Westhoughton Evangelical Church
Welcome to the home site of Westhoughton Evangelical Church. We are a Bible believing church and hold to the complete and full revelation of God's word to mankind as revealed in the Holy Bible. We believe such contains all that is necessary for man's spiritual knowledge, wellbeing and future happiness.
The highest act any man, woman, or child can ever perform is to offer worship to their God and Creator. This is after all what we were created for. The Westminster Shorter Catechism asks in its first question 'What is the chief end of man?' The answer to that most important question is, 'Man's chief end is to glorify God and to enjoy Him for ever.' Our worship is therefore to be aimed at giving glory and honour to God, and only then to be for our enjoyment. Of course our highest joy is only ever experienced when we please God in our acts of worship; be that in our daily lives or in our corporate act of worship. Our worship is always to be God centred and never man centred. This we seek to do with God's help.
The preaching and teaching of God's Word from the pulpit occupies prime and central place in our services. Our Pastor, Rev. Stephen Holland, preaches consecutively through books and passages of the Bible.
Should you be new to the area of Westhoughton or surrounding areas and are looking for a new spiritual home we would love to have you join us and become part of our fellowship.
We believe in a working church, and although not a large church, we believe in being active in the field of evangelism etc. One former United States President once said, 'Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.' We would apply that to the church - 'Ask not what the church can do for you, but what you can do for the church.'