Chorlton Central Church is a congregation combining members of the Baptist denomination and the United Reformed Church togther with members of many other denominations - or none. We share a common faith while recognising and accepting a wide diversity of belief and opinion.
The Church is in the heart of Chorlton, a lively, leafy, cosmopolitan suburb that has many elderly people, a stable nucleus of families and a transient population of students and young working people. Church members have diverse backgrounds and independent minds, but seek to be led by the Holy Spirit.
Jesus often talked about the 'Kingdom of God' - his vision of a community rooted in his message of love. This has been summed up by David Bosch ...
Church people often put church work above concerns of justice, mercy and truth.
Kingdom people seek first the Kingdom of God and its justice.
Church people think about how to get people into the church.
Kingdom people think about how to get the church into the world.
Church people worry that the world might change the church.
Kingdom people work to see the church change the world
We are committed to becoming an open and affirming congregation, welcoming people to share our journey, whatever their age, race, culture, gender, sexuality, economic status, or physical or mental ability.
revised 10 Jan 2017