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 when audio recordings have been made.
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The Coronavirus Lock-down and later live streamed services are also here, on this site and hosted on YouTube to watch again.
19th September 2021. John is leading this week with the theme ‘Fruits of the Spirit - Joy’.
12th September 2021. Alison is leading this week, and the reading is from Galatians 5:16-26. Fruits of the Spirit - Love.
5th September 2021. Fran leads this week. Please have you bible ready.
29th August 2021. Cij leads with the parable of the prodigal son from Luke 15:11-31.
22nd August 2021. Alison leads with the parable of the lost sheep from Luke 15:1-7.
15th August 2021. Jenny Odendaal leads with the parable of the good Samaritan, Luke 10:25-37.
8th August 2021. Naomi Spriggs preaches with a view and the reading is from 1 Corinthians 13 in the NIV.
1st August 2021. Alison brings us the parable of the sower.
25th July 2021. John and Alison are taking the service and the reading will be from 2 Samuel 9 – David and Mephibosheth.
18th July 2021. Naomi Spriggs is taking the service and the readings are from 1 Corinthians 12:12-30 and Psalm 139 - We are loved and beautifully made.
11th July 2021. Fran and Alison are taking the service and the reading is from 2 Samuel: 7 and 8 – God’s promises to David, and David’s prayer. Including Communion.
4th July 2021. Cij is taking the service and the reading is from 2 Samuel 5 & 6 - David Becomes King Over Israel.
27th June 2021. Fran and Otmar are taking the service and the reading is from 1 Samuel:17 – David and Goliath.
20th June 2021. Andy Drake is taking the service and the reading is from 1Timothy 5:17-20.
13th June 2021. Andy Drake is taking the service and the reading is from Galations 2:11-14 and Jude 1:3-4 and 12-16.
6th June 2021. Andy Drake is taking the service and the reading is from Matthew 16:13-19.
30th May 2021. Cij, Sammi and Cerys are taking the service and reading from 1 Samuel 16:14-23 David’s adventures in Saul’s service.
23rd May 2021. Fran and Otmar are taking the service today and inviting you to join with them in Communion.
16th May 2021. Youth service, with a thought for the week from Rev. Nick Lear.
9th May 2021. Acts 1:1-11, The Ascension of Jesus and the Disciples’ Commission. With Rev. Keith Roddy.
2nd May 2021. John 21:15-25, The reinstatement of Peter. With Fran & Otmar, live.
25th April 2021. John 21:1-14, The miraculous catch of fish. With Alison and John, live.
18th April 2021. John 20:19-31, Jesus Appears to His Disciples. With Fran and Otmar, live.
11th April 2021. Luke 24:13-35, The Road to Emmaus. With Cij, Sammi & Cerys, live.
4th April 2021, Easter. Matthew 28:1 - 10, ‘He is risen - as he said.’ With Alison and Rosie, live. Also with the Good Friday service.
28th March 2021, Palm Sunday. Matthew 21:1-17, ‘Hosanna to the Son of David.’ With Alison and our youth.
21st March 2021, Matthew 13:1-23, The Parable of the Sower. With John & Alison, live.
14th March 2021, John 6:1-13 and 25-35. The Feeding of the 5,000 and Jesus the Bread of Life. With John & Alison, live.
7th March 2021, Matthew 17: 1 to 13, The Transfiguration. With Fran & Otmar, live.
28th February 2021, Matthew 16:13-26. At Caesarea Philippi. ‘Who do you say that I am?’
21st February 2021, Matthew 3:13 to 4:11. Jesus' Baptism and Temptations. Live.
14th February 2021, Joshua 7. Defeat at Ai because of the sin of Achan. Youth service.
7th February 2021, Joshua 5:13 and Joshua 6. The Fall of Jericho with the Brett's.
31st January 2021, Joshua chapters 3 and 4 with Fran.
24th January 2021, Joshua chapters 2 and 3 with Cij and an intro from Andy Drake.
17th January 2021, Joshua 1, with John and Alison.
10th January 2021, Epiphany with the Bishop of Colchester and the Bretts.
3rd January 2021, New Year Resolutions, with Fran and Otmar.
