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Pathfinders Spreading The Word

To help spread the word in our local community, our Pathfinders and Adventurers were recently out distributing leaflets for the ongoing series of meetings in Downham. Our youth were out in full force and happy to assist so that our neighbours in Downham and the surrounding areas would know of the timely and interesting messages […]

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Our Church History – part 2

  Our Church In Modern Times   Pastor Clifford Anderson was the first pastor. He held some meetings at Lewisham town hall in 1933. A church was purchased due to the generosity of a Mrs Spurgeon for ?2,300 freehold. The first baptism took place in 1934. A Sis Jackson was the only candidate. A couple […]

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Our Church History – part 1

The Church Site In Older Times   Here’s a bit of research on the local history of our church. The site that our church now occupies has had an interesting history. It was built on the gardens of a building called ‘The Priory’.   The Priory was the home of John Thackeray, who built and […]

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