Youth

Our team of professional youth workers, interns and volunteers run fantastic youth work on Sundays, fun youth clubs during the week, plus regular outings to things like ice skating, camping trips, Soul Survivor, Wildfires and more. There’s something safe and fun for every age group, whether or not you’re used to church.

Matt, Sam, Ella and the team also work in most of the local schools during the week, supporting children and young people one-to-one, so they’re well known and popular throughout the area!

Our youth and children’s workers are DBS checked and are vetted and trained to ensure maximum child safety in all our activities.

Most of our activities take place either at Founders Studio, The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre or The Lighthouse. Find details on our venues here.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

Events

Student Linkup Course
Heading to uni in September? This four-week course will help you lay the very best foundation for your time at university and think about who you want to be, how you want to live and what you want to achieve. Join us for snacks and drinks, discussion time and Q+A with existing students in the upstairs room of Giraffe on Guildford High Street, 12.30-2pm on the dates below:

Sunday 3rd February
Sunday 10th February
Sunday 3rd March
Sunday 10th March

Untamed Summer Festival: 28th June 2019
Celebrate the summer with us as we team up with churches across the area for our 11-18’s live music event held at Guildford Lido. 2018 included Guvna B, Lily-Jo, and Written In Kings!
Our festival includes live music, swimming, inflatables, refreshments, games space, competitions and more. Tickets will be available soon but in the meantime head over to untamedguildford.com to see what’s happening at this year’s festival!

Soul Survivor: 23rd-28th August 2019
Every summer we head to Soul Survivor, a huge youth festival, to gather together with thousands of others in Peterborough to camp in a field, worship God, learn what it means to live for Jesus in every area of our lives, to pray for one another, and to have loads of fun! This year is the last ever Soul Survivor festival so make sure you don't miss out! Book your tickets HERE.


Sundays

Guildford Morning Service:  10.00am at Yvonne Arnaud
At our Guildford morning service we provide fun activities for all ages. For youth in year 6-9 we run youth church. We have snacks, games consoles, loads of games, time to hang out with friends, worship and we learn about what it means to follow Jesus. There are also groups for 0-10 year olds.

That's not all - once a month, during our Guildford morning service, we take all the older youth in year 10+ out for breakfast at Wetherspoons. Meet us at the Yvonne Arnaud and we'll walk over to Wetherspoons from there. No need to bring any cash, breakfast is on us! Dates for breakfast this term are:

Sunday 3rd February
Sunday 3rd March
Sunday 24th March

Woking Morning Service: 9.30am at Hoe Valley School
At our Woking morning service we run an awesome group for year 6+. There's food, games consoles, loads of fun and we learn about what it means to follow Jesus. There are also groups for 0-10 year olds.

Guildford Evening Service: 6.30pm at Founders Studio
A bunch of the older youth go along to the evening service. We all sit together and have a great time!


Youth Collectives and Gro Groups

Collectives are our midweek discipleship groups for 10-18 year olds. We meet every week on Mondays or Tuesdays to eat dinner together, hang out and explore what it means to follow Jesus. There are currently 4 Youth Collectives:

Year 6+7 Collective (Tuesdays)
Year 8+9 Collective (Mondays)
Year 10+11 Collective (Tuesdays)
Year 12+ Collective (Mondays)

Gro Groups are similar to Collectives but they're smaller and meet on Sundays before or after church, and usually in coffee shops! Particularly good if you live further away or can't get along to a Collective during the week!

If you'd like to join a Youth Collective or a Gro Group or would like some more info, drop us an email on youth@emmausrd.com


Youth Clubs

Founders Youth Cafe: 3.30-5.00pm, Wednesdays at Founders Studio
On Wednesdays after school we run an awesome youth cafe for anyone in year 7+. Drop in after a long day at school for a smoothie, a waffle and kick back and relax. We've got Xbox One, PS4, table football, sport and loads more!

Friday Night Youth: 7.00-9.00pm, (bi-weekly) on Fridays at Founders Studio
Our Friday Night Youth Club meets every other Friday night and each one looks a bit different! Whether you're into sport, computer games, films, trips or eating great food, Friday Night Youth is for you. Have a look below to see what's happening this term! We always meet at Founders Studio unless another venue is stated below.

11th January - Sports Night @ County School (7.30-9.00pm)
25th January - Pizza making night
8th February - Quiz night
1st March - Pancake night
15th March - Film night
29th March - Laser Quest trip @ Big Apple, Woking


 Youth Band

7.00-9.00pm (bi-weekly) on Fridays at Founders Studio
We love worshipping God so every two weeks or so our youth band get together to practice. They then play at Youth Church the following Sunday. If you'd like to get involved in the youth band, send us an email or chat to one of the team. Find the practice dates for this term on the calendar section.

View Youth Calendar

Meet our Youth team

Matt Davis

Sam Rae

Ella Dibb

Ask us a question

Please Note: Emmaus Rd takes the safety of children, young people and adults with care and support needs very seriously. For details of how we do this, you can request a copy of our safeguarding policy by emailing safeguarding@emmausrd.com