25th December 2020 after 4am, our Christmas Day service.
24th December 2020 at 5pm, our carol service.
20th December 2020, Fourth Sunday in Advent - light and stars.
13th December 2020, Third Sunday in Advent.
6th December 2020, youth service.
29th November 2020, Advent Expectations, with guest Nick Lear.
22nd November 2020, God's promises.
15th November 2020, Matthew 6:19-34. Appearances. The Provisions and Demands of the Kingdom.
8th November 2020, Remembrance Sunday.
1st November 2020, 1 Corinthians 12:28-13:13, God's love.
25th October 2020, Water, faith and trust.
18th October 2020, Don't give up.
11th October 2020, John 15:1-15, The vine and the branches
4th October 2020, Psalm 92 'For you make me glad by Your deeds'
27th September 2020, Romans 8:18-23. Who are you?
20th September 2020, Lessons from Alison's garden.
13th September 2020, Matthew 11:28-30. Are you overburdened?
6th September 2020, Woolly Reflections, and the parable of the prodigal son.
30th August 2020, 2 Corinthians 4:16-18. Do not lose heart.
23rd August 2020, Psalm 91. Be encouraged.
16th August 2020, Jonah 2:1-7. What are you focussing on?
9th August 2020, Keep on Praying.
2nd August 2020, Deuteronomy 33. Who or what are you leaning on?
26th July 2020, Doing the right thing.
19th July 2020, 1 Peter 5:5-10.
12th July 2020, Youth Service.
5th July 2020, 85th Anniversary Service.
28th June 2020, 2 Corinthians 10, Take captive every thought.
21st June 2020, John 10:1-21, Do you know the shepherd? Do you hear him?
14th June 2020, John 10:1-21, Do you know you are loved by God?
7th June 2020, John 10:1-21, There is only one way to God.
31st May 2020, How have you encountered God?
24th May 2020, John 10:1-21, Can you hear the shepherd calling?
17th May 2020, Psalm 23. Do you know the shepherd?
10th May 2020, Psalm 23. What is God saying to you?
3rd May 2020, Psalm 23 continued.
26th April 2020, Psalm 23, The Lord is my shepherd.
19th April 2020, John 21:1-25, Jesus and the miraculous catch of fish.
12th April 2020 Easter Sunday, John 20 v1-31, The empty tomb.
5th April 2020, Mark 4:35-41, Jesus calms the storm (continued).
29th March 2020, Mark 4:35-41, Jesus calms the storm.
15th March 2020, Genesis 22:1-18, including communion.
8th March 2020, SPLAT service, Transformations.
23rd February 2020, Baptism service.
16th February 2020, Endurance in our battles, with the Aukers.
9th February 2020, Youth Service.
26th January 2020, Holocaust Memorial Day, Mission Aviation Fellowship and Daniel with guest preacher Roger Edwards.
12th January 2020, Jeremiah 6:10-17, Follow the old road.
25th December 2019, Christmas day.
22nd December 2019, Carol service.
22nd December 2019, 4th Sunday in Advent, Nativity service.
15th December 2019, 3rd Sunday in Advent, with Communion.
8th December 2019, Galatians 4:4-7 Advent 2.
1st December 2019, Ephesians 6:18-24 Prayer.
24th November 2019, Ephesians 6:18-24 Prayer.
17th November 2019, Ephesians 6:10-18. With Communion.
10th November 2019, Remembrance Sunday.
3rd November 2019, Ephesians 6:1-9. With guest preacher Rev. Nick Lear, Baptist Regional Minister.
20th October 2019, Ephesians 6:1-4. Family. With Communion.
13th October 2019, Harvest. Creation needs a caretaker.
6th October 2019, Ephesians 5:15-33, marriages.
29th September 2019, Ephesians 5:15-21, a life of service.
15th September 2019, Ephesians 5:18-21 Evidence of a Spirit filled life, with communion.
8th September 2019, Ephesians 5:18 - The spirit filled walk.
25th August 2019, Joshua 10, Cafe Church with the Aukers and Carol Wilson.
