Emmanuel Church in Fleetwood want to engage with local people who perhaps would benefit from making some new friends and having some time out of the house in a fresh environment.
In January they’re starting to hold a ‘Matinee’ in the church hall on the last Monday of each month.
The first matinee starts on Monday 30th January 2017.
Each showing has doors open at 1:15 pm with an estimated finish time of 3:30 pm.
They are aiming to show some classics and the first film is the 1935 film ‘The 39 Steps’ with Robert Donat. The next two films are ‘A Matter of Life and Death’ starring David Niven and then ‘Pygmalion’ in March.
They are holding this event at the church building called ‘Emmanuel @ The Mount’, Mount Road, Fleewood. The entrance for the film showing will be at the Seabank Road entrance.
Their aim is to connect with local people, especially those people who are feeling lonely and isolated. All are welcome.
This is a free event and will also include refreshments.
A church with a difference in Fleetwood – Emmanuel Church West
Published March 2013
“We love the town we live in and we want to serve it in the best way we are able”, said Rob Guinney, Leader of this fairly new church. “We are also very pleased to have the support of other churches in the town.”
Birthed from the congregation of Emmanuel Church, Lofthouse Way, over 20 people have already committed to be part of the new church but this will be a church with a difference – it won’t have a building!
“We feel that the right way to begin this new fellowship is in homes, not in a rented or purchased space and we are thrilled that we have already been offered homes on Larkholme and West View”, said Rob. “We’re starting with two but we hope that we will soon have many more. Meeting this way helps us to remember that the word ‘church’ in the New Testament referred to the people and their relationships, not a building.”
The group is following a pattern created in Sheffield where they now have over ten house‐based churches, each worshipping and serving a different community in the city. The members of each group are ordinary folk who call themselves Christians and who live and work in the area.
“Most of us have been involved with church for some time but we have tried to think a little outside the box. We want to make church a place where everyone feels at home because church is about people not buildings.”
Find out More
More Emmanuel Church West at http://www.emmanuelwest.org/
Contact Rob Guinney on 07580 356664
Emmanuel West Church Team