drew’s, St. Matthew’s, or Emmanuel is interested in being con-firmed, now is the time to get in touch with Fr. Steve (only a bishop can confirm someone. Also, this is … Continue reading

Lenten Book Study in Sherburne

The Church of the Epiphany in Sherburne will be holding Lenten Explorers Group, on Tues-day evenings at 6:45 p.m. They will be reading and discussing The Book of Joy, featuring the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. If anyone is interested, please contact Elizabeth Gillett at (315) 825-5714. (You are responsible for purchasing your own … Continue reading

Healing Eucharist Begins at Emmanuel

One of the seven sacraments of the church is Unction, or healing, for those who are sick, dis-tressed, or facing difficult choices in their lives. Beginning February 21, 2018, we will be holding a healing Eucharist every Wednesday morning at 9:00 a.m. This service will be brief (about 30 minutes) and will include prayers for … Continue reading

Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service

This Ash Wednesday, Emmanuel Episcopal Church will host several churches in the Norwich area as we hold a joint Ash Wednesday litur-gy. Come and participate with us as we begin our joint journey with Christ through the season of Lent. Fr. Steve will celebrate and church leaders from the area will preach, distribute ashes, and … Continue reading

Chit, Chat, and Chew — New Berlin

This community meal is free and open to ALL. Located at the St. Andrew’s Episco-pal Church Parish Hall in New Berlin, this meal is held Saturday, February 17th (sponsored by St. Theresa’s Catholic Church) and March 17th (sponsored by the First United Methodist Church) from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Please come and be part … Continue reading

Kid’s Sunday School – Lent in a Bag

There will be a focus on four symbols for our children who come to the Sunday classes during Lent this year, on Feb. 18th, Mar. 4th, Mar. 11th and Mar. 18th at Emmanuel Episcopal Each child will be given a large bag to hold the four symbols for them to take them home as a … Continue reading

Stamping Workshop—St. Andrew’s

Beat the winter blues! On Feb. 10th from 10 a.m. to noon (or a little after) St. Andrew’s will host a stamping workshop — Journeys with Stamping. Taught by Andrea Blackwell, this class will cost ONLY $10 to cover project materials. RSVP: heather anderson at or call 847-6362 to re-serve your spot today!! A … Continue reading

Friday Night Lights

You don’t want to miss the open mic at Friday Night Lights (the last Friday of the month—well, except for Good Friday). Held at the St. Thomas parish hall, the first of these events was a huge hit, with a dozen performers and over 50 attendees. Proceeds go to local charities and the desserts and … Continue reading