• Pursuing Spiritual Wholeness feature

    Pursuing Spiritual Wholeness

    At our evening services throughout the months of June and July we will be thinking through the theme of pursuing Spiritual wholeness by working through the letter of James. James is a full-on letter all about integrating what we believe with how we live. It pointedly addresses the gaps that...

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    Mission Mayhem was Out Of This World!!!

    In May half-term 2015 we embarked on our most epic Holiday Club ever! 170 primary age children and over 100 volunteers joined us as we headed into outer space for four days with Mission Mayhem. From 9:30am every morning until 12:45pm we had all sorts of adventures, fun, singing, shouting, games,...

  • May Rendezvous

    Praise God for a great time together. At least 30 guests joined us, including some had had never experienced Rendezvous before. The team of helpers were brilliant including all those who helped so wonderfully with transport. We particularly appreciated the tables and chairs being set-up by younger folk the afternoon before – it...

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    Young Families Mission Co-ordinator

    This week Clare Fillingham began her role as Emmanuel’s brand new Young Families Mission Co-ordinator. We caught up with her at Emmanuel Central to find out all about the new role:     Tell us about your role and what you will be doing. From the outset I must say that I...

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    Baptisms Mar’15

    WOW! What a fantastic celebration yesterday as we baptised Zac, George, Hannah, Diana and Andrew – with varying amounts of water! Such an encouragement to everyone in church as these five people declared their trust in Jesus and their desire to follow Him, and make Him known throughout their lives. Definitely...

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    Associate Vicar post

    We are looking to appoint an Associate Vicar who will come and help us to fulfil our vision of making disciples of Jesus who are equipped for life. The new Associate Vicar will share with the Vicar in the spiritual, theological and pastoral oversight of a large and diverse range of growing...

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    Wicked Wild West

    Yee-haw! What a brilliant night we had at Friday Night Project last week! Over 100 children joined us as we ventured into the Wild West! Lots of us were dressed in our best cowboy gear ready to hit the saloon for horse lassoing, panning for gold, having a shoot out...

  • Christianity.org.uk (600)


    Peter Graystone regularly leads and preaches at Emmanuel Croydon. In one of his other roles, he also runs the Christianity.org.uk website which is a brilliant resource for those asking what Christianity is all about. What is Christianity.org.uk? Christianity.org.uk is the website of the Christian Enquiry Agency Ltd.  This is an agency of Churches...

  • Christmas blog feature

    O come Emmanuel

    A Christmas message from Peter Graystone to Emmanuel Church and our web-friends everywhere:

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    Gingerbread Christmas

    At Christmas we remember a baby who changed the world forever. Last Sunday, the young people at The Hub took part in Tearfund’s Gingerbread Christmas campaign and spent time thinking about heroes and world changers.