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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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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

Our Pilgrimage to England

Sep 18, 2016

By: Emmanuel Youth

As part of our annual Youth Celebration Sunday some of our Emmanuel youth, Elora, Sam, Hannah, and Lindsey, along with two of their mentors, Maria and Amy, share their remembrances, reflections, and feelings from the Youth Pilgrimage to London, Westminster, and Canterbury.

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Recent Sermons

Sep 11, 2016
Lost, and Found  |     
Sep 4, 2016
Choose Life  |     
Aug 21, 2016
Honoring The Sabbath  |     
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Recent News

Congratulations to Zakary who was baptized this morning! #eecchildren
3 days ago
Plan now to join us for lunchtime concerts each Thursday in October. #Aspire @gorockford @rockfordart https://t.co/tnroCRVLzb
2 weeks ago
Each and every Thursday in October. Vegan options for lunch.
2 weeks ago
This Sunday from 2-5pm the Theryl's are hosting a casual cookout so friends and family have a chance to see Nick off on his Peace Corps adventure! They will have meats to grill and...
2 weeks ago
Wonderful to celebrate with our neighbors at the joint church service this morning!
1 month ago
Don't forget the joint church service is this Sunday at 10 AM at Second Congregational First Presbyterian. Come worship with our neighbors!
1 month ago
Come worship on the water! This Sunday the Children at Heart service will take place at Lake Summerset. Please arrive at the Lake between 10-10:30. We will have our service, spend time...
1 month ago
Sunday morning Eucharist was celebrated in the Resurrection Garden. Notable additions to the music team were Rich Theyerl with the accordion and Jacob Hardesty with a pennywhistle. ...
1 month ago
This Sunday we celebrate the Feast of St. Mary the Virgin in the Resurrection Garden at the 10:30 a.m. service. with special music from the Soggy Undercrusts! Please bring a lawn chair...
2 months ago
This Sunday we are blessing backpacks at the 9:00 and 10:30 services. Kids are invited to bring backpacks for a special blessing and a back to school treat!
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