Springboard Pre-School meets Monday - Friday 9:30 am - 12:30 pm during the normal school term times.
We aim to provide a safe, fun and happy environment where children can learn through play, giving them the foundations they will need to continue their education in the local schools. At present we have 30 children attending throughout the week.
This year we have been able to support various charitable events. We held a McMillan coffee morning in September, and for our harvest appeal sent a large donation of food to our local food bank. We also had a fun morning in support of Comic Relief.
In December we had our Ofsted inspection on the last day of term and our Nativity performance day! Credit to all the hard working staff, and also parents and children who were fabulous, we got a grading of 'outstanding'.
During the year we have continued to visit Danbury woods one afternoon every half term, where parents accompany children for an afternoon of exploration in the woods. These 'forest school' style activities are well received by parents and loved by the children. Most popular are the regular visits to the dens and the stream.
To read the latest Ofsted report click here. It will open in a new window.
Soup Hub Lunch
Join us for 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 or toast, all are welcome to come and lunch together. Donations towards the cost are invited.
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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!!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
See more from SPBC on Facebook.
- Thursday, April 19, 2018
- Sunday, April 22, 2018
- Tuesday, April 24, 2018
- Wednesday, April 25, 2018
- Thursday, April 26, 2018
- Sunday, April 29, 2018
If you have an event to add to the diary please email us the details.