Every Thursday afternoon at 2pm, there is an EMBA Zoom Gathering for anyone working with children, young people and their families for a chat and prayer.

Theological Reflection

Tom Wright on the place of lament 

Coronavirus and the judgement of God.  Ian Paul offers a deeper dive


Bible readings for anxious times

Rev Simon Robinson, Minister of Watnall Road Baptist Church in Hucknall wrote a book called War against worry a few years ago and has kindly made this available free of charge to help those who are anxious during this time.  Thanks Simon.







Live streaming services from around the emba

Don’t have the resources to produce a live streamed service?  Why not “visit” one of EMBA Baptist churches? 

Barrow Baptist Church   

Scunthorpe Baptist Church

Whetstone Baptist Church


Help with improving your mental health

  • Renew Wellbeing is fab – period.   Unsure where to start – try the Renew Daily Dose. Visit here for more details.


Other helpful links

  • Simon Barrington has posted a very helpful video blog on the Forge Training website which takes the learning from disaster relief work and applies it to the current crisis.




  • ‘Everyone Welcome Online ‘ A helpful new resource for all churches and ministers who are going online in these extraordinary times.


  • Covid-19: a thoughtful, faithful response offered by Phil Jump (Regional Team Leader in the North West Baptist Association)


  • A weekly reflection to use in Sunday worship or a Small Group? Try this