About

Who we are

Welcome to Sutton-in-the-Elms Baptist Church Sutton Elms is a lively and growing church with many families and young people. We seek to be a welcoming place for everyone, where people of all ages and backgrounds are cared for and made to feel at home. We get excited about meeting together because we have a real…

Vision, Values & Belief

What is Christianity? We believe being a Christian is all about having a relationship with the living God. He has rescued us from our wrongdoing in the past – given us a promise of life with him in the future beyond death, and comes to helps us every day in the present. Please watch this…

Church History

‘The Early Chapel 1646 – 1807’ ‘1758 Chapel Erected’ ‘Sutton in the Elms is the oldest Baptist Church in Leicester­shire and was founded about 1646. There were no buildings at that time for it was the abundance of Elm trees that first attracted dissenters to worship here. Dissenters were those who did not conform to…

Mission Partners

Bruce and Louise Nadin in South Africa One of our previous ministers and his wife now work in South Africa.  Bruce is a pastor at a church in one of the townships.  Louise works mainly with HIV positive people.  The photographs show a recent visit of two of our members to them.  The photographs were taken in the house…