Junior Church is currently divided
into two age groups, Lower Junior Church (0 – 6)
and JAM (7 - 11: see JAM page).
LOWER JUNIOR CHURCH is
a fun, friendly group for babies, toddlers and children up to 6 yrs.
They enjoy a Bible story, simple craft activities and playing based on
Scripture Union’s ‘Bubbles’ group material. Parents of the under
4 year olds stay with their child in the group. The group is run
by two Junior Church leaders, who have gone through the DBS (Disclosure
and Barring Service) procedure; we are aware of the need to protect our
We meet every Sunday morning during the 10 am
Parish Communion in St Martin's, except the first
Sunday, when Messy Church is held (in the afternoon).
We start in Church, go out to our activity time
in the Parish Centre at an early point in the Service
and return for Communion and a Show and Share time.
We take a small collection, which goes to support
our WorldShare child, currently Yanira Gomez, who
lives in Guatemala.The money supports her education and Christian
upbringing. The children send cards and letters
to her. From time to time we use our collection
money, or take part in fundraising activities,
for other Church family needs.
We run the Family Nativity Service at Christmas
and occasionally other Family Services during the
We pray for all our children and are happy to
pray for particular issues on a confidential basis. Just speak to any leader.
New Helpers and Leaders are always welcome. Mustard
Seeds would particularly welcome leaders who are
not parents and are prepared to lead crafts/read
Junior Church - Contact Penny Paton on 01438 313241