Jonathan Prout

Jonathan Prout

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Thursday, 07 December 2017 10:37

Coming Home for Christmas

Thursday, 23 November 2017 14:25

Christmas Services

Thursday, 23 November 2017 11:45

Christmas 2017

Our Christmas Celebration Services at UVBC


All-Age Nativity Service - Sunday 10 December,                                                                                        10.30am


Children from the Kidzone Sunday groups and the Thursday Morning-Out group remind us of the real Christmas story through drama and song.


Tea and Coffee is served after this service



Carol Services - Sunday 17 December, 4.00pm &                                                                                        7.00pm

Traditional and contemporary carols with our large choir singers and band, are linked through Bible readings and reflections. Come and enjoy the music and the message of Christmas.


Mince pies and Shortbread are served with the Tea and Coffee after this service



Christmas Eve (All-Age Morning Celebration) - Sunday 24 December, 10.30am

An opportunity for all the family to meet together and think about the true meaning of Christmas and join together sharing a family communion.


Tea and Coffee is served after this service



Christmas Eve (Evening Service) - Sunday 24 December, 11.30pm

A chance to stop and reflect upon Christ’s birth before the busyness of Christmas Day.



Christmas Day - Monday 25 December, 10.00am

Come and join with us as we celebrate the coming of Jesus - everyone welcome!

Thursday, 14 January 2016 15:49

New CAP Money Management Course

Feeling out of control, confused, and worried about money matters?

Do you know someone who is in this position?

This course is a revolutionary money management course that teaches budgeting skills and a simple, cash-based system that really works. The course is devised by the award winning debt counselling charity, Christians Against Poverty, or CAP for short, and it can help everyone to get more control over their finances. The course is...

  • Free and confidential
  • For everyone - you don't need to be in debt to do it
  • Open to all - you don't need to attend a church!

You will start by organising your finances into a manageable system and then learn how to make well-informed decisions about budgeting, cutting costs, and saving. By the end of the course you will be empowered to save more, reduce any outstanding debts and make better financial decisions. Good money management gives you the freedom to make the choices you want to live a happier life.




Wednesday, 06 January 2016 15:05


B2gether is a space for people with learning disabilities to meet amongst friends and to learn and develop faith.  We meet every Sunday at 10.30am – we join in the opening worship in the main church then afterwards meet in the Lymington Room for our own teaching during the sermon.  We are proud to be in partnership with the charity Livability (an organisation working with those with learning disabilities).

Our numbers have been steadily growing, but we’d love to welcome more people – please do join us!

Disabled access is available.

For more information, please contact Martin Dean through the Church Office (01803 400403).


Thursday, 17 September 2015 09:46

Fresh Hope

Upton Vale Baptist Church has a group dedicated to caring for those within the church and with links to the church, who have emotional and mental wellbeing issues. This “Fresh Hope Group” offers monthly support meetings every third Wednesday which are open to anyone. There we share people’s stories and testimonies and offer confidential space in small groups in which to build one another up with prayer. We also pray for people to be healed after the meeting by request. This group is affiliated to the Fresh Hope group based in the USA.  Their website is  It forms part of the work of the pastoral care group and has facilities to visit or meet with people individually at the request of and in support of the Pastors and Elders. It includes professional doctors and nurses with experience in this area of ministry.

For more information please contact the church office on 01803 400403 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

We celebrate Communion once a month in the morning and once every few months at Songs of Praise. The bread is passed around on plates – usually people take a piece and eat it as they are served. Non-alcoholic wine is served in individual small cups – we like to wait until everyone has been served and then drink it together as a sign of our oneness in Christ. Anyone who knows Jesus Christ as their Saviour and Lord is welcome to take communion with us, regardless of your church background. If you’re not sure what this means, or you feel uncomfortable about taking bread and wine, please feel free to let the plates pass you by.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 14:25

The Vision

The Vision… ‘Everyone’s In’

The Vision in UVyouth is ‘Everyone’s In’ as we believe God wants every young person, regardless of who they are, what they’re like or where they’re from, to be able to find a home as part of Upton Vale Youth.

This vision consists of 3 components:

Everyone is ‘Invited’ to come and be part of the community

Everyone should be ‘Involved’ in what we do and how we do it, taking part and contributing by serving and using their gifts

Everyone seeks to be ‘In Christ’ – growing closer to becoming like Jesus by having a relationship with Him

For more information please get in touch with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., our Youth Pastor on 01803 400403.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 13:58

The Basement

The Basement (Youth Centre)

‘The Basement’ is our purpose-built Youth Centre at Upton Vale Baptist Church and most of our regular activities take place there! We have up to date computers and games consoles, table games like table tennis, pool  and table football and many sofas and comfy areas for you to just hang out  with friends! There is also a great PA system for music and space for  bands/musicians to come and play/practice on a regular basis.

For more information please get in touch with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., our Youth Pastor  on 01803 400403.

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