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Posts by Gareth James

Services in January

The details regarding which services are in the chapel and which are on YouTube only in January are as follows. To book to attend one of our services, please read and complete the booking form at www.emmanuel-newport.org.uk/covid-booking. 3rd January 10.30 am – Service in the chapel and on YouTube. Sermon on the calendar verse for…

Carol Services 2020

On Sunday 20th December we have two Carol Services – one in the morning, one in the evening. The morning service begins at 10.30 am and will be our Family Carol Service. It will be live streamed and available to watch on our YouTube channel here. There will be beautiful carols to sing along to…

Christmas Services 2020

Every Sunday from 13th – 27th December Pastor Andy will be focussing on different personalities from the story of Christmas in his messages. See below which services will be in the chapel and which will be on YouTube only and which personalities will be the focus for each service: 13th am – Elizabeth, Zechariah and…

Emmanuel’s Video Advent Calendar 2020

Every day from 1st – 24th December we are releasing a video Advent Calendar on our YouTube channel and on Facebook. Leaders of our children’s work including Toddlers, Friday Rock and Sunday Rock have recorded videos on various Christmas themes. There is a clear connection to the great news of Jesus coming as Saviour of the World! Please visit https://bit.ly/2JkCI8D each day…

Pastor’s Message: December 2020

Dear Brothers and Sisters, As we approach another Christmas, we acknowledge that this year has not only been incredibly challenging for most, but it’s been devastating for the many families who have experienced the crippling effects of the current pandemic. Someone recently referred to 2020 as ‘the darkest year in their memory!’ Throughout Israel’s history,…

Welcome to Andy & Viv Pitt!

The members at Emmanuel Evangelical Church, Newport would like to give thanks and praise to God for calling Rev Andy Pitt as pastor. Andy preached and led prayer meetings on a number of occasions before and during the lockdowns. A special members meeting was held over Zoom in September where the church voted to call Andy as pastor. Andy, originally from Stroud,…

Pastor’s Message: November 2020

Dear Brothers and Sisters, It’s with great joy in my heart that I write my first Pastor’s letter to you all. We certainly live in uncertain days, yet the Lord remains on His throne ruling, reigning and surveying all that He has made. Wales’ First Minister, Mark Drakeford, has today, (19th Oct) announced a fire…

The Call of a New Pastor

At our Special Members Meeting on Zoom on Wednesday 23rd September we had an encouraging positive vote to invite Rev Andy Pitt to be our new Pastor. Andy received the invitation gladly and has accepted the call. He is looking forward to starting his ministry in Emmanuel on 9th November, God willing. In his letter to the church Andy wrote “Both Viv…