Emmanuel Uniting Church Real People with Relevant Faith for Our Community

Events

1 March, 2024 @ 3:00 PM

Lego Club

Calling all junior budding lego creators, enthusiasts and casual builders.

Emmanuel UCA is excited to re-launch lego club, commencing Fri February 03 2024. and then every second Friday afterschool during term.

Primary and middle school aged participants (prep - gr 9) are invited to come and discover, fun, friendship and faith -Seniors will be invited to assist lead and mum's and dad's are welcome to hang out around our cafe / lounge too.

Drinks and nibblies are available to our participants too - so just come straight after school has finished and join us.

This is a ticketed event with limited numbers. Registration for the participants (children aged 5 - 18) is essential. Adults do not need to register.

Please be aware of the following safety information:

- Participants will be invited to engage with lego to create and play. Lego pieces are small and present a choking hazard for children 3y.o. and under. Therefore infants and toddlers (3 and under) are not permitted in the hall for the duration of the event. They are welcome to remain under parents direct supervision in the foyer or in the outside grassed area.

- Lego assembly requires finger dexterity. If your child has special needs, please let us know so that we can provide appropriate assistance.

- Lego supplied by Emmanuel UCA remains the property of Emmanuel UCA and is not to be taken home. If your child brings their own lego from home, they do so at their own risk and no responsibility is taken to any loss or damage of your child's lego.

- Our normal sign in and sign out process will be required for all participants in Lego Club. For those participants who are signed in, they are to remain in the hall (or traverse directly to and from the toilets) for the duration of the event. Please do not leave the event without signing your children out.

- If your child becomes sick, please do not attend the event.

- Limited parking will be available in the church carpark. On-street parking will be available in Laurel St and South Pine Road.

We look forward to welcoming you to Lego Club

Photo by Amélie Mourichon on Unsplash

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6 April, 2024 @ 7:00 AM

Men's Breakfast

Are you ready to get together with other men, have a hot cooked breakfast and chew the fat. The come along to our men's breakfast, bring a mate, share together and have a great time. They are held every two months on the first Saturday of the month starting at 7am held in the hall at Emmanuel Uniting Church, 92 Laurel St Enoggera. Spread the word to your mates and tell your wives you have a man date. The cost is $10, $5 for juniors and free for first-time attenders. Please pay on the day either with cash or by eftpos. RSVP is essential for catering purposes by Thursday 4th April. Please register here

In April our guest speaker is Geoff Harris who is a past president of the Samford Museum. He will speak to us about the museum also about some of Samford’s history including the 1947 train crash and the consequences and results of this tragedy.

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12 April, 2024 @ 1:00 PM

Church Camp 2024

In 2024 Emmanuel is committed to pursuing Christlike growth - one of our core values. This year we want to see people continue grow in faith and maturity as Eph 4:13 says.

In two months from now, Emmanuel Uniting Church will be gathering people together to kick-start this growth journey through a church camp.

This will be an intentional time for us to withdraw from our normal routine and spend time with each other, learning and growing together as we are blessed by the teaching ministry of Rev. Dr. Andrew Prince. We will also be spending time together, building relationships with each other and enjoying something of God’s good creation.

Our camp location will be familiar to many of our Brigades families, as we utilise the Boys Brigade site, Camp Glengarry.

https://bbqld.org.au/glengarry-education-centre/

To keep costs to a minimum we have elected to self-cater. Glengarry has large commercial style kitchen facilities where you can use their walk-in fridge; gas stove tops and ovens, microwaves and kitchen utensils. Meal times are set as part of our program and we have tried to ensure they are at ‘family friendly’ periods of the day. Please have a look a the glengarry website for information about the kitchen facilities onsite.

People can choose to stay in cabins or byo tent / camper / caravan and camp onsite.

Registration for camp is now open. To register PLEASE attempt to do so through the online registration form.

https://emmanueluca.elvanto.com.au/event/3ece5a61-b873-45d2-b579-331f97031c84

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Dig In At Home

Christmas - All Are Welcome

Christmas has arrived! A time when people of all ages, all around the world stop to celebrate the birth of Jesus.

This week, you might like to take the time to read some books, watch some videos, or go to Church to learn more about Jesus. The wonderful thing about Jesus is that he invites everyone to follow him.

Full resources are in the PDF attached, or available in print from Emmanuel Uniting Church

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Advent week 4 - Joy Now and Forever

Christmas is getting closer! Everywhere we go we see Christmas. We hear Christmas. We smell Christmas. We might even feel Christmas. What have you been noticing? What brings you joy?

