Celebrating and Sharing the Love of God

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Welcome to Dorchester Community Church

Thanks for taking the time to visit our website and hope you can make it to church sometime! – We look forward to meeting you.

During September and October, we shall be going through a new series looking at the book of Joshua.

Join us and listen online if you miss any of the teaching series.

Remember you can explore these when you come to Church on either Saturday morning, Sunday morning or Sunday evening. Come when is best for you, or to the style that best suits you, or to that which you feel you could invite your friends.

This Sunday Evening:

A talk entitled: Living water to a dying land

What does the Good News mean in the poorest parts of the world? How can we expect people to care about Jesus the ‘Living Water’ (John 7:37-39) when even mere water is so scarce? And what role does our Church play in being ‘a light to the nations, so that all the world may be saved’ (Isaiah 49:6)? 

Jack and Claire will be sharing their experiences of living among Muslim refugees in the Sahara over the last 10 years: sharing their cultural blunders, their Biblical convictions, and challenging us all to be radical disciples for Jesus wherever we are.

This is a DO NOT MISS!  you will be both excited and challenged!  Sunday 13th at 6.00pm – all welcome


10:30am – Café Church – hosted by Bruce Westgate including chat, music, message, Q&A and munchies!




JackTheme: How can we move mountains in faith?

We will be reading from: Joshua Chapter 10

10:30am – Celebration Service – speaker Jack. A Great opportunity to invite family and friends! Music from our Live Band, God’s message, Kids activities & Coffee. Click here to listen to this talk by Jack.

ClaireJack6:00pmEvening Service – speakers Jack and Claire. A talk entitled: Living water to a dying land. An exciting opportunity to hear more of what Jack and Claire have been up to for the last 10 years living and working in the Sahara. Please note: There will be NO Communion during this evening’s service.

For more information on other events taking place this week at Dorchester Community Church, please read our weekly online newsletter or check out our event calendar. The latest Church Magazine called “The Bridge” is also available to download here.

Our commitment to safeguarding:

  • We commit to each share responsibility for creating an environment that is safe for all
  • We commit to pray for our safeguarding lead(s) and those working with children and adults
  • We commit to respect the boundaries that are in place to protect others
  • We commit to support those in our church who have been hurt or abused
  • We commit to provide on-going safeguarding training for all our workers
  • We commit to allow sufficient time and resources to make our recruitment of workers safer
  • We commit to maintaining an open culture where people are encouraged to share concerns
  • We commit to not take offence when challenged about our presence or behaviour

A prayer for Safeguarding Sunday 13th October

Grant us, Lord God,

a vision of your world as your love would have it:

A world where the weak are protected, and none go hungry or poor;

A world where the riches of creation are shared, and everyone can enjoy them;

A world where different races and cultures live in harmony and mutual respect;

A world where peace is built with justice, and justice is guided by love.

Give us the inspiration and courage to build it, through Jesus Christ our Lord.



Archbishop Oscar Romero

Last Weekend



FOCUS Service

The FOCUS Group - Senior citizens are invited to the Church for a tea followed by a service tailored specially for them.

Food for Thought - PM

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Recorded: Sunday 6th October 2019

Speaker: Alan Trowbridge
Series: FOCUS
Date: 7th October 2019
Download: Food for Thought - PM

Talk by Alan Trowbridge (Storehouse Church)


Book of Joshua

The Book of Joshua

Be on your guard - AM

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Recorded: Sunday 6th October 2019

Speaker: Roger Frapwell,
Series: Book of Joshua
Date: 6th October 2019
Download: Be on your guard - AM
Scriptures: Joshua 9: 1-10, Joshua 9: 14-16, Joshua 9: 18-20, Joshua 9: 22-27


1. Expect opposition if God is at work

2. Seek God when you need to know what to do

Read: Proverbs 3: 5-7, Proverbs 14: 12

3. Deal with conflict in a godly way

4. Remember that God can turn things around

Read: Proverbs 12: 19.

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