Proverbs 4:7 says, The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding. In this proverb there is a very clear link between wisdom and understanding. Understanding is to get to the heart of the matter, to see things clearly, to see things as they really are. It’s the […]

A Call To Prayer!

Since I spoke on “The Times They Are a-Changing” whereby we discussed the fact that no one enjoys change… “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!”, the fellowship has undergone many changes; in leadership; the way we are doing things; and we now await the induction of the new Captain of the Ship, Pastor Tim […]

News Flash!!!

It is with great pleasure we announce that Rev Tim Cooling will be taking over as pastor of the Elim Christian Centre Glossop. As a Church Leadership we are excited that this talented and anointed man has accepted this role. He will be inducted on the 7th September 2019. We also welcome his wife, Sara […]

Moving Forward: The Story So Far…

It has been just six weeks since the baton was passed on to me and so much has happened – and we are truly moving forward. Physical changes to the fabric and looks of the building have been actioned, and the church has been upgraded electronically. There is a newness and excitement in the atmosphere […]

The Church Under Persecution

We were contacted on Facebook by a dear colleague in Sri Lanka regarding the terrible bombings. This happened virtually as they took place on Easter Sunday. He kept us informed on what was happening until we were advised that all Social Media was being shut down by the government of Sri Lanka. Fortunately, their Government […]

New Horizons

We have sadly come to the end of an era whereby we are saying goodbye to Pastor Alistair and his family. I’m sure you will agree with me that they will all be missed. His teaching over the last 25 years has benefited the whole church and we are so much the better for his […]


The old saying goes ‘All good things come to an end!’ We at Elim Christian Centre are entering a season of change. It has been my privilege to serve as Senior Pastor for just over twenty five years, and I will be stepping down from this role at the end of April. I want to […]

New Beginnings

Greetings, and welcome to the web site of Elim Christian Centre, Glossop, Derbyshire, U.K. I always rejoice when the month of March arrives in that it usually marks the beginning of the season of Spring with nature coming to life and the prospect of light evenings. The onset of Spring can bring on the feeling […]

Political Paralysis

Greetings, and welcome to the web site of The Elim Christian Centre, Glossop, Derbyshire, U.K. Here in Britain at the moment, we find ourselves in the midst of a season of political crisis as our Political Leaders seek to find a way through the impasse of BREXIT. As I write, there seems to be little […]

New Year 2019

May I take this opportunity on behalf of the Church community here at Elim Christian Centre, Glossop, Derbyshire. U.K., of wishing each and every one of you a very Happy and Blessed New Year. At this time of the year, once all of the festivities of the Christmas season have died down, we often pause […]