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Everyone is welcome to come and eat from The KITCHEN 

Opening Times
6.00 pm - 7.00 pm | Thursdays

What is available in The KITCHEN?

We will be serving hot soup and bread from 6.00 pm until 7.00 pm every Thursday.  We have a warm and welcoming place to share some time together.  In these challenging times we want to be a community together and so please join us!

(We ask that if you have ANY cold or flu symptom or suspected COVID that you do not come to the church)

How much does The KITCHEN cost?

The KITCHEN is absolutely free and open to our whole community.  Please come and share, with family, neighbours and friends.  Come and meet someone new!

The KITCHEN is FREE but if you would like to make a donation for your food you would be welcome.  All donations received will go to purchasing more food. 

How do you volunteer at The KITCHEN?

The KITCHEN is run by volunteers from Downton Baptist Church and supported by Downton Churches Together and working in partnership with the Coop

If you would like volunteer to support The KITCHEN, then please contact us via the church office
All volunteers must complete training and will be required to hold a DBS certificate with DBC prior to volunteering.  For more information on safeguarding please click here.

How to find further help with finding food

Downton Baptist Church is Food Distribution Collection point on behalf of the Salisbury Foodbank.  Please click here for more information.

Wiltshire Council Interactive Warm Space and Food map

Hello and welcome to our church. If you are a new visitor, we have a page for you to get to know us and learn more about planning a visit.Click here.

Planning your Visit

A Warm Hello to DBC

The following information is specifically for those planning a visit, so that you know, beforehand, what to expect on a Sunday morning.

Where and When?

We meet at our Church in South Lane, Downton, for our Sunday Service starting at 10.30 am. When you arrive, you should be greeted by someone on our Welcome Team and Duty Stewards.

We serve tea, coffee and biscuits following our service.. It is a great way to meet people, or simply take time to find your bearings. 

Accessibility: There is wheelchair access, and a sound loop for anyone who needs it. Please let one of the Welcome Team know on your arrival and they will help you to get set up. There is a disabled toilets.

Our Service

The Sunday Morning Worship service begins at 10.30 am with a warm welcome.
During the service there will be a time of sung worship, led by our band.  There will then follow readings from the bible and a talk about what we have heard.  There will be times of prayer.
Please ask if this is new for you and would like some support.

We are pleased to say we have a programme for our young people and everyone is welcome.

Children stay with their parent or grown-up at the start of the service for the welcome, songs and notices. We really value worshipping God all together as a family. At an appropriate moment,  the young people will be asked to go their various groups.  You will need to go with your children to their groups and register them as part of our child safety policy. 

Please pick your children up as soon as the service finishes.

Lots more going on

As you explore the website you'll find an active community involved in the ministry of the church all week.  Take a look around and please get in touch if you would like to know more.  

Getting in touch

Get in touch with us to plan your visit
If you would like to come and visit the church beforehand you are more than welcome! Get in touch and we can arrange a time that suits you.
Email Address:
Comments / Questions or anything you would like to say?

Next, we will contact you by email to say hello and help arrange anything necessary for your visit.


Philip   Katy
Rev Philip Rhoades   Rev Katy Ullyatt
Pastor   Pastor
We hope that whoever you are, you will feel at home at our church.