Firstly, please note that clocks go forward by
one hour on Sunday 25th March!
Here are the events for families with younger children in
late March and April.
By way of introduction, 22nd April marks the millennium of the matyrdom of St
Alphege (St Alphege was Archbishop of Canterbury and was killed by the Danes
for refusing to hand over money for the poor). There is going to be a
Eucharist at The Junction (in the OBH) on that day which will be presided over
by the Bishop of Birmingham. Please do come if you can, and it would be very
helpful if you could be there by 09:10 for this important occasion.
us prepare for the 22nd we are also having a a Eucharist at The Junction (in
the OBH) on Palm Sunday (1st April). Please note that as per our our
normal practice we meet in church on Palm Sunday, there is a short
service before we move to the Oliver Bird Hall.
The Junction: 1st (meet in church), 15th, 22nd (St Alphege
millennium) and 29th April at 09:15 Oliver Bird Hall
A service for families
with younger children, parents / guardians and children aged 0 to 11.
There is a short service with songs, prayers, live music and bible story before
dividing into the following groups:
- under 4s (Gems).
- infant school children (Pebbles).
- junior school age children (Rock
- discussion group for parents, bring
your child if you want, it does not matter if you need to leave part way
- at approximately 10:00 am there is a
prayer and we all move to church for
- except that the service will be
different on 1st and 22nd April, with more limited craft activities and we
stay in the Oliver Bird Hall and do not move church.
Good Friday - Exploring the Cross Friday 6th April
interactive service for all ages to explore the meaning of Good Friday.
Age Worship: Easter
Day (8th April) 09:15 Church
With the band. Please
do try and come on this most important day of the Christian calendar.
Daddy and Me: Saturday 31st
Oliver Bird Hall
For fathers with children up to age 6. Please let us know if you would
like to come by Thursday 29th March, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org,
or Richard Moll Tel 705 3271.
Children's Praise: Thursday 26th April
2:00 pm Church
An event for babies, toddler and pre-school aged children
and their parents/carers, combining informal worship and other
activities. Contact Elaine Diskin Tel 705 3265 or Alison Pratt email@example.com or Tel 711 3889 for more information. Or
just come along.
Prams to Pre-school Praise and Play: Friday 23rd, 30th March, 27th April
09:30 Oliver Bird Hall
With praise songs and bible stories for the little ones and coffee, chat and
prayers for parents and carers. Contact Linda Hicks firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel 270 7390.