Page 12 – The History of Rosebery Park Baptist Church and Pokesdown: RPBC in the 1950s

1952 to 1960 Here is a timeline of some local and national events, to help picture what was happening when at Rosebery Park Baptist Church:78 In March 1952 the church undertook an evangelistic campaign, where 3,000 homes were visited three times in the preceding weeks with invitations to a week’s public meetings. The overall theme …

Page 11 – The History of Rosebery Park Baptist Church and Pokesdown: RPBC move to Christchurch Road, 1947 to 1952

The move to our current building… Whilst the search and wait for a new Minister took from July 1947 to August 1948, Rev. Franklin Chambers, retired minister of West Cliff Baptist Church, helped look after RPBC. 71 Eric Peter Sharpe led the worship one Sunday in January 1948, was invited to preach again, and then …