This week, we encourage you to take some time to think about your Christmas traditions. What Christmas traditions have been passed down to you? What new traditions have you started in recent years? Are there any new traditions that you’d like to start this year? As you feel surrounded by Christmas, we pray that you may experience joy – not just moments of joy but a long-lasting joy.

Full resources are in the PDF attached, or available in print from Emmanuel Uniting Church

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Advent week 3 - Love in Action

There are so many wonderful activities and events that people can participate in during the Christmas season – light shows, parades, concerts, carols, face painting, dinners, and MORE. It’s easy to get caught up in doing things, that we sometimes forget to take care of ourselves, OR love others.

This week we encourage you to LOVE all that Christmas offers and think about how you can actively LOVE yourself and others, during this time.

Full resources are in the PDF attached, or available in print from Emmanuel Uniting Church

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Ministries

Emmanuel Playgroup

Emmanuel Playgroup offers a safe place for children 0-5 to play and develop social skills with their peers and other children and adults. It is a great place to make new friends, learn new things, and become part of a community. We welcome all young children and their carers including stay-at-home, work-from-home, and work outside the home; mums, dads, grandparents, and nannies.

We meet each Friday during school terms at 9:30 - 11:30am. Each week we have a different theme and activities to engage children. A large range of toys helps provide new experiences every week.

Cost: gold coin donation per child, per session. Bring your own food and drink.

Before attending Playgroup, all participants including children and adults MUST complete an online enrolment form here

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Emmanuel Girls' Brigade

Girls' Brigade is great for primary and high school-aged girls looking for fun and friendship in a safe and supported environment.

We meet Thursday nights during school terms at Emmanuel Uniting Church

Prep - Grade 2 (Cadets) 6pm - 7:30pm

Grade 3-5 (Juniors) 6pm - 8pm

Grade 6-8 (Seniors) 6pm - 8pm

Grade 9-11 (Pioneers) 6pm - 8pm

All girls have the opportunity to earn awards and participate in leadership development appropriate to their age in smaller groups:

Girls' Brigade empowers girls and young women to be themselves, to develop and use their gifts and skills, and to discover what it means to have life to the full in their generation. Our weekly program includes a wide range of activities that supports the spiritual, physical, and emotional growth of girls and is committed to the values of:

- Living: We live our lives with God at the centre. Our relationships are centred on Him and rely on His word and direction.

- Community: We promote a sense of Community and belonging within Companies

- Partnering: We partner with churches to reach local communities with the good news of Jesus Christ

- Uniqueness: We accept the uniqueness of each girl & leader, using our individual talents to serve others as we grow

- Safety: We require safety for all girls and leaders

- Fun: We have fun in everything we do!

We would love to welcome you to Girls' Brigade soon.

Before attending Girls' Brigade, all participants including children and adults MUST complete an online enrolment form here, and must check-in every week.

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Emmanuel Boys' Brigade

Boys' Brigade provides Fun, Challenge and Adventure for boys aged 5-18 years

We meet Wednesday nights during school terms at Emmanuel Uniting Church

5-7 years (Anchors) 6:30pm-8pm

8-11 years (Juniors) 6:30pm-8pm

12-18 years (Seniors) 6:30pm-8:30pm

We offer a weekly program that challenges Boys spiritually, physically, socially, and educationally. Our focus is on friendships, leadership, the self-discipline needed to achieve excellence, and understanding the Christian faith. All Boys have the opportunity to earn awards, badges, and participate in leadership training, working towards their Queen's badge (the highest award a boy can receive).

Our company also participates in other activities such as camping and inter-company competitions.

We would love to welcome you to Boys' Brigade soon.

Before attending Boys' Brigade, all participants including children and adults MUST complete an online enrolment form here, and must check-in every week.

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Emmanuel Sunday School

Sunday School runs during school terms within our 9:30am Sunday Service and provides a time where children can share in fun, faith, friendships, and learn about Jesus.

Our leaders provide a range of varying experiences to help children draw closer to God through music, bible teaching, prayer, games, and creative activities. All our leaders are screened and trained and will love your kids almost as much as you do.

All children aged 3 - 12 are welcome and meet as one group in the Church Hall. A range of activities including games, craft, challenges, and small group time are provided to enhance age- and developmental- appropriate learning and connection for all.

