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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…

Pastor’s message: September 2020

Dear Friends, September normally heralds the return to routine after the disruption of the summer holidays, but what will it hold this year? It is five months since Lockdown began and we are now beginning to wrestle with the challenges of its easing and release. That is not simple, therefore we need to pray for…

Church Re-opening

Church re-opening We want to resume services as soon as possible but only when we are satisfied that the necessary measures are in place for the safety of all who attend. With the current restrictions we cannot accommodate our normal congregation and so we may need to limit the numbers of those who want to…

COVID-19 update

Dear Members and Friends of Emmanuel Church, I write with a heavy heart that we as a nation, a country and the world have come to such a position. It is tragic to see what is happening as a result of Coronavirus, but we do not fret as those who have no hope, since we…

Baptism – David Taylor

On Sunday we had the baptism of David Taylor following his profession of faith in Jesus Christ. https://www.emmanuel-newport.org.uk/video/David%20Baptism.mp4 Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving. See to it that no one…