Our 10.30 service caters for a range of ages:
Babies and toddlers (0-2s) are welcome to remain in the service, with an area laid out with mats and toys for them to explore. Noise is absolutely OK!
Every Sunday sees the 2-4s (Scramblers) and 5-8s (Climbers) start the service in the congregation before going out to their groups.
The Explorers (8-13s) meet on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, and join with the main congregation for the All Age service (2nd Sunday) and Family Communion service (4th Sunday).
We want the children to have great fun, build friendships and learn more about Jesus through the Bible stories they explore.
Our aim is to make sure every child can be themselves in a safe and welcoming environment. Those who work with children are appointed through interview only, are DBS checked and have safeguarding training.
On the first Sunday of the month, at 4pm, we have a Messy Church event at St Mary's. This popular format involves craft, games, food and a short act of worship, and is enjoyed by children from 2-11. Come along and try it!
Our two regular midweek events for children are:
Mini Music (Fridays 10-12, term-time only, meeting in the church hall) - a group for babies, toddlers and their carers. Please contact the church office for more details.
Monday Mums (Mondays, 9.45-11.15, term-time only, meeting in a home in East Leake) - a group for local mums looking to explore the Christian faith in a more informal setting. Please contact the church office for more details.
If you have any questions about the programmes or want to know more about bringing your children along on a Sunday then please fill in our Contact Us form