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Emmanuel Methodist Church is situated to the north-west of Barnsley town centre, about half a mile from the town centre. As Christians we meet every Sunday (and also in the week) to worship God and to celebrate the amazing new life that the risen Jesus Christ offers everyone. We believe God is interested in every person's life and wants to reveal His love for each individual as we grow in our relationship with Him.

Emmanuel is a lively welcoming Church, open to all ages. Together we seek to help each other learn about the Christian faith. In a typical week at Emmanuel we provide a varied programme for new and mature Christians as well as people who are exploring Christianity for the first time. Worship, bible study, prayer, mutual support and care are regarded as central features of our church life. We host a range of activities for children, young people and families.

We also seek to make a positive difference in the world with ongoing local and overseas community projects. We challenge injustice and want to be a loving neighbour to people in need. We seek to care for every person and the world itself. We also have a desire and a responsibility to share the message of the Bible and encourage others to become followers of Jesus Christ. Our building is modern and spacious and hosts many community groups as well as many Concerts.

Weekly Activities:


  • 10am – Little Stars Toddler Group
  • 5pm – Re Boot (term time for primary aged children)
  • 6pm – Youth Fellowship (YF) – (term time for secondary aged children)
  • 7pm – Men's Discipleship
  • 7.30pm – Xtra – (term time every second Monday for year 9 upwards)


  • 10am – Baby Chat
  • 10.30am – Community Coffee Morning
  • 3.45pm – Messy Church (2nd Tuesday of each month)
  • 7.15pm – 3 Point Turn (fortnightly – year 9 upwards)


  • 1.30pm – Little Fishes Toddler Group
  • 2.30pm – Over 50's Craft Club – 1st Wednesday of each month
  • 7.30pm – Ladies Group (fortnightly)


  • 10am – Shake, Rattle & Praise (every 3rd Thursday each month)
  • 6pm – Brownies
  • 7.45pm – Prayer Meeting (1st Thursday each month)


  • 8.50am Fun & Fitness
  • 6pm – Family Fun Night (half termly)


  • 8.30am – Men's Breakfast (last each month)
  • 4pm – Portuguese Church


  • 10.45am – Creche (0 to 3's)
  • 10.45am – ROOT's for children and young people
  • 5.30pm – Band Practice

House groups meet throughout the week for information about joining a group contact Rev Cameron Stirk.


Rev'd Cameron Stirk
Telephone: 01226 207208


Rev'd Ben Scrivens
Telephone: 01226 733285

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01226 321522

Barnsley Methodist Circuit
c/o Emmanuel Methodist Church
Huddersfield Road
S75 1DT

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