The best way to feel a part of Emmanuel is to get involved in serving others.   Our aim is to be a church where the gifts of every single member are recognised and used.  All our activities rely on volunteers to run – there are many different ways to join in, whatever your age & experience!

Where can I serve?

Bible readings

reading the bible during our Sunday services
contact: Church office

Building maintenance

helping with small DIY jobs or bigger maintenance projects to help care for our buildings

contact: Church office

Childrens’ work

making a difference in the lives of the children attending The Rock (Sunday mornings), Messy Church (Monday afternoons) or FNP (Friday evenings) – some people help weekly, some less frequently, all are appreciated!

contact: Sheridan Lloyd

Creche helpers

looking after babies and small children during Sunday services, mum’s homegroups (weekday mornings) or women’s language classes (Tuesday and/or Thursday mornings)

contact: Church office

DIY and Maintenance

doing various DIY jobs around the church (inside & out) as a group – refreshments provided!

contact: Church office / Bev Chrystie


providing and arranging flowers for our services and special events

contact: Church office / Eileen Parsons


helping to keep our grounds clear and beautiful throughout the year

contact: Church office / Annette Roberts


hosting or leading one of our homegroups – some meet weekly, others fortnightly
contact: Ben


leading our collective prayer times during our Sunday services

contact: Ben


cooking and delivering a meal: for those in need – family crisis, new baby etc;  or for one of our meal-based groups (floating shelter, Alpha etc)

contact: church office


using your musical gifts to contribute to the sung worship during our Sunday services
Contact: Stuart Burke

Rock Cafe & Evening refreshments

providing refreshments at the weekly Rock Cafe at the morning Sunday service
Contact: Rachel McKemey or Church office

School assemblies

joining the team who lead assemblies in a number of local primary schools, telling children (& staff) about Jesus through stories and drama
contact: Sheridan Lloyd

Sound and visuals desk

sound desk operators

camera operators

Contact: Stuart Burke

Tech team

providing lighting and sets for special services and events – helping to maintain & update our tech equipment
contact: Stuart Burke


providing transport to services and events for those unable to drive/walk – please contact us if you need a lift or are able to provide one!
contact: church office / Eileen Parsons


welcoming people to our services – especially those who may be new
contact: Steph King / church office

Youth work

making a difference in the lives of our young people at The Hub (Sunday mornings), FNP (Friday evenings) or Sunday Teatime
contact: Mike Rutt