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Selsdon Baptist Church

Learning to Love God and Serve the Community

 

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

See the Services section further down the page.


You can listen to the services as well on Spotify 

Our ministry team are working from home, so the office telephone numbers no longer apply. Use the email addresses on the Contact Page. Please also feel free to comment or message us on our Facebook page

If you go into isolation and need shopping or prescriptions collected or letters posted and don't have family or friends close by to do it, let Hilary Howard or Ruth Manson know as we have plans in place for volunteers to shop for our church family, either the weekly shop or odd forgotten or missing items.



In addition, if you are over 70 there is information on Facebook Operation Selsdon Support or call the Contact office (020 8651 4944) if you are a client or want to be, as they will be ringing round people who may need shopping to tide them over. They have a long list of people who they are prioritising who they will deliver a bag of essentials to.


If you are a family, couple or single and under 70 years and your situation has changed due to the Coronavirus and you are worried about getting enough food, please also let Hilary or Ruth know as we have information about what's available for you in the area.


Hilary Howard and Ruth Manson - Contact via Office@selsdonbaptist.org.uk


Instagram parables

SBC youth have an instagram account named ‘selsdon_baptist_youth’. As a way to connect with the young people we have started doing a short reflection on a parable each day. This we hope will encourage them, draw them to God and help them feel connected to the whole church.

Sunday Youth Meet-Up

We are now running a Sunday Youth Meet Up at the church from 6:00pm until 7:30pm. Click for booking


Youth Events
See details in the forthcoming events section on this page

We have a bereavement support group starting in Septemeber 2020. If you have been bereaved during Covid, please see our features section further down this page.

Our Vision

Selsdon Baptist Church is committed to:

Helping each other strive to know Jesus better and become more like Him

Encouraging, equipping and enabling all who come to the church to know Jesus better through prayer, Bible Study, worship, teaching and service.

Showing and sharing the love of Jesus Christ with the wider community, both locally and globally.

Growing a sense of community by meeting together and supporting each other.

In this way Selsdon Baptist Church aims to build a sacrificial and transformational community of disciples of Jesus Christ in Selsdon.

Welcome

Welcome to our church

Selsdon Baptist Church is a friendly local church at the heart of the community. We meet at our Addington Road site.

Find out what’s going on. Sunday services, mid week youth activities, prayer meetings, upcoming events, etc.
Click here for the coming week’s diary

Other Announcements are here

The Forthcoming Events section highlights particular upcoming events

More about our ministry team

See whats on our blog.

Checkout our Facebook page

Services

We would love you to join us on Sundays. The church building is closed due to Covid-19, but we have online services and zomm meetings

Join us on Sundays:-
9 30 am Zoom prayer meetings
10 30 am at You Tube Services
11 30 am Zoom "Coffee lounge"
6 00 pm Youth Zoom Meeting


Youth Activities

In normal times we have a variety of activities for young people

Under Covid  Lockdown we have Zoom meetings for youth on Sunday and Midweek.

When things get back to normal, we have dedicated Youth room, a great space to hang out and chat that is available for all young people. We also hope to restart the following groups:

Rock Solid is a high energy, fast moving club for 11-14 year olds, which explores, from a Christian perspective, life issues relevant to young people.

Gravity is a dynamic and upfront program for young people aged 14+, which includes challenging lifestyle teaching, chill-out space, creative expression in worship, and cell groups. We also believe in partnership with other churches in our mission to push out the gospel message.


Festival trips in the summer.

GirlGuiding

Check out the youth page

Services This Week
 

updated weekly.

Online Services
Sunday 20th September 2020


  • 10 30 am Online worship - Rev Denzil Larbi will share the latest message in our series on Romans, preaching on Romans 12, ‘Place your life before God.’ on YouTube We will share communion at home during this service, so don’t forget to have some bread and a suitable drink ready as we begin to worship. 
  • After the service this week there will be a chance to meet up for fellowship and discussion. So grab a coffee and join in on Zoom (Join Zoom Meeting  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9293505893  password sundaysbc)
  • 6 pm  SUNDAY YOUTH MEET UP – started! We are now running a Sunday Youth Meet Up at the church from 6:00pm until 7:30pm. Click for booking
  • This is in place of the Youth Zoom on a Sunday morning which has been cancelled.


