Sunday, 2nd October, 2022

We had technical difficulties this morning as the transmission was constantly interrupted by bad weather interference.  It appears that the recording was not of sufficient quality to publish. Our sincere apologies.  What a shame as this week we welcomed back Dave and Ana Garlick, our friends from Mano y Mano ministry working in Ecuador. Dave shared about the work and then brought our message from Acts 16. Margaret lead our time of worship. 

Sunday, 25th September, 2022

We welcome Chris Butler from Good News for Everyone (formerly known as GideonsUk) to our service this morning.  Margaret Bradford leads our worship and prayer time.

Sunday, 18th September, 2022

Gareth Woolcott leads an open Communion service this morning.  If you would like to share in our act of communion, please do prepare some bread, wine/juice.

There appears to be a problem with the download this week.  If you have access to Facebook, then you can watch the video either from the link “watch on Facebook” below or from our Facebook page: @downsbaptistchurch 

Our apologies for the technical difficulties!

Sunday, 11th September, 2022

We welcome Sean Older from Good News, Brighton to our service this morning. Sean updates us on the exciting work that has been happening in their community and speaks from Acts 15. Margaret leads our time of worship and prayer. 

Sunday, 4th September, 2022

Gareth Woolcott leads our service today and Sue Cunningham speaks from Acts 14 v 21-28.

Sunday, 28th August, 2022

We welcome back Roger Case from Seaford Baptist Church who will be speaking from Acts 14. Tom and Rosemary Batts will be leading our worship and prayers.

Sunday, 21st August, 2022

Gareth Woolcott leads an open Communion service this morning.  If you would like to share in our act of communion, please do prepare some bread, wine/juice.

Sunday, 14th August, 2022

Rose Barden leads our service this morning and Sue Cunningham continues our studies from the book of Acts and focuses on chapter 13 v 42-52

Sunday, 7th August, 2022

John Cassé leads our service from the keyboard this morning, and Gareth Woolcott brings the message from 1 Corinthians 12 v 12 >

Sunday, 31st July, 2022

We welcome our friend Roger Case from Seaford Baptist Church to our service this morning. Roger speaks from Acts 12 v 25-13 v 12. Margaret leads our time of worship.

 

Sunday, 24th July, 2022 – “Staying a disciple”

A day tinged with sadness as Malcolm delivers his last message.  The reading this morning is taken from Romans 8 v 1-17.  Linn leads our service and prayer time.

Sunday, 17th July, 2022 – “Living as a Disciple”

Malcolm brings his penultimate message:-

Sunday, 10th July, 2022 – “Becoming a Disciple”

We welcome Karen & Dann Hewlett and family to our service this morning which includes the Dedication of their daughter Tilly.

 

 

Sunday, 26th June, 2022

We welcome Rev Phil Cook to our service. Rose leads our worship.

Sunday, 19th June, 2022

We welcome Rev Robert de Berry and his colleague Simon, just two of a team of cyclists who are nearing the finishing line of their 900 mile bike pilgrimage visiting churches on route in support of Release International and Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW). They share about the work of these missions and encourage us to pray. 

Margaret leads our worship.

Sunday, 12th June, 2022 

Malcolm leads our service this morning and his message focuses on the Trinity. If you would like to share in our act of communion after the sermon, please do prepare some bread, wine/juice.

Sunday, 5th June, 2022 – Pentecost Sunday

Linn leads our service this morning and Malcolm preaches from Act 2 

Sunday, 29th May, 2022

Welcome to our Family Service where Malcolm retells the story of Zacchaeus from Luke 19.

Sunday, 22nd May, 2022

Malcolm concludes his mini series from the book of 1 John.  The final message is entitled Victorious Living and we look at 1 John 5.

Gareth leads our worship and Judith brings a very poignant all-age thought.

Sunday, 15th May, 2022

Malcolm continues his lovely series from 1 John – this week, “love, love, love!” – 1 John 4 v 19-21. Margaret leads our service and if you would like to share in our act of communion, please do prepare some bread, wine/juice.

Sunday, 8th May, 2022

We welcome the Reverend Phil Cook to our service this morning.  Phil brings a special verse that God had laid on his heart – Exodus 23 v 20 which is for Malcolm and Dawn and also for the DBC Fellowship at this time. Phil’s message is from Deuteronomy 33 with his key verse being v 27.  Rose leads our worship. 

 

Sunday, 1st May, 2022

This week, Malcolm speaks from 1 John 4 v 7-12 and his message is entitled, “What love indicates.”

