Forthcoming Events at Emmanuel & St John’s


  • Sunday 28 October – Choral Evensong at St John’s Cathedral led by the world renowned WELLS CATHEDRAL CHOIR (UK)  at 18:00.  Founded in 900 AD the Wells Cathedral Choir has been voted by music critics as the ‘Best Cathedral Choir in the World’. Everyone Welcome.
  • Sunday 4 November – All Saints’ Sunday Family Service– 10:15
  • Saturday 10 NovemberTHE GREAT SERVICE BY WILLIAM BYRD – the Jewel of English Renaissance and Anglican Church Music. Choir Concert by Die Konzertisten, St John’s Cathedral at 20:00. Unallocated seating on a first-come first-served based. House programme coupon $100. Book by sending an email to:   
  • Sunday 11 November – Remembrance Sunday Sung Eucharist – 10:15
  • Saturday 24 November – Cathedral & Daughter Church AWAY DAY for Council and Committee members at Ming Hua Theological College, Glenealy, Central – 09:30 – 13:00
  • Sunday 25 November – Feast of Christ the King – 10:15 Sung Eucharist at Emmanuel 
  • Sunday 2 December – First Sunday of Advent: Family Service & Eucharist with lighting of the Advent Wreath – 10:15 Emmanuel 
  • Sunday 2 December – Advent Carol Service – 18:00 St John’s Cathedral 
  • Sunday 9 December – Second Sunday of Advent – 10:15 Sung Eucharist at Emmanuel 
  • Sunday 16 December – Third Sunday of Advent – 10:15 Sung Eucharist at Emmanuel 
  • Sunday 16 December  – 18:00 – NINE LESSONS & CAROLS SERVICE at Emmanuel Church, supported by the Choir of Bethune House – ALL WELCOME 
  • Sunday 23 December – Fourth Sunday of Advent – 10:15 Sung Eucharist at Emmanuel
  • Sunday 23 December – Fourth Sunday of Advent – 18:00 Nine Lessons & Carols Service at St John’s Cathedral – ALL WELCOME 
  • Monday 24 December CHRISTMAS EVE: MIDNIGHT MASS  – 23:00 Emmanuel 
  • Tuesday 25 DecemberCHRISTMAS DAY: SUNG EUCHARIST  10:15 at Emmanuel 


Harvest Thanksgiving Eucharist

I am the vine - Grape Vine & Branches

A reminder that our annual Harvest Thanksgiving Eucharist will be held at Emmanuel on Sunday 7 October at 10:15.

During the service, parishioner’s gifts of non-perishable food items will be presented and blessed at the altar before being donated to the St James’ Settlement Food Bank – an Anglican based outreach ministry in Hong Kong.     

Everyone loves Harvest Thanksgiving, so do remember to invite a friend or neighbour to Emmanuel next Sunday.  


Dean-designate visits Emmanuel

Dean-designate of St John’s Cathedral, Canon Matthias Der (centre) was welcomed to Emmanuel Church by priest-in-charge, Fr Nigel Gibson, churchwardens Chris Erving and Wallace Lai, and sacristan Alexander Lee on Sunday 30 September. Canon Matthias will be installed as Dean in the Cathedral Church of St John the Evangelist on Saturday, 13 October at 17:00.