What we Believe

Faith and worship are central to the Church's existence.

Faith - a gift from God - is built up, shared and worked out as Christians meet together to hear the word of God both through the scriptures and preachers, both Lay and Ordained.

As we encourage one another in our faith, we also look to making the Church a place where those starting out on their journey of faith can feel welcome, free to walk at their own pace.

We also look for opportunities to share our faith in Jesus Christ by living among others offering the same forgiveness, loving kindness and joy that Jesus offered us, praying that they too will come to know the gift of eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Worship involves gathering together and offering our prayer and praise, our love and adoration to Almighty God, who loved us so much that He sent His only Son to die for us that we might know eternal healing and forgiveness and become born again of the Spirit of God.

Worship takes many forms, from high energy contemporary praise, stunning choral adoration, art, movement, prayer, social action, lifestyle/career choices, stillness and silence.

For some worship is beautiful and extravagant, for others, it is found in simplicity, but for all the object of our worship is the Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, one God in three persons.

This text was taken from the Diocese of Blackburn - Faith & Worship page