Sunday Services at FBCD

About our sermons: 

  • We have two Sunday Morning Worship Service 8:30 am (Classic) and 11:00 am (Modern) in the Worship Center.
    • Servicio de Adoración en español en la Capilla Domingo a las 11:00 am. (Worship Service in Spanish in the Chapel Sunday at 11:00 am.)
  • 5th Sundays have:
    • Classic Worship Service at 8:30 am
    • 9:00 – 10:45 am* – Chow & Chat (family brunch/no Sunday school)
      • Those who attend the 11 am service should come @ 9 am.
      • Those in the 8:30 am service would come after the service ends.
      • No Sunday School during 5th Sundays (March 31, June 30, Sept. 29, & Dec. 29, 2019).
    • 11:00 am – Modern Worship Service at 11:00 am
  • See also details below under Notices WITH dates.*


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Sermon Series: The Power In Acts

  • June 2 – Acts 18, I am Innocent
  • June 9 – Acts 19, Burn the Books
  • June 16 – Relations That Transform – Josh McDowell
  • Acts 23 – Mission Sunday
  • June 30 – VBS Sunday, one service – 10:00 AM
  • July 7 – Acts 28, Testify

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

II. Notices WITH Dates

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

Downey Public Schools Calendar

Evening Service

  • Sundays • 5:30 – 6:30 pm. in the Chapel
  • Cancellations will appear here – to be announced.

*5th Sundays

  • 5th Sundays June 30*, Sept. 29, & Dec. 29, 2019:
    • 8:30 am – Classic Worship
    • 9:00 am – 10:45 am: Chow and Chat* (Family Brunch – no Sunday school)
      • Those who attend the 11 am service should come @ 9 am.
      • Those in the 8:30 am service would come after the service ends.
      • No Sunday School during 5th Sundays (see dates above).
    • 11:00 am – Modern Worship
  • *VBS Sunday Worship is Sunday, June 30 •10-11am •WorshipCenter • Only one service this morning. NO Sunday school. Donuts • 11:15 am – 12:45 pm • Gym and Youth Patio.

Wednesday Evening Programs

  • May 15, 2019 – No dinner, Awana,  or Adult Classes until September 2019, however Jr. High (Room 205 @ 6:30 pm High School Work Day (Room 214 at 5:00 pm).
  • NOTE: Intercessory Prayer from 6:30 – 7:30 pm in the Chapel continues through all Breaks & Holidays.

Senior Board Meeting

  • Canceled for Monday, June 3 and rescheduled for Monday, June 10 @ 6:30 pm in Room 114. 

Young Adults Ministry

  • No Women’s Life Group (Young Adults) June 11. 
  • No Men’s Life Group Wednesday, June 26 (VBS Week)
  • No Women’s Life Group 5/25 Tuesday, June 25 (VBS Week)

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 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 and click the “Giving”  link in the black at the bottom.

  • Our Pushpay account accepts debit cards as well as eCheck (bank account) as giving methods.
  • If you have any questions please contact the church office 9562) 923-1261. Or for more info, check out the Pushpay website at

*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 For the Privacy Policy please visit

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.

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 05-31-2019.]