Family Praise and
Crafty Church at St Mary's
to Family Praise is a short, simple, informal service held on the THIRD and FIFTH Sundays of the month and is designed with young families in mind.
Each service follows a bible theme which is relevant to family life.
- Simple prayers,
- lively stories,
- contemporary songs
providing an informal, and hopefully thought provoking, time of worship.
On the first Sunday of each month Family Praise and the 11.00am congregation meet for a combined service at 10.00am called 'Family Communion'. Although still aimed at families and children, this is a quieter, more thoughtful service, where people are welcome to receive the bread and wine of Communion, or a blessing.
On the second Sunday of each month at 10.00am is 'Family Matins'. The children read the bible readings and the story.
On the fourth Sunday of the month our Family Praise service becomes the 9:30am 'Crafty Church'. This is when youngsters are encouraged to participate in craft activities in their pews (similar activities to Messy church) that help them remember a particular bible truth or story.
If you would like to help with this service (refreshments, meeting and greeting, tidying away) please email us.
or contact us at the Church Office.
- Church Office
- c/o St Martins Church Rd
- Chavey Down
- SL5 8RR