About Purley Baptist Church
Our vision is: Building Authentic, Courageous, Generous Christian Community.
We are a large international church, a vibrant Christian community where people are seeking to walk in friendship with Jesus. We’re based in Purley, connecting out to Coulsdon, Kenley, South Croydon and beyond. Everyone is welcome.
What We Believe
Purley Baptist Church is affiliated with the Baptist Union of Great Britain. Here is their description of what it is to be part of a Baptist Church.
HISTORY: From this small beginning will, in the near future, grow a cause which God will bless.
Purley Baptist Church began informally in 1905 when Mr T Herbert Winny, a local architect, invited a small group of local Christian friends, to meet together for worship at the home of Mr Doubell at Roke Lodge, Kenley.
The invitation expressed the desire to create a cause which God will bless. The men were visionary and a chapel was built on the existing church site in 1908 and then in 1913 the church joined the Baptist Union.