Sunday School at Emmanuel plans to restart again from Sunday 31 January 2021, with COVID Safe measures in place as addressed in the COVID safe plan here.
Before you or your family attend Sunday School you MUST complete the 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
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 2021 we will continue Digging into Foundation of Faith and 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.
Playgroup plans to resume again face to face on Friday 5 February 2021 with COVID Safe measures in place as addressed in the COVID safe plan [here](https://emmanueluca.org.au/d/4jqM6tAkvSlWkjJsZNiOD0co9).
We plan to meet every week in the Hall with different themed activities and crafts each week. A thematic program will be released soon.
Before attending Playgroup, all participants including children and adults MUST complete an online enrolment form [here](https://emmanueluca.elvanto.com.au/form/8af52058-d0db-46bf-95fe-8005dc7b7e46).
Playgroup will send regular updates via email to all participants and also via our Facebook page www.facebook.com/emmanuelplaygroup
Playgroup offers a safe place for children 0-5 to play and develop social skills. 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.
Join us each Friday 9:30 - 11:30am during school terms. Each week we have a different theme and activities to engage children. A large range of toys and helps provide new experiences every week.
Cost: gold coin donation per child, per session. Bring your own food and drink.
Emmanuel Girls' Brigade plans to resume Thursday 4 February 2021, with COVID Safe measures in place as addressed in the COVID safe plan [here](https://emmanueluca.org.au/d/WUUvcFfJ7WhvOKBnANYizp3ox).
Before attending Girls' Brigade, all participants including children and adults MUST complete an online enrolment form [here](https://emmanueluca.elvanto.com.au/form/923f468a-4895-4b28-9012-37e6c73e34a9), and must check-in every week.
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.
Emmanuel Boys' Brigade plans to resume face to face on Wednesday 3 February 2021, with COVID Safe measures in place as addressed in the COVID safe plan [here](https://emmanueluca.org.au/d/sZzHFVpfJScOZBgg7dVyC2T5H).
Before attending Boys' Brigade, all participants including children and adults MUST complete an online enrolment form [here](https://emmanueluca.elvanto.com.au/form/9600a6a0-8c6a-475e-94a0-a29e343a6d90), and must check-in every week.
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.