18th August 2019, Joshua 5-6, Cafe Church with Fran and Otmar, and the history of Communion.
11th August 2019, Joshua 5 - and the walls came down, Cafe Church with Alison.
4th August 2019, Joshua 3:1-6, Cafe Church with The Mostons.
28th July 2019, Joshua 1:1-9, Cafe Church with Roger.
21st July 2019, Ephesians 5:1-14 with Roger Stark. With Communion.
14th July 2019, Ephesians 5:1-14 with Fran Poelman.
7th July 2019, Church 84th Anniversary with special guest G.P. Kharchandy taking the sermon.
30th June 2019, SPLAT on treasure.
16th June 2019, Ephesians 4:11-32 with Communion.
9th June 2019, Ephesians 4:25-32.
2nd June 2019, Ephesians 4:25-32 here we go again. Resist temptation to do wrong.
19th May 2019, Ephesians 4:25 - 5:2 with Communion.
28th April 2019, Ephesians 4:1-7, 'One for all and all for one'. With guest preacher David Harper.
21st April 2019, Easter Sunday.
7th April 2019, Ephesians 3:14-19, Paul's Prayer.
24th March 2019, Ephesians 3:1-19.
17th March 2019, Ephesians 2:19-22. With Communion.
10th March 2019, Ephesians 2:11-22 - Barriers.
3rd March 2019, SPLAT service - sing with all of God's creation!
24th February 2019, Ephesians 2:10 - We are God's masterpiece!
17th February 2019, Ephesians 2:8-9 Salvation God's way.
23rd December 2018, Nativity Service.
26th August 2018, David and Bathsheba, with John Lancaster leading.
22nd July 2018, Psalm 23. With Cij Moston leading.
15th July 2018, David, Samuel anoints. With John Lancaster and Communion.
8th July 2018, SPBC's 83rd anniversary service. With guest preacher Charles deLacy.
10th June 2018, Ephesians 2:1-10, Dead saved to do! With guest preacher Rev Keith Roddy.
27th May 2018, The Trinity, with guest preacher Arthur Rowe.
13th May 2018, Acts 1:12-26 Witness with us.
6th May 2018, Acts 1:1-11 Ascension, with guest preacher Arthur Rowe.
29th April 2018, John 21:15-25 with guest preacher David Harper.
22nd April 2018, John 21:1-14 The catch of fish.
15th April 2018, John 20:19-31, Thomas has doubts. With guest preacher Melvyn Sach and Communion.
8th April 2018, Luke 24 The Emmaus road.
1st April 2018, Easter Sunday all age service. John 20 v1-31, Resurrection.
18th March 2018, our youth lead the service.
11th March 2018, Mothers Day.
4th March 2018, SPLAT service.
25th February 2018, John 10:22-39, many believed.
18th February 2018, John 9:1-41, the man born blind. With Communion.
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,
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.
Wet Your Whistle
Every first and third Wednesday in the month, join us for a chat and tea or coffee, biscuits and maybe even cake. Click the image for more information.
Coffee Hub is every Thursday morning between 9.30 and 12.00. Please drop in for tea, coffee and a chat.
To get us back into the flow, we will be limiting numbers for a little while, so BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. Also, we would kindly ask for no more than 2 children per adult at this time. We will review the situation weekly, and relax these rules as soon as possible.
Please phone or text Alison on 07741 737351 to book your place. We look forward to seeing you!
Need Some Help?
If you are self isolating and struggling to get by we may be able to offer some practical help.
Use our request form here to give us your details and one of our volunteers will contact you.
Please note we are only able to offer help within our local community of Trinity Ward, Chelmsford.
Listen to a Service
You can download a selection of our pre-covid 19 services to listen to off-line on our Listen Again page. All the services since that time can also be viewed again through links on that page.
The last recording made in the church before Covid 19 changed everything can also be found near the bottom of our home page where there is a player that can be used to listen to it or you may download it to listen to later.
From our Foreign Correspondent
See an account of John Lancasters 2019 visits to India here.
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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.
Come to our coffee drop-in on Thursday mornings from 10am to 12 noon. All welcome for free coffee, tea and a chat.
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