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Our Ethos


We are a group of ordinary people on a journey exploring, experiencing and expressing the heart of God. 

The Great Commandment:

Jesus replied: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment and the second is like it. Love your neighbour as yourself. All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”
Matthew 22:37-39

The Great Commission:

Jesus said, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.” 
Matthew 28:19-20

What we believe and seek to practice


New life in Christ
A Christian is someone who understands and accepts what Jesus did for them on the cross.
John 3:7 Acts 2:38-39
We are invited and called into a relationship not a religion


The Sovereignty of Christ
We recognise the sovereignty of Christ and we acknowledge Him as our unseen leader.
And he (Christ) is the head of the body, the Church
…. Colossians 1:18

Love
We seek to obey the Great Commandment. Matthew 22:37-39

The Bible
We believe the Bible to be the divinely inspired and historically reliable Word of God and we therefore accept the Bible as our manual for living. 2 Timothy 3:16-17

Prayer and worship
Prayer and worship as a way of life. Colossians 4:2 John 4:24

Communion
We regularly seek to share the bread and wine togther to remember and celebrate what Christ did for us. 1 Corinthians 11:23

Baptism
We practice believers’ baptism by immersion – the way Jesus was baptised and the way the Bible demonstrates. Matthew 3:16 Matthew 28:19

The Holy Spirit
We acknowledge our complete dependence upon the Holy Spirit to transform us and to empower us for witness and works of service. Acts 1:8 Ephesians 5:18

Sharing the Good News
We seek to fulfil the Great Commission. Matthew 28:19-20

Full Statement of Faith here:
NMBC_Practice & Statement of Faith.pdf