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Springfield Park Baptist Church


Listen to a service

Whether you missed a service and would like to catch up; were there and want to listen again; or have never been to Springfield Park Baptist Church and want to find out what goes on in our church on a Sunday morning, you can listen to one of our recent and some older services here, as well as the latest recording that is available on our home page.

This page contains audio recordings of a selection of our services. It will be regularly updated.

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11th February 2018, John 10:1-21, the shepherd.

25th December 2017, the Christmas Day Service.

18th December 2017, the Sunday Evening Carol Service.

18th December 2017, the Nativity Service.

26th November 2017, the reading is from Hosea 13:1-6.

5th November 2017, the reading is from Hosea 5:8 - 10:15.

22nd October 2017, Hosea 3:1-5 with guest preacher Melvyn Sach.

24th September 2017, SPLAT service featuring the story of Ahab and Naboth.

17th September 2017, joint service with our visitors from Middelkerke, Belgium.

10th September 2017, 1 Kings 19:19-21 Elijah and Elisha. The commissioning of Alison Hovell as our new Youth and Community Worker, with Communion.

13th August 2017, 1 Kings 17:7-24. Taking Risks.

6th August 2017, 1 Kings 17:1-7, the first summer memory verse and some ravens.

23rd July 2017, Galatians 5. With guest preacher Arthur Rowe.

2nd July 2017, SPLAT - on the theme of perseverance.

18th June 2017, Galatians 1:1-10 - The Early Church. With Communion.

4th June 2017, Acts 2:1-21 - Pentecost, with visiting preacher Melvyn Sach.

21st May 2017, Acts 1:1-11 - The Church in action. With communion.

23rd April 2017, Luke 24 - On the road to Emmaus. With communion.

Easter Sunday, 16th April 2017, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11.

Mothering Sunday, 26th March 2017, Matthew 18:1-14.

26th February 2017, Matthew 13:44-52.

12th February 2017, Matthew 11:25-30.

15th January 2017, Matthew 3, The voice of John the Baptist. With Communion.

1st January 2017, Luke 2:21-40.

Christmas Day, Sunday 25th December 2016.

18th December 2016, SPBC's Sunday evening carol service.

4th December 2016, 2nd Sunday in Advent, reading Luke 1:26-38 'Mary's story'.

20th November 2016, Youth Service, led by our young people.

23rd October 2016, Hebrews 6:9-20 with guest preacher Arthur Rowe.

16th October 2016, Harvest service.

9th October 2016, Hebrews 5:11 - 6:8 Growing Good?

11th September 2016, Hebrews 2:5 - 3:6 Jesus our pioneer, liberator and apostle, with Roger Stark.

21st August 2016, Exodus 15:1-11 with John Lancaster.

31st July 2016, Exodus 1:11 - 2:25 with Arthur Rowe.

17th July 2016, with Roger and Jo Stark, Genesis 22 with Communion.

3rd July 2016, SPLAT.

5th June 2016, Genesis 11:27 - 12:9 New Beginnings.

22nd May 2016, Philippians 4:1-9 Stressed out or what?

8th May 2016, Philippians 3:1-9 Real Christianity.

1st May 2016, Philippians 2:12-30 Transformation complete!

24th April 2016, the Baptismal service of Rosie Hovell.

10th April 2016, Philippians 1:12-26.

13th March 2016, Luke 18:35-43.

28th February 2016, theme 'perseverance'.

14th February 2016.

31st January 2016, Luke 6 Good Grain and the Pharisees.

All Age Sunday Worship, 27th December 2015.

Carols by Candlelight, Sunday afternoon, 20th December 2015.

22nd November 2015.

Remembrance Sunday, 8th November 2015.

25th October 2015.

16th August 2015.

2nd August 2015.

5th July 2015.

7th June 2015.

24th May 2015.

10th May 2015.

15th March 2015.

3rd August 2014 SMILE service.

30th March 2014.

16th March 2014.

2nd March 2014, SPLAT service.

2nd February 2014.

8th December 2013.

24th November 2013.

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What's New?

The Big Easter Breakfast

Full English Breakfast

The SPBC Big Easter Breakfast is back again. Come and join us at 9am on Sunday 1st April for a buffet full English breakfast or your choice of lighter alternative. Cost is £2 for an individual and £5 family tickets are also available. Under 16's will also get a free 'Real Easter Egg'. For more details and to book a place please see our Big Easter Breakfast page.

Soup Hub Lunch

We have started serving a Soup Lunch every Thursday from 12 noon to 1 pm in the Church Hub following the Coffee Hub. With lovely fresh home made soup and a roll, all are welcome to come and lunch together. Donations towards the cost are invited.

Repair Hub

We have started a community repair and mend group, meeting every Thursday at Coffee Hub 9:30 am – 12 noon. So bring along those things that need fixing – vacuum cleaners / bikes / mowers / old garments that need a make over etc. and we will have a go at fixing them. Why bin it when we can fix it! We have begun to raise funds to help set up and buy more equipment for this project on Spacehive, so follow the link for more details and to pledge your donation now.

Technically minded repairers are particularly welcome on Thursdays!!

Toddler Group

Little Sparks Parent and Toddler Group is every Tuesday at 10:00. See the poster on our home page for details and download a copy to print off and put somewhere handy to remind you.

Believers Baptism

A short video clip of Darren's baptism may be viewed here and on our baptism page. The clip shows Darren's testimony and baptism.

Tool Box Project

Do you have any spare tools or craft items? We are collecting them for Tools With a Mission. See the list on our Tool Box Project page for details of what we currently need.

Springfield Stitchers


Can you knit, crochet or sew?

The Springfield Stitchers need help with various charity projects. If you would like to help or, if you would like to learn to knit, crochet or sew, or if you have unwanted wool or haberdashery (buttons, zips, thread, fabric, sewing machines) please pop along to find out more.

The Springfield Stitchers meet at “The Coffee Hub” every Thursday 9.30 till 12.00 at Springfield Park Baptist Church. Contact Roger for more information.

Chelmsford 24-7

As a church we believe in the power of prayer and that it makes a difference in situations and circumstances. We are part of Chelmsford 24-7 Prayer, joining with Christians from across our City to pray for the things God lays on our hearts. Please follow this link for more information about how you and your church can get involved: https://chelmsford24-7.org/. Plans for the near future at Springfield Park involve the setting up of a new prayer space and prayer walks around our local area. Watch this space for developments.

Coffee Hub

Come to our coffee drop-in on Thursday mornings from 9.30am to 12 noon. All welcome for free coffee, tea and a chat.

From our Foreign Correspondent


Cotton picking

See an account of John Lancasters latest visit to India here.

Follow Johns mission trips to India and see more pictures of the people and places he visits by joining Johns mission trip to India on Facebook.

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Upcoming Events

Sunday, February 25, 2018
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Thursday, March 8, 2018

If you have an event to add to the diary please email us the details.