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Talent for Tanzania

A team of 11 Emmanuel men are off to Tanzania at the beginning of April to spend 2 weeks as bricklayers in the sweltering heat of Africa supporting Emmanuel International’s Water Project and building other community facilities at Ihomas. As part of the build-up to this various fund-raising events have been organised to fund the […]

Chilean Miner’s book published

Miracle in the Mine is the testimony of José Henríquez, the ‘pastor’ of the Chilean miners – whose gruelling ordeal and amazing rescue captured the attention of the world in the autumn of 2010 At our morning service on January 30th 2011 we had the great privilege of welcoming Jose Henriquez  – one of the […]

News from Carlos and Ale Allendes

‘Manos de Cristo’ – Hands of Christ – Chile Our Mission Gift Day in October 2010 raised funds (9,520) to provide a years salary for a Chilean couple, Carlos and Alejandra Allendes (see news item below) Carlos and Ale are working with ‘Manos de Cristo’, an Anglican ministry helping to rebuild communities devastated by the […]

42 Old Chairs

We needed every chair we could find 30th January 2011, when Jose Henriquez came to our morning service, so we got the ladders out and hauled down 42 scruffy plastic stacking chairs which had been sitting above the Old Church kitchen for many years. After the 30th we decided that we didn’t want to keep […]

Manos de Cristo

Mission Gift Day Project October 2010 Hands of Christ This year there have been a number of earthquakes and floods in various parts of the world all requiring aid to respond to the immediate needs as well as long term support so that communities can be rebuilt. For our Autumn Mission Gift Day Project we […]