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Emmanuel Family News
July 2, 2015
 Dear   ,    
As we approach the 4th, let us give thanks for our various freedoms --including our freedom to worship. Thanks be to God for all the blessings we receive!

With love in Christ,
Fr. Rob

First Fruits of VBS Fun!

We're having a blast at VBS this week. This collage captures some of the fun of being together. There's still time! Come on out tonight at 6pm for a meal and interesting classes for both kids and adults and/or join us for a BBQ and campfire on Friday night!

Emmanuel News Flash

Sermon Summary    
Last Sunday Fr. Rob spoke on Mark 5:21-43, and the "Markan sandwich" of a story within a story. Here both the healing of Jairus's daughter and the woman with an issue of blood show Jesus reaching back to our reaching out, revealing a dweam within a dweam--God's dream of hope and light in the midst of the human drama. Fitting beautifully with that theme is the quote from our new Presiding Bishop Elect, Bishop Michael Curry: "We are followers of Jesus - Jesus of Nazareth - and the truth is we've got a message to proclaim, a life to live and something to share and offer the world, There's a lot of suffering in this world. There's a lot of heartache, there's a lot of nightmare. We are people who believe that God has a dream and a vision for this world, and that Jesus has shown us how to follow him in the direction of that and how to help this world live into God's dream and vision for us now."
   A message from Fr. Paul
I would like to invite anyone at Emmanuel
to take the virtual focused meditation labyrinth Walk
with Bishop Diane Monday, July 27 at the Church,10AM.
Jane Walker is at La Palma Nursing Center at 1130 W. La Palma in Anaheim. She would like visitors!

Emmanuel (Lomheim) Home Group Summer Schedule

Home Group will meet Sunday, July 5th at 6 pm in our church garden under the beautiful pergola. Join us for a casual evening of fellowship, reflection and dessert. If you have a fold up chair, please bring it. If not, let us know that you'll need one. Please bring a dessert to share and we'll supply the drinks. Note that we'll be in the garden until about 8:45 PM. Please RSVP to Terry and Bernice 714 449 9632.

Emmanuel Church Fullerton is the Center for learning the Focused Meditation Walk. Dr Benson of the Harvard School of Medicine's research found a Focused Meditation Walk "relieves anxiety" as well as brings Peace and gives direction in life.  The training for the portable pathfinder kit will be on Saturdays 11 to 1, by appointment only.  For more details email Fr. Paul


Photo of the Week

All our VBS friends are discovering the wonders of creation!



VBS - Fun, Faith and Friendship for all Ages

"He's Got the Whole World in His Hands"

June 29 - July 3

6pm Meal in Edwards

7pm Classes



10am: Prayer & Thanks

10:30am: Bible Study

11am: Communion



7am  Prayers and Communion

8am Breakfast at Coco's 



Saturdays at 9am in

Havermale Hall



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