Jesus said...

"I am the light of the world. Whoever follows Me will never walk in darkness, but will have the Light of life"

John 8.12

Welcome and thank you for visiting Emmett Street Community Church. We trust  that this website will prove to be helpful to you and be able to answer any questions you may have about ESCC. Please feel free to read more about our church on this site or to pay us a visit one Sunday.  You will be most welcome.  

Role of the Church
A Very Brief History

We see the role of the Church as being the means by which God communicates His love to the world that He created.  Jesus said, ‘For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through Him.’ (John 3.17).  We see God as being concerned about every person regardless of their background and as a Church we seek to represent His priorities and purposes in this world.

ESCC's roots are based in the Methodist Church of New Zealand. In early 1999 the Church was established as Parklands Christian Centre on the site where Parklands Library is now situated. However, in 2001 the Church relocated to 106 Emmett Street in Shirley as ESCC and met there up until 2011 when the February earthquake struck.  In July 2015 ESCC returned to Emmett Street.


'Long Story Short' is a great Kiwi based video series that explores the story of the Bible and seeks to address some of the major questions that naturally arise about Christianity - Who is God? Who am I? What's gone wrong with the world? Why are there so many different religions? Who is Jesus and why is He important?

There is no charge to attend and no pressure on anyone.  You can come along to see if you think the series would be of interest to you with no obligation whatsoever.  You will not be expected to read anything aloud or join in any discussion unless you want to. Just come along to watch and listen.

The next series of Long Story Short begins on Sunday 13 September at 5pm

For more details contact the church office at / 386 3143 

Sunday Services...


10.00 am  - 'Non Negotiable #1'

1 Peter 3.11a

Speaker: Steve Leppard


10.00 am - 'Non Negotiable #2'

1 Peter 3.11b

Speaker: Steve Leppard

(For directions to ESCC click below)


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