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I. Sunday Services at FBCD

About our sermons: 

  • We have the Sunday Morning Worship Service 10:45 am in the Worship Center.
    • Servicio de Adoración en español en la Capilla Domingo a las 10:45 am. (Worship Service in Spanish in the Chapel Sunday at 10:45 am.)
  • The months with 5 Sundays (April 29 is the next in 2018) have the Family Worship Service at 10:45 am.
    • See more details below under Notices WITH dates.


  • For more sermon information go to the search box on Facebook and enter “First Baptist Church of Downey.
  • Also, Follow us on Twitter.com/fbcd.

Sermon series: JumpStart – Using the book, JumpStart: Your Journey with Jesus (Volume 1)

We sincerely hope you will join a Life Group as you journey through this series with us! These groups meet throughout the week in homes, and are generally limited to 8 – 12 individuals. Call the church office to find one which meets at a time which works best for you. 562-923-1261

  • April 15 – the Equipping – JumpStart #8A
  • April 22 – The Equipping – JumpStart #8B
  • April 29 – The Steward – JumpStart #9A (Family Worship Sunday – see below*)
  • May 6 – The Steward – JumpStart #9B
  • May 13 – Mother’s Day
  • May 20 – The Mission – JumpStart #10A
  • May 27 – The Mission – JumpStart #10B
  • June 3 – The Method – JumpStart #11A
  • June 10 – The Method – JumpStart #11B

II. Notices WITH Dates

(Exceptions:  Look for future cancellations, closures and irregular dates below.)

Church Office Closed Dates in 2018 (remaining)

  •  May 23, July 4, Sept. 3, Nov. 22-23, Dec. 24-25

Downey Public Schools Calendar

*Family Worship Sunday

  • Every fifth Sunday of the month @ 10:45 am in the Worship Center followed by Lunch.
  • The dates are: April 29, July 29, September 30, December 30
  • One worship service at 10:45 am, no Sunday school.
  • Childcare for ages 6 weeks – 4 years only.
  • Lunch provided by the Worship Service, the family requested to bring a dessert to share.

Sunday Evening Services Cancelled:

  • May 13 (Mother’s Day)
  • June 17 (Father’s Day)

III. Notices WITHOUT dates, Alphabetical

Automated Giving is available.

  • Automatic deductions can be taken from your savings or checking account on the 1st and/or 15th of each month.
  • If you are interested in automatic giving, please fill out the Automated Giving Form which is also available in the Worship Center lobby Information Desk & drop it in the offering bag or returns it to the church office.
  • Questions, call the church office tel. 562.923.1261.

Car Donations are requested.

  • A few families in our midst are in desperate need of a decent vehicle. Whether the vehicle is running or not, please call Ron Kellogg, 562.452-9654; he will come by to see if it is fixable.

Electronic Giving!

  • We are really excited about the easiest way to give using Pushpay for your tithes, offerings, and special gifts.
  • There are three new ways to give so choose the method with which you are most comfortable:

1. Text “fbcdowney” to “77977” and you will receive a link to give.*

2. Download the Apple or Google app.  Or,

3. Go to fbcdowney.org and click the big red “GIVE” button.

*When you text “fbcdowney” to 77977 you will receive a one-time reply containing a link to give to FBCDowney (1 msg/request). Please be aware that Msg & Data rates may apply. For full Terms & Conditions please visit   https://pushpay.com/terms. For the Privacy Policy please visit  https://pushpay.com/privacy.

Giving Options:

  • Did you know that many people set up giving as part of their Bill Pay through their banks?  The checks are cut by the bank and sent directly to the church. Check it out at your bank’s homepage.

Seminary Scholarships is an ongoing special offering.

  • Did you know you can financially assist those of us who wish to go to Seminary?
  • Designate for “Seminary Scholarship” in the special offering section of your giving envelope.
  • Seminary scholarship gifts should be over and above your regular giving.

Shop Online- FBCD receives donations!

  • AmazonSmiles– .5% of eligible purchases will be donated.
  • GoodSearch– Stores will donate a % of the sale which varies by vendor.

[Last updated 4-17-2018.]