Sunday 19 September 2021 (549 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church meets for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions and expert advice applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 12 August 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
First or Last?

Contemporary worship for all with children's content & simple Gospel message. This week's songs include 'The Times they are a-Changin', 'You Raise me Up' & one of my own songs: 'Running the Race,' recorded in an Isle of Wight garden.



Sunday 12 September 2021 (542 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church meets for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions and expert advice applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 12 August 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
The Real Deal

Here is this week's contemporary worship with beautiful songs & images, prayers, clips & a short uplifting message filmed outdoors on the Isle of Wight. Favourite hymns: How Great Thou Art sung by Acapella Group Noteworthy, Take my Life & Let it Be from Kari Jobe, & Will you Come & Follow Me by John Bell of the Iona Community.



Wednesday 8 September 2021 (538 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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SCBA Weekly Update
Baptists Together Update

SCBA Weekly Update

Welcome to all our SCBA churches and communities. This week Clare reflects on her summer break and being ‘Kind.’ This reflection can be found on the SCBA website or on the SCBA YouTube channel or on our podcast channel ‘SCBApod’ If you have missed our previous reflections, you can catch up by visiting our new website

Baptists Together Update

Covid-19 Advice
The Baptist Union have continued to update the essential guidance for churches. Please continue to check any updates .



Sunday 5 September 2021 (535 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church meets for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions and expert advice applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 12 August 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
Love Rules

This week's contemporary worship includes favourites - The Servant song, Beauty for Brokenness & the spiritual 'I want Jesus to walk with me.' With clips, prayers & children's content and a short simple message.



Sunday 29 August 2021 (528 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church meets for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions and expert advice applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 12 August 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
Just Do It

Here is your all-age contemporary worship with children's content and beautiful songs, prayers & images. Favourite sounds are Shine like a Diamond by One Voice Children's Choir, Come down O Love Divine, and Trust & Obey.



Sunday 22 August 2021 (521 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church meets for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions and expert advice applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 12 August 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
Soul Provider

Andrew & Stella are leading worship at the United Reformed Church, Upton Rd, Ryde today at 10.30 a.m. and you are most welcome.

Attached is today's online offering beginning with a song from The Sound of Music (Tongue-in-cheek) with favourite songs, hymns & prayers & short message from Andy of Soul Survivor,Watford and a reading from john 6.



Sunday 15 August 2021 (514 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions and expert advice applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 12 August 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
Soul Provider

Here is your contemporary all age worship with clips, prayers & favourite songs.



Sunday 8 August 2021 (507 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions and expert advice applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 5 August 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
Tender Hearts

Contemporary Cowes Week worship with beautiful songs, images & island scenery.



Sunday 1 August 2021 (500 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions and expert advice applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 22 July 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
with Bread & Wine

'You are what you eat!' or so they say. Jesus said 'I am the Bread of Life' & that he gave his body & blood for us. When we feed our hearts & minds on real 'soul food' our inner hunger is truly satisfied. Contemporary worship with beautiful songs, prayers and children's content & local footage from the Isle of Wight.



Tuesday 27 July 2021 (495 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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SCBA Weekly Update

SCBA Weekly Update
27 July 2021

Welcome to all our SCBA churches and communities.

This week Colin reflects on ‘Paddle-boarding Towards Peace’ This can be found on the SCBA website or on the SCBA YouTube channel as above. You will also find a podcast version on our podcast channel ‘SCBApod’ If you have missed our previous reflections, you can catch up by visiting our new website (above)

Please note that this will be the final video reflection of the summer.

Baptists Together Update

Covid-19 Advice
The Baptist Union have continued to update the essential guidance for churches. Please continue to check any updates .



Sunday 25 July 2021 (493 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions and expert advice applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 22 July 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
Blessings Galore!

Contemporary worship with beautiful songs, images, clips & prayers. Dear Lord & Father of Mankind & Guide Me O thou Great Redeemer are 2 favourite hymns featured.



Sunday 18 July 2021 (486 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 15 July 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
Blessings Galore!

'Count your Blessings, name them one by one,' goes the song. Today's all age worship focuses on the spiritual blessings lavished upon us 'in Christ.' Contemporary worship with Acapella group Noteworthy singing 'When you Believe,' 'Send the Fire' from the Salvation Army, & 'No longer Slaves' sung by Zach Williams; contains prayers, children's content, a rap version of Ephesians 1 & a short reflection with footage from an Isle of Wight garden.



Wednesday 7 July 2021 (475 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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SCBA Weekly Update

SCBA Weekly Update
7 July 2021

Welcome to all our SCBA churches and communities.

This week Joth reflects on ‘Ridiculous Faith’. This can be found on the SCBA website here or on theSCBA YouTube channel . There is also A sermon version of the reflection.

