Sunday, 5th February, 2023

We welcome back our former pastor, Malcolm Haines and his wife Dawn. Malcolm speaks from Acts 22 v 22-29 and his message is entitled, ‘Where is God?’

Sunday, 29th January, 2023

We welcome our friends from Seaford Baptist Church to our service this morning. Roger Case preaches from Acts 22 22-39.

Sunday, 22nd January, 2023

Gareth Woolcott leads our first All Age Service of the year.  For a flavour of the service, including congregation participation head to the following short clips:

Sunday, 15th January, 2023

We welcome Chris Roche a former member of DBC, youth worker and Youth Pastor and former Minister of Horam Chapel.  Chris’s message is entitled “Knowing me” and he speaks from John 4 v 4-22. Chris also leads our time of communion so if you would like to share in this act of remembrance, please do prepare some bread, wine/juice. 

Sunday, 8th January, 2023

Gareth Woolcott leads our first service of 2023 and speaks from 1 Peter 3 v 8-16.

Sunday, 18th December, 2022 – Nativity and Carol Service

The new is in the old concealed; the old is in the new revealed!

For two short excerpts to give you a flavour of our service head to:

Linn – Mary Did You Know?

Sunday, 11th December, 2022 – 3rd Sunday in Advent

We welcome back Richard Brunton and his wife Elaine to DBC.  Richard speaks to us about repentance this morning with particular reference to Acts 17 v 30 and Acts 2 v 38. Richard also leads our time of communion so if you would like to share in this act of remembrance, please do prepare some bread, wine/juice. You can follow this part of the service by clicking on the audio link below:

Sunday, 4th December, 2022 – 2nd Sunday in Advent

Margaret Bradford leads the first part of our service this morning, and we welcome our Moderator Jac Parson from Newhaven Baptist Church who speaks from Romans 10 v 8-15. Jac encourages us to share the hope that Jesus brings.

Sunday, 27th November, 2022 – 1st Sunday in Advent

Rose Barden leads us into God’s presence this morning.

Sue Cunningham’s message is from Isaiah 40 v 3 and is entitled, ‘Preparing your hearts for Jesus.’

Sunday, 20th November, 2022 – includes Communion

Linn Davies leads our service this morning and our visiting speaker, Phil Cook speaks from Exodus 15 v 22-27. 

We understand that some people are having trouble with the sound on the second video and so we have included an audio recording of Phil’s message below:

Sunday, 13th November, 2022 – Remembrance Sunday

John Casse leads our service and time of remembrance and Stuart Davison, our speaker today, teaches us from Acts 19 v 23-41.

It appears that the video cuts out before the end of the service and so below is an entire audio recording of Stuart’s message:

Sunday, 6th November, 2022

Margaret Bradford leads our service and we welcome Richard Brunton from Living Hope Ministries who speaks from Acts 19 v 1-22

Sunday, 30th October, 2022 – Harvest Service

Gareth Woolcott leads our Harvest Service with assistance from Judith.

This will be our last live service for a while as a video of the service less the open prayer time will be uploaded to the website and facebook as soon as possible after the service.

Sunday, 23rd October, 2022

We welcome Alison O’Donnell and her family from Ashford Baptist Church.  Alison will continue our series from the Acts of the Apostles and will be sharing some thoughts from Acts 18. John Casse leads our time of worship.

Sunday, 16th October, 2022 – Sight Loss Sunday

Margaret Bradford and Linn Davies lead our service this morning using material from the Torch Trust.

Sunday, 9th October, 2022

We welcomed back Phil Cook accompanied by his wife, Julia. Phil spoke from Acts 17 and his message is entitled, ‘He died as our substitute’. Rose Barden leads our worship and prayer time.

 

Sunday, 2nd October, 2022

We had technical difficulties this morning as the transmission. 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.