Emmanuel Gothic Emmanuel Episcopal Church
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300 W. Frederick St.
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 886-8172


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The Gift of Wilderness
(by the Rev. Shelby Ochs Owen)
Dec 10, 2017

Sunday schedule: Note changes for summer! (beginning June 4)

  • 8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I
  • 9:30 a.m. Christian Education (adult and children's Sunday school) There will be NO Children's Sunday School or Choir practice until September.
  • 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II

    Nursery Care is available (ages 0-5) every Sunday for the 10:30 service.
  • 5:30 p.m. Centering Prayer

Weekly newsletter

If you would like to receive our weekly e-newsletter, simply CLICK HERE, or else contact the editor, Julie Pittman, at emmanuelspeaks@gmail.com, with your name and e-mail address. Please put 'add to newsletter list' in the subject line.

Do you have any announcements of interest to our congregation? If so, please contact the church secretary, Lucy Dennison at emmanuelstaunton@verizon.net. To submit photos or to ask questions about the Web site, please contact the Webmaster, Andrew Clem, at agclem@comcast.net.

Church Web sites:

Episcopal Church U.S.A. Episcopal Relief & Development Episcopal Diocese of S.W. Virginia Trinity Episcopal Church The Lectionary Page Diocese of Leeds, England

Our affiliate:

Stuart Hall School


Virginia Haiti Collaborative Staunton Music Guild Sarah's Music Studio Bluebird Beginnings Photography

Church directory:

Our Church directory is now available online, but a special password is required to open it. For security reasons, passwords will be changed from time to time, and must be not be made available to anyone outside of the congregation. Any questions should be directed to the church office.

Sunday School

Sunday School classes this year are being coordinated by Katherine Turner, along with several assistants. For details, see the
Sunday School Calendar.

Recent parish activities

For a list of upcoming special events, see the Calendar page.


Prayer list


Dana A.
Bob A.
Joan A.
Diane B
Barbara B.
Cornelius Family
Alice C.
Laura D.
Bob D.
Melissa J. D. 
Helen F.
David F.
Brandan H.
Jean H.
Art H.
Jane K.
David L.
Chrissy M.
Joy M.
Frances M.
Peter M.
John M.
Dan P.
Ann R.
Lynn S.
Marilyn S.
Sarah S.
Jean S.
Eric T.
Jan W.


prayer list

NOTE: Please help the office by keeping us informed of the status of people you place on the prayer list.


Emmanuel "word cloud"

world cloud

Thanks to Steven Cox for soliciting from parish members words that they thought best described our church congregation, and then compiling all of them into a "word cloud." Click on the image to see a full-size version. If that doesn't work, click here instead

Wordle: Emmanuel3