Care for the elderly

Care of the aged and infirm is inherent in the Christian ethos.  Hospitals, hospices and government health care are some of the benefits of a Christian country. As do many families wherever possible Plymouth Brethren prefer to keep elderly people in their own homes as this helps maintain independence and dignity whilst saving public money […]

Categories: Family

Brethren Family Businesses

A high proportion of Plymouth Brethren members operate family businesses. They recognise and follow through on their responsibility to provide for their families financially by earning an honest living. This also allows them to serve the community by communicating with and distributing to those in need, as well as contributing to the Church. Members’ businesses […]

Categories: Business, Family

Out and about Preaching in the Open Air

Preaching in the Open Air Unusual, curious, out of date? But every weekday at over 300 locations throughout the UK, you’ll find the Plymouth Brethren with their Bibles talking to passers-by and distributing gospel leaflets. Why do they do it? And even quite young people not embarrassed to tell people what they believe! Firstly, they […]

Categories: Our Life

Brethren and the Use of Computers the Facts

Brethren and the Use of Computers A lot of people think the Plymouth Brethren are dead against computers, which isn’t true at all. In actual fact you will hardly find a Brethren business or home without computers. What they are really against is pornography, so they only use computers and cell phones that have restricted […]

Categories: News & Views

Do the brethren meet the public benefit criteria?

Do the Plymouth Brethren meet the public benefit criteria? Many Brethren will have received the news that the UK Charity Commission recently denied a group of Plymouth Brethren, the Preston Down Trust, recognition as a charitable organisation. The Commission determined that the Church failed to qualify on the grounds that it did not meet public […]

Categories: News & Views

Legendary Help For The British Heart Foundation

The Plymouth Brethren Christian Church rallies to help raise much-needed resources for the British Heart Foundation… The congregation of the Lowestoft Gospel Hall became “Bag-athon” legends in October 2012 according to Mike Taylor, Retail Director of the British Heart Foundation. Led by Eward Tennent, the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church community donated a staggering 2,768 filled […]

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