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What is the vision for our Parish?

To find our more read our recently update Mission Action Plan by clicking on this link

Our 2022 Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be on Sunday the 3rd April 2022 at 11.30am.  Below are reports on church activities.

APCM Reports Part 1

APCM Reports Part 2

Activities for children and young families at HT

Church is a Family: Life Together in the Kingdom of God / City Church / Knoxville, TN

We have really missed all the children during the pandemic and the life they bring to the church and we are looking forward to welcoming them back to our new autumn schedule.



Tips for Teaching Toddlers at Church

TODDLER CHURCH restarts on Thursday 9th September, from 10am to 11.15am. This is part playgroup, and part very simple worship. You are welcome to drop in occasionally or come regularly, and you will be made very welcome. It’s appropriate for babies from birth right up until they go to nursery, and it’s a great way for parents and carers to make friends too. Term time only.


SUNDAY SCHOOL | Livingston Old Parish

JUNIOR CHURCH is our Sunday School and takes place during the 10 o’clock Sunday service. Children start with their parents in church and after about 10 minutes go out together for their own teaching, games, craft and chats. They return together at the end of the service to receive a blessing (or Communion if they’ve been prepared for that). It’s suitable for children aged 3 up, and parents are welcome to join them until they’re settled happily. JC starts again on Sunday 5th September.

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CHILDREN’S CORNER if you have younger children in church on Sunday mornings, you’re welcome to sit with them in the children’s corner, where there are books, toys, puzzles and colouring. And there are colouring boxes which they can take to the pew if you prefer.


Sunday Morning | CEFC

CHILDREN’S PRAISE. We recognise that Sunday morning has many pressures in a busy family life so once a term we have an afternoon service for tots and primary children. It’s a great stepping stone for children who have left Toddler Church but don’t want to lose touch with church. This really is a light-hearted, fun half hour of action songs and story, led very informally and there is no chance of sitting quietly and still! We usually have a cuppa afterwards, so a nice chance for families to mix. Our next Children’s Praise is on Sunday 10th October at 3pm.


St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman Catholic Church - HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP - Scotch Plains, NJ

TYG – the Youth Group. This group meets once a month on the 3rd Sunday of the month, from 6pm to 7.30pm. The first meeting of term is on September 19th. It’s for children from Year 6 up. They play games, have quizzes and discussions, and usually share pizzas during the evening.

THE YOUTH GROUPS THAT GREW INTO A CHURCH – to learn more click on this link.  Youth groups that grew into a church


All Age Worship | Handsacre Methodist Church

ALL AGE SERVICES. During the pandemic we’ve only been able to offer standard Communion services led by a priest alone, because of distancing etc. But our previous pattern of monthly services more appropriate for children and families will resume, starting with our Harvest Festival service on 3rd October at 10am. It’s not always the first Sunday of the month, but depends when festivals fall, so keep an eye on our publicity for further events.


FAMILY FUNThere will be other opportunities to socialise with other families – perhaps games afternoons, walks etc. If you have ideas, or would be happy to lead on something, please get in touch.


Whatever you choose to come to, we’ll be delighted to see you and you will be made very welcome. We are still advising the wearing of masks in church, and are being very careful over hygiene, distancing etc.

if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Vicar, and she can put you in touch with group leaders.

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News From The Church of England


Children’s choir steals hearts – and packs a punch – in bid to focus G7 leaders’ minds on the poor


Leaders of the G7 are being reminded to keep the poor and marginalised at the top of their agenda via a heart-warming – and witty – song at the centre of an ambitious volunteer-led initiative: Sing2G7.  To hear more click on this link.  Children’s choir steals hearts and packs punch


‘Let’s question, but not have a culture war, says Archbishop of Canterbury’

BY ED THORNTON  Church Times


‘If we want perfect politicians, there won’t be anyone sitting in the House of Commons’  Click on this link more information

If we want perfect politicians


Welby recognises conservative view of marriage ‘represents majority’ but calls on bishops to remain committed to ‘listening and walking together’

Cick on this link to read more. Welby recognises conservative view of marriage


‘It made me believe in myself’ – seed of hope planted five decades ago bears fruit today


A youth project that has provided support in one of the country’s most deprived areas during the pandemic has marked almost five decades of success.  Click on the link below to read more.

Seed of hope planted five decades ago