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What you Need to Know this week

Sunday Worship
We worship on Sundays at 10:30am meets at Rivendell School. We translate services to Spanish/Servicios traducido simultáneamente al español. Please remember not to park in front of a residence when parking at Rivendell. Parking is available surrounding the Lee Community Center and park and the Little Ambassadors Academy parking lot. This service is also live-streamed.

Youth Group Girls Memorial Day Brunch
All Youth Group Girls and Youth Group Moms are invited to a Memorial Day Brunch on Saturday, May 25, from 10:30am - 1pm. Please RSVP to Stephanie.

Kenya Bake Sale & Lunch Fundraiser
The Kenya Team will be hosting a fundraiser Sunday, June 2, where you can purchase baked goods and/or a meal. Your donations will go to help support the ministry costs for our team of 12 during their time in Kibera, Kenya from August 9-17. Thank you for your support!

Parent-Child Play Seminars - June 16 & 23
Elizabeth  will be hosting a two-session long parent-child play seminar so parents can learn to create more positive interactions with their children through play. This seminar is geared towards parents with kids between the ages of two and eight. Please RSVP HERE.

Parenting Seminar
Jacqueline and Christina will be hosting a parenting seminar based in attachment theory and interpersonal neurobiology on Sunday, June 9. Lunch and childcare will be provided. Please RSVP HERE.

Call For Children's Ministry Volunteers
Children's Ministry needs more Sunday School teachers starting in the fall! We need adult volunteers who are willing to teach once a month so that Emmanuel's children can grow in their faith and know Jesus. If interested, please reach out to Angela Na.

Emmanuel Summer Basketball League Sign Ups
Signups for Emmanuel’s summer basketball league is live. Everyone who is a rising 7th grader and older is invited to participate. If interested, register HERE. Registration closes June 2. For more information, contact Sang or Allen.
Support Imago Dei Church
Imago Dei is a new church in and for western Fairfax, Centreville, and Chantilly. Through God's grace, things are progressing with the Imago Dei, and in the coming months there will be multiple ways you can become involved! Use this link to check out opportunities and get involved.

Rides for Marymount Students
Cru at Marymount is looking for volunteers to give students rides to Emmanuel on Sunday mornings. The campus is less than 5 minutes from Rivendell. If you're able to do so please contact Matt.

Help With Food Pantry Deliveries
Arlington Bridge Builders is looking for volunteers to serve as food pantry delivery drivers on Saturdays throughout the summer to neighbors in need. ABB meets at 11:30am and the deliveries usually take less than an hour. If you’re interested in serving, please contact the office.

Spiritual Practices
Emmanuel is introducing a series of spiritual practices for the congregation to explore together as one body in Christ. Each month, we will introduce a new spiritual practice, and will provide resources on how to engage more deeply. Visit our website to learn more, and contact Stephen Bates if you would like to sign up for scripture verse emails!

 Women's Emmanuel Soul Care Team
The Women's Emmanuel Soul Care Team is launching a prayer partner ministry to connect women together in prayer. Please sign up on the app or the link  if you would like to join.

Youth Mentor Opportunity
We are looking for male youth mentors to be a part of the youth ministry at Emmanuel in the fall. If you are interested in ministering to students at a crucial moment in their story, please contact Stephen Bates.

Volunteer with Emmanuel ESL
Come join the Emmanuel team to teach English as a Second Language (ESL)! We are looking for two motivated volunteers to assist with ESL classes that occur right after service at Rivendell. Students learn conversational English to become more familiar with speaking on various topics and to have easier phone conversations. Interested or have questions? Contact Judy Kauer or Kristine Leiphart.

Volunteer with Restoration Immigration Legal Aid
Restoration Immigration Legal Aid (RILA) hosts legal clinics for immigrants seeking asylum Wednesday evenings twice a month. Interested volunteers are invited to learn more at the next orientation. RSVP  for the Zoom link.


Food pantry Drop-Offs


Arlington Bridge Builders is looking for volunteers to assist with food pantry distribution and praying for our community. If you would like to volunteer, you can sign up here.
If you have a servant's heart and want to promote life, there are many volunteer opportunities at Assist. They are in particular need of medical volunteers and male and female client mentors available during the day. Contact Shannon at 703.354.7291, option 6.
Employment opportunities are available. Learn more.


If you are interested in reaching the Spanish speaking community in the area, please reach out to Carlos Dimas to find out how you can help. You do not need to speak Spanish to participate!


Are you interested in being a part of the Tech Team? "What's the Tech Team," you ask? Come be a part of the people who make Sunday services happen. From sound, to lyrics, to set up. Email Stephen Bates for more info. No experience required!