Emmanuel Episcopal Church

Sharing the Joy and Power of Life in Christ

  5181 Singleton Way Virginia Beach, VA 23462 (757) 499-1271   facebook 

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Emmanuel Welcomes You!
Whether you are just visiting Virginia Beach or looking for a church home.

Emmanuel Episcopal Church has been faithfully serving the Kempsville area of Virginia Beach for over 170 years. Our membership is diverse, exuberant, and filled with the fruits of the Holy Spirit: love, kindness, gentleness and joy. We are a strong, vital and vibrant parish of approximately 800 baptized members. We observe our faith in Jesus Christ seriously, yet joyfully.

This Week's Emmanuel Calendar

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The Epistle


Our rector,
The Reverend Mary C. (Mimi) Lacy

Meet the Rev. Mimi Lacy

Listen to recent sermons


Children ages 4 yrs thru 3rd grade are welcome to worship in Children's Chapel, each Sunday at 10:00 a.m.


Wednesday Evenings in Lent;
March 8- April 5

5:30 p.m. - Simple Supper
6:15 p.m. - Study: The Great Divorce by CS Lewis
7:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II

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communion""Worship Times

Sunday Morning

8:00 a.m. - Holy Eucharist Rite II (no music)
8:45 a.m. Sunday Morning Formation
10:00 a.m. - Holy Eucharist Rite II
and Children's Chapel

8:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Nursery available


Childcare is available Monday through Friday in Holy Week

Monday, April 10  7:00pm
  Evening Prayer   
Short, quiet, reflective

Tuesday, April 11  7:00pm          EveningPrayer        Short, quiet, reflective

Wednesday, April 12    7:00pm    HolyEucharist     Service of Healing           Apowerful litany forhealing surrounded by prayer        

Thursday, April 13   7:00pm             HolyEucharist  Foot Washing  
Stripping of the Altar           

 A deeply moving service that teaches us about love

Thursday, April 13     7:00p-Midnight          Keeping Watch  (In the Narthex)                    “Watch” and pray in the garden with Jesus                           

Friday, April 14     12 noon              
Stations of the Cross     
Move through Jesus’ suffering and death

Friday, April 14    7:00pm                 
Service for Good Friday    
Scripture, prayers and veneration of the cross

Saturday, April 15   8:00pm           
The Great Vigil of Easter    

Fire, water, darkness and light!


photos courtesy and copyright of Howard Rodman and the members of Emmanuel