Lessons & Carols 2016

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The Choir of Emmanuel has been hard at work for weeks preparing this year’s Lessons and Carols program for Sunday, December 18 at 10:15 a.m.  Once again, we will be joined by a String Quartet drawn from players associated with the Orlando and Brevard Orchestras.  Repertory will include a setting of the Kyrie composed in Paris in 1766 by the ten year old Mozart, two works in that same classical style by composers from the early American Moravian tradition, and other hymns and choral pieces reflecting the readings and the season.  We will once again use the sequence of nine Lessons developed at Kings College, Cambridge.
This special event is made possible not only by your musicians, but also by gifts made in response to appeals from the Music Guild.  Guest musicians are not provided for in the regular operating budget of the parish.  The Music Guild’s 2016 Advent Appeal opened on Advent I.  It is still in progress.  Envelopes are to be found in the Narthex and at the Garden Entrance.  Please make your check payable to Emmanuel Church, mark it Music Guild, put it in an envelope and drop it in the alms basin with your regular offering.  You may also mail it to the office, or drop it off during the week.
Please plan to be present for the service, which is among the year’s highlights.

2015 Advent Festival

Advent-Festival-940This year’s Advent Festival will be Sunday, Dec. 6, following the 10:15 service.  There will be a light lunch, crafts for the children, and an outreach project. Please plan to attend this fun-filled Sunday!

2015 Advent Festival

Advent-Festival-940This year’s Advent Festival will be Sunday, Dec. 6, following the 10:15 service.  There will be a light lunch, crafts for the children, and an outreach project. Please plan to attend this fun-filled Sunday!

Evening in Provence was a HIT!

An-evening-in-provence_logoEmmanuel folks know how to have fun!  We gathered on Saturday, April 18, for a great meal, wonderful fellowship, AND we had a very successful auction that yielded several thousand dollars that will be used to enhance the parish hall.  All in all, a fantastic event!  See some of the photos below:

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Easter Sunday is April 5

Easter flowersEaster morning is a wonderful time to attend church!  Easter breakfast will be at 9:00 – all are welcome!  The children will have an Easter Egg Hunt at 9:30 and they’ll dig up the Alleluia Banner.  Then our main service is at 10:15.

Nursery Schedule: There will be a nursery provided Easter Morning for children up to age 3.  Children 4 and over will attend the service and will have an activity packet

For adults, there is also a “quieter” service at 8:00 a.m. (followed by the breakfast).

All in all…a GREAT day at Emmanuel.  If you’re looking for a church to visit, please join us.  We’re a friendly parish and would love to have you as our guest!  Emmanuel is located at 1603 E. Winter Park Rd, Orlando, FL 32803.

Advent & Christmas Schedule

Advent_FestDec. 7 is the date for this year’s Advent Festival. All are welcome!  Join us for the Festival, Lessons & Carols, and our beautiful Christmas Eve services.  See the schedule below:

Advent Schedule
Advent I -   Nov. 30
Advent II -  Dec. 7   Advent Festival
Advent III – Dec. 14
Advent IV – Dec. 21 – Lessons & Carols, one service at 10:15
Christmas Party – Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 6:00 p.m.
Christmas Eve Services at 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. with Christmas music beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Christmas Day Service at 10:00 a.m.
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
1603 E. Winter Park Rd.
Orlando, FL 32803

 

All Saints’ Day

All_Saints_Day_2 Emmanuel will have one service, at 10:15, on Sunday, November 2, 2014 in observation of All Saints’ Day.  Following the service, there will be a BBQ in the courtyard.

Emmanuel is 60!

60s_keep calm Join us on May 3rd for a look back at the first 60 years of our parish. We’ll celebrate 60’s-style with music, food, and some entertainment, too.  Cocktails and appetizers begin at 6:00 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:00.
Come on out! Mick Jagger says…it will be a gas, gas, gas!

2013 Advent Festival

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Dec. 8 is this year’s Advent Festival, following the 10:15 service.  Crafts for the young and not so young, lunch, and other goodies will be there.

Prepare yourself for the coming of Christ!

We are Emmanuel Family!

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Mark your calendars

for the  “We Are Emmanuel Family” Stewardship Kick-Off Dinner

on Saturday, September 21st

at 6:00 PM.

Good ole down-home cookin’, entertainment, & speaker.

RSVP by Thursday, September 19th  to Cindy Buchanan, 407-704-2873

or Parish Administrator Linda Wright, 407-894-1641.