You will also find a podcast version on our podcast channel ‘SCBApod’ If you have missed our previous reflections, you can catch up by visiting our new website (above)

Baptists Together Update

Covid-19 Advice
The Baptist Union have continued to update the essential guidance for churches. Please continue to check any updates .



Sunday 4 July 2021 (472 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 1 July 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
How do you PRAY?

Contemporary worship for everyone ...with beautiful songs, images & footage recorded on the Isle of Wight. Don't miss our 10 minute short reflection on Prayer.



Sunday 27 June 2021 (465 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 25 June 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
Two Daughters

Here is your contemporary worship with beautiful songs, clips, prayers and more. Do share with others. Thank you.



Tuesday 22 June 2021 (460 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
SCBA Weekly Update

SCBA Weekly Update
22 June 2021

Welcome to all our SCBA churches and communities. This week the team wanted to share a video with you from Christians Concern for One World (CCOW) titled ‘Together: A Vision of Welcome’. The video was made in the Thames Valley region for Refugee Week and includes two of our SCBA ministers.

CCOW offer resources for prayer and action on a wide range of issues, with a focus on trade justice, fair trade, climate change and responses to refugees. For more information, please go to https://www.ccow.org.uk/ If you have missed our previous reflections, you can catch up by visiting our new website.

Baptists Together Update

Covid-19 Advice
The Baptist Union have continued to update the essential guidance for churches. Please continue to check any updates .



Sunday 20 June 2021 (458 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 17 June 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
CALM in the STORM

Contemporary worship with beautiful songs, clips, prayers & children's content. Do share with others!



Sunday 13 June 2021 (451 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 10 June 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
FAMILY SPECIAL - Transformed

This week we have a real treat for families! One Voice Children's Choir, then a high quality 9 min cartoon clip from Max Lucado - placed after the 1st song so you can easily skip over them if required. Please consider which families, schools & media sites you might like to share with. Our All Age Worship is registered with YouTube for Family viewing & created for those with little or no faith background. Something for Everyone...



Tuesday 8 June 2021 (436 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
SCBA Weekly Update

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 27 May 2021.

SCBA Weekly Update
8 June 2021

Welcome to all our SCBA churches and communities. This week Colin reflects on ‘Paddling in the Unknown’ This can also be found on the SCBA website . You will also find a podcast version on our podcast channel ‘SCBApod’. If you have missed our previous reflections, you can catch up by visiting our new website

Baptists Together Update

Covid-19 Advice
The Baptist Union have continued to update the essential guidance for churches. Please continue to check any updates .



Sunday 06 June 2021 (434 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed.

At the time of writing the current edition is 27 May 2021.

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
TREASURE IN JARS of CLAY

Contemporary worship service, uplifting message & young people's content.



Sunday 30 May 2021 (427 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed. At the time of writing the current edition is 27 May 2021.
(Click here for a copy.)

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
Holy, Holy God.

In this week's worship we focus on the nature of God. Contemporary worship with beautiful visuals, songs and prayers, and a message from Andrew Hardiman.



Tuesday 25 May 2021 (422 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
SCBA Weekly Update

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed. At the time of writing the current edition is 20 May 2021. (Click here for a copy.)

SCBA Weekly Update
25th May 2021

Welcome to all our SCBA churches and communities. This week Joth reflects on ‘The Changing of the Seasons’ This can be found on the SCBA website or on the SCBA YouTube channel You will also find a podcast version on our podcast channel ‘SCBApod’

Baptists Together Update

Covid-19 Advice
The Baptist Union have continued to update the essential guidance for churches. Please continue to check any updates .



Sunday 23 May 2021 (420 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed. At the time of writing the current edition is 17 May 2021. (Click here for a copy.)

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
Life-giving Spirit.

Here is your All Age Worship for Pentecost. Contemporary worship with songs, prayers and a message for today.



Tuesday 18 May 2021 (415 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
SCBA Weekly Update

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed. At the time of writing the current edition is 17 May 2021. (Click here for a copy.)

SCBA Weekly Update
18th May 2021

Welcome to all our SCBA churches and communities.

This week Clare reflects on ‘The Call of Adolescence’. This can be found on the SCBA website or on the YouTube channel. You will also find a podcast version on our podcast channel ‘SCBApod’ If you have missed our previous reflections, you can catch up by visiting our new website.

A Handshake of Recognition

This video celebrates the completion of the NAM period for 7 of our ministers/chaplains/pioneers and their recognition as Fully Accredited Baptist Ministers at this year’s Baptist Assembly. Well done to Suzie, Robin, Jacky, Amanda, Steve, Alina and Vanessa. Congratulation on a great achievement. Please feel free to share this video with your church and to pray for each person.

Baptists Together Update

Covid-19 Advice
Covid-19 Advice The Baptist Union have continued to update the essential guidance for churches. Please continue to check any updates
here.



