VEC is a lively, modern, friendly and welcoming Christian church family, meeting together on Sundays. We also meet regularly in small groups during the week. We were originally established in our current premises well over 100 years ago, but we are not affiliated with any denomination. We are members of the Evangelical Alliance and are part of Churches Together in Sevenoaks and District (CTSD).
We are a group of people from various backgrounds who want to follow, and become more like, the person of Jesus as the Bible shows Him. We are informal and open in our approach, and aim to offer a genuinely warm welcome to everyone. We hope that all who come into contact with us will meet God. As a result we believe that their own world, and through them the wider world, will be increasingly transformed.
We have excellent relationships with other Christian churches locally from many streams and denominations.
We practise baptism by full immersion for those who have come to personal faith in Jesus. We offer the opportunity for everyone in the church family who has come to personal faith in Jesus to take bread and wine weekly in remembrance of His death for us.
We want to be true to Jesus as He is portrayed in the Bible, and to follow His example in loving other people however distant they may be geographically, culturally or spiritually.
We express this in our strapline: ROOTED IN CHRIST, REACHING THE WORLD