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Volunteering Opportunities


Our current time is a time where people have proven to be ready, able, and willing to spend some of their precious time on helping their fellow man. If you are feeling that gentle nudge to volunteer for a wonderful cause, Emmanuel Church Forest Gate would be thrilled to welcome you into our volunteering teams. If you want to participate but you don't have the time, we would be thrilled to have you join us in prayer daily for those of our congregation and our wider community who are in need of prayer.


Breakfast Club Volunteering

Passionate to feed the homeless? This is the volunteering opportunity for you! Once a week we run this breakfast event and we feed as many homeless in Forest Gate as we can. If you are passionate about seeing those in the most need fed we would love to have you be a part of our breakfast club.

If this excites you, please contact Abel Samuels for volunteering opportunities with Breakfast Club

Open Church Volunteering

Want to join a specific weekly event instead of a general team that can be called on? We would love to see you at Open Church. Interested in not just attending but being a part of the setup, the games, the socializing, the cooking, the snacks, or anything else? We would love to welcome you to our Open Church team and find the place you fit best for volunteering.

Please contact Reverend Ajennie Subaran


Stepping Stones Volunteering

Passionate about mental health? We would love to have you join us in providing the community with Stepping Stones. If you are interested in volunteering, whether you have a specific idea of how you might help or not, we would love to hear from you and see about getting you connected in!

Please contact Reverend Ajennie Subaran


Lay Ministry Volunteering

Love the word of the Lord? Want to be a part of ministry but don't feel called to be a pastor, priest, or clergy? Don't let that stop you from volunteering and seeking out the gifts that God has blessed you with! Come and be a part of the greater outreach that Christ has commissioned us with and learn to grow in the ministirial skills that God has blessed you with!



Events Volunteering

Not a day to day person but love events like barbques, bazzars, fairs and fetes and want to be a part of them on the ground floor? This is the volunteering area for you then! We would love to have you be a part of our team to call on whenever the church hosts an event for the community. If you are dependable and love the changing scenery of different events, we would love to have you join us as part of our events team!


Fundraising Volunteering

Have a gift for fundraising? We would love to hear from you! We know that the Lord will take care of us, but we also know that He has given different people different skills, and if your skills lie in this area and you are passionate about fundraising for the ministries that the church does to help support us, we would be glad to hear from you!


Groundskeeping Volunteering

Love plants, gardening, and everything green? Love to get your hands dirty and see the hard work of your hands blossom in a stunning display? This is the volunteering opportunity for you! Become part of our groundskeeping volunteer team and be  apart of making Emmanuel Forest Gate's grounds flourish! If you have a passion for the world outside that God has gifted us with and a green thumb (or even a black thumb that wants to learn) we would love to have you be a part of our team!


Janitorial Volunteering

Love to keep things looking just so? Love to care for buildings and places where people gather? We would love to invite you to join our clean-up volunteers! Take pride in your ability and love of keeping things neat and clean, we would love to see your abilities and passions in this area, and join our clean-up team of like minded individuals who are excited to glorify God by serving others and preparing the places for them together.


Kitchen Volunteering

Love to cook, and interested in helping in any capacity where food is involved? We would love to hear from you and get you involved in volunteering to help feed our community, whether for lunches, brunches, dinners, or tea and snacks, our kitchen team is amazing and dedicated to expressing their gifts and interests in this area. We would love for you to join these like minded people who share their amazing talents with us!


Music/Tech Volunteering

Technically minded or passionate about music? We would love to have you join our volunteer teams, or even our choir under our choir director. Both music and technology are related but separate fields, but we know that if you have a passion for one, the other or both, that you will excel with this team. If you feel your talents lie in this area and you're excited to use those talent in service, we would love to hear from you.


Service Setup Volunteering

Do you have an eye for detail and love ensuring that everything for the service is set up to perfection? We would love to have you join our service set-up team! If you are punctual to a fault, and love to ensure that things run smoothly, as well as have an eye for even the little details to set up, you will thrive in this area of volunteering and we would love to hear from you!


General Volunteering

Don't see something listed, but have an idea of where your skills might be most effective? Passionate to volunteer but not sure where you might best fit in? We would love to hear from you and have you speak with one of our clergy to find you a place to belong!


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