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

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

Mask wearing is optional

See below for full list of services

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

Services (This can alter for special events. See Circuit Preaching Plan on the HOME page)

10.00 am Morning Worship (2nd Sunday = All Age worship, 4th Sunday = Holy Communion). Gluten Free bread is used.

1st Sunday of the month 6:30 in Church Evening Service

2nd Sunday of the month NO EVENING SERVICE

3rd Sunday of the month 6.30 pm Zoom Serviceemail Sarah Friswell (see Church Council Secretary below) for the Meeting ID and Password

4th Sunday of the month NO EVENING SERVICE

Midweek Worship
1st Wednesday only at 2.00 pm. for Holy Communion. 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 am - 1.00pm  each day. Lunch is served at 12.00 noon.

Room Hire
The Church has a number of rooms which are used for church and community activities. If you are interested in hiring a room, please see our Frequently Asked Questions

Regular Church Related Groups 

PLEASE CHECK before attending, as many groups are currently suspended.

Paradise Bowls 2.00 - 4.00 pm (indoor bowls)
Brownies 6.00 - 8.00 pm
Guides 6.30 - 9.00 pm

Boys' Brigade 6.00 - 8.00 pm

Ladies Friendship Circle 2.30 - 4.30 pm (2nd and 4th Wednesdays)


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

Community Bookings

Dementia Cafe  9.00 am - 12 noon (3rd Monday) 

U3A Ukulele 10.00 - 11.30am

Art for All - 10.00 am - 12 noon

Bridge Club 2.00 - 4.00 pm

Keep Fit 9.00 - 11.00 am  Tai Chi  6,30 - 9:30pm
Dementia Cafe  2.00 - 4.00 pm (1st Tuesday)

Tufty Club (Toddlers Group) 9.30 - 11.00 am Singing for Pleasure 10.00 am to 11.00 am
Art Appreciation - 11.00 am - 1.00 pm
Stroke Club 1.00 - 3.00 pm
Yoga - 5.30 - 9.00 pm
FenSong (Children’s music and drama) 5:30 - 9.00pm
AA Group 7.00 - 9.00 pm

Bridge Club 6.30 pm - 9.30 pm
Singers Inspired 7.00 - 9.00 pm

Arm Chair Yoga 2pm - 3pm
Zumba 7- 8pm

Tai Chi 9 - 11am
Ballet 11.15am - 12.15pm
FenSong (Children’s music and drama) 10am - 2pm

Important Contacts
Church Secretary Sarah Friswell Email
Treasurer Sarah Friswell Email
Bookings and Lettings Enquiries Christine MacKey email-  tel: 07544 761444
Boys' Brigade Ralph Perkins Email

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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

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Contact Info


Please use the contact information on the individual church pages for contacting us.

About US

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