‘We preach Christ crucified’ 1 Corinthians Ch1 v23

What we believe

The cross and banner on Easter morning

The cross and banner on Easter morning

Doctrine. The doctrinal standards of the Methodist Church are as follows:

The Methodist Church claims and cherishes its place in the Holy Catholic Church which is the Body of Christ. It rejoices in the inheritance of the apostolic faith and loyally accepts the fundamental principles of the historic creeds and of the Protestant Reformation. It ever remembers that in the providence of God Methodism was raised up to spread scriptural holiness through the land by the proclamation of the evangelical faith and declares its unfaltering resolve to be true to its divinely appointed mission.

The doctrines of the evangelical faith which Methodism has held from the beginning and still holds are based upon the divine revelation recorded in the Holy Scriptures. The Methodist Church acknowledges this revelation as the supreme rule of faith and practice. These evangelical doctrines to which the preachers of the Methodist Church are pledged are contained in Wesley’s Notes on the New Testament and the first four volumes of his sermons.

The Notes on the New Testament and the 44 Sermons are not intended to impose a system of formal or speculative theology on Methodist preachers, but to set up standards of preaching and belief which should secure loyalty to the fundamental truths of the gospel of redemption and ensure the continued witness of the Church to the realities of the Christian experience of salvation.

What is distinctive about Methodism?

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“When he had called together all the people’s chief priests and teachers of the law, he asked them where the Messiah was to be born. “In Bethlehem in Judea,” they replied, “for this is what the prophet has written: “‘But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for out of you will come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.’”” — Matthew 2:4-6 Listen to chapter Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Powered by BibleGateway.com.

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Pontardawe Youth Club’s Christmas Shoebox Appeal for Rough Sleepers 2017 Well tonight we have handed over our boxes to Mark Barret at the Mission Church in Neath and Huw and Cerys Davies at the Brunswick Methodist Church in Swansea. It was fantastic to see everyone doing their bit to help out those less fortunate and humbling to think we were able to help them. This year is the first time Pontardawe Youth Club have been involved in such a scheme and we will build on this next year thanks to people in the community helping us blast through our target. On another note our selection boxes have been wrapped up and are ready to hand out to the Children on Morriston Hospital’s Oakwood Ward. Without your kind support this would not have been possible. Katy has done really well in collecting the baby clothes which again you supported. These are being made available at Pantry to those who need them in the Swansea Valley and Cwmgors areas. So here goes the totals We aimed to get 67 filled shoe boxes; we got 180 boxes filled. Selection boxes; last year we collected 86.......this year we have managed to get 150!!! Fantastic. Some of these will be handed to Social Services to hand out to children. Finally we managed to collect over 400 items of baby clothes. So I’m sure you’d agree with me in saying this is brilliant and down to the kind support of the people of Pontardawe and beyond. We can’t emphasise enough how proud we are to help others less fortunate in our Community. This has been an amazing and humbling experience. Thank you everyone for your support. Merry Christmas to you all and a happy new year. Diolch Am eich cefnogaeth. Nadolig Llawen I Chi I gyd a blwyddyn newydd Dda From us all at Pontardawe Youth Club

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