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About us

We aim to explore the relevance of Jesus Christ’s life, death and resurrection in a way that is accessible to all. If you are totally new to church and have all kinds of questions, you won’t be alone. We aim to be a church where people can ask their questions and share their doubts. None of us has it all sorted.

To find out more about Emmanuel, see the pages linked below or get in touch with one of our team.

Our Vision and Values

“For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.”  John 3:16 God is reaching out to the whole world with the good news of His saving love. We want to play our part in His mission.  So… “Together we want to be healthy churches that…

What we believe

We are part of the Church of England and look to uphold the biblical truths on which the Church of England was founded. The law of the Church of England says: The doctrine of the Church of England is grounded in the Holy Scriptures and in such teachings of the ancient Fathers and Councils of the Church as are agreeable to the said Scriptures. In particular such…

Leadership

Church is not something we sit back and watch; it is something in which we all have a part to play.  So as members of a local church we are all called to join in and take responsibility for our life together.  However, we also need decision-making structures and a clear sense of where overall responsibility lies. Elders Each church within the…

Our story so far

Below is a short summary of the history of Emmanuel Bristol. Summer 2006 Team at Christ Church Clifton, headed up by Mike Cain, begin planning church plant. Autumn 2006 People sign up to come to the church plant. January 2007 Core congregation of around 50 people start meeting together to get to know one another and pray. March 2007 Emmanuel meets for the…

Meet the Emmanuel Bristol Staff Team

“From Him (Christ) the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.”  Ephesians 4:16 Every member of the body of Christ is called to play their part in the ministry and mission of the church.  So (in line with the pattern set out in Ephesians 4:12) we…

Hall Hire

                    At Emmanuel Bristol God has generously provided us with the resources to own two church buildings: The Emmanuel Meeting House in Bristol City Centre, and Church of the Good Shepherd in Bishopston. We use these buildings for our church activities. We also support connected organisations and ministries through the regular hire of…

Policy Documents

This page contains our publicly available policy documents. If you have any queries, please email admin@emmanuelbristol.org.uk. Emmanuel Safeguarding Policy – Children and Adults at Risk (PDF) Emmanuel Bristol Safeguarding Handbook 2022 Emmanuel Bristol Domestic Abuse Policy (PDF) Data Protection Privacy Notice (PDF) Addendum Privacy Notice in relation to COVID 19 (PDF) Supplementary Documents Blank Risk Assessment Form (PDF) Safeguarding Record Form (PDF)