Activities and services for children, young people and families

All Age Services

The whole Church community worshipping together: with readings, songs, prayers and Holy Communion. Our next All Age Holy Communion is on Sunday 5th November at St. Mary's at 10:30 am.

Children’s Church at St Mary’s

Children’s Church will meet on November 19 and 26 during our 10:30 am service for stories, crafts and prayers. For further information please contact Trudi Wright on 01371 873931.

Church Mice Toddler Group at St Mary’s

meets every Wednesday in term time from 10:00 a.m.  Come and join us for friendship and refreshments in St. Mary’s Room (next to the Angel & Harp).  For further information please contact Gillian Warren on 01371 856321 or Helen Wright on 01371 859477.

Messy Church at St Mary’s

provides an opportunity for children to learn about Jesus in a fun way through craft and activities and to share a meal. We meet in church, usually on the second Monday of the month, in term time from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Our next Messy Church is on Monday 13th November then 11th December!

All children are welcome but they must bring at least one adult with them.  

For further information please contact Gillian Warren (856321) or Lea Williams (705066), or see the information here.

St Mary’s Children’s Choir

St Mary’s Children’s Choir is open to children aged 7-12. Free vocal and music tuition included. Rehearsals take place in St. Mary’s Church on Thursdays from 6.00pm – 6.30pm during school terms. Our Children’s Choir sings at All Age Services (usually 10.30am on the first Sunday of the month) and for special occasions. Details from Jo Wood or Pam Warren on 01371 878219 or

St Mary’s Youth Group

meets on a Thursday evening during term time from 7 pm in St. Mary’s Centre.  

The group is aimed at youngsters of senior school age.  For further information please contact Beckie Rogers on 07814 380502.