Children will start each service in the church auditorium with the congregation for songs, prayers, videos, communion, and announcements and will move to the hall with their leaders when advised. In 2023 we will continue to follow the same readings and themes as Sunday Worship, learning more about the heart of God, and how to follow him.

To enhance child learning and discipleship, weekly Dig In @ Home materials are available at www.emmanueluca.org.au/dig-in-at-home, and we encourage you to connect with and talk about life and faith with your children during the week.

We look forward to "digging in' and connecting with your family soon.

Before you or your family attend Sunday School you MUST complete an online enrolment form here

We are also still encouraging households to continue with Faith at Home practices whether they attend weekly Worship and Sunday School or not. Dig in at Home resources that match and complement worship and Sunday School are available at www.emmanueluca.org.au/dig-in-at-home

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Community Helping Hand

Community Helping Hand is one way we can connect with our local Community by offering Help, using our Hands and Hearts.

What we offer is not fancy gourmet food, but basic things: baked beans, rice, noodles, milk, tea bags, toothpaste, etc.

COMMUNITY HELPING HAND HOURS ARE

THURSDAY 9am - 12 noon only.

This is an emergency service only.

Due to the current Coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic Community Helping Hand has had to reduce it's service hours and had to put other guidelines in place to try and keep everyone safe. We ask that if you are unwell that you do not come for a face to face consultation and call and we will try to deliver to you if we can. (this is will depend on volunteer capacity)

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Youth Discipleship

Youth Discipleship is a collection of young people who are connected to each other, the church, and God. Journeying together as the church these young people care for one another and are so excited by God working in their lives and being part of this community, that they invite others to join too.

We meet fortnightly on a Sunday from 5-7pm at the Church to share a meal, read the bible and hang out.

All participants and leaders must complete an enrollment form herebefore attending.

For further information about participating or leading Youth Discipleship please contact Jesse.

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Lego Club

Lego Club is......

We meet ...... on a Friday after school in the Church Hall to share afternoon tea, and build lego

All participants and leaders must complete an enrollment form herebefore attending.

We'd love to see you there!

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Explore Groups

An Explore Group is an intentional gathering of people who meet to study the bible and apply it to their daily lives and to pray for and support each other. As expressed in Acts 2:42 – 47, Explore Groups meet to develop authentic Christian Community. Explore Groups meet weekly or fortnightly.

Each Explore Group is unique. Each group will have a time of bible study and discussion, where the passage being studied is understood and applied in our contemporary setting. In addition there will be a time of prayer. There may also be times of sharing and eating. Each Explore Group works out together how they will spend their time.

Due to the current Coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic our Explore groups are meeting both face to face and in online modes to keep connected during this time.

If would like to join one of these Explore Groups and would like to know more information please contact the church office and we will get the group leader to give you a call.

Current Explore Groups

Solfa

2nd & 4th Mon 9:30am

KYB

Tues 9:45am

Wednesday Morning

Wed 9:15am

Bunnies Explore Group

Tues 7:00pm

Wednesday Wonderers

Fortnightly Thurs 7:00pm

Thursday Thinkers

2nd & 4th Thurs 7pm

Women’s Bible Study

Mon 12.45pm

If none of these times suit please also contact us there may be other like minded people and we can start a new group.

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Uniting Early Learning Enoggera

Uniting Early Learning Enoggera is a small and nurturing child care and kindergarten with mixed age, family style groupings of 2-5 year olds. We accommodate up to 27 children daily at our Enoggera centre on the north side of Brisbane.

Our diverse team of experienced and qualified educators are dedicated to giving your child the best educational start in life. They provide an inclusive, play-based, nature-based environment; encourage a sense of wonder and adventure; and create an understanding of lived Christian values. Here, children learn the meaning of love, forgiveness, respect, service to others, equality, inclusiveness and care for the environment – ideals, important to healthy friendships, families and society.

Book a tour of our centre now!

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Ministry Team

Brian Hoole

Minister

0435 242 000

brian@emmanueluca.org.au

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Jessica Pinkerton

Families Pastor

0438 168 706

jess@emmanueluca.org.au

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Jesse Caulfield

Pastor

0493186691

jesse@emmanueluca.org.au

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92 Laurel St, Enoggera QLD 4051, Australia

Best parking is via Laurel Street where there is some off street parking. Also the sight is wheelchair friendly (ramp access and suitable toilets etc.) If you are looking to hire our facilities for your next event please contact the church office via office@emmanueluca.org.au and Helen will be able to assist you with this.

Sunday, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Sunday, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM