Chester-le-Street Weekend Away
Oct
4
to Oct 6

Chester-le-Street Weekend Away

  • Bassenfell Manor Christian Centre, Bassenthwaite CA124RL (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our Chester-le-Street congregation will be going on a weekend away from Friday 4th October, until Sunday 6th October!

The theme for the weekend is: Inspiring vision, Building church. There will be meetings together on the Friday evening, Saturday morning, Saturday late afternoon, and Sunday morning, plus activities / free time on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Childrens’ meetings will also be taking place.

In addition, there will also be games on the Saturday evening and an exciting team challenge event late on the Sunday morning.

The weekend will be taking place in the Lake District at Bassenfell Manor Christian Centre, Bassenthwaite, CA12 4RL.

Arrival is from 4:00pm on the Friday, with departure by 4:00pm on the Sunday.

Places are fully booked. For more information, see Andy Oxley.

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Prayer Breakfast
Oct
5
9:00 AM09:00

Prayer Breakfast

Our monthly Prayer Breakfasts are an opportunity to pray together - for particular needs or individuals, for our church, or region and situations across the world.

Join us at The Durham Centre on the first Saturday of each month, starting at 9:00am. Breakfast is provided.

There is no Prayer Breakfast during August.

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Emmanuel Communities leaders' meeting
Oct
10
7:45 PM19:45

Emmanuel Communities leaders' meeting

Our Emmanuel Communities are community groups within one of our Emmanuel congregations, where individuals can grow in faith, discipleship, love and service.

If you'd like to know more, visit our Emmanuel Communities page.

Our Emmanuel Community leaders meet together regularly for prayer, encouragement, training and support.

Meeting at The Durham Centre, starting at 7:45pm. 

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Jaz Potter visit
Oct
18
to Oct 20

Jaz Potter visit

We’re excited to be welcoming Jaz Potter, from Jubilee Church Croydon, for the weekend.

Jaz’s programme will include:
Friday: meeting our elders
Saturday, 9-11am, TDC, starting with breakfast: evangelism training (open to all)
Saturday evening: a women’s event
Sunday, 10:30am, TDC: Jaz speaking at a joint service of our two congregations

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Extended Worship - Burn 24-7 Durham
Oct
25
to Oct 26

Extended Worship - Burn 24-7 Durham

On October the 25th Burn 24/7 Durham is creating a space for a “Dusk till Dawn” worship and intercession running from 7pm Friday to 7am Saturday in Durham city. You would be most welcome to join us.

Burn 24-7 is a movement of burning hearts all across the globe returning back to our first love, Jesus, and then taking his love to the nations. For over 9 years Burn 24-7 Durham has been gathering people on a monthly basis to unite around the Presence of God for extended hours of nonstop of worship and prayer known as “Burns”.

We are inviting people from across County Durham to passionately pursue and seek Jesus - because he is worthy! We fully expect to encounter Jesus as we draw near to him because he longs to dwell among and live in his people! We are believing that our families, communities, towns, cities and nation can be radically transformed by His lasting and sustaining Glory in our midst.

Date and Time: 25th Oct 2019 - From 7pm Friday - Till 7am Saturday
Location: United Reformed Church Durham - Waddington Street
Transport: 2min walk from Durham Train Station with limited parking available

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Severs' meal: musicians
Oct
26
7:00 PM19:00

Severs' meal: musicians

We are very grateful to all who serve our church in any way, on any of the many serving teams.

To show their gratitude and honour those who serve, the elders have decided to stage a number of shared meals for servers. 

The next will be for those involved in worship, PA and AV, across Durham, Chester-le-Street and The Hub.

The meal will be at The Durham Centre on Saturday 26th October, from 7pm. Please see Keith Mallard to register.

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Safeguarding training
Oct
27
3:00 PM15:00

Safeguarding training

As a church we want to care for all our people well, whatever their ages, backgrounds or experiences. To help us in this, we are providing some Safeguarding training: a free, two-hour session on Sunday 27th October, 3-5pm, at The Durham Centre.

Please attend if you are involved in children or youth work in any way, or if you might be interested in helping out in future. This includes taking part in the Make Lunch holiday club.

