New Testament Community Church 
Paphos, Cyprus

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STATEMENT OF FAITH

We believe in...

The divine inspiration of Holy Scripture, both Old and New Testaments, that they are entirely trustworthy and of supreme authority in matters of faith and conduct.

The sovereignty of God as revealed in Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in Creation, Redemption and Final Judgement. 

 

The universal sinfulness and guilt of mankind and the need to be reconciled to God through His Son Jesus Christ, by means of ‘New Birth’.

 

The substitutionary sacrifice of the incarnate Son of God as the sole and all sufficient ground of Redemption from the guilt and power of sin and its eternal consequences.

 

The justification of the repentant sinner solely by the grace of God through faith in Christ, who was born of a virgin, crucified for our sins, rose from the dead was, and is, glorified in Heaven.

 

The present and personal indwelling of the Holy Spirit upon the  confession of our sins and faith in Jesus Christ, at which point the believer receives the gift of eternal life, and adoption into God’s family. Also in His present ongoing work of guidance, teaching and impartation of spiritual gifts and ministries. 

 

The ‘Priesthood of all believers’ – the Body of Christ - of which He is the Head, whose purpose in life is to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ as Saviour at home and abroad.

 

The responsibility of all believers to participate in ministry, making no distinction on the grounds of gifts and abilities; helping to build the Church at home and abroad. The distribution of humanitarian aid and the care of the environment.

 

The Baptism of believers; regular participation in the Sacraments/Communion as instituted by the Lord Jesus Christ; His visible return in great power and glory, to be glorified in all those who look for His return to execute judgement and justice.

The Universal Christian Church and our need to participate with others in the proclamation of the Gospel, worship and prayer.


GROWTH AT NTCC  

The life of NTCC continues to thrive, as more people are seeking to join us in fellowship and worship.

The Church has greatly benefited and grown through the teaching recently received on deepening our relationships with God as our Father. Also the Layman’s Bible School is serving to bring a more in depth understanding of God’s word and its application to everyday living in the twenty-first century.


MISSION


Service to the Local Community

NTCC currently operate a drop in centre at Coral Star Restaurant in Coral Bay on Thursday mornings 10.30 am to 12noon to provide opportunity for fellowship, counselling, prayer and practical support.

Matthew 25 Project

NTCC currently support this loving project which is run by Paphos Christian International Fellowship (P.C.F.I) to bless those in need. The project helps around 150 people each week (with the numbers growing weekly) from five different countries and from different religionsEvery Tuesday the team give away food and clothing to those who need it. Also every Friday they cook a meal and distribute it to those who are house bound.


M.A.R.C.H - Military And Retired Cyprus Holidays For Heroes

M.A.R.C.H is a charity run by volunteers, to support our wounded heroes by offering FREE holiday accommodation in the Paphos area of Cyprus, donated freely by loving caring people who want to support our injured/disabled/traumatized, serving/ex-serving military personnel. NTCC feel blessed in supporting this wonderful charity.


Service to the Global Community

NTCC periodically holds events to support mission projects.


Victory Christian Home in Malawi (Charles Trombley Ministries)

NTCC currently support orphans in the Victory Christian Children’s Home, Malawi. It is based in south central Africa, bordered by Mozambique, Zambia and Tanzania. It is the world’s fourth poorest nation with a population of 16.36 million. 

Like other African nations, it is plagued with AIDS and the horrible aftermath of millions of orphaned children. Life expectancy in this area is 54 years of age and the government estimates that between 17.4% of urban workers will die from AIDS. Poverty is a real problem meaning education is impossible for most .  Malawi’s literacy rate is 67.3%.     


Hand Of Love

Hand of love is a national non-profit organization founded in 2010 in the Holy land. It is an association serving to demonstrate the love of God, through word and deed, to hurting and needy people through relief and development projects. NTCC are blessed in supporting this very important ministry.