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
Ministers: Revd Maurice Stafford, Deacon Irene Tafirenyika
Email (Maurice Stafford): Email (Deacon Irene Tafirenyika)

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

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 
6.30 p.m. Evening Worship (2nd, 4th and 5th Sunday’s in the month
5.00 p.m. Café Church (3rd Sunday in the month)
On the 1st Sunday in the month, the congregation joins Southery Methodist Church for their service which is a Songs of 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 12.00am. 

Regular Church Related Groups

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

Tuesdays
Coffee & Chat (An informal group for young mothers to meet and chat over coffee) 9.30 - 12.00
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 Choral 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 David Forth Email
Bookings and Lettings Enquiries John Roust  Tel. 01366 383233
Social Centre Enquiries  Email
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