What We Believe

We believe in the Bible that it is God’s complete and final revelation to mankind.  In it we find the way to be saved and how to live in order to please God.

We believe that God is the Creator of all things and when He finished His work of Creation it was perfect.  We believe that man fell and sinned against God and as a result he needs a Saviour.  That Saviour is the Lord Jesus Christ, who is the only God appointed Saviour of mankind.  We believe the Bible unfolds God’s plan to save a people out of the world to ultimately live with Him in glory in eternity.  This is a brief summary of what we believe.  The best way to find out more is to come along to our services.

Biblical

We believe in God, but so do the devils (James 2:19).  We believe in the Bible, but many of the cults make the same claim!  What then distinguishes us from the devils and cults like the Jehovah Witnesses and Mormons?  

We believe that God is triune, Father, Son and Holy Ghost.  Three persons one God the same in substance, equal in power and glory.  Truly a mystery that has been revealed which causes us to adore and believe.  

Biblical

We believe in God, but so do the devils (James 2:19).  We believe in the Bible, but many of the cults make the same claim!  What then distinguishes us from the devils and cults like the Jehovah Witnesses and Mormons?  

We believe that God is triune, Father, Son and Holy Ghost.  Three persons one God the same in substance, equal in power and glory.  Truly a mystery that has been revealed which causes us to adore and believe.  

Evangelical

Evangelical comes from a Greek word which means ‘gospel’.  To be Evangelical means that we hold to the inspiration and authority of the Bible as the Word of God.  

Recognising that God’s Word is His complete and final revelation to mankind and that it contains all we need to be saved and to live a life that pleases God.  Also, to be saved is first and foremost a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.  We accept the historic doctrines of the Christian Church and that salvation is by grace through faith in the person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ alone.  

Evangelical

Evangelical comes from a Greek word which means ‘gospel’.  To be Evangelical means that we hold to the inspiration and authority of the Bible as the Word of God.  

Recognising that God’s Word is His complete and final revelation to mankind and that it contains all we need to be saved and to live a life that pleases God.  Also, to be saved is first and foremost a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.  We accept the historic doctrines of the Christian Church and that salvation is by grace through faith in the person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ alone.  

Reformed

Our teaching from the Bible is unashamedly Protestant which is a result of the 1560 Reformation in Scotland.  Before that time the Church was dominated by the false teaching being taught by the Roman Catholic Church.  Under Romanism the way to be saved was not made clear.  

At the Reformation the way that a man can be saved and reconciled to God was re-discovered when the doctrine Justification by Faith was preached by the Reformers.  The Bible is our supreme standard, but we hold the Westminster Confession of Faith along with the Larger and Shorter Catechisms as our subordinate standards.  These documents clearly articulate the Reformed faith that the Bible teaches.  

Reformed

Our teaching from the Bible is unashamedly Protestant which is a result of the 1560 Reformation in Scotland.  Before that time the Church was dominated by the false teaching being taught by the Roman Catholic Church.  Under Romanism the way to be saved was not made clear.  

At the Reformation the way that a man can be saved and reconciled to God was re-discovered when the doctrine Justification by Faith was preached by the Reformers.  The Bible is our supreme standard, but we hold the Westminster Confession of Faith along with the Larger and Shorter Catechisms as our subordinate standards.  These documents clearly articulate the Reformed faith that the Bible teaches.  

Presbyterian

As a congregation, and as part of a Christian denomination, our church government is Presbyterian.  The congregation has a minister, or teaching elder.  His duty is to preach and teach the Word of God and pastor the congregation.  With him we have ruling elders who make up the Kirk Session.  

The Kirk Session’s remit is to provide spiritual oversight over the congregation.  We also have Deacons who make up the Deacons’ Court, whose duty is to look after the temporal interests of the congregation like finance and building maintenance.  The minister and elder will attend the local presbytery and the annual General Assembly in May.  

Presbyterian

As a congregation, and as part of a Christian denomination, our church government is Presbyterian.  The congregation has a minister, or teaching elder.  His duty is to preach and teach the Word of God and pastor the congregation.  With him we have ruling elders who make up the Kirk Session.  

The Kirk Session’s remit is to provide spiritual oversight over the congregation.  We also have Deacons who make up the Deacons’ Court, whose duty is to look after the temporal interests of the congregation like finance and building maintenance.  The minister and elder will attend the local presbytery and the annual General Assembly in May.  

Service Times

Every Sunday: 11am and 6pm
Every Wednesday: 7:30pm

Address

2-4 Thornwood Terrace
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