We're looking to develop a 'bank' of people willing to help out if the need arises, so if this could be you, please come along too.

For more information or to sign up, please see Stephen Jones. Email: pastoral@emmanuel.org.uk 

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Prayer Breakfast
Nov
2
9:00 AM09:00

Prayer Breakfast

Our monthly Prayer Breakfasts are an opportunity to pray together - for particular needs or individuals, for our church, or region and situations across the world.

Join us at The Durham Centre on the first Saturday of each month, starting at 9:00am. Breakfast is provided.

There is no Prayer Breakfast during August.

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The P-Word conference
Nov
14
9:30 AM09:30

The P-Word conference

The P-Word Conference exists to equip leaders with a practical and pastoral response to the issue of pornography. The conference consists of a full day of teaching and training targeting church leaders, pastoral teams, youth and small group leaders.

Visit the Facebook event here.

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Baptisms
Nov
17
10:30 AM10:30

Baptisms

We're very excited to be baptising people during our service at Emmanuel Church Durham on Sunday 17th November, starting at 10:30am.

Baptism is a celebration of a life changed by Jesus, and done in obedience to Him.

If you'd like to know more, please get in touch. 

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Open House with the Scotts
Nov
17
1:00 PM13:00

Open House with the Scotts

  • 13 Runnymede, Great Lumley DH34LN (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ali and Claire Scott are hosting an open house (including lunch) for anyone who is a part of our Chester-le-Street congregation.

So join us after church on Sunday 17th November for food, fellowship and fun!

All are welcome, young and old alike!

13 Runnymede, Great Lumley, Chester-le-Street, DH3 4LN

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Youth House Groups
Nov
17
5:30 PM17:30

Youth House Groups

Year 7 - The Lawrences house

Years 8,9 and 10 - Pete and Al’s house

Year 11+ - The Mallards house.

Meal is provided but please bring something small to share for pudding.

We eat together then study the bible togeter - all wellcome.

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Prayer Breakfast
Dec
7
9:00 AM09:00

Prayer Breakfast

Our monthly Prayer Breakfasts are an opportunity to pray together - for particular needs or individuals, for our church, or region and situations across the world.

Join us at The Durham Centre on the first Saturday of each month, starting at 9:00am. Breakfast is provided.

There is no Prayer Breakfast during August.

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Youth House groups.
Jan
19
5:30 PM17:30

Youth House groups.

Year 7 - The Lawrences house

Years 8,9 and 10 - Pete and Al’s house

Year 11+ - The Mallards house.

Meal is provided but please bring something small to share for pudding.

We eat together then study the bible togeter - all wellcome.

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Youth House Groups
Feb
16
5:30 PM17:30

Youth House Groups

Year 7 - The Lawrences house

Years 8,9 and 10 - Pete and Al’s house

Year 11+ - The Mallards house.

Meal is provided but please bring something small to share for pudding.

We eat together then study the bible togeter - all wellcome.

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Youth House Groups
Mar
15
5:30 PM17:30

Youth House Groups

Year 7 - The Lawrences house

Years 8,9 and 10 - Pete and Al’s house

Year 11+ - The Mallards house.

Meal is provided but please bring something small to share for pudding.

We eat together then study the bible togeter - all wellcome.

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Youth House Groups
Apr
19
5:30 PM17:30

Youth House Groups

Year 7 - The Lawrences house

Years 8,9 and 10 - Pete and Al’s house

Year 11+ - The Mallards house.

Meal is provided but please bring something small to share for pudding.

We eat together then study the bible togeter - all wellcome.

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Youth House Groups
May
17
5:30 PM17:30

Youth House Groups

Year 7 - The Lawrences house

Years 8,9 and 10 - Pete and Al’s house

Year 11+ - The Mallards house.

Meal is provided but please bring something small to share for pudding.

We eat together then study the bible togeter - all wellcome.

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Youth House Groups
Jun
21
5:30 PM17:30

Youth House Groups

Year 7 - The Lawrences house

Years 8,9 and 10 - Pete and Al’s house

Year 11+ - The Mallards house.

Meal is provided but please bring something small to share for pudding.

