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Talking About God Session 5: Being Human

This week’s session looks at ‘Being Human’ – what does the Bible have to say about being human? What do we make of this in the light of our own individual experiences? And what does it have to say about being male and female? Here are some interesting images to start us thinking; find out… Read More »

Week beginning 18 November

We are pleased to welcome Giorgios Vardakis back to Emmanuel this coming Wednesday, 20 November at 1pm, for the next in this ‘piano festival’ we are having this month in our Lunchtime Concerts! His programme will be the following: 1. Maurice Ravel Barque sur l’ ocean Alborada del Gracioso 2. Nikos Skalkottas – Piano Suite Nr… Read More »

Talking about God: The Origins of Scripture

Have you ever seen anyone try to sum up the Old or New Testament on one single sheet of paper?  No, nor had we until Annemarie produced these amazing images!  Come and look more closely and find out more on Friday evening, 15 November at 7.30pm here at Emmanuel for the fourth in our autumn… Read More »

Week beginning 11 November

We’re looking forward to seeing Erina Ishiyama here at Emmanuel on Wednesday 13 November at 1pm for the next in our Lunchtime Concert series.  She was here practising last week and I can tell you that it sounded marvellous!  Her programme will be as follows: J. S.Bach / English Suite No.2 A minor Sarabande, Bourrée… Read More »

Talking About God Session 3: The Spirit blows where it wills….

This Friday at 7.30pm in Emmanuel, we are exploring the nature and work of the Holy Spirit. Every time we say the Creed, we proclaim our belief in the Spirit – but what do we understand about it? (is the Spirit him/her/it or something else?) Numinous and diffuse, it is difficult to conceptualise and even… Read More »