Purpose Statement

The following are our five purposes that we seek to do
throughout the life of the church


Church Family - We aim to encourage all people to live Christ centred lives.

  • Value people of all ages and abilities.
  • Encourage all members of the church family to have a role to play in the life of the church.
  • Evaluate and empower people to use their skills.
  • Offer support and training.
  • Provide opportunities to know each other better by meeting together socially.

Children/Youth Work - Young people are important to the life of the church.

  • Recognise that they are individuals, have different backgrounds and different needs.
  • Provide teaching and a variety of activities to serve the needs of all young people.


Services - Worship is important to the life of the church and includes the study and application of the word of God.

  • Develop services under the leading of the Holy Spirit.
  • Offer different styles of services to reflect the diversity of our community.

Prayer - Prayer is important in everything we do.

  • Promote the importance of prayer and provide the environment, support and resources for participation.


Church growth - We believe that God desires this church to grow numerically and spiritually.

  • Encourage personal, spiritual growth at every stage of the Christian journey.
  • Train, equip and release disciples.

Growth Groups - Growth Groups are necessary for the spiritual growth of the church.

  • Encourage all members to attend.
  • Provide pastoral care.


Serving the community - Our aim is to demonstrate the love of God in the community.

  • Develop Brixington Community Church to be the hub of the community.
  • Provide a place of sanctuary and support for the community.
  • Facilitate a range of activities to support the needs of the community.
  • Encourage individuals to serve in the community.

Buildings - Our aim is for the building to be an asset valued by both church and community.

  • Develop an attractive building to cater for a wide range of activities and to accommodate growth.


We believe everyone has a role to play in mission and outreach.

  • Encourage people to make the most of mission opportunities in the community, and in their daily lives.
  • Support those who are called to undertake local, national or international mission.
  • Provide training opportunities.
  • Provide opportunities to share relevant testimonies to encourage others.