SORRY – OUR YOUTH GROUPS ARE SUSPENDED FOR THE MOMENT BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS.
8th September, 2020
We have been thinking about our Busy Bees, Groovers and Shakers and Trendy Teens children and young people. We are looking forward to when we can start our groups again and will let you know as soon as possible when we will be starting them. In the meantime, we are having some services at St Helen’s Church that you might like to attend.
September 20th at 11am an All Age Harvest Service
October 18th at 11am an All Age Service
November 15th at 11am an All Age Service
December 13th at 4pm Christingle
December 20th at 11am hopefully a Carol Service
If you decide to come along to these services, please remember that anyone 11 years old and over must wear a mask unless they can’t for a specific reason.
We send our best wishes and prayers for your safe and happy return to school and hope you enjoy seeing your friends and learning.
We look forward to seeing you and your families and friends at some of these services.
Judith, Shawn, Diane, Vanessa, and Anne.
Contact details: Shawn Costello 01609 772324
for children in Reception, Yrs 1 & 2
4 pm – 5 pm
Judith 01609 774926
Diane 01609 770795
Busy Bees is held on alternate Thursdays between 4 and 5pm.
Children up to the age of 7 years old (Year 2) buzz into a warm atmosphere created by Judith and Diane.
Parents and/or grandparents are actively involved in this group and help with refreshments for snack time, activities and singing. The children engage in play activities with a Christian focus, and they enjoy sitting down for snack time where they often make up their own prayers of thanks. Stories, art and play activities based on the topic of the day are there for them to enjoy. Before the chIldren buzz off, they sing songs.
Groovers & Shakers
for children in Yrs 3,4,5 & 6
6.15 pm – 8.00 pm
Shawn 01609 772324
Groovers and Shakers is held on the same Thursday evening as Busy Bees between 6.15pm and 8pm. Children up to the age of 11 years (Year 6) enjoy games with Shawn and Anne, and snacks are enjoyed. We worship through song and prayer and enjoy learning through stories, fun activities and games. We end our evening by singing Abba Father.
for young people from Yr 7 upwards
6.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Shawn 01609 772324
Trendy Teens meet on the alternate Thursday evening between 6.30pm and 8.30pm.
Young people up to to age of 16 years (Year 11) meet, usually in the Upper Room, to share fellowship and learning. Chat and snacks with Shawn and Vanessa are enjoyed. Learning is through lively discussion, Bible readings and fun activities. We play games and end our evening by saying the Lord’s prayer. This group are actively involved in the development and delivery the Christingle service which is held in December.
We actively encourage the children and young people and their families to attend our lively All Age Worship at St Helen’s Church (AAWASH) which is held on the third Sunday of the month at 11am.
We warmly welcome new members to our groups.
If you would like more information, please contact Shawn Costello on 01609 772324 or email