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Church Life

Leith Valley is a growing community of people who share a common faith in Jesus Christ. We believe that He alone can meet the deepest needs of humanity, and that a dynamic and growing relationship with Him is the most important thing in life.

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Sometimes you just need someone to listen. At Leith we have a team of compassionate and caring people who can provide help when most needed. As your church family we want to hear from you and see how we can help. Contact one of the Pastors.

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Most Recent Blog

Christmas is Coming 2

Richard Dawson, 22 November 2015

Christmas is Coming A wonderful Christian music writer who inspired many through the 70’s and 80’s was a guy by the name of Larry Norman. Larry is gone now but his influence is still felt in many places. He wrote about real things, real injustices, real faith, real tragedy and in one particularly poignant song called ‘Christmas Time’ which began with the lyrics “It’s Christmas time and the kids are getting greedy…’ The song goes on to lament the loss of true message of Jesus in the kind of Christmas our culture celebrates and I guess we’ve all reflected on the great conflict the Church has between joining a Christmas celebration which has essentially become a pagan festival and taking the good with the bad by recognising that whatever others may make of it Christ is still the reason for the season. But is there anything more we can do to raise up Christ this Christmas? Do we have to just sit back and take it or is it possible to raise Jesus higher this Christmas season? Well yes! Of course it is! Here at Leith for example we’ve been working each year to create a wonderful Christmas Eve service that really inspires families and especially their children to think about Jesus. Please, if you can, be involved in this and help us reach deeply into the community with this event. This year in January we are on duty pushing beds at the hospital on the 10th. We’ve decided instead of running our own service that we’ll all head down to the hospital chapel—push their beds and attend their service and perhaps do a little bit of visiting afterwards. So join us if you’re in town. Is there a way you could serve your community, your neighbours as a living sign of the hope you have in Christ? Let’s do it together—let’s make a difference in Jesus’ Name—let’s not give up on this culture even if it does frustrate us but let’s be gateway for Jesus into it.

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