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PHILADELPHIA   and surrounding area. Located in suburban Wyndmoor, PA

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ABOUT THE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN DENOMINATION

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Here is the Official Church of the Brethren Website: http://www.brethren.org/

 

POINTS ON WHAT WE BELIEVE:

      Jesus as Christ, the son of God.

Faithfulness to Jesus and His teachings according to the New Testament.

Simplicity, peace, justice and reconciliation.

Caring for each other with compassion for all of Godís people and respect for all Godís creation

Service to those in need, not only in our community, but throughout the world.

The necessity to be an active member of Godís community, sharing our time, talents and possessions.

Active worship of God through church services, group activities, and by our thoughts, words and actions in living each day.

Sharing the word and spirit of God through the spoken word and by example through our actions.

Praying, individually and together, for support and guidance.

Studying the scriptures, individually and together, for spiritual growth.

Baptism of believers, dedication of children.

Observance of the last supper, communion, feet washing and anointing.

Expectation of joy, peace and new life through these commitments.

 

8707 W. Cheltenham Ave.  / Wyndmoor, PA 19038 / Phone: (215) 836-5083

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