Downham Market Methodist Church

Downham Market Methodist Church

Downham Market Methodist Church is a thriving church, open 7 days a week, with a variety of groups and activities for all ages.

Address: Paradise Road, Downham Market, PE38 9JE
Minister: Revd Paul Critchley
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Mission Statement
Downham Market Methodist Church exists to experience and share the life changing love of God for all.

Core Values: Truthful, Thankful, Accepting, Loving, Forgiving

SPECIAL UPDATE: During the COVID-19 pandemic, the church is following the Government and Methodist Church guidelines.

We are currently only open for worship on Sundays at 10 am. Due to the restrictions in numbers allowed in the building, you must pre-book to attend worship closed. Please call the Church Council Secretary on 01366 500671 by 5 pm on Saturday to book your place.
Zoom Service 6:30 Sundays: email Sarah Friswell (see Church Council Secretary below) for the Meeting ID and Password

Orders of service for worshipping at home are available on the Methodist Church website


Sunday Services (This can alter for special events. See Circuit Preaching Plan on the HOME page)
8.00 a.m. Holy Communion (1st Sunday in the month) There is at least one Holy Communion Service at 10.00 and 6.30 per month. Gluten Free bread is used.
10.00 a.m. Morning Worship with Junior Church
4:00 p.m. (Dec, Jan Feb) 6:30pm (Mar - Nov) Evening Worship  
4:00 p.m. (Dec, Jan Feb) 5:00pm (Mar - Nov) Café Church (see Plan)
On the 1st Sunday in the month, the congregation joins Southery Methodist Church for their service which is a Songs of Praise. 5th Sunday of the month is Come and Praise.

Midweek Worship
Wednesdays at 11.15 - 12.00 in Classroom 3. All are welcome

The Social Centre
The Social Centre exists to offer home-cooked meals and refreshments five days a week Monday - Fridays. Open 10.00 - 1.00 each day. Lunch is served at 12.00 noon.

Regular Church Related Groups (ALL ACTIVITIES ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED)

Mondays
Paradise Bowls 2.00 - 4.00 (indoor bowls)
Brownies 6.00 - 7.00
Guides 7.30 - 8.30

Tuesdays
Boys' Brigade 6.30 - 9.00

Wednesdays
Tufty Club (Parent and Toddler Group) 9.30 - 11.30
Ladies Friendship Circle 7.30 - 9.00 (alternate Wednesdays)

Thursdays
Choir 7.15 - 8.15

Fridays
Paradise Bowls 2.00 - 4.00
Messy Church 4.30 - 6.00 (2nd Friday of the month)

Saturdays
Coffee Mornings 9.30 - 12.00
11.00 - 11.30 Prayer Space

Community Bookings

Monday
Dementia Cafe (4th Monday in the month) 9.30 - 12.00
Art for All - 10.45 - 12.45
Bridge Club 1.30 - 5.00
Floral Club 7.00 - 9.00

Tuesday
Bridge Club 9.30 - 1.00
Keep Fit / Tai Chi 9.45 - 11.45
Healthcare - 1.00 - 5.00
Downham Singers 7.30 - 9.00

Wednesday
Art Club - 10.00 - 12.00
Stroke Club 1.00 - 3.00
Acrylics 1.30 - 4.00
U3A Quiz 2.30 - 4.00
Hatha Yoga - 5.30 - 9.00
AA Group 7.00 - 9.00

Thursday
Excel Exercise 10.00 - 11.00
Heart Beeps 12.00 - 4.00
Street Dance 5.30 - 7.00
Singers Inspired 7.30 - 9.30
Bridge Club 7.00 p.m. - 10.30 p.m.
French Classes All day

Friday
Funky Cats 9.30 -12.00
Spanish 9.30 - 1.00

Important Contacts
Church Secretary Sarah Friswell Email
Treasurer Sarah Friswell Email
Bookings and Lettings Enquiries
Boys' Brigade Ralph Perkins Email

Accessibility at Downham Market

The Methodist Church wishes to be an environment where all feel welcome and cared for. In order to allow for widest possible access, this church has the following facilities available:

  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Accessible Toilet and Baby Changing Facilities
  • Loop
  • Large Print

 

Contact Info

 

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