All the downloadable SEBA resources are on these pages - if you cannot find what you are looking for below, type key words into the search box on the top right hand side of this page.  If all else fails, please get in touch with Steph (via the Contact page) and she will endeavour to find it for you.

DBS checks

For a useful guide to help you complete your application with DDC online click here

If you are changing verifier, you need to let the Baptist Union know - please download and complete this form - download form

BUGB statement on the removal of Ministers/Church Secretaries from the list of DBS verifiers, from 1 June 2018

For all Children/Youth information, please check out the Children/Youth pages; which also includes details of any First Aid, Child Protection and Food Safety courses that are being run.  Click here to go there

2018 Day of Prayer

Click here to download a PowerPoint presentation to use in your service or meeting

Combating Cappuccino Christianity:

“Stop living in the froth – start living in the coffee”

A brand new resource created by SEBA. Discipleship material to help you review your work with children and young people and the churches response.

This is what people have said already:
•       This will make an excellent preaching series – Minister
•       I have been looking for something like this for ages – Local youth worker
•       I want this in our association – Regional Minister from another Association

Want to know more? Give me a call and I will be happy to come to your church. But be warned, this material could seriously challenge the life of your church - Maeve Whitchurch. Go to the contact page now =>

Click here to download a flyer with more detail

50 Days of Mission & Evangelism

- from Easter to Pentecost. Packed full of ideas and resources, this leaflet can help churches to grow in confidence in sharing the good news of Jesus. To download the leaflet, click here.

SEBA Celebrations/AGM documents

2017 full accounts


Posters & Booking Forms - run by/through SEBA

2019 SEBA Ministers' Conference - booking letter

MAD (Make A Difference) information can be found on a different page - click here to go there

Core Leaders training - any course details can be found by going to our training page - click here

Safeguarding training details can also be found on our training page - click here

For all events run by the South Eastern Baptist Women's Ministry, please go to their page - South Eastern Baptist Women's Ministry

Posters & Booking Forms - across the Association

(Please note - all events below, which are not organised directly by SEBA, whilst we are publicising them, the views and comments expressed are not necessarily approved by the Association) 

Nativity at Wintershall - Wintershall Estates, Guildford - 12-16 December 2018 - flyer

Life Issues programme 2019 - various dates - Godalming BC - programme

Refreshing Your Spiritual Life - 26 January 2019 - Godalming BC - flyer

Encouragement for Leaders conference - 12-14 February 2019 - Ashburnham - letter - booking form

Posters & Booking Forms - further afield

Church Project of the Year


Notes & Guidelines


Helpful tips on Mental Health issues - for churches

Pension provision email

Payroll changes - Real Time Information RTI - advice/information sheet

SEBA latest information leaflet

SEBA Guidance to Churches on Regional Ministers' expenses

SEBA Practical Guide for Church Stewards on Disability Awareness

Food Safety - Allergen guidelines - menu Excel sheet - list of all allergens - allergen awareness information

Baptist Insurance

Baptist Insurance Winter Risk Management Advice - colour

Baptist Insurance Winter Risk Management Advice - black & white

Baptist Insurance - Guide to Church Security

Baptist Insurance - Guide to Fires in Churches

Baptist Insurance - Guide to holding Church Functions

Baptist Insurance - Guide to Health & Safety

Baptist Insurance - Guide to setting up your own Health & Safety Policy

Baptist Union

BUild (Baptist Union initiative with people with learning disabilities) newsletter - early 2015

Revised HMRC guidance on Gift Aid declarations

DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) update (Safeguarding/Child Protection) - June 2013

Baptist Union Corporation

information from BUC on changes to VAT regulations on alterations to listed churches - initial email - copy of letter to the Chancellor - draft letter to MPs


Newsletters from outside organisations

Bright Shadow article 'Spring clean your approach to dementia: 5 beliefs to take up for Lent'

Volunteer poster for DAVVS - West Kent 

Publications/Study Guides (further details)

"You are what you do" 10 part study guide on the letter of James poster

Pilgrims Progress resource for Sunday School, Youth Group or Community Outreach - low res flyer - pdf

Additional Correspondence

A Vision for Uganda - document from Richard Smart


Situations Vacant

Health & Wellbeing Advisor - Together in Sussex - information pack - application form

Sending payments

Donations and Payments to SEBA:
The banks are now cracking down on all 'payee' details and we are no longer able to accept cheques made payable to 'SEBA'.

Please check the details below before sending us a payment - thank you.

Payments for Home Mission
Payments can be made online, please email Steph for the details.

Cheques can be made payable to 'Baptist Union Home Mission' and sent to the SEBA Administrator; Steph Tidy, SEBA, 17 Cherry Close, BURGESS HILL, RH15 9PR

Payments to SEBA
Payments can be made online, please email Steph for the details.

If you have to send a cheque, make it payable to 'South Eastern Baptist Association' - please send a covering note, explaining what the payment is for (ie Safeguarding training, Annual Subscriptions, donation, etc); and post to Steph Tidy, SEBA, 17 Cherry Close, BURGESS HILL, RH15 9PR

Appointment vacancies

Below are the current appointment vacancies in SEBA - if you are interested at all in any of these roles, please email the Administrator

Ecumenical Representative for Sussex (Churches Together) - currently on hold

SACRE Representative for Surrey - download role description

SACRE Representative for Medway - download role description

Trustee for the Kent Workplace Mission - go to their website for more detail

Member of the SEBA Finance and Home Mission Grants Committee - download role description - currently on hold

SEBA Churches Annual Returns Statistics

Below are the figures from the church completed Annual Returns forms, submitted to the Baptist Union.  Click on the relevant year for the information, which is in a protected Excel file.







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