Church Activities

We look forward to seeing you at any of the activities. Open church  The church is open  every Saturday morning 9.30 am -12.00 noon. A cup of tea/coffee awaits you and you can find an area for quiet reflection and prayer or chat with those there to welcome you. Messy Church is  designed for primary school children and their parent/guardian  and meets every 3rd Tuesday at 3.45 pm til 5.45pm at St Barnabas school for crafts, stories, singing and a meal together before going home. There is a small charge to cover cost of food and resources. For further information contact the vicar  01179672724

 Rise and Shine  is a Sunday morning service where all  are welcome, especially young families. It is a cafe style service at 9.30am with tea, coffee, croissants and newspapers. There is always a craft activity for the children. Rise and Shine is on the first Sunday of the month.  Sunday School happens  during the 10.30 am service on the third and fourth Sunday of the month  . All will start by joining  in the main service in the Church and then go to the hall for an activity session . A parent or named adult is expected to accompany younger children and be on the premises for older children if at all possible. Choir  Newcomers to the choir are always welcome.  For more information email Shaun Weeks   or phone Shaun on 0117 9605206 Open the Book is a group  of volunteer storytellers who go into the local schools and  use drama, mime, props, costume and  the children  to present Bible stories in ways that are lively, engaging, informative … and great fun for everyone involved! http://www.openthebook.net/home.php Church yard clearing  are a friendly group who enjoy keeping the church grounds tidy on alternate Wednesdays 10.00am  – 12 mid day. – weather permitting.  More helpers are always welcome – please! For more information contact Tim on 0117 9613927. Bell Ringers practise every Wednesday in the Belfry from 7.30pm – 9pm. For more information contact Derek Wilkins-Smith. 0117 9676226. Parent and Toddler groups meet in the Church Hall during term time on Tuedays 10.00am-11.45am. Fitness Fun meets on Tuesdays at 7.30pm in the Church Hall. For more information contact Margaret Fletcher m.fletcherstudy@gmail.com

 

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