What we believe

 

People come to St Alban’s from many different Christian backgrounds.

We don’t always agree on everything. However, we all accept the fundamental truths of the Christian faith summed up in the Apostles Creed:

I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth.

I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried; he descended to the dead. On the third day he rose from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the Father; from there he will come to judge the living and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy universal Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting.

At St Alban’s believe the Bible is the word of God, the basis of our faith. We believe that Jesus has commissioned ​all those who follow him to go out into the world and preach the good news of the kingdom, making disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the triune God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit – and teaching them to obey all that Jesus commanded.