Our Faith

Christianity focuses on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, who we believe to be the Son of God.Our Faith

Christians believe that God sent his Son to earth to save humanity from the consequences of its sins.

One of the most important concepts in Christianity is that of Jesus giving his life on the Cross (the Crucifixion) and rising from the dead on the third day (the Resurrection).

Christians believe that there is only one God, but that there are three elements to this one God:

  • God the Father
  • God the Son
  • The Holy Spirit

Christianity is the largest religion in the world with over 2 billion followers.

Methodism

Methodism has recently been described as “a discipleship movement shaped for mission”

We believe that our faith should drive our behaviours and actions.Methodism Church

Methodists believe in what our founder, John Wesley, called “social holiness”.
It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand God's will for us and for our community.

Methodists have always been clear that no-one is beyond the reach of God's love. Salvation is there for everyone who turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.

“All need to be saved.
  All may be saved.
  All may know themselves saved.
  All may be saved to the uttermost."

(traditional summary of methodist teaching)

Methodist churches work in “Connexion” with other churches,
i.e. they are interdependent with each other and accept the leadership of the Methodist Conference. Mutual encouragement, support and accountability are important elements of our structure.

The calling of the Methodist Church is to respond to the gospel of God's love in Christ and to live out its discipleship in worship and mission

For detailed information about Methodism see http://www.methodist.org.uk/who-we-are

 

New Circuit Plan

The March - May plan is now available.
View your copy here to see who, when and where worship is to be held across our area.

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