Sunday 16 May 2021 (413 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed. At the time of writing the current edition is 13 May 2021. (Click here for a copy.)

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
He Prays for Us.

Jesus prays for the disciples, those present and those of the future. Contemporary worship for all, with songs, prayers and a message for today.



Thursday 13 May 2021 (410 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
SCBA Weekly Update

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVid19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed. At the time of writing the current edition is 13 May 2021.
(Click here for a copy.)

SCBA Weekly Update
12th May 2021

Welcome to all our SCBA churches and communities.

This week Dave reflects on ‘What3Words’ This can be found on the SCBA website or on the SCBA YouTube channel You will also find a podcast version on our podcast channel ‘SCBApod’

Baptists Together Update

Covid-19 Advice
Covid-19 Advice The Baptist Union have continued to update the essential guidance for churches. Please continue to check any updates here.

Baptist Assembly 2021
Thursday 13th – Sunday 16th May 2021

We are very excited that, being an online event this year, Baptist Assembly 2021 can be made available to all, offering a unique opportunity to bring a large number of people together to join in worship, prayer, Bible study and consideration of current issues.

The sessions will be free for anybody to join via our website – but register to join us and we’ll send you all the links you’ll need in advance. See our website for more about the weekend’s programme, including seminar topics, information about our keynote speaker Shane Claiborne, and registration.

Joint Sunday Service – Sunday 16th May 2021

Bringing Baptist Assembly 2021 to you as an online event, has presented an exciting opportunity for churches to join together in a national Baptist Sunday worship service. We encourage you and your church to join Assembly on the morning of Sunday 16 May to share together in worship as one whole Baptist family. Our aim is to have the largest Baptist worship service in living memory! This will also include an address by the keynote speaker, Shane Claiborne.

We hope you and your church family will be able to join us during the weekend.

For more information and to book, please go to: www.baptist.org.uk/baptistassembly



Sunday 9 May 2021 (406 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVID19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed. At the time of writing the current edition is 6 May 2021.
(Click here for a copy.)

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
FRUITFUL FRIENDS.

Online service with colourful images & beautiful songs, hymns & prayers and a short, clear message. Contains children's content. If you are local you may like to know that Stella & Andrew Hardiman will be leading a service at Ryde United Reformed Church (off the Ashey Rd) on Sunday 23 May at 10.30 am. You are most welcome to join us in a safe & socially distanced setting with plenty of space.



Thursday 6 May 2021 (403 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
SCBA Weekly Update

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVID19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed. At the time of writing the current edition is 6 May 2021.
(Click here for a copy.)

SCBA Weekly Update
6th May 2021

Welcome to all our SCBA churches and communities.

This week Colin reflects on ‘When the Wine Runs Out’. This can be found on the SCBA website or on the SCBA YouTube channel . You will also find a podcast version on our podcast channel ‘SCBApod’

Baptists Together Update

Covid-19 Advice
Covid-19 Advice The Baptist Union have continued to update the essential guidance for churches. Please continue to check any updates here.

Baptist Assembly 2021
Thursday 13th – Sunday 16th May 2021

We are very excited that, being an online event this year, Baptist Assembly 2021 can be made available to all, offering a unique opportunity to bring a large number of people together to join in worship, prayer, Bible study and consideration of current issues.

The sessions will be free for anybody to join via our website – but register to join us and we’ll send you all the links you’ll need in advance. See our website for more about the weekend’s programme, including seminar topics, information about our keynote speaker Shane Claiborne, and registration.

Joint Sunday Service – Sunday 16th May 2021

Bringing Baptist Assembly 2021 to you as an online event, has presented an exciting opportunity for churches to join together in a national Baptist Sunday worship service. We encourage you and your church to join Assembly on the morning of Sunday 16 May to share together in worship as one whole Baptist family. Our aim is to have the largest Baptist worship service in living memory! This will also include an address by the keynote speaker, Shane Claiborne.

We hope you and your church family will be able to join us during the weekend.

For more information and to book, please go to: www.baptist.org.uk/baptistassembly



Sunday 2 May 2021 (399 Days since our first post on this blog.)
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Sunday Service
The Faithcafe

Sunday Service

Sandown Baptist Church will meet for worship on Sundays at 1030am. Different speakers will be invited as available. The CoVID19 rules and restrictions applicable at the time will be observed. At the time of writing the current edition is 1 April.
(Click here for a copy.)

The FAITHCAFE All Age Worship
Stay Connected

'Live in me as I live in you' Jesus says to the disciples. The Holy Spirit gives us a living relationship with Christ, just as the branches of a vine bear fruit by being joined to the trunk with its root system in the earth. Online worship with beautiful songs, pictures and prayers, & a simple message for everyone. Includes children's content.



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