Groups for Children and Young People


Xplorers is for children aged 3 - 11, during Morning Service;
We have made clay models for Harvest, prepared for the Teddy

      Bear Festival, produced a Nativity service, held a Champions
      Challenge (
Holiday Club) and a Race of Life (Sunday Club);
Holmes Chapel contact phone number for Xplorers

Reality Reality is for young people aged 11-17, during Morning Service;
Games, activities, discussions, Bible study etc;  we performed at
      the Church Anniversary service using puppets and dance; we
      helped the Fairtrade event, held summer & Christmas parties;
Holmes Chapel contact phone number for Reality

Meets on Sunday evenings, in church, at 7.30 pm
For young people aged 11 and over;
Discussion, games, food, laughs, world, issues, Jesus, God....
Contact Julia Tomes, Jenny McPherson, Emma Rowland or Bethany Lysycia

Messy Church All welcome for family fun and food;
Simple board games & jigsaw puzzles, thematic messy
      singing, games, a story and prayers;
Biscuits, squash, tea and coffee provided, plus 'high tea' to follow;
We meet on the 3rd Monday of the month between 3.30 & 6.00 pm
      first in the coffee lounge, then the large hall, then church;
 Bumps, Babes & Toddlers 
For babies, pre-school children and their carers;
In addition to normal activities like our craft table, we have had a
      sponsored toddle around Brereton Heath, a trip to Wheelock
      Farm, a Christmas party and a trip to Pirate's Paradise;
We meet on Monday mornings, from 9.30 until 11.00.

Holmes Chapel contact phone number for Bumps & Babes
Praise & Play Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, from 9.30 to 10.30 am
For pre-school children and their carers;

In addition to playing we have looked at Jesus's teaching, his
      miracles, Jesus as Light of the World, and seasonal stories

Holmes Chapel contact phone number for Praise & Play
Holiday Club We hold a Holiday Club during the summer holidays aimed at Primary aged children. Please see the Newsnotes and flyers sent to the schools before the holidays for the details. This is a Popular event limited to 40 children and booking is essential.
Contact Janice Lysicia for information
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Holmes Chapel Events

Friday 23 Feb 12.01pm
Lent Lunch
Wednesday 28 Feb 7.00pm
Men's Evening
Friday 2 Mar 12.01pm
Lent Lunch
Wednesday 7 Mar 7.30pm
Church Council
Friday 9 Mar 12.01pm
Lent Lunch
Friday 16 Mar 12.01pm
Lent Lunch
Friday 23 Mar 12.01pm
Lent Lunch

Coming up soon . . .

Monday 26 Feb - Sunday 11 Mar
Fairtrade Fortnight 2018
Tuesday 27 Feb 7.30pm
Wednesday 28 Feb 7.00pm
Biddulph Churches Together - Watato Children's Choir
Saturday 10 Mar 7.00pm
Biddulph - Wetley Rocks Male Voice Choir
Wednesday 14 Mar 3.30pm
Goostrey Messy Church
Sunday 8 Apr 10.45am
210th Lower Withington Church Anniversary
Saturday 21 Apr
Pastoral Care introduction course
Tuesday 24 Apr 7.30pm
Andrew White, “Vicar of Baghdad”
Saturday 12 May 9.00am
Biddulph - Spring Fayre & Plant Sale