Real People. Real Life. Real Faith.
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Worship with us each Sunday - 4:00pm-5:00pm

in our Rectory Chapel: 13327 N. 152nd Ave., Surprise

A Church Home for All

We are an open and inclusive Episcopal community in Surprise, Arizona seeking everyone who wishes to live the Gospel commandment to seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving your neighbor as yourself.

Serving all of our neighbors by honoring and affirming the gifts given to every individual of any age, race, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, ethnicity, religion, marital status, employment status, economic status, and personal ability.

Rooted in thousands of years of apostolic tradition, and seeking to embrace the kind of radical love modeled by Christ himself, the Emmaus community strives to offer the calm of tradition in a busy and changing modern world.

Whether you are a lifelong Episcopalian, new to the Episcopal Church, "so done" with "church", a new Christian, are from another faith background, or no faith background, we offer a chance to worship, study, reflect, and question in an open and supportive community.

In short, we promise:

No platitudes. No easy answers. No gift cards.
Real People. Real Life. Real Faith.
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Learn more about the History, Mission & Ministry of Emmaus Community
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Support of the Mission & Ministry of Emmaus
is most gratefully appreciated!

The key to Emmaus' success in Surprise lies with you: those who engage in our ministry through generous donation of time, talent, and treasure.
Demystifying The Bible
returns to Tuesday evenings!

Tuesdays  6:30pm-8:00pm

Join Rev. Emilie Finn for a discussion of the Epistles. Learn the history and context in which each letter was written, explore the text itself, and discuss the impact on life in our community today. We will meet each Tuesday evening at 6:30pm at Emmaus  Chapel. For a full list of discussion topics, please click here.
New Youth & Young Adult Studies
The Journey: Adults ages 18-30
Meets each Sunday between 5:15pm & 7:45pm at Emmaus Chapel
Current Discussion: Adulting101 - I've turned 18. Now what?!
Join us as we explore what it takes to live on your own. For a detailed list of discussion topics, click here.

The Path: Students in Grades 5-7 - Current Study: What is Love?
Meets each Thursday, 6pm-8pm, at Emmaus Chapel
What exactly IS love? How do we define love? What is bullying? The impact of power on loving relationships. And more ...
Click here for details!

The Road: Students in Grades 8-12 - Current Study: What is Love?
Meets each Thursday from 6pm-8pm
After exploring the ancient definition(s) of love, we will look specifically at love in interpersonal relationships, bullying and power dynamics, and explore a modern framework to define loving relationships.
Click here for details!
Wanted: Courageous People to live the Gospel Commandment to seek & serve Christ in all persons; loving your neighbor as yourself.

The JOURNEY - Young Adults

Journey with Us!
Young Adults 18-30

Sundays - 5:150pm-7:45pm
Emmaus Rectory Chapel
Add your voice to the conversation! Join your peers for meaningful and fun conversations on topics of importance and social justice. Look for additional young adult-only gatherings too!

The ROAD -
Senior High

Travel with Us!
Students in grades 9-12

Thursdays - 6:00pm-8:00pm
Emmaus House Rectory Chapel
All students in grades 8-12 are invited to join us for real-world conversations and relevant service projects featuring expert guest presenters and Scripture-based studies of student-suggested topics.

The PATH -
Junior High

Walk with Us!
Students in grades 5-7

Thursdays - 4:oopm-5:30pm
Emmaus House Rectory Chapel
Join us for an interactive Bible Club. Learn what the Bible is, what's in it, and what it means for our lives today. Meet new friends and have fun with special summer activities!

Kinder-5th Grade

Walk with Us!
Kindergarten-4th Grade

Join us for Family-Friendly community events while we work to build a formal Children's Program. Children and adults who are children at heart are welcome to join us in support of our Kindergarten - 5th Grade children!

Children younger than Kindergarten

We are working to build a nursery/young children program! With parent supervision, children are always welcome to join us for worship services, family events, and more! Upon request, child care provided by Safeguarding-trained volunteers may be provided.