Children’s & Youth Ministry

This is an area of our work which we take very seriously

and is still developing.

In Church

In St Mary’s on Wednesday afternoons from 1pm until 3pm during school term-time. Toys, games and activities, tea and squash. 1 per family.

Parent & Toddler Group

Tiny Tots

In St Bart’s on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 until 11.45am. Anyone pre-school, with a grown up carer. We light the candles, sing some songs, play musical instruments, hear a very short Bible story and say a prayer. Then we get the toys out, and carers have a coffee whilst the little ones have squash and biscuits.

Youth Groups. SAACK (Silly Adults & Cool Kids!)

Saack meets at St Bartholomew’s church hall on the 2nd & 4th Fridays of the month - 6pm to 7.30pm - for food, discussion, fun & games.  Cost: 2 per session

More info from Benefice Office

HOATH & DISTRICT YOUTH CLUB - Various Mondays  6.15 - 7.45pm 50p per session. Activities, craft, games, tuck shop & occasional outings.

ST MARY’S - 4th Friday Monthly    6 - 7.30pm


A fun way for families to worship together.

Each month we have a Biblical theme - sessions consist of craft activities, singing songs, story & prayer followed by food which we share together.

Within the Benefice, there are 3 Messy Churches usually at the following times:

HOLY Cross Hoath

1st Saturday Monthly - 11.30am to 1pm


2nd Tuesday Monthly (term-time only) 3.20pm to 5pm


2nd Saturday Monthly - usually 4pm to 6pm

GOOD FRIDAY Children‘s Workshops. These are for all children, and are held in St Bart’s & Holy Cross Churches. All sorts of craft activities, and lots of things to take home afterwards, as well as drama, music and worship.

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