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The God Particle is coming to Emmanuel!

The God Particle is a light-hearted but serious-minded play about faith, evidence, science and the importance of keeping an open mind. It’s little bit Rev meets Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy or, maybe, The Vicar of Dibley meets Dr Who. Deep, smart and very funny! Brand new romantic comedy sci-fi from award-winning James Cary co-writer of BBC1’s Miranda, BBC3’s Bluestone 42 and Radio…

Link of the Week

This week’s link is to the Open Doors PrayerApp. Looking for a simple way to pray for persecuted Christians in need around the world? Pray for the Persecuted Church will send you regular, specific prayer requests submitted by Christian leaders, field staff and partners living out their faith in the world’s most difficult places. Click the link to find out more: https://www.opendoorsusa.org/prayerapp/

God’s Big Story

The Bible is the best-selling book of all time.  It has shaped the heart of Western culture.  But what’s it all about? Mike Cain will take us on a whistle-stop tour of all the action from Genesis to Revelation – in under an hour. Date: Thursday 17th May. Time: 7.45pm for drinks, 8-9.30pm for presentation and…

EW Junior Church Easter Lego Challenge

This year the Junior Church children at Emmanuel Westbury were given a challenge. Each day in the week before Easter Sunday they read a Bible passage and made a lego model to depict what happened. What a great way for our younger members to meditate on Scripture! With lots of attention to detail here are a couple for you to admire…can you…

Christmas is war…

 This is war like you ain’t seen. This winter’s long, it’s cold and mean. With downcast hearts we stood condemned, But the tide turns now at Bethlehem. This is war and born tonight, The Word as flesh, the Lord of Light, The Son of God, the low-born king; Who demons fear, of whom angels sing. Hallelujah! The Child is born He…

What is the heart?

Yesterday we thought about what Jesus has to say in Luke 8:1-15 about the importance of our hearts for how we listen to what he says (listen online here). Here’s a helpful unpacking of how the Bible uses the word ‘heart’ – which doesn’t always mean quite what we might think…