Children & Families at St Mary's

FAMILY PACKS - available in Church every service!

St Mary's Family Service

every 1st, 3rd & 5th Sunday monthly in Church

(also LIVE via Facebook) 


Children's Toddler Pre-School Group

 Noah’s Ark is a morning group for babies, toddlers and pre-school children with their parents or carers, including fun songs, a story, play time and refreshments (toast & fruit).


9AM - 11:30AM  £2 per child & Joy's cafe is open

for adults!

We hope to see you soon.


Age 6 +

Our New Group for 2022!

We meet in St Mary's Rutherwyke Room at 4pm on the 3rd Sunday monthly (not Easter Day!) 

There is a bible story and illustration, then we have the challenge of making the story out of Lego. Pizza and Chips are served half-way through.

£2 per young person taking part -

registration upon entry. 


These are available for all children and young people.

Until our Faith and Fun Groups resume, we continue to provide weekly a 'Family pack' for collection upon arrival at St Mary's which contain:

colouring, craft, activity sheets, stickers, pens, Sellotape, safe scissors, glue stick, coloured paper, a book and much more!

Please hand back all spare items for re-use the following week!

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First, third and fifth Sunday of the month - view on our Facebook Page

A simple service activities, with a bible reading and story with interactive talk, children’s craft and prayers.

Admission of Children to Communion before Confirmation

St Mary’s Church in conjunction with Thorpe Primary School are pleased to be able to offer preparation for children to receive communion before confirmation, with a special service usually held on the first Sunday of December at 10am when children will be admitted to communion for the first time.

Faith & Fun on Sunday 
for children aged 4 - 11 years
Sunday's @ 10am
We hope to resume September 2022
Faith & Fun
after-school Club 
for KS1 children @Thorpe CofE Primary

St Mary’s Church in conjunction with Thorpe Primary School are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of places for our new after-school club on a Monday from 3pm – 4pm. We will be meeting in the school Library and this club is only open to KS1 pupils. (Sorry we can’t accommodate older siblings/KS2). We hope to resume in September 2022 if not before. 

Faith & Fun groups are suspended but we hope to resume these activities soon - hopefully in September 2022.