Elim Community Church

As part of God’s family, we at Elim Community Church seek to show the love of God in word and action and encourage people from all walks of life to discover life in Jesus as Saviour and live out the authentic love of God in community.

We seek to reach people in Hawick and the Scottish Borders with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, develop in discipleship and multiply through groups as a regional Pentecostal church. We have a heart for expanding our fellowship with people across the Scottish Borders, Hawick and our local community, which is the Burnfoot estate and seek to show the love of God in word and action.

Worship service @ 1pm every Sunday, with coffee and fellowship preceding the service at 12:30

Prayer Meeting @ 6:30 pm every Wednesday

Midweek Fellowship @ 7:30 pm every Wednesday

Job Club @ 10 am – 12:30 pm every Tuesday

01450 590412

 Fairhurst Drive, Burnfoot, Hawick, Roxburghshire, TD9 8HU.



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About the Pastor

Chris Van Staden

Chris Van Staden

Chris and Christine van Staden come from a farming background in South Africa and moved to the United Kingdom form in 1996 with the intention of remaining here for 5 years with their 3 children – but God had other plans. 
They both came to a personal faith experience as a result of a revival among young adults in the early 1970s and made a commitment to Jesus as Saviour. They believe that the nurture and discipleship received during those 2 years in a revival atmosphere laid the foundations for their future vision of the Body of Christ.
Chris was already ordained in South Africa and had pastoral and cross-cultural ministry experience, evangelism and .He has been in Pastoral Ministry in the U. K. in city and country appointments and was invited to take up the position at Elim Community Church in December 2013. 
“We are blessed to be part of the Elim Family. We find Elim is a real movement with effective structures and ethos for reaching the lost, the hurting and making real disciples of Jesus. We are very blessed to be a part of such an encouraging movement and local congregation such as Elim Community Church”