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Emmanuel Episcopal Church

"Walking in Love, as Christ Loved Us"

1145 W. Valencia Mesa

Fullerton, CA 92833
Phone: 714-879-8070  

Sunday Worship Services

8:15am and 10:00am

Emmanuel Fullerton Sanctuary

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Episcopal Church Stewardship

To Episcopalians, stewardship is about being grateful, responsible stewards of the gifts that God has given us. This attitude is drawn from the biblical practice of tithing, which means to give back, in gratitude, one tenth of our earnings to God (Numbers 18:26). But we don’t think of stewardship as just donating money. We also include the giving of our time and talents.  Read more


Wind in the Trees

There’s something about wandering around in the wilderness of Lent that often results in new spiritual discoveries. Of course you have to avail yourself of a source for these new discoveries. They don’t often fall into your lap uninvited. Emmanuel Episcopal Church is offering a source for new discoveries each Thursday of Lent. The program is called Wine and Cheese and the Wind in the Trees. What? Wine and cheese at a church you ask. Well, Jesus drank wine. If you ask an Episcopalian about drinking wine they will most likely say quite wisely, “Everything in moderation.” Besides there are other beverage choices for those who prefer a non-alcoholic drink. And what is this about the wind in the trees?  Read more


The drum circle beat goes on

The term drum circle originated in the United States during the late 1960s and early 1970s. It was particularly popular among counterculture groups. However, in recent years, a new generation of drum circles has been born that focuses on spirituality. Some are found in the Native American culture, some among those who practice yoga and its principles, but drumming also has had a resurgence in the Christian world. Drumming is happening in churches across America. It is being used in children's programs, worship services, family events, and men's and women's groups. And, says Zachary Reid, a staff writer for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, drumming "can transcend denominational and cultural boundaries." Perhaps that explains its growing popularity on the postmodern religious scene.  Read more


Lent

The Teutonic word Lent, originally meant no more than the spring season. It is 40 days plus 6 Sundays long and is the traditional time of spiritual preparation for the great Easter Feast. Holy Week, the last week leading up to Easter is considered a part of Lent. The purpose of Lenten preparations and disciplines is the renewal of one's relationship with God and a fresh and deeper commitment to the Christian life.  Read more


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"Walking in Love, as Christ Loved Us"

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