We are a conservative evangelical church, seeking to bring all that we do under the authority of Scripture.
We are a church with a deep longing to share the Good News of Jesus Christ, within our parish and beyond. We are committed to seeing people come to faith in Christ and to enabling Christians grow in their faith, with the Gospel at the very heart of all that we do
Our ministry is Gospel-centred, with a strong emphasis on expository Bible preaching and teaching.
We believe that the Bible is God’s inerrant Word and the final authority in matters of faith and doctrine and we uphold the Thirty Nine Articles of the Church of England. In all things, we seek God’s guidance through the centrality of His word, prayer and the divine inspiration and power of His Holy Spirit.
We aim to be a church that is welcoming to newcomers, and we encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to become active partners in the Gospel, playing their full part in the life and ministry of our church; committing their time, talents and resources to the building of the body of Christ.
Our vision and priorities
Our vision is summed up in our mission statement:
“Christ Church Blackburn exists to make and grow disciples of Jesus Christ”.
Our vision is therefore to grow in number (primarily through people coming to faith in Christ) and to grow spiritually towards maturity in Christ.
We aim to be a healthy local church where –
- more people will become disciples of Christ
- more people will grow into maturity in Christ and so become effective in helping others to grow in discipleship.
- the transforming power of the gospel is evidenced in our church and in the wider community around us.