  • If you are parents of younger children then do keep an eye out for Libby’s emails. She is sending emails out every week with activities to keep the children engaged and continuing to learn about God’s great love for them.  Contact Libby at libbymarlow@selsdonbaptist.org.uk.

Weekday Online Reflections 2020 

  • Tuesday 22nd September 7 00 pm - Denzil will bring us our latest Gospel reflection.on Youtube
  • Thursday 34th  September 7 00 pm SBC Chat on Youtube.

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Featured

Physical Events are suspended due to Coronavirus

SBC Women Aloud

 

We invite all ladies to visit the SBC Women Aloud page on Facebook

We are trying to do a ‘Facebook live’ each day.
A different person is leading each day, and a daily devotional.

We're hoping to keep people linked thorugh this Coronavirus periiod.

All ladies are welcome.

Autumn Youth Events

Ages 12-18


YOUNG PEOPLE’S WELL BEING 
A 6-week course which will encourage self-awareness, give practical skills to manage challenging times and ground it in the Bible.Please see this link . 
Youth Walk
26th September 10:00 till 14:00
A social walk around the local area. A great time to catch up with friends, and get away from the rush of school/home life for a while.
Link

Parents Gathering

1st October at 19:00.
A parent meet up at Selsdon Baptist Church 
A space to find out where are young people are and what are their perceived needs. 
A time to pray for our children and other parents within the SBC Family.
Link

Later with...Jake

Thursday 15th October from 18:00
A youth event which we invite Christians to be interviewed by both the host and the young people, We hear about the importance of their faith. The event also includes games and loads of fun.
Link
Martin Wright 

Church at Home

Until further notice

We can't meet at Church each Sunday now because of Coronavirus.

But stay in touch on Facebook and Youtube

Messages from our ministry team each Sunday morning at 10 30 am

Zoom Coffee Meeting for fellopwship and chat at 11 30 am

Midweek Messages on Tuesday and Thursdays at 7 00 pm

Use our Contacts Page to email any member of the ministry team

Midweek Reflections

Tues & Thurs at 7 pm 

Tune in to our You Tube channel on Tuesdays and Thursdays as our ministry team (Trevor, Denzil and Martin)  lead short reflections.

Tuesdays - Short talk
Thursdays - An interview with a member of the fellowship

Youtube

Weekly prayer group - 09:30am every Sunday. 

Join us for an online prayer group 

Every Sundayu morning we have a Zoom meeting for prayer.

Come and join with us.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 829 3771 3779
Password: 455944
 

Walking Together though Grief

begins on Wednesday 2 September

"Walking together through grief" is a support group for anyone who has been bereaved during COVID-19 lockdown. The weekly workshop will begin on Wednesday 2 September with a choice of from 2:00pm to 4:00pm or a 6.30pm - 8.00pm session for those bereaved for a longer period, both series in the Coffee Lounge at SBC and run for five weeks.

Both of these support groups are open to anyone and free to attend.
For further details and to book a place, please call Jane on 07561 869620 or Dawn on 07718 189033 or email bereavement@selsdonbaptist.org.uk  


Living as Citizens of God's Community

Autumn 2020

New sermon series for the Autumn
t’s a scenario which many of us will have experienced at one point or another, a church with two opposing groups lining up against each other, each with a presumed, if unspoken, sense of superiority over the other. However, the congregation in question isn’t one located in Croydon in 2020, but Rome in the mid-50s AD.

Our series on Romans will begin on Sunday 6 September, when we’ll take time to reflect on the letter’s final chapter. This might seem like a strange place to start, but there’s a logic to the approach which we’re taking. If we begin by exploring the divisions between the strong and the weak which Paul speaks of in chapters 14 to 15, we will then be better placed to properly understand the deeper theology found at the beginning of the book.

Read more about the series on the blog

ALPHA ONLINE

The Alpha Course is a wonderful opportunity to explore the Christian faith in a relaxed and informal setting.

Have you had questions lately about what life is all about? Have you wondered what, if any difference faith might make?
Join us for eight evenings, exploring the big questions of life and faith in a friendly and judgement-free environment. And all from the comfort of your sofa!
Usually, Alpha includes food, a talk and good conversation. During this time of social distancing, we can’t offer food – but the talk and good conversation still work well over video chat!
The course started recently and runs on zoom weekly.
More details on Facebook or you can still sign up on Eventbrite

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Go to our blog page for the latest news and comments and articles about Selsdon Baptist. Here's a sample of the most recent posts


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