• To arrange a tour of our beautiful and historic building and tunnels below, please email [email protected].  We ask that you allow up to 3 days for one of our volunteer docents to respond.  We look forward to hosting you and your group.

  • Watch our weekly videos of Sermons, Gospel Lessons, Comforting Words, and Music on our YouTube page.

    (Click on our YouTube page link below)
  • Gracious and loving God, we thank you for sending your life-giving Spirit to dwell with us in the community of Emmanuel Parish; infuse us with passion for worship of you, and for service to the greater community of Cumberland and beyond. Give us wisdom and perseverance in being a mutually supportive, inviting and inclusive congregation; and help us in all things to follow the example of him whom we call “God with us,” even Jesus Christ, in whose name we pray.


Tour Sign-Ups


    Tours are by appointment only.

    Our Docents are volunteers so we can not guarantee tours with less than 3 days notice

    A minimum of 24 hours notice is required.

    Tour Fees:  $10 Per adult over 18

    No charge for children 18 and younger


    Welcome to Emmanuel Episcopal Church

    Thank you for your interest in touring our beautiful and historical building. The church dates back over 100 years and sits on top of the hill that once was the site of Fort Cumberland. It now overlooks the city of Cumberland, Maryland. Some of the many treasures you will find are three 3 Tiffany windows and religious artifacts, a passage way that was once part of the Underground railroad along with historic photos and a diorama of Ft Cumberland.

    We are excited in your interest of the tour. The docents at Emmanuel are volunteers and many work full time jobs. We generally ask for 24 up to 72 hours request time to respond to or conduct your tour. For larger groups (over 15 people) we may need 2 docents to conduct the tour. The tunnels can be difficult to navigate therefore; for safety reasons it may not be advisable for those with difficulty ascending or descending steep stairs. We advise against stroller and dogs (unless service animals). Persons can decide to take the tour and stay back in
    the sanctuary during the tunnel portion of the tour.

    Once your request has been accepted, we will have a docent assigned to your tour. They will contact you by email and possible exchange phone numbers. If you need to cancel your tour, please contact us.

    There is parking in the Emmanuel parking lot off of Washington street.  Our docent will meet you inside of the church in the entry way. The cost is $10 per person over the age of 18. We look forward spending time with you discover our Parish.




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