Our younger friends are very active, and there is a lot going on throughout the year. Below is a list of activities aimed specifically or occasionally at the needs and aspirations of our younger friends. Children and parents do not have to be practicing Christians or be attendees of other church events. Select or click on the activity names below for more details.
|Activity Group||Approx Age Range||When||Saturday School “Jesus and (Me) I, My Church”||1 – 12 years + young at heart||Second Saturday Morning|
|Sunday School “Jesus and (Me) I”||1 – 14 years||Sunday Mornings|
|Girls Brigade||4 – 18 years||Tuesday Evenings|
|Boys Brigade||5 – 18 years||Wednesday Evenings|
|Duke of Edinburgh Award|
|Display and Awards Evening|
|Nativity Service||Yearly in December|
|Badminton Club||Independant||Tuesday Evenings|
The following groups are external hirers of the church building.
|Activity Group||Approx Age Range||When|
|Forrestall School of Irish Dance||5 Years – ?||Thursday Afternoons|
|Jiggy Wrigglers||0 – 5 Years||Thursday Mornings|
We take good practice in caring for the young and vulnerable very seriously, and are careful in areas such as safeguarding and health and safety, without stifling spontinaity or fun. Please note that we are not part of the professional educational or childminding establishment. We are volunteers and by its very nature the church is a welcome place for the general public.
We are not responsible for the safeguarding or professionalism of our external hirers, but we like to support local community projects, and we wish them well in the pursuit of their activities.
We are not indoctrinational “Bible Bashers”, but we all have a strong commitment to be part of a rich optomistic loving environment which puts personal relationships first, and offers something more to children than a strictly materialist, grab what you can get view of society can ever provide.