The Plymouth Brethren Christian Church
Welcome to the official website of the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church.
We hope this website will answer any questions you may have regarding the Plymouth Brethren, our beliefs, values and way of life. This website aims to reach out to those who do not know us very well and provide an insight into our global community of over 46,000 church members. Learn more about our faith, our life, the global community as a whole and more. In some countries we have been known as Exclusive Brethren, Plymouth Brethren IV or simply just Brethren.
We believe our historic name, Plymouth Brethren Christian Church, dating back to the early nineteenth century best articulates our relationship with the broader community and provides a consistent designation worldwide.
We hold the same faith as every true Christian. We publicly preach the gospel, and engage with the broader community through fund-raising and volunteer work. We work and live alongside people from many walks of life and many Brethren own businesses that collectively employ thousands of non-Brethren. The characteristics of Plymouth Brethren members are typically caring, active and contributing members of their local communities.