This website has been designed to be viewed at a (desktop) screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or greater. Where possible the entire website has been made smart phone friendly, so if you have a smartphone you should be able to navigate the site easily.
Every effort has been made to ensure cross browser functionality but as with all websites there may be differences to the layout depending on what browser you’re using. We would recommend using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, using Microsoft Internet Explorer will work, but you will not receive the full ‘experience’ intended.
‘Cookies’ are used on the website but no personal information is ever passed on to any third parties. We do not disclose the e-mail addresses of those who contact us and all email addresses used on this website are encrypted on the pages to avoid email harvesting bots. (Click on the ‘Cookie’ tab above for more information)
Getting the best out of this website
The website has been designed for public and private use.
Member of the Church?
If you are a member of the church and wish to have access to the ‘secured’ areas of the website then you’ll need to register by clicking on this link. It only takes a few minutes and once registered you will have access to information including;
Church Email distribution lists
Our Church constitution
Online Members Directory
If you previously registered on the old website forums, you’ll need to register again as the old database is now obsolete.
Once registered and logged in for the first time you can change your password (that was emailed to you…) by hovering over the bar at the top right of the screen, then click on ‘Edit my profile’, from here you’ll be able to update your personal information and change your password to something more memorable. Any problems, please speak to Rich.
Not a Member of the Church? – Not to worry! You still have access to virtually all of the site contents.
It makes no sense to me…
The Jargon Buster – If all of this seems gobbledygook to you, the following page may help to describe some of the internet terminology often referred to.
If you do find any broken links to other pages, or any errors in general, please inform the webmaster Rich Cox by using the online contact form. – or alternatively, email Thank you!
Throughout this website you may find documents written in either Adobe Acrobat (that will have a .pdf file extension, or Microsoft Word Format, that will have a .doc or docx file extension. If you don’t have Adobe Acrobat Reader, or Microsoft Word installed, you can download FREE file viewers from the following locations:
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Cookies are small files which are used by us to; uniquely identify your browser, if you’re logged in or not, if you’ve clicked on a particular link (not your computer, or you personally), and to enhance your experience of this site.
You can turn cookies off, however due to their role of enhancing or enabling usability and site processes, disabling cookies may prevent you from being able to use certain parts of this website.
If you would like to disable cookies on your machine, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser will tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.
The Legal bits…
Terms for Contributions All material you submit for publication must be of your authorship and it is implied that you are granting a permanent non-exclusive royalty-free permission to edit it, correct it, modify it, split the source code as an attachment and/or a separate download, translate it, and publish it. If we publish your material you will be credited for it. The publication will normally include your name as well as any other information you want to be included with it; e.g. email address, web site, company, etc. We may ask you for a photo of you for inclusion, but this is totally at your discretion. Our child protection policy explains to parents that we may include video or photographs of their children for inclusion on this website, no names will be used.
Articles published on this web site are normally covered under the terms expressed in the licence above. If you wish to change the licencing terms under which your article is published please let us know when submitting it.
Legal Trademarks All brand names and product names used are trademarks or trade names of their respective holders. All references, logos, images, names, products, software and hardware are or may be copyrights or trademarks of their respective companies. No infringement is intended. If there are any images being used on this website that you own the copyright to, please inform the and they will be removed and an apology sent asap. – Thank you.
Disclaimer of Warranty The contents of this website are provided by the authors “as is” and any express or implied warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are disclaimed. In no event shall the authors be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of these contents even if advised of the possibility of such damage.
How your personal information is used by Dorchester Community Church:
Dorchester Community Church respects your privacy. Your personal data will only be used for the purposes it was provided. We will not pass on your details to other organisations. By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of your information under the terms of this policy, as in force at the time of use.
All personal information you provide is securely stored and only retained for as long as it is required. You may request us to stop sending you information, emails or newsletters at any time, but we will continue to do so unless you request this. The other circumstance where your personal data may be held, is where there is a lawful basis to do so.
Dorchester Community Church will only use your information for the purposes it was provided. This information will not be disclosed to any outside organisation, except when legally obliged to do so.
Cookies are used on our website. Storing cookie information has the following benefits: • Reduces the need to enter personal details such as login codes every time you visit the site • Retains your personalisation of the site Cookies within this site do not detect anything else you might have stored on your computer.