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

SPECIAL UPDATE: Although the Government has relaxed Covid restrictions we still ask members of the congregation to wear a mask if they have one.

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.
6.30 pm Zoom Serviceemail Sarah Friswell (see Church Council Secretary below) for the Meeting ID and Password

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

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

Dementia Cafe  9.00 am - 12 noon (3rd Monday)
Art for All - 10.00 am - 12 noon
Bridge Club 2.00 - 4.00 pm

Keep Fit 9.00 - 11.00 am
Dementia Cafe  2.00 - 4.00 pm (1st Tuesday)

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
Tai Chi 6.30 - 8.00 pm
AA Group 7.00 - 9.00 pm

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

Tai Chi 9.30 am to 11.00 am
Art U3A 2.00 to 4.00 pm

Tai Chi 9.00 - 11.00 am

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