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  412 North Church Street · Rockford, Illinois 61103 | (815) 964-5514       
​Welcome to Emmanuel Episcopal Church

​Welcome to Emmanuel Episcopal Church

Welcome to Emmanuel Episcopal Church, an open, caring Christian community, dedicated to learning and worship in the Episcopal tradition. We are happy you are here!

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Lenten Speaker Series

Lenten Speaker Series

Join us for a three-week Wednesday night Lenten study of the Gospel of Luke starting Feb. 17 and ending March 2.


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Children and Youth

Children and Youth

At Emmanuel, our children and youth are included, important and celebrated. Learn about our Children at Heart service, our Sunday School program and our Youth Group.

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Urban / Social Outreach

Urban / Social Outreach

Emmanuel Episcopal Church's commitment to outreach in downtown Rockford extends back 30 years to the purchase of the Franklin School property next door, where the first soup kitchens were held that winter.

Get involved and help make a difference in our ever-changing urban community!

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Music / Liturgy

Music / Liturgy

Emmanuel has a vibrant musical tradition that includes our choir, organists and other musicians. Join us at 10:30AM to experience our sung Eucharist and worship through song.

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Latest Sermon

Marked With a Cross: How Do We Make The Most Of Life?

Feb 10, 2016

By: The Reverend Andria Skornik

Jesus calls us to live a life true to ourselves before God, focusing on those things that truly matter. Through the vision that Jesus gives, we see the world through the lens of eternity.

The Gospel reference is Matthew 6:1-6,16-21.

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Recent Sermons

Feb 7, 2016
Who Is This Jesus?  |    
Jan 31, 2016
Where We've Been, and Where We're Going: 2015 In Review  |    
Jan 24, 2016
Faith, Gifts, and Transforming Lives  |    
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Recent News

A great article about our upcoming Jeremiah Development event in the Rockford Register Star....
6 days ago
Whether you choose to be hedonistic or healthy, the Youth Group has a delicious option for you at our annual Mardi Gras Breakfast! Tomorrow enjoy you the choice of 3 breakfast...
1 week ago
Save the Date for "Loaded Brush Luminaries," a fundraiser for the Jeremiah Development.
2 weeks ago
Mardi Gras Pancake this Sunday after each service. Join us for delicious pancakes and breakfast casseroles hosted by the Emmanuel Youth. #eecevents #eecyouth
2 weeks ago
During the choral Eucharist this morning, January 31, Tim Borden sang the recitative and aria, “Thus Saith the Lord” and “But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming?” from the...
2 weeks ago
Annual Meeting is tomorrow! One combined service only at 9:00 a.m. followed by the meeting in the Undercroft.
2 weeks ago
A video from our Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry, speaking on the Anglican Communion and the recent actions of Anglican primates....
4 weeks ago
Happy Epiphany! From the 9:00 Family Service.
1 month ago
A special thanks to our Christmas Crusters and kids for the special music at the Emmanuel Family Christmas and all who wore Christmas sweaters!
1 month ago
Tomorrow is Christmas sweaters are encouraged.
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