Which hymn book do you use?
The New Christian Hymns
Which Bible version do you use?
English Standard Version
Do you have a Sunday School?
Not yet, but children and parents are made to feel comfortable in the Service. It is possible to ‘escape’ to the back room if needs be, and sometimes an ad hoc Sunday School is run.
Do you have a youth club?
We have a flourishing Friday Club for young people. See the children’s club page.
Do you do any outreach?
We distribute leaflets to local houses and in the city centre, we occasionally hold special events and our speakers are at liberty to preach evangelistically. We believe in the free offer of the Gospel.
Do you have a prayer meeting?
Our prayer meeting is on Thursdays at 7pm. This is a very important event and is well attended.
Do you have a Bible Study?
The Bible Study is run at the beginning of the Prayer Meeting on Thursdays.
Who preaches on Sunday?
Normally the Pastor will preach. In his absence a visiting minister will preach instead.
Do you support any missionary work?
The church has supported Christian work in Sri Lanka, Philippines, Japan and the UK. Fellowship members are encouraged to support Christian workers on the mission field.
Do you have any affiliations?
At the moment we are not affiliated, but we pay special tribute to the help we receive from the Association of Grace Baptist Churches South East, the Grace Baptist Trust Corporation and Spring Road Evangelical Church in Southampton.
Do you own your building?
Yes. Bethesda Mission trustees very kindly gifted the building to Grace Baptist Church, Portsmouth in late 2012. The building is held in trust for the use of the Lord’s work in Copnor.