We eat together then study the bible togeter - all wellcome.

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Youth House Groups
Jul
19
5:30 PM17:30

Youth House Groups

Year 7 - The Lawrences house

Years 8,9 and 10 - Pete and Al’s house

Year 11+ - The Mallards house.

Meal is provided but please bring something small to share for pudding.

We eat together then study the bible togeter - all wellcome.

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Let's Do Lunch
Sep
22
1:00 PM13:00

Let's Do Lunch

Do you want to meet new people, or catch up with old friends?

After church at The Durham Centre on Sunday 22nd September, you’re invited to ‘Let’s do Lunch’.

This is an opportunity for people to have lunch with others in the church. You can either book in to have a meal with someone in particular (for example, two families who want to eat together) or book onto a communal table and meet with whoever you find yourself next to!

The aim here is to encourage deepening of family within our church.

Booking is required in advance. Please email Jenny Booth with dietary requirements and whether you want to eat with someone in particular. Places are limited to 40, and available on a first come, first served basis.

The meal will be provided on a ‘pay as you want’ basis.

Finally, if you would like to help out on the day, again please contact Jenny.

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Shared Lunch in Chester-le-Street
Sep
22
12:30 PM12:30

Shared Lunch in Chester-le-Street

  • Park View School, Church Chare DH33QA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us after our service in Chester-le-Street for a special shared lunch celebrating 3 years of Emmanuel Church Chester-le-Street!

Sunday 22nd September, after church. All welcome!

Please bring food to share!

Afterwards, we will also be heading over to The Avenues together to pray over our potential new building.

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Ladies' Cheese and Wine Evening
Sep
13
7:00 PM19:00

Ladies' Cheese and Wine Evening

  • 22 Herefordshire Drive, Belmont DH12DQ (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for our next Ladies’ Cheese and Wine Evening!

This is the fifth in our “Ladies’ Cheese and Wine” events where we listen to a lady from church sharing about her journey with God, with us. So far we have been so encouraged by these events. This time we are having an Open Mic evening so everyone has an opportunity to share their journey with us all. Please come along if you are free and pray about what you can potentially share.

 

We all have a story, each one unique and equally amazing. Lets be a channel of encouragement to one another!

 

Date: Friday 13th September, 7:00pm until 9:00pm

 Location: 22 Herefordshire Drive, Belmont, Durham DH1 2DQ (Anne Ng’s House).

So that we have an idea of numbers it would be helpful if you could let us know if you intend to come along. Please email either Anne Ng (anneng1@hotmail.co.uk) or Chris Done (chrisdone123@gmail.com to do this.

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Chester-le-Street Prayer Ministry Team Training
Sep
9
8:00 PM20:00

Chester-le-Street Prayer Ministry Team Training

  • 10 Pipershaw, Washington. NE371LF (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for an evening of prayer ministry team training for our Chester-le-Street congregation.

The power, the pastoral, the prophetic and practicalities!

Open to anyone who is a part of, or interested in joining, the prayer ministry team in Chester-le-Street.

Monday 9th September, 8:00pm until 9:30pm.

10 Pipershaw, Washington, NE37 1LF (John and Lindsey’s house)

For more information, contact John (07931362517)

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Prayer Breakfast
Sep
7
9:00 AM09:00

Prayer Breakfast

Our monthly Prayer Breakfasts are an opportunity to pray together - for particular needs or individuals, for our church, or region and situations across the world.

Join us at The Durham Centre on the first Saturday of each month, starting at 9:00am. Breakfast is provided.

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Prayer Breakfast
Aug
3
9:00 AM09:00

Prayer Breakfast

Our monthly Prayer Breakfasts are an opportunity to pray together - for particular needs or individuals, for our church, or region and situations across the world.

Join us at The Durham Centre on the first Saturday of each month, starting at 9:00am. Breakfast is provided.

In August, we will also spend some time praying for our new Make Lunch initiative, which will be taking place during the month.

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Ladies' cheese and wine evening
Jul
19
7:00 PM19:00

Ladies' cheese and wine evening

For each Ladies’ Cheese and Wine evening, we invite a lady from church to encourage us by sharing how God is working through them.

