is run by its members, not just in the sense that they
occasionally volunteer to help with church activities or assist
with Sunday services, at NPBC,
the members actually run the show!
traditional churches, there is no hierarchy within the Baptist
movement. There is
manager, and no centrally funded pot of money. A Baptist church
is actually just a group of like minded people who have come
together in God's name with 3 simple aims; to share the
of Jesus' love with
to God and to enjoy the company and friendship
of some very nice people.
(as a group via formal meetings)
are responsible for:
say this is a lot to ask, and becoming a member of the NPBC is
certainly not a decision to
be taken lightly.
But for our 191 members, membership gives a feeling
of fulfillment and
belonging like no other.
don't have to be a member of the church to join
us on Sundays,
or take part in any of our
events. You also don't have to be
a member in order to
the church. Our members have decided to make a formal commitment
to the church, but many of our congregation choose just to
their commitment to God and the fellowship of others. And that's
fine with us!
If you would like to become a member or would just like to find
out more, please feel free to contact
us and we will answer any
questions you have.