Serving the Servants Event, Sunday, September 7

Vienna, VA (August 26)—U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly and Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova will be among local officials and representatives from area nonprofit organizations being recognized at a special “Serving the Servants” luncheon on Sunday, September 7. The event— to be hosted by Emmanuel Lutheran church as part of their denomination’s Day of Service emphasizing “God’s work. Our hands”—seeks to appreciate those who work tirelessly on behalf of our neighbors in need with an afternoon of food, entertainment and fellowship.

WHERE Emmanuel Lutheran Church
2589 Chain Bridge Road
Vienna, VA 22181
*Event to be outside, weather permitting*

WHEN September 7, 2014
12:30-2:00 p.m.

WHO • U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA), confirmed
• Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Sharon Bulova, confirmed
• Fairfax County Supervisor (Braddock District) John Cook, invited
• Fairfax County Sheriff Stacey Kincaid, invited
• Hunter Mill District Representative Catherine Hudgins, invited
• Committee for Helping Others (CHO), confirmed
• Lamb Center, confirmed
• Shelter House/NOVACO, confirmed
• NoVA Habitat for Humanity, invited
• INOVA Blood Services, invited
• Our Daily Bread, invited

All honorees in attendance are expected to make brief remarks. Please contact Tawana Jacobs at or 301.325.8687 with questions about the event or to schedule day-of-event interviews.

Monthly Newsletters – “The Evangel” + Calendar + Youth

To view our monthly calendar of events for September, click CALENDAR

To view our monthly newsletter for September, click EVANGEL.

To view our separate youth newsletter for September, click YOUTH EVANGEL


Sunday Worship Folder

Each week, the Worship Folder used during our worship services will be posted. It contains information about Sunday’s services, upcoming events and the ministries of Emmanuel at work in the community and the world. Click  Current Copy for the August 31, edition.

Seasonal and Regular Worship Opportunities

Regular Sunday Worship Services

8:45 a.m. Worship with contemporary Christian music, Word and Sacrament.

Worship with progressive Christian music At 8:45 a.m. New and old hymns and songs featuring our band – Revelation – and a wonderful storytelling time for children.

Education Hour For All Ages At 10:00 a.m.

Traditional Worship At 11:15 a.m.

Using the new Evangelical Lutheran Worship resource and choirs.

Sunday evening Worship at 6:00 p.m.

Incorporating all the elements of the Lutheran tradition – Word and Sacrament – this additional worship opportunity may be just the right option for your busy Sunday schedule. Come and explore this exciting, new worship option.

Holy Communion is celebrated at every service

A professionally staffed Nursery is available throughout the morning for children 5 and under.

Support ELC Missions

Simply Giving is an easy way to insure that your support of the ministries of Emmanuel are funded consistently throughout the year. No need to worry about a missed week or month due to vacation, other travel, sports activities, etc. Just complete the attached form and return along with a voided check to the church office. Your faithful giving will provide the many ministries and activities of the church both here and around the world with the financial support they need. Please click here to download the application.

Stewardship is not all about calculations, portions or percentages. It is not only about dollars. Each of us has been blessed with different gifts. The ministries and events at Emmanuel could not run without your faithful and generous donations of time and talents. Please register your interests in supporting our ministries by volunteering here. This link will take you to our automated volunteer database where you can select from an array of opportunites that fit your gifts and time. Thank you!