Sunday, 24th April, 2022

Malcolm continues his mini series from 1 John.

Sunday, 17th April, 2022 – Easter Sunday

Happy Easter! Welcome to our All-age family service led by Pastor Malcolm Haines. If you would like to share in our act of communion, please do prepare some bread, wine/juice.

Sunday, 10th April, 2022 – Palm Sunday

We welcome our friend, Daniel Gitau from Dundori, Kenya to bring a testimony and preach this morning. Malcolm leads our worship.

Sunday, 3rd April, 2022

We welcome the return of Pastor Malcolm Haines from his sabbatical. Malcolm begins a mini series from the book of 1 John entitled, “LIve with God as your light.”

Malcolm also leads us in communion after the message so if you would like to join in then do prepare some bread and wine/juice etc.

 

Sunday, 27th March, 2022

Our last Sunday before Malcolm returns!

We are so grateful to Gareth Woolcott for leading our worship and for bringing a word from Acts 11 v 1-18.  Judith brings a a very interesting children’s talk which has a message for us all.

Sunday, 20th March, 2022

We were sad to learn that Richard Brunton was unable to visit us this week to preach from Acts 12 due to Covid related issues. A big thank you to John Cassé, one of our members for stepping in. Margaret leads our worship this morning.

John also leads us in communion after the message so if you would like to join in then do prepare some bread and wine/juice etc.

Sunday, 13th March, 2022

A very warm welcome to our service this morning. Gareth Woolcott leads our worship and prayer time and speaks from Acts 11 and poses the question, “How do you cope with the difficulties in your life?”

Sunday, 6th March, 2022 

We continue our studies from the Acts of the Apostles.  Linn leads our service this morning and Sue Cunningham teaches us from Acts 10, Peter and Cornelius.

Sunday, 27th February, 2022

We welcome back Roger Case from Seaford Baptist Church this morning who will be speaking from Acts 9. Tom and Rosemary Batts also from Seaford BC lead our worship.

Sunday, 20th February, 2022

We were sad to learn that Phil Cook was unable to visit us this week to expound Acts 8 due to Covid. Sue Cunningham and others bring some thoughts from the chapter, Rose leads our worship and we welcome Rob Brand into membership.

Margaret also leads us in communion after the message so if you would like to join in then do prepare some bread and wine/juice etc.

Sunday, 13th February, 2022

We welcome Paul Young from Off The Fence to our service this morning.  Paul will be speaking about Stephen from Acts 7 as we continue our series on the Acts of the Apostles. Linn leads our time of worship.

Sunday, 6th February, 2022

Welcome to our service.  Margaret Bradford leads our worship time together and Sue Cunningham continues our studies from the book of Acts by speaking from Acts 6.

Sunday, 30th January, 2022

We were sad to learn that Alison O’Donnell from Ashford Baptist Church was unable to visit us due to Covid and also that John who was leading our worship had still not recovered from his bout of Covid.  Grateful thanks to Gareth and Judith Woolcott for leading us this morning and special thanks to Margaret Bradford for opening up Acts 5 with a message entitled, ‘This new life.’

 

Sunday, 23rd January, 2022

We welcome Roger Case from Seaford Baptist Church this morning who will be speaking from Acts 4. Tom and Rosemary Batts also from Seaford BC lead our worship.

Sunday, 16th January, 2022

This week we welcome Rev Stuart Davison, the Baptist Regional Minister who will be speaking from Acts 3 – his message is entitled ‘Refreshing Times’.

Gareth leads the first part of our service.

Stuart also leads us in communion after the message so if you would like to join in then do prepare some bread and wine/juice etc.

Sunday, 9th January, 2022

We welcome back Richard & Elaine Brunton from Living Hope Ministries this morning.  Richard will be speaking from Acts 2 and poses the question, “What can be achieved in a day?” 

Margaret leads our worship together.

Sunday, 2nd January, 2022

At the start of this new year, we welcome John Prideaux with a message entitled, “Where mission begins!” Rose leads our worship. Our studies for the next 13 weeks will be from the book of Acts.

Hand out : Acts 1 Hand out – John Prideaux

Sunday, 26th December, 2021

Malcolm leads us in communion this morning so if you would like to join in then do prepare some bread and wine/juice etc.

On Malcolm’s last service before his sabbatical, he encourages us to be like the wise men and to come on bended knee to worship the King of Kings. We all need to respond to God’s call, follow the star and use our gifts to administer His grace.