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Church Office vacancy – Administrator (p/t) [fixed term to 30th June 2020]

We are looking for a gifted and experienced administrator to join our staff team at Emmanuel Church to work with our clergy, Operations Manager, staff team and volunteers. You will be friendly, highly professional and self-motivated with excellent interpersonal skills and an eye for detail. You will be a confident communicator, able to deal with […]

9th October 2019

Caz Heath leaving

It is with sadness and gladness that we let you know that Caz Heath, our Operations Manager will be leaving the staff team in November to take up a new role within the Daniel Spargo-Mabbs Foundation. We are sad because Caz has done a wonderful job for us over the past three years and we […]

8th October 2019

Gift Day 2019

Please pray for our Gift Day on Sunday 6th October. This is our annual opportunity, for those who are able, to commit, or re-commit, to supporting Emmanuel financially. It will also be an opportunity for all of us to give thanks to God for his generosity towards us. Please bring your pledge card to one of the services on […]

1st October 2019

Consent forms for 19/20 (download form here)

What we’ve all been waiting for! It’s that time of year again when parents of children and young people aged 0 -18 have the joy and delight of filling in new consent forms! Please do print off the attached form and hand back to Becky, Clare or Mike as soon as you can. It is vital […]

6th September 2019

Call to Prayer

We will be holding a series of corporate prayer events at Emmanuel to pray together for the Vicar vacancy process.  This is an important time in our life as a church.  We want to consult the Lord as we move forward, seeking his leading, hearing His voice together. See Call to Prayer for further details

5th September 2019

Emmanuel Worship EP – or maybe be LP!

I come with good news! We’ve made the target amount on our Worship EP crowdfunder! In fact we smashed through the target amount! This means the project is a GO! We can make it happen! Thank you so much to everyone who donated. Your support and belief in the worship songwriting ministry of Emmanuel is […]

6th August 2019

photo of emmanuel lightning football team mid game

Emmanuel Lightning – REAL football!

It’s nearly time for Emmanuel Lighting’s 2019/20 season to get underway. Fresh from our firsts winning the Mike King Trophy for the second time, and our seconds winning the division 2 title, we’re looking to recruit a few new players. We’ve probably near exhausted all the adult footballers at Emmanuel from within the congregation (feel […]

You are of heaven and Jesus blesses you

We want to share these beautiful and powerful words from the Benediction at Rachel Held Evans’ funeral last weekend:   Blessed are the agnostics. Blessed are they who doubt. Blessed are those who have nothing to offer. Blessed are the preschoolers who cut in line at communion. Blessed are the poor in spirit. You are of […]

4th June 2019

Farewell to Trevor – Trexit!

On Sunday 30th June we will be saying farewell to Trevor and Laura – to celebrate their ministry at Emmanuel please join us at 10am for a combined All Together service in church, followed at 11am by farewell brunch in the Emmanuel Centre. All are welcome to join us in celebrating them!   To contribute […]

14th May 2019

New Administrator – welcome to Magdalena!

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Magdalena Zajaczkowska to the post of part-time Church Administrator. Magdalena and her family have been members of Emmanuel for several years and usually worship at the 9.15am service. Magdalena currently works for the Crown Estate and will bring an abundance of qualifications and experience to her new role at Emmanuel. She will start […]

24th April 2019