Welcome to the Southbourne Evangelical Church, Bournemouth website


We would be delighted to welcome you to our services and activities. We offer relevant and practical teaching from the Bible and meaningful worship with warm and genuine fellowship.

Do please browse our website to find out more information about the church or contact us.

You can find our mission and aims here, and information on our leadership team here.

The Church was established in 1960 to share the good news about Jesus Christ in this part of Southbourne.  We welcome and include folk from the local area and the wider area of Bournemouth and Christchurch.

Southbourne Evangelical Church is an independent evangelical church affiliated to the Fellowship of Evangelical Churches (FIEC)  affiliated logo (with tagline)

Life in the 21st Century

Few would deny that the world, including our nation, is facing many difficulties, not only is there the economic situation but also broken relationships, family breakdown, stress and moral and spiritual problems.

We believe that the Bible and the Christian message are relevant to these and a host of other issues affecting people’s lives and we try to look at these in our services each week.

Why not come along and find out for yourself?  You can find information on our activities on the Services and Activities and in the Diary.

If you would like to explore the relevance of the Bible and the Christian Faith further then we also invite you to a short course called ‘Christianity Explored’.

Christianity Explored

Christianity Explored is an informal course for those who would like to investigate Christianity or just brush up on the basics.  Designed to help people discuss these issues in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere it explores who Jesus was, what his aims were, and what it means to follow him.

You don’t have to know anything about the Bible (we will introduce and refer to the Gospel of Mark during the course), you won’t be asked to pray, sing or read aloud, and you can ask any questions you like provided that your intention is to find out what Christianity is all about.   If you prefer you can just come along and listen. Christianity Explored has been designed to suit different age ranges and people.

If you would like more information please get in touch.