Emmanuel has a thriving community atmosphere that is shaped by its members. If you would like to get involved and meet new people, please look at the information below and get in contact.

Community Groups:  

 Some of the following groups are currently running online – do get in touch for further details 

Home Groups & Bible Study

Home Groups

Emmanuel has many home groups meeting in various parts of the parish, and on different days of the week.


Monthly Bible Study
First Thursday of the month
10.15am – 11.30am

God’s Oasis

Bible study
for ladies of all
Tuesday: 10.00 – 11:00am
(Term time only) 

Toddlers Praise

Free play, crafts, a story from the Bible and matching rhymes
Second Monday of the month
10.00 – 11.00am

Activities for older people

Pensioners Lunch Club

Two course lunch is served once a month (except during August)
Second Monday of the month (except August): 12.30pm – 2.30pm

Friendship Club

Table Tennis • Carpet Bowls • Scrabble • Crafts • Triominos
Wednesday: 11:00am – 12.30pm

Sports & Leisure

Please check the calendar for the correct dates and times.

Fitness Classes

Monday: 9:15am
Tuesday: varied times/locations (6-7.00pm)
Friday: 9:15am

Table Tennis

Tuesday: 7:30pm
Thursday: 10:00am


Friday: 6:30pm

Arts & Crafts Club

Thursdays, fortnightly
(except August)
2:15 – 4pm


Alpha, Parenting for faith and more… 

Alpha is run around once a year. The next course starts in the Autumn 2021.  For details – CLICK HERE 

Parenting for Faith is a course designed to assist anyone involved in raising children to explore helpful tools for developing faith. If you would be interested in taking part do contact our Children’s and Families worker Melissa.

Try Praying is a national initiative that is currently being explored across Guildford to encourage all people, regardless of background to try praying and see what happens. For more information, or to receive a booklet do pop in and ask!

Hearing Aid Clinics

2nd Monday & 3rd Wednesday of the month:  11.30 am – 12.30 pm

Do you have NHS Hearing Aids? If you’d prefer to pick up your new batteries or have your tubing replaced close to home why not drop into the church on the second Monday and third Wednesday of the month 11.30 am – 12.30 pm. Just bring along your battery book. Our volunteers will be happy to help or just to chat with you about how things are going. Open to all.

eMale - Mens groups & events

For men from all walks of life meeting, usually once a month, to enjoy food and fellowship.
eMale is a series of events for local men. They range from walks, pub trips, curry outings and the ever popular fry-up breakfast! These events are a chance to build new relationships, discuss matters of life and faith and to grow fellowship together. 

Events are always visitor friendly, so bring your mates and often have a speaker or discussion topic. 

International Support Group

3rd Sunday of month from 1:00pm – 3:00pm
(except April/Easter, picnic in July, December/Christmas; no meeting in August).

Emmanuel’s International Support Group meets in the Coffee Shop after the Sunday service for food, fellowship, sharing and a chance to pray for one other.

Children will be supervised by DBS checked members and are offered games and a chance to play. Adults are invited to share in eating and talking together. You are most welcome to join us.