Living Our Beliefs – Church

Each day, Brethren meet in purpose built churches, which are used only for Christian worship and not for secular or other activities. Our meetings are based on Holy Scripture.  Selected scriptures from the Bible provide the subject for mutually conversational Bible readings, gospel sermons and addresses based on texts of Scripture.  We open and close […]

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Living Our Beliefs – Business

Business Many brethren operate small or medium businesses in a very wide range of sectors – health, construction, building supplies, automotive, food, mining, chemical etc. and include warehousing, manufacturing, consulting and servicing. Along with this diversity they vary in size and structure, but typically are well run and respected in their respective fields, and known […]

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PBCC TO PARTICIPATE IN THE BAG IT BEAT IT CHALLENGE!

For the 3rd year running, the Plymouth Brethren are participating in the British Heart Foundations Bagathon challenge – only this year BHF have renamed the scheme Bag it Beat it. http://bagit.bhf.org.uk/ The BHF’s target for this year is again one million bags, an inspiring goal bearing in mind that this could equate to £20 Million […]

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Living Our Beliefs – Rapid Relief Team

The Rapid Relief Team (RRT) is a ‘not-for-profit’ organisation that provides benevolent relief to local communities in times of need. In emergency situations RRT aims to offer on-site assistance within 2 hours. Supporting both emergency services and the public, our volunteers are dedicated to providing compassionate, friendly and effective help. RRT members are part of […]

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Living Our Beliefs – Education

Education Video Since the early 1990’s, the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church has established its own schools. Brethren schools in the UK are financed by brethren through contributions and fundraising.   Each school is registered and accredited by relevant education authorities.  The National Curriculum is followed and teaching methods are approved by Government authorities.  There are regular […]

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Leicester Pie Day – A member shares the experience

‘The 12th July, a bright sunny Saturday in Leicestershire, saw numerous devoted PBCC members from the local congregation busy preparing their latest charitable Public Outreach Day event.  These events are eagerly anticipated by the community as a great opportunity to further distribute Bibles and gospel literature, along with a tasty BBQ lunch, to anyone who […]

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Bognor Regis Springfield Choir performs at two nursing homes

The residents of the nursing homes in Bognor were treated to an hour of live music when around 25 young members of the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church came in early February to bring cheer and refreshment to these old peoples’ lives. The choir, after months of rehearsals, gave a pleasing performance that left the residents […]

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Christchurch Harbour UK Coastal Flooding

Following a long period of low pressure, the Environment Agency issued their flood risk forecast at 0955 14th February – Dorset Coastline – HIGH RISK, due to a combination of large waves, high tides and gale force on-shore winds. At 1630 it was declared a major incident 1730 Dorset County Council released a statement – […]

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South Down RRT Supports Mourne Way Marathon Charity Event

Every year hundreds of enthusiastic runners set to the rugged terrain of the Mourne Mountains in the name of charity. The Mourne Way Marathon is Ireland’s biggest off-road running event that raises money for many different charities and causes throughout UK and Ireland.   South Downs RRT The marathon consists of a variety of different […]

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Living Our Beliefs – Social

PBCC Social Life The Plymouth Brethren have a very interesting and varied social life. Young people are encouraged to develop relationships based on religion, education, music, exercise, sport, continental and overseas friendships, and engage in lively conversation and discussion. There is a strong emphasis on families in the PBCC, and youth are brought up in […]

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