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Our Values

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Our Vision: Following Jesus, Loving People, Building Community
 

 
Our Values: The culture of our community is that we are a people who are:

Jesus-centred – We are a community who aspire to grow and deepen our faith, encouraging and equipping each other to become more like Jesus. (Luke 8.14-15) 

Prayerful – We believe God cares about our deepest needs and cares. Nothing is too small or too big for God! We are a community who seeks after God in all areas of life with the help of His Holy Spirit. (Eph 6.18)

Missional – We believe that the message of Jesus is Good News for everyone, and has the power to transform individuals and communities. With sensitivity and compassion we long for positive Gospel transformation in our communities. We will be bold, courageous and creative in mission. (Matt 28.19-20)

Authentic – Our words and actions align to the faith in Jesus that we profess. (Gal 5.22-23: Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Gentleness, Faithfulness, and Self-control)

Relational – We treat each other with grace and love, sharing life together as an extended family, made up of people from different walks of life and backgrounds. (Acts 2.46-47)

Generous – We are a community that serves with care and compassion, being generous with our time and resources and being intentionally involved in issues of justice. (Matt 25.35-40, Mi 6.8)

 

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Hello and welcome to our church. If you are a new visitor, we have a page for you to get to know us and learn more about planning a visit.
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Planning your Visit

New to Church?

Welcome! Whether you've just moved to the area, or have lived here all your life, we hope our website helps you to find out everything you want to know about our Church.

Key information about the church...

   

Where & when does the church meet?

Our Sunday Gatherings are informal and you can be assured of a warm welcome!
On the 2nd Sunday of the month we begin our service with whole church communion

On the 3rd Sunday of the month is our brand new Cafe Church, which is interactive: A short talk, drama and activities to prompt discussion and of course lots of coffee and cake!03-slide

 
We meet at: Clayton Baptist Church, School Street, Clayton, Bradford BD14 6AL


You can see a map on our contact us page

   

What should I expect when I visit the church?

Apart from the warm welcome, finding a seat is easy in our simple layout and there are plenty people to have a conversation with. We don't really have a set format, but the service will normally include singing, prayer, and a message based on the Bible with some time after the message to reflect by yourself or with those seated nearby as we learn and journey with each other.
 
'Explore' which is our kids ministry starts around 15 mins after the service starts and the kids will be led to their groups.
 

Refreshments are served after some services, and all the way through others. There is plenty of time to meet new people and ask more questions.

   

What happens to the kids at church?


Children stay with their parents at the start of the service as we worship (sing songs!) together for the first part of the morning. The service leader will announce when the children need to go to their programme. You will need to go with your children and register them, the first time they attend.

For more information about what happens in the children's work please visit the relevant age groups for you under church life.

   

Is there a dress code?

No! Please just be yourself and come dressed in your 'normal' clothes.

   

Will I have to join in?

Not at all! You are free to simply observe or participate as much as feels comfortable for you.
 

 

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I have more questions, how can I get in touch and ask them.

Please feel free to contact us.


If you want to know who works in the church office, check out our Staff and Leadership page.