Worship

Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker; for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care.  Psalm 95:6-7

Join us for Sunday Worship at 9:00 am, which includes Word and Sacrament.  As an interdenominational church, Worship provides a blend of Lutheran and Episcopal traditions through Word and Sacrament.  Communion of prepackaged wine and wafers or wafers only are available to everyone. 

In-person Worship is offered at 209 Eastern Avenue (Rt. 17), Augusta Maine 04330.  Online options include FaceBook Live on Emmanuel's FB page  or Livestream or recorded on Youtube.

Special services throughout the church year include:

Advent Evening Prayer is held on Wednesday evenings during the season of Advent.  These worship opportunities include prayer and quiet reflection as we prepare our hearts and minds for God’s gift to us through the birth of His son Jesus Christ.  For details on specific dates and times, check this site in early November.

Christmas Eve Services are important traditions at Emmanuel.  Our Family Service begins at 5:00 pm and includes the Nativity Story and recreating the Nativity scene – a service enjoyed by children and adults.  Our Candlelight Service begins at 7:00 pm and includes scripture and traditional Christmas hymns.  The light of Christ glows throughout the Sanctuary as handheld candles are lit during the singing of “Silent Night”.

Christmas Day provides an opportunity to worship our God in thanksgiving for the gift of his son, Jesus Christ.  This abbreviated service includes Word and Sacrament.

Christmas Lessons and Carols is offered on the Sunday following Christmas.  Familiar scripture and hymns are shared, providing an opportunity to continue the joy of the Christmas season.

Ash Wednesday services are held at 12:10 pm and 6:30 pm, beginning the Season of Lent with the Imposition of Ashes and Holy Communion. 

Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday and includes Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and leads us into the celebration of Easter.  Palm Sunday celebrates the triumphant entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem.  Maundy Thursday focuses on Jesus and his Disciples prior to his arrest.  Good Friday walks us through the trial and death of Jesus.  Easter celebrates the joyous resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Pentecost celebrates the Holy Spirit being poured out on people all over the world. 

Reformation Sunday, an important part of Emmanuel’s Lutheran history, reminds us of Martin Luther’s 16th century teachings that we receive grace through faith.

All Saints Sunday, remembering all those who have died.  A special part of remembrance at Emmanuel is the reading of names of loved ones who have died during the past year.

Pastoral Services such as Funerals, Memorial and Commital Services, Weddings, Baptisms and Confirmation are available at Emmanuel.  Contact Emmanuel’s Pastor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling the church at (207) 623-9486 to discuss your specific needs.

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