Free activities for Young People
Sparklers Sunday School
Third Sunday of the month, 11:00am-12:00 in St. James’ – singing, prayer, Bible stories, craft and activities plus the option of occasional visits and craft days. All welcome.
Teens to Twenties (ages 15-25)
Every Monday in the Vicarage: shared meal, craft, Bible study through DVD (‘The Chosen’), prayer and discussion and optional other activities including climate activism and Greenbelt Festival. Whether you are ‘confidently Christian’ or just curious about what it all means, you’ll be welcome! (Warning: occasional bad jokes, kazoos and chocolate)
Lego Church (ages 9-15, school years 5-10)
Every Thursday 5:00-6:30pm. Run by David Girdlestone and Rev. Caroline Beckett for ages 9-15 (school years 5-10) in St. James’. Exploring stories, faith and life through Lego building. Free building, timed challenges, snack time, builder of the week and more. Lego supplied by us, creativity supplied by you!
We keep our Church-run youth groups free so they are accessible to all. We welcome all, and happily adapt for disability and neurodiversity, as a number of our young people can tell you. If you would like to give a donation to support our work with young people, we’d be overjoyed!