Youth and children's groups


St Matthew's has a variety of groups for children and young people, on Sunday mornings and at other times during the week.

For further details of any children's groups, please contact Kate Smith, the St. Matthew's Children and Families Worker, by email:

For further details of any youth groups (11+), please contact Naomi Shaw, the St Matthew's Youth Worker, by email:

Group Who's it for? Activities Meets Cost
Creche Babies 0-3 Play Sun during morning service
no charge
Fireflies, Glow Sticks, Lanterns Children aged 3-11 Stories, games and discussion based on Bible stories and themes Sun during morning service
no charge
Ignite Young people aged 11-14 (years 6-8) Looking at issues / exploring the Christian faith Sun during morning service
no charge
Jam & Juice Pre-school children and parents / carers Play, singing, refreshments Tues during term-time, 10.00 - 11.30 am £1 per family
Powerhouse Primary-school age children After-school, fun and games, craft and

Weds during term-time, 5.30 - 7.00 pm

For children in school year 6 there is an extra half an hour, 7 - 7.30pm

£1 per child plus tuckshop (max 30p)
Coffee and Cake Parents, carers and their children A chance to socialise and share faith over coffee, through prayer and bible study. A creche is provided Thurs during term-time, 10am - 12 noon no charge