So this time we will be in the company of the lovely Carrie Clay who will be sharing her story with us. This promises to be a brilliant evening , so ladies come along .

It will be held on chrisdone123@gmail.comkicking off from 7pm for Cheese and Wine then the talk will start around 7.30 to 7.45 ish.

The venue is : 28 Scardale Way, Belmont, Durham DH1 2TX (Rachel Porter's House).

So we have an idea of numbers it would be helpful if you could let us know if you intent to come along. Please email either Anne Ng email address: anneng1@hotmail.co.uk or Chris Done email address: chrisdone123@gmail.com

Look forward to seeing you ladies on 19th July.

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Let's Do Lunch
Jul
14
1:00 PM13:00

Let's Do Lunch

Would you like to catch up with old friends over a meal, without having to cook?

Or make new friends and connections, in a relaxed, sociable environment?

Then sign up for ‘Let’s Do Lunch’: a two-course meal provided after church at The Durham Centre, offered on a ‘pay what you feel’ basis.

Sign up to eat with particular friends, or on any table.

Advanced registration is required. Please contact Jenny Booth. Please state any dietary requirements.

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Baptism in Chester-le-Street!
Jul
14
12:00 PM12:00

Baptism in Chester-le-Street!

We're very excited to be baptising Ashleigh after our service in Chester-le-Street on Sunday 14th July.

The baptism will be taking place at Finchale Priory at 2:00pm, however we will enjoy a shared lunch together (or picnic - weather permitting!) straight after church before heading there.

On Saturday 13th July, Ivan is also getting baptised on Holy Island at 8:00pm. So Ivan will share his testimony, and we’ll also show a video of his baptism, as part of our celebration and worship on the Sunday.

Baptism is a celebration of a life changed by Jesus, and done in obedience to Him.

If you'd like to know more, please get in touch. 

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Regions Beyond prayer meeting
Jun
26
7:45 PM19:45

Regions Beyond prayer meeting

We’re privileged to be part of a global family of churches called Regions Beyond.

During June, we have been joining together to pray for Regions Beyond churches here in the UK.

On Wednesday 26th June, we will be joining with these churches in a live streamed prayer meeting.

Join us at The Durham Centre from 7:45pm.

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Joint Durham & Chester-le-Street meeting
Jun
23
10:30 AM10:30

Joint Durham & Chester-le-Street meeting

Our two congregations, Durham and Chester-le-Street, will be meeting together at The Durham Centre on Sunday 23rd June, starting at 10:30am.

There will be no separate meeting in Chester-le-Street.

During this meeting, Matt Cray will be commissioned into eldership. After the meeting, there will also be a bring-your-own picnic so that we can enjoy a time of fellowship together (we ask that you kindly bring a bit extra, so that we can include those who haven’t got a picnic as well).

For more information on our congregations, visit our Durham and Chester-le-Street pages.

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Let's Do Lunch
Jun
16
1:00 PM13:00

Let's Do Lunch

Would you like to catch up with old friends over a meal, without having to cook?

Or make new friends and connections, in a relaxed, sociable environment?

Then sign up for ‘Let’s Do Lunch’: a two-course meal provided after church at The Durham Centre, offered on a ‘pay what you feel’ basis.

Sign up to eat with particular friends, or on any table.

Advanced registration is required. Please contact Jenny Booth. Please state any dietary requirements.

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Men's Night
Jun
15
7:30 PM19:30

Men's Night

  • Refuse Cafe, Front Street, Chester-le-Street DH33AU (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for a special Men’s Night at the REfUSE cafe in Chester-le-Street!

The evening will involve a free two course meal with a short talk by Mark Jones, of City Church, Gloucester, on walking with Jesus together as men.

Saturday 15th June, 7:30-10:00pm.

In order to help us get an idea of numbers and dietary requirements, a sign-up sheet is available here. If you plan to attend, please sign-up at the earliest opportunity.

This event is open to both Durham and Chester-le-Street congregations, but due to a limited capacity places will be available on a first come first served basis. So please sign-up quickly to avoid disappointment.

