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Welcoming atmosphere at service for all ages, and excellent refreshments afterwards.

We attended an all age service, and were expecting coffee and tea to be available after the service... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Eric_the_Bish
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Plymouth UK
Great place for the holiday maker to worship

They really make you feel welcome. They are very family orientated, with mix of modern and... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Falcon v
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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11 Feb 2018
“Welcoming atmosphere at service for all ages, and excellent refreshments afterwards.”
30 Aug 2017
“Great place for the holiday maker to worship”
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We attended an all age service, and were expecting coffee and tea to be available after the service - which it was - but not the not the Cava and cake that was also on offer. Not guaranteed every week! The service was relaxed and...More

1  Thank Eric_the_Bish
TCLplymouth, Reader at Emmanuel Church, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

The Cava won't be the every week (it was a special anniversary) but the warm welcome should be. Sorry I did not have a chance to meet you personally, but I look forward to meeting you next time. Every blessing, Tim

Reviewed 31 August 2017

They really make you feel welcome. They are very family orientated, with mix of modern and traditional styles of worship.

2  Thank Falcon v
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Very well attended, no obvious drunks, disappointingly few youngsters and fewer carols than our previous visits. Not wholly sure about the preachers approach, unusual current affairs analysis with good and bad columns eg Aleppo war crimes against reduction in acid rain. Also, as a non-communicant...More

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TCLplymouth, member of leasdership team at Emmanuel Church, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Hi Jannerbloke, Thanks for your review.There were probably fewer carols and children than your previous visits as it was Christmas eve midnight communion. We have our service of lessons and Carols on the Sunday before Christmas, which as Christmas fell on a Sunday this year,...More

Reviewed 29 March 2016

The church sits back from the main road and is a peaceful haven from any busy day. The Verger/caretaker is very friendly and helpful if you have questions.

2  Thank heatherogburn
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Regulary visit this church, have had all my children christened here and never fails, beautiful inside, only regret is not getting married here, have close links with locals schools which I love

3  Thank mom3181
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Rather dumbfounded to witness so many overhead screens - is this a multiplex cinema then? Audio system good, capacious. Not sure about ambience with so much hi- tech equipment. Visibility marked for me on this occasion.More

4  Thank Ruth J
TCLplymouth, member of the leadership team at Emmanuel Church, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Hi Ruth, The centre and side aisle screens are raised out of sight when not in use, but increasingly at funerals, families are requesting the use of such equipment to share memories of the deceased. The screen are also used in our Sunday services to...More

Reviewed 17 June 2015

A very friendly and happy church that suits all ages. There is a great social life attached to it and it's so nice to see so many young families attending on Sunday's. Plenty to do for each generation from under 5's to over 60's

5  Thank Janet A
TCLplymouth, Leadership team member at Emmanuel Church, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2015

Thank you for your positive review.I am glad you enjoyed your time with us and please make yourself know to me next time you visit.Every blessing,Tim

Reviewed 3 June 2015

Attended a service here last week and the church was packed with many people standing at the back. The church is well maintained and has a very good feel about it.

5  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Maybe the interior is a bit dated but the dynamic and activities readily counterbalance that. Not as cool dude, fresh and in touch as St Andrews but Emmanuel is welcoming , warm spirited, and inclusive. It attracts a broad swathe of folk, encourages their engagement,...More

9  Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Emmanuel is a very good Anglican church. It does a lot and there is scope to do more. Good to see the way that the established church under the last two archbishops is getting out there and mixing it.

6  Thank Nathan P
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Jannerbloke
11 July 2018|
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Response from TCLplymouth | Property representative |
No, we don't use them on a regular basis but we have used them in the past for individuals when they have requested them. We are more than willing to renew our supplies if we know they will be used. Every blessing.Tim
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valnjon
23 March 2016|
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Response from TCLplymouth | Property representative |
Hi there. Yes we do have weekday weddings. For more information phone Jeannette at the parish office any weekday morning on 260317.
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Hettie W
2 September 2015|
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Response from TCLplymouth | Property representative |
The bells are rung before the 10.30 and 6.30 Sunday services and on Thursday evenings at 7.30. There is a strong band of ringers, many of a youthful age and newcomers and visitors are always made welcome.
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