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Faith Works Coalition recently partnered with Old Donation Episcopal Church to install a wheelchair ramp for a homeowner in Virginia Beach. If you would like to participate in this valuable outreach ministry, please contact Mike Nickelsburg, George Chafee, or Nina Joyner. All home improvement and repair work skill levels are needed and welcomed. If you know someone in Virginia Beach or Chesapeake who could benefit from Faith Works Coalition home improvements, contact Nina Joyner who serves as the work intake POC. For additional Faith Works Coalition information go to #faithworkscoalitionva. ... See MoreSee Less
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What personal care item could you not live without - toothbrush/toothpaste, soap. shampoo, deodorant, toilet paper, shaving supplies, laundry detergent, or disinfecting wipes?Emmanuel is collecting personal care/hygiene and cleaning items September 1 to October 3 in partnership with Eastern Shore Chapel’s outreach mission walk-in food pantry and personal care marketplace. Eastern Shore Chapel, located on Laskin Road, helped 42,000 of our Virginia Beach neighbors in 2020 and expects to exceed that number this year.You can drop off your donations on Sunday mornings or during the week, M-Th, 9:00 am-2:00 pm in the Narthex. ***Please note that “super” sized items are not useful because of limited self space. ... See MoreSee Less
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Today these Emmanuel Cursillistas attended a regathering 4th Day event/workshop at the Spirit Center at beautiful Camp Chanco located on the James River in Surry County.Front row: Stephanie Long, Susan Summerlin, and Marti Womble. Back row: Mary Lynn Slough, Charlie Schindler, George Chafee, and Curt Womble.Cursillo Weekend #168 will be April 28-May 1, 2022 at Camp Chanco. Stephanie Long and George Chafee are team members. Speak to Stephanie or George, or any of these Cursilliastas if you would like more information about the Cursillo movement. ... See MoreSee Less
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Sacred Ground is a 10-week class that helps participants learn about the history of race in America, including Native Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and African Americans. It is produced by the Episcopal Chirch and includes books, articles, and videos. It is hard, but worth the work.So far 27 Emmanuelites have participated in Sacred Ground classes and each has found it enlightening and challenging. The most common reaction is “I didn’t know what I didn’t know.” If you are interested in participating in the next session, email the Rev. Mimi Lacy at mimilacy@gmail.com. Space is limited. Classes start the beginning of October and run through the second week of December; there are ten sessions in all and there are two breaks during the course.The meetings are by Zoom on Sunday evenings from 7:00-9:00 pm. Want more information? Contact the clergy, Nellwyn in the office, Melissa Thomas, Donna Lewis, Duncan Bell, Tom Lacy, Dolly Holland, or Marti Mansfield. ... See MoreSee Less
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