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Hurricane Harvey Flood Relief


Hurricane Harvey Flood Relief

Click here to give online: ebcnorfolk.org/flood

You’ve seen the news reports on Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey striking the Texas coast and moving inland, the first category 4 hurricane to hit Texas in many years. Converge Texas church planters Justin & Rebecca Moore (Cypress Community Church) and their family were driven from their home by flooding. We are contacting other Converge Texas churches and Vision Texas church plants to discover their situations. We’re also checking in with Converge churches in Louisiana??also recipients of excessive rainfall and flooding.

Converge Southwest district has initiated the Hurricane Harvey Flood Relief account to receive funds. Monies received will be used to assist our pastors/planters, their congregations and communities in clean up, repair and recovery efforts.

Hurricane Irma Relief Fund


Hurricane Irma Relief Fund - Click Here!

Here is a message from Scott Ridout:

Thank you for your prayers for the Caribbean islands and the Southeastern United States in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Converge churches and communities across the islands and the Southeast are in the process of recovering from the destruction caused by the hurricane. 

As church leaders and members of their congregations minister to others in the aftermath of one of the largest storms on record, many of them are facing the same circumstances as those they are serving. 

How you can help

First, pray for the people in the Caribbean and the Southeastern U.S. as they return to their homes and communities that were battered by Hurricane Irma. Pray for our Converge pastors and leaders who are ministering in their neighbors’ time of need. 

Next, make a financial gift to the relief efforts. A Hurricane Irma Flood Relief account has been initiated. Your gift will be used to assist pastors, church planters, their congregations and communities in cleanup, repair and recovery efforts. You can also give to One by One Haiti to help address the needs Scott outlined in the video.

Thank you for your prayerful concern and willingness to help. In times like this, we are reminded again that we are better together.



We are excited for a new year of Awana Clubs at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Norfolk!

Registration for club is now available. We will continue to offer Truth and Training (T&T) for grades 3-6, as well as Sparks for grades K- 2. These clubs will be held on Wednesdays from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM It is our pleasure to announce that we will also be expanding our clubs to include Cubbies for children ages 3 and 4 years-old. Cubbies activities will take place from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM on Wednesdays.

The first date of club this year is scheduled for September 27th. We're planning an exciting night to kick-off the new year! More information on the first night of club, as well as Parent Handbooks and calendars, will be coming soon.

Be sure you sign up your child here:


As always, please feel free to contact us with any questions.

Your Awana Commanders,

Eric Wilhelm and Megan Boelzner

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Harvest Festival


Harvest Festival - Trunk or Treating

October 28th @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Shorter days and falling leaves are sure signs that autumn is on its way. Come join the community for an afternoon of fun at the EBC Harvest Festival and Trunk or Treating. This family-oriented day will take place on Saturday, October 28, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Bring the kids dressed in their favorite fun costume to Trunk or Treat. Other activities include crafts, pumpkin decorating, pumpkin bowling, donut on a string, a bounce house and many more. Delicious foods will be available for tasting.

Booths will be set up with information on how you can be part of helping the community and the different programs EBC has to offer you!

Be sure to put this fun family event on your calendar.

We will have sign ups for trunks and stations soon!

Any questions contact Katie Simmons.

Ministry Fair


EBC Ministry Fair

Sunday, October 29th @ 9:30 AM

As members of the body, we honor God by strengthening one another in faith, by serving one another, and by serving our world. This Ministry Fair will offer ten minutes of teaching on the importance of community and living as functional members in the body of Christ, followed by practical opportunities to learn about small group opportunities and various ministries in the church where people can begin to serve.

Baptism/Membership Class

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Membership & Baptism

If you are interested in baptism or EBC membership, a class will be held on Saturday, November 4th at 9:00 AM in the Cathedral Room. Please contact the church office if you plan to attend the class. The baptism service will be on Sunday, November 26, during the 10:45 AM worship service followed by a light snack reception. (There will be no 8:00 AM service; CE classes at 9:30am as usual.)


Contact EBC

Contact EBC

Emmanuel Baptist Church
PO Box 145 · 63 Rockwood Road (Route 115) · Norfolk · MA 02056
508-528-5862 · office@ebcnorfolk.org