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Crèche (Sunday)

You are welcome to use the crèche area, outside the auditorium, at any time during the morning service. This area has a screen and sound which allows those supervising their own children to still hear and participate in the service.


Discoverers (Sunday)

During the School Summer holidays the 11am  Sunday service will be an All Age Service. The service will contain all age elements, including a talk and activities for the children. There will also be a shorter time of teaching (15 minutes).

We have groups for children from 3 to 11years which meet during the morning service. We worship with the whole church family for the first 20 minutes, then meet in age-specific groups to have fun and learn about God together through Bible stories, games and activities.

With the current restrictions on numbers attending church, children from 3 to 11 years are meeting all together and using the outside area as well when weather permits.


Toddler Groups - Update 19th January - Toddlers is restarting again next week on Tue 25th and Thur 27th January.

Sessions on Tuesday 10am - 11.15am and  Thursday 10am - 11.15am

Unfortunately, due to lack of helpers to run the sessions, Tuesday afternoon toddlers will not be running at present, but we're hoping this is only a temporary set back and it can restart very soon.  

We are delighted to welcome under 5's and their parent/carer back to the DBC Toddler groups! You will now need to book a place before you come along to toddlers.  Spaces are now 20 adults per session (under 5s don't count towards the total number), so only one parent/carer should book a place with their children, at one session per week, to give as many people an opportunity to attend. Please book 1 ticket per adult, under 5s do not need a ticket.

How do I book? It will be a week by week booking system; going live on each Friday at 6pm before the sessions on a Tuesday & Thursday. Please book your place at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/dumfries-baptist-church-33637136191

At the start of each session, or if you are new to Toddlers, please could you complete the Toddlers Registration Form and either email it back or bring along when you attend.

Who are we? We are a Church based group, the toddlers being just one of the many meetings that take place in the church.

Why hold these meetings? Good question!  The main reason is that we might share with you more than just our friendship and our facilities.  We are a group of Christians who have found the answer to all our needs in Christ.  We pray that you might know him too.  

There will be hot drinks and biscuits for the adults, so please feel free to bring along any snacks/drinks for your child.

Sessions are £2 per family which is used towards the running costs of the group.

Connect with the Toddlers Facebook page for regular updates.

Elevate after school club - it is hoped that Elevate will restart from 17 January 2022

Mondays from 3pm - 4.45pm (during term time)

A fun place to come immediately after school for primary school children. We can arrange to pick up younger children from Georgetown Primary school. 

Outline programme:

3.00pm - 3.15pm Meet children at DBCC Sports Hall;
3.15pm - 3.30pm Choice of activities;
3.30pm - 3.50pm Juice and snack and a chance to talk about the day;
3.50pm - 4.00pm Bible Story;
4.00pm - 4.30pm Craft projects;
4.30pm - 4.45pm Games

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Wednesdays - 6pm - 7:15pm

Girlzone is an activity and craft group for all primary age girls (4-12 years). They meet on Wednesdays from 6 – 7.15pm during term time.


Thursdays - 6.15pm - 7:15pm

Impact is a midweek club for active primary age children. Thursday evenings in the DBCC Sports hall 6.15 -7.15pm during term time. Lots of sports, games and a short story about Jesus.



Browse below the wide range of activities for Seniors, adults and families. All are welcome to join in.

Small Groups

We encourage everyone who comes to our church to join one of the many small groups which meet regularly in homes around the town.

The groups meet on a variety of evenings or some during the day. The small groups aim to pastorally care for one another, getting to know each other as they spend time together so that no-one feels ‘lost in the crowd’ of a large congregation.

The groups also pray for and with one another, to worship together, to actively explore biblical teaching together, and to find creative ways to share their faith with others. For more information, and to find a group near you, please contact the church office.

Friendship Hour

2nd Thursday monthly - 2pm to 3pm

Especially suitable for older folks, this meeting takes place monthly on second Thursday,  2-3pm in the Dumfries Baptist Church Centre. It includes music, a variety of inspiring speakers, and delicious home baking with a cup of tea to enjoy. 


Encore! is a Seniors lunch club that meets monthly, usually on the 4th Wednesday, from 10.30am – 1.30pm September to May. There are a range of active and quieter activities from 11am – 12.30pm, a 10 minute ‘Thought for the day’, followed by a freshly made soup and pudding lunch at 12.30pm. Download the Encore! leaflet or pick one up from the Church Centre.

Church Choir

Dumfries Baptist Church has a choir which performs occasionally at Church services throughout the year, especially at Christmas and Easter. If you would like to come and join the choir then please speak to Jean Lamb. To make contact with the choir please contact the DBC office.


Flourish aims to provide opportunities for women to meet together to encourage each other, to grow in faith and to reach out to the community around us.  Activities include: craft nights, walks, meals together, film/quiz nights, coffee mornings, prayer and fellowship. All ladies are welcome.

Badminton Club

Wednesday’s 7.00pm-9.00pm

The title says it all! Join us in the Gillbrae Sports Hall on Wednesday evenings. All ages and abilities welcome! Places are currently limited and must be booked in advance at Dumfries Baptist Church Events | Eventbrite

Focus Photography Group

Currently meeting 2nd  Thursday of the month at 7.00pm in the Boardroom and via Zoom online

A place to share, show photos, inspire and encourage.

All welcome, no experience necessary. We hope to be able to share tips and learn from others in the quest for better results. If this interests you come along for chat, coffee and cake.

Gardening Group

Wednesdays at 10am from April to October

Join us for watering, weeding, planting & mowing. No special expertise required, just a desire to keep the DBCC grounds looking lovely!

Man Alive! 

The Man Alive! Group is open to any men associated with DBC, their friends and also to any men in the local community. The purpose of the group is to bring men in the church and community together for friendship and fellowship with each other.  

The next event is on Thursday 1st September for a visit to Kirkcudbright Dark Space Planetarium. Meet at DBCC at 6.45pm to car share and travel to Kirkcudbright for 8pm. The visit will include a exclusive tour, talk and film. The cost of the evening is £10 payable on the door. Please sign up at church or let the office know.



Friday Sing-a-long is not currently meeting - until further notice

It’s not the notes ‘U’ sing, it’s the fun and friendship ‘U’ get from singing them with others. Join us for a fun singing group on the second and fourth Friday at DBCC from 2.00pm-3.15pm.



Visit the DBC Youth pages