WEST RUNTON HOLIDAYS
West Runton Holidays was founded in 1919 and was affiliated with Scripture Union until 2009 when it became a registered charity (Charity No. 1135213).
“WEST RUNTON HOLIDAYS WANTS TO MAKE JESUS KNOWN TO YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH EXCITING, EXCELLENT ACTIVITY HOLIDAYS.”
“We will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, his power and the wonders he has done.” Psalm 78:4 1.3
Statement of Faith
Our Aim West Runton Holidays wants to make Jesus known to young people through exciting, excellent activity holidays.
Our Beliefs As the West Runton Family, we accept and proclaim the historic truths of the Christian faith:
God and the human race We hold that the Lord our God is one, Father, Son and Holy Spirit; and that he fulfils His sovereign purposes – in creation, revelation, redemption, judgement, and the coming of his Kingdom, by calling out from the world a people united to himself and to each other in love. We acknowledge that though God made us in his own likeness and image, conferring on us dignity and worth, and enabling us to respond to him, we are members of a fallen race; we have sinned and come short of his glory. We believe that the Father has shown us his holy love in giving Jesus Christ, his only son, for us, while through our sinfulness and guilt, we were subject to his wrath and condemnation; and has shown his grace by putting sinners right with himself when they place their trust in his Son.
We confess Jesus Christ as Lord and God; as truly human, born of the virgin Mary; as Servant, sinless, full of grace and truth; as only Mediator and Saviour, dying on the cross in our place, representing us to God, redeeming us from the grip, guilt and punishment of sin; as victor over Satan and his forces, rising from death with a glorious body, being taken up to be with his Father, one day returning personally in glory and judgement to establish His Kingdom.
We believe in the Holy Spirit who convicts the world of guilt in regard to sin, righteousness and judgement; who makes the death of Christ effective to sinners, declaring that they must turn to Christ in repentance, and directing their trust toward the Lord Jesus Christ; who through the new birth makes us partake in the life of the risen Christ, and who is present within all believers, illuminating their minds to the grasp of Scripture, producing in them his fruit, granting them His gifts, and empowering them for witness in the world.
The Scriptures We believe that the Old and New Testament Scriptures are God-breathed, since their writers spoke from God as they were moved by the Holy Spirit; hence they are fully trustworthy in all that they affirm, and are our highest authority for faith and life.
The Church and its Mission We recognise the Church as the body of Christ held together and growing in him; both as a total fellowship throughout the world, and as the local congregation in which believers gather. We acknowledge the commission of Christ to proclaim the Good News to all people, making them disciples, and teaching them to obey Him and We acknowledge the command of Christ to love our neighbours, resulting in service to the Church and society, in seeking reconciliation for all with God and their fellows, in proclaiming liberty from every kind of oppression; and in spreading Christ's justice in an unjust world... ...until he comes again
Team members are asked to agree to the above statement and uphold our lifestyle statement in their ministry with us. If you would like to volunteer with us and want to know more then do get in contact.