Children and Young People


Jesus called them back. "Let these children alone. Don't get between them and me.

These children are the kingdom's pride and joy.’"

Luke 18:15-17 (The Message)


Children are central to the life of St James’. As a family-focused church we

actively welcome families with children of all ages. Our children’s work includes

activities for both pre-school and school-age children. Our regular activities are

listed below: 


A holiday-club style fun-filled morning designed to nurture and grow faith in Primary age kids

Meets: Every first and third Sunday (except school holidays)

At:       St James’ Standering Hall (next to the church) 10.30-11.45am 

For:     KS1 & KS2. Pre-schoolers welcome with a parent or carer!

For more information contact Jenna Brankley on 01405 860463 or the Parish Office 01757 709678

Squiggles & Wiggles

Meets: Thursday morning (9.30-11am)

At:          St James’ Standering Hall (via Audus Street entrance)

For:        2-4 year olds with their parents 

Squiggles & Wiggles is an action-packed session for parents & toddlers/pre-schoolers, including a time of worship designed to engage young children's innate spirituality. Come along and join us  for a trial session. Due to popularity we often have to operate a waiting list.  

For more information contact Bev Wood on 07709 326947

Baby Spirituality

Baby Spirituality is a course for babies and parents, run jointly by St James' and St Wilfrid's Brayton over five Friday mornings. We do lots of fun activities with babies, including singing, story-telling and multi-sensory play.

For more information contact Cathy Rodgers on 07751 481196

or Diane Reid on 07595 552833

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