Minister

Russell Braund

Russell joined the team at Emmanuel as minister at the beginning of August 2016. He was previously at Horley Baptist Church in Surrey, and prior to becoming a minister worked in primary education for 22 years as a teacher and then head teacher. During that time Russell and Wendy were members of Bessels Green Baptist Church, who recognised Russell’s call to ministry and sponsored him through college.

Russell and Wendy have been married for 36 years and have five children and seven grandchildren. Family is important to them both, so they spend quite a bit of time travelling on motorways or having family sleep-overs! They are also fans of Agatha Christie, Morse, Lewis and Endeavor.

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A worshipping community- Psalm 122

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The psalm we have read this morning is linked to a series of pilgrim psalms beginning at 120 and ending at 134. I used Psalm 122 not because I am…

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The beginning of a New Year always causes people to stop and think about where they are going and what they want to achieve. So what is your life’s purpose…

Reflection on Luke 2:22

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‘O come O come Emmanuel…’ My favourite carol which expresses the solemnity and enormity of the Incarnation; it expresses the passing of time and the waiting; it looks to the…

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