An occasional series of reflections from parishioners on Emmanuel Church
What makes Emmanuel Episcopal unique? I think the key word is opportunity. You can make a bigger ripple in a small pond. You can get to know most of the core supporters of the church quickly. You can find a way to make a difference. In my case it has been helping with scripture readings and administering communion. There is a quick comfort level in listening to a sermon from our minister J.T. Thomas. He has a genuine and sincere interest in each of his parishioners.
There are so many chances to help those less fortunate in the community. It’s the unusual nature of the church sanctuary itself with a dedicated choir leading the way from the balcony. It is a wonderful ten-year-old named Jack making sure each service is filmed for those who can’t make it to church. And then you have the generous nature of those who provide tasty snacks for the after service social in the meeting hall. I love a small vibrant community, and that’s exactly what Emmanuel Episcopal Church is!