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Soul Survivor 2014

This summer 22 young people and their leaders went to Soul Survivor in Somerset: Christmas Dinner in a tent, Sticky Toffee Pudding, Card Games, lots of fun & laughter, and worshipping and getting to know Jesus better and what that means for each of us!!  

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Emmanuel to Brighton Cycle Ride

On Saturday, 27 of the Emmanuel Cycle Group cycled to Brighton in support of The Daniel Spargo-Mabbs Foundation, completing 5,000 miles for the season. They are hoping as many people as possible will each sponsor them 1p/mile (£50) towards the foundation. For more info on the DSM Foundation and how...

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Croydon Churches Floating Shelter 2013/4

Starting on New Year’s Eve, Emmanuel Croydon will be hosting the Croydon Churches Floating Shelter for the homeless on Tuesday nights. It is a fantastic opportunity to offer the homeless people of Croydon a warm meal, a safe place to sleep, a chance to chat and be heard. There are...

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FNP Saturday Sleepover!

Saturday 16th November saw 55 seven to eleven year olds descend on the church hall for our very first Friday Night Project Saturday Sleepover! We started by having dinner together before heading over to the ‘Watney Cinema’ where we scoffed yet more food (freshly made popcorn – yum!) whilst laughing...

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Climate Change – a Christian response

Bishop David Atkinson, who was once a research scientist, took us from the London Olympics opening ceremony and Danny Boyle’s stunning depiction of the industrial revolution, to the bible’s depiction of God’s rhythm-giving, boundary-setting creativity to challenge us about our response to the present dangers facing the natural world.  He...

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Emmanuel Toddlers celebrate Harvest

50 parents, carers and their toddlers celebrated harvest on Wednesday 16th October by hunting around the church for carrots, helped by our resident bunny rabbit! We heard a story about being kind and sharing our food with others, and even went home with our carrots and a table mat to...

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Guest speaker for Harvest

Steve Adams from Tearfund, one of Emmanuel’s mission partners, spoke powerfully at both our morning services on 13th October about the way local churches in many of the poorest parts of the world are enabling communities to lift themselves out of poverty. You can hear his message to Emmanuel by clicking...

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Octoberfest 2013

Octoberfest was our massive community weekend for 2013. Loads of people of all ages gathered, working together on all sorts of projects around the Emmanuel campus and the surrounding streets – clearing rubbish, praying, cleaning, planting, repairing and restoring. It was terrific to see people working and chatting with such...

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