We have a lively Junior Church and all are welcome. Normally the youngsters come into the church service at 10:30 am then go out to their groups after the second hymn.
In the summer we run all groups together and have a different theme.
February/March 2018 - Jacob
We look at the story of Jacob and learn more about the nature of God and how promises are kept.
|Sunday 25th February.||Jacob's ladder.||Be encouraged. God is always with us.||Genesis 28 verses 10 to 22.|
|Sunday 4th March.||Chat-show Jacob||Jacob's life is full of difficulties.||Genesis 29 to Genesis 31.|
|Sunday 11th March.||Brothers re-united.||Jacob is reunited with his brother Esau but time had healed the wounds.||Genesis 32 and Genesis 33.|
|Sunday 18th March.||Jacob's timeout.||Jacob spends time with God and took timeout. We learn how important that is to do.||Genesis 35 verses 1 to 15.|
|Sunday 25th March.||Forgiven and forgotten.||Jesus tells us to forgive others and we will be forgiven. Joseph forgives his brothers.||Genesis 45 verses 1 to 15.|
April 2018 - Jesus: The Compassionate King.
This month we look at some key stories and sayings of Jesus and see his love and compassion.
|Sunday 1st April.||Easter Sunday||The Junior Church will be thinking about the meaning of Easter and will return to Church for Communion.|
|Sunday 8th April.||The Miracle maker.||We learn how Jesus turned water into wine and see that he was a miracle maker.||John 2 verses 1 to 11.|
|Sunday 15th April.||The bread of life.||We discover that Jesus offers us eternal life. Jesus said how basic bread is esential for life but he offers the bread which keeps us alive spiritually.||John 6 verses 1 to 15 and 22 to 48.|
|Sunday 22rd April.||The good Shepherd.||Jesus says that he is the good shepherd and will look after his flock.||John 10 verses 1 to 15.|
|Sunday 29th April.||The crying saviour.||Jesus was human as well as divine. We learn how he cried about his friend Lazarus who he also brought back to life.||John 11 verses 1 to 44.|
May 2018 - Let's do Church.
This month we look at the early Church and how the Holy spirit is at work.
|Sunday 6th May.||Up and Out.||It is 40 days since Jesus' resurrection and he promises his disciples the Holdy Spirit before he is taken up to heaven.||Acts 1.|
|Sunday 13th May.||I've got the power.||We praise God that his spirit works in the Church today. We read about the outpouring of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.||Acts 2.|
|Sunday 20th May.||Doctor, doctor.||What are the gifts of the Holy Spirit? The holy spirit works through Peter and John to bring healing.||Acts 3.|
|Sunday 27th May.||Talk to the Hand.||We see that if we follow Jesus we can live with confidence. In the reading this week, the early Church faces opposition but it grows.||Acts 4.|
June 2018 - Becoming the people of God.
This month we explore how the Israelites became God's nation.
|Sunday 3rd June.||Be big.||God encourages Joshua as the Israelites prepare to enter the promised land.||Joshua 1.|
|Sunday 10th June.||Help for the spies.||Joshua makes careful plans as he sends the spies to look at the situation. But God has already prepared the ground and the people of Jericho are terrified.||Joshua 2.|
|Sunday 17th June.||Making a mark.||We see how just like Joshua we need to have faith and trust in God as he is with us in our challenges.||Joshua 3 verses 1 to Joshua 4 verse 9.|
|Sunday 24th June.||The bigger they are...||God gives victory over Jericho. If we have faith then God will support us and amazing things can happen.||Joshua 6 verses 1 to 20|
Below is a photo of some of the children with the flower arrangements they produced during the summer as part of the theme last year of ‘Creation’ and Caring for the Earth.