Emmanuel Grounds Update

This week we are having some work done on the church grounds on the Normanton/Hurst Way side of the church. This begins some much-needed maintenance in these areas. Our intention is to enable the church to look smart from the road and within grounds that are simple to maintain, welcoming and...

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The Hayes Church, Kenley

Emmanuel is working in partnership with All Saints and St Barnabas, Kenley to plant a church for people not already connected to a church. It’s called the Hayes Church as it meets in the Hayes primary school in Kenley every Sunday morning. “The Hayes Church is for everyone, no matter how...

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Soul Survivor 2015

In late August, 28 young people and a bunch of amazing volunteers, descended into Shepton Mallet in Somerset for the annual Christian festival ‘Soul Survivor’. For those of you reading this who have no idea what Soul Survivor is, it can be best described like this. Close to 10,000 young...

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Helping refugees in Croydon

Helping Refugees in Croydon Many of you will have been shocked and saddened by the news of refugees flooding into Europe, often escaping terrible situations in their home countries. Croydon has seen a dramatic increase in refugee numbers, with the Refugee Day Centre in West Croydon seeing 320 new asylum...

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Louise Ellis 2015

Revd Louise Ellis

We are delighted to announce that on 27th September Revd Louise Ellis will be licensed to ministry at Emmanuel Croydon. Previously the vicar of Tatsfield, Louise has taken up a new full time post as Discipleship and Vocations Missioner for the Diocese of Southwark. As such, she will be ministering...

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Welcome to our new Associate Vicar

We are thrilled to announce that Ben Jones will be taking up the post of Associate Vicar at Emmanuel Croydon from this Autumn. Ben is currently the curate at St John’s, Folkestone. Before training for ordination, he was Director of Music at St Mary’s, Bredin in Canterbury. Ben is married to...

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Jesus Creed Feature

The Jesus Creed

Throughout June and July, in both our morning services, we are launching the ‘Jesus Creed’ – as we continue to think about what it means to be ‘making disciples, equipped for life’. The title and themes come from a book by an American New Testament scholar called Scot McKnight (which you can get...

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