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Chester-le-Street Fun Day
Jun
15
2:00 PM14:00

Chester-le-Street Fun Day

  • The Green, Chester-le-Street DH22BA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As part of our God Loves mission week of outreach, we are delighted to be bringing back our Chester-le-Street fun day again to The Green.

Join us on Saturday 15th June for inflatables, face painting, a BBQ and so much more - all for free!

The Green, Chester-le-Street, between 2:00-5:00pm

All are welcome! We’d love to see you there!

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June Burn
Jun
14
to Jun 15

June Burn

  • Waddington Street United Reformed Church DH14BG (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The next Burn evening of worship and prayer is coming up on Friday 14th June.

Join for fellowship, prayer, worship and food as the Burn team and Cedarwood Festival team pray into the final month before Cedarwood Festival 2019 and for all God will do before, during and after the event, in Jesus name.

Location: Waddington Street URC Church, Durham
Time: 7:00pm-2:00am.

All are welcome! For more information, see the facebook event.

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God Loves mission week
Jun
12
to Jun 14

God Loves mission week

God Loves is a week we run each year where we get together to show how God loves our city and communities through providing practical help.

This year, activities are being planned for Gilesgate and Chester-le-Street between Wednesday 12th and Friday 14th June, followed by a Fun Day in Chester-le-Street on Saturday 15th June.

For more information, please get in touch.

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Exploring Membership
Jun
11
7:00 PM19:00

Exploring Membership

We encourage individuals who want to be part of the community of faith at Emmanuel to consider becoming a church member.

We run an Exploring Membership evening to give you all the information you need to decide whether becoming a member is right for you.

The next session will be at The Durham Centre on Tuesday 11th June from 7:00pm. For more information, contact Ian Portwine.

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Marc Dupont conference
Jun
7
to Jun 9

Marc Dupont conference

We’re excited to be welcoming back Marc Dupont to teach and minister to us from June 7th to 9th.

Marc has around 40 years’ experience in international ministry and has seen God use him in miraculous ways, including many healings.

He has visited Durham each year since 2010 and we’re looking forward to welcoming him back for 2019.

The programme is as follows (all meetings at The Durham Centre):
Friday 7th June, 7pm
Saturday 8th June, 10am to 4pm
Sunday 9th June, 10:30am
Sunday 9th June, 6:30pm

The Sunday will also be our next Gift Day. We will be taking up a special Gift Day collection during the morning meeting.

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Safeguarding training
Jun
2
3:00 PM15:00

Safeguarding training

As a church we want to care for all our people well, whatever their ages, backgrounds or experiences. To help us in this, we are providing some Safeguarding training: two free, two-hour sessions: on May 19 and June 2, 3-5pm, at The Durham Centre. The second session will be a repeat the first - so you need only attend one of the two.

Please attend if you are involved in children or youth work in any way, or if you might be interested in helping out in future. 

We're looking to develop a 'bank' of people willing to help out if the need arises, so if this could be you, please come along too.

For more information or to sign up, please see Stephen Jones. Email: pastoral@emmanuel.org.uk 

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Prayer Breakfast
Jun
1
9:00 AM09:00

Prayer Breakfast

Our monthly Prayer Breakfasts are an opportunity to pray together - for particular needs or individuals, for our church, or region and situations across the world.

Join us at The Durham Centre on the first Saturday of each month, starting at 9:00am. Breakfast is provided.

There is no Prayer Breakfast during August.

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Ladies' cheese and wine evening - with Caroline Found
May
31
7:00 PM19:00

Ladies' cheese and wine evening - with Caroline Found

This is the third in our Ladies’ Cheese and Wine evenings where we invite a lady from our church family to encourage us by sharing how God is working through them.

So we are delighted to announce that the lovely Caroline Found who is currently back from India for a month is going to be the lady in the spotlight this time. This promises to be a very encouraging evening so please come along ladies.

Just so we have an idea of numbers it would be helpful if you could let us know if you are coming along. Please email either Anne Ng  - anneng1@hotmail.co.uk or Chris Done - chrisdone123@gmail.com

Friday 31st May, 22 Herefordshire Drive, Belmot, 7pm

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