From Abilene, Texas and the surrounding areas, from all churches, all denominations. It is for all who want to unwrap the LOVE and GRACE Jesus has for you.
Click HERE to watch a video about The Walk to Emmaus.
The Big Country Emmaus Board of Directors is seeking an individual for contract labor services for bookkeeper, newsletter, website, and social media management. See ATTACHMENTfor detail of services required. Interested parties should submit a letter of interest including contact information and resume to: Sondra Cox. Deadline to submit information is July 19, 2016.
The maximum number of pilgrims on a Walk in the Big Country is 36.
Check out our 2016 Calendar with events listed and links to all the walks and flights. All Walk dates and lay directors for the entire year are listed here. Teams are updated to each walk as they form.
The Walk application has now become easier for you to just fill-in, print out, and mail to PO Box 5080; Abilene, TX 79608. All applications are due to the registrar no later than 5:00pm on Monday prior to the Walk.
The Chrysalis application is easy to fill in and print off. Ages for the Chrysalis 2016 are 14-17 years old. Please specify CHRYSALIS on the envelope you mail to: PO Box 5080; Abilene, TX 79608. This year we are required to obtain a shot record and additional paperwork (click here) on all youth. If you have abstained from shots due to religious reasons, please send a note which states so.
The cost of the walks and flights is $175.00 for pilgrims and team.
***PLEASE HELP US KEEP THE DATA BASE UPDATED! A new fill-in form for data base/team service has been uploaded on the web! This form is how the team selection committee gets the most current information to pick possible names for teams. Click HERE to fill it out and e-mail it to this LINK.
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COMMUNITY GATHERINGS -- We are so thankful for the churches who host us at our gatherings. We want to say a big THANK YOU and if you have a church large enough to accomodate us and are interested in hosting Emmaus community gatherings, please contact a board member.
June 2016 Community gathering will be at First Baptist - Clyde, 216 Austin St, Clyde, TX.
July, August, and September 2016 Community gatherings will be at Wylie UMC, 3430 Antilley Rd.
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We have a page explaining sponsorship. Check it out, ask questions to others who have sponsored, ask someone to help you the first time you sponsor someone. Good sponsorship is key to a good community. You can get fill-in APPLICATIONS here and just print and mail them to the address listed.
AGAPE Please notice that if you are preparing agape for any walk you will need to provide:
- 82 pieces if you intend for the entire team and the pilgrims to receive your agape
- 67 pieces if you intend for the conference room team only and the pilgrims to receive your agape
- At least 48 pieces if your agape is to be worn (Pilgrims & Table Leaders). Agape meant to be worn will not be distributed if there is less than 48 pieces.
- Please no special gifts for one person.