Summer in the Garden Book Conversation

Summer in the Garden Book Conversation

Looking for a way to connect with others and grow in your faith? We will gather in the Memorial Garden at Immanuel Tuesday evenings to talk about Barbara Brown Taylor’s book Learning to Walk in the Dark. Brown writes, “Darkness is a shorthand for anything that scares...
Immanuel’s Garden is Up and Running

Immanuel’s Garden is Up and Running

Take a stroll on the front lawn of the church and see all the veggies that have been planted by the Hunger Task Force! Once they are harvested, they will help to feed hungry people in our community. If you would like to help with the upkeep of the garden, please...
May is Mental Health Awareness month

May is Mental Health Awareness month

May is Mental Health Awareness month. The National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) is raising awareness about mental health. They are using this month to focus on the healing value of connecting in safe ways, prioritizing mental health and acknowledging that it’s...
Adult Sunday School at 10:10 on Zoom

Adult Sunday School at 10:10 on Zoom

The New Testament Gospels are not simply read, they are studied. They may be studied from a historical perspective, a content perspective, or a theological perspective. Curious about the world in which the gospels were written? What non-Judaic influences were at play?...
Book Discussion Tuesdays at 7

Book Discussion Tuesdays at 7

In her book, Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race, Debby Irving shares her own story of naivety transformed to understanding, and poses an introspective, thought-provoking question with each chapter to challenge readers to consider their own...
Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

Our podcast study will take a few weeks off and begin again, Wednesday, December 2. Pastors Joanne and Doug Stewart will be leading us in a conversation on the podcast series, Who We Are, a 6-episode series on race in America.   See this week’s worship email to...

Evening Reflection August 31

Dear Friends,   You don’t find a day as beautiful as today! I found myself drawn outside to soak in the beautiful late summer day, walking the dogs, strolling around my garden, sitting on the back deck. Today, for me, was one of those days when it seems as if...
Prayer Stones in the Memorial Garden

Prayer Stones in the Memorial Garden

Sometimes when our heart is in need of prayer, it’s helpful to find a quiet place, away from the normal activities, to rest our busy mind and focus on conversation with God. You are invited to find that quiet place in the Memorial Garden next to the church building....

Evening Reflection August 24

This past weekend was a great weekend! Thanks to the generosity of so many, the shelves are very well-stocked with non-perishable foods to be shared through Immanuel’s Backpack Program with the Webster Schools, and shared in the Little Pantry off the church parking...