Brighton Elim
The Fountain Centre

Braybon Avenue

Patcham, Brighton

East Sussex, BN1 8HG

Tel: 07523 849646

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Who we are

Elim

 

Elim, the name of an oasis in the Bible that the people of Israel discovered as they wandered through the desert. It provided shade and refreshment to all who encountered it.

Founded by George Jeffreys
 

Brighton Elim is part of the Elim Pentecostal Church's of Great Britain and Ireland a growing christian Movement of more than 550 Christian congregations in the UK and Ireland. Elim is part of the Evangelical Alliance and Church's together. 

 

Elim was founded in 1915 by George Jeffreys, a young Christian from Maesteg in South Wales. Jeffreys and a group of friends, known as the Elim Evangelistic Band, preached, started churches and witnessed a move of God that was characterised by miraculous healings and an explosion in the number of people becoming Christians.

 

In a world that can feel like a desert, our 21st-century churches seek to be a place of spiritual resource within their communities.

 

The founders wanted the name of their new movement to express their vision and values, and so chose "Elim", the name of an oasis in the Bible that the people of Israel discovered as they wandered through the desert. It provided shade and refreshment to all who encountered it.