Junior Church

‘If you’re between 2 and 16 and you don’t enjoy sitting through church with the adults, Junior Church is perfect for you.’

‘I like Junior Church because we play exciting games and learn about Jesus at the same time.’

‘You make a lot of new friends.’

‘It’s great!’

Would you like to bring your family to church on a Sunday morning?
Not sure what would be on offer for your children?

At St. Mary’s we have a thriving Junior Church. We meet weekly for about 40 minutes during the 10.30am Sunday service,  with the exception of Parade services, All Age services and some school holidays, catering for children and young people from 0-18 years old in the following groups:

CRECHE   0 - 2 year olds
You are welcome to leave your baby/toddler with our crèche worker or stay in the crèche with your child if you would prefer. Toys and books provided.

CLIMBERS  Preschool - Year 2
Stories from the Bible or around a Christian theme, with activities including games, art and craft, music and simple prayer times.

EXPLORERS  Year 3 - Year 6
Exploring stories from the Bible or a Christian theme, with activities including games, cooking, art and craft, drama, music, and creative prayer times.

PATHFINDERS  Years 7 - 13
Discussions and activities to enable our young people to explore what it means to be a Christian in today's world. Pathfinders also have occasional opportunities to meet together outside of Sunday mornings for social activities and to take part in other church activities and services.


 Please do not worry about your babies or toddlers being too noisy. We would love to welcome you and your children into our church family.

During the summer holidays, we will not be running our regular Junior Church groups.  However, we are able to offer more informal sessions for children aged 11 and under on the following dates: July 28th, August 11th, 1st September. The sessions will not be aimed at those over 11, but older children  are welcome to come as helpers if they would like to.

Junior Church will meet in our regular groups during the Autumn term on the following Sundays:

September 15

September 22

September 29

October 6

October 27

November 3

November 17

November 24

December 1

December 15

December 22

On 8th September there is an all-age 'Back to school' service in church and on 13th October it's Harvest Festival.  10th November is a Parade service in church for Remembrance Sunday and 8th December it's the Toy Service.

If you have any queries please contact Sally Aldred, our Junior Church Co-ordinator. 
Tel: 020 8460 3978
email:  Sally Aldred