CHILDREN - POD

A blessing from the Lord

We believe that children are a blessing from the Lord. We want to support parents in their raising of children and help children to understand the love and character of God.

Seedlings is our ministry for preschool children that encourages fun and friendship with supervision from parents.

Pod is our children’s ministry that meets most Sundays during the celebration and for occasional special events at other times.

Seedlings age range and times

  • 3 and 4 year olds
  • Sunday mornings 10:30am – 12pm during the celebration
  • Term times only but including half terms

Pod age range and times

  • School years Reception to Year 6 (ages 4 to 11 yrs old)
  • Sunday mornings during the celebration, for the duration of the talk or preach
  • Term times only but including half terms

At Pod we teach children about the principles of:

Trust: know that God loves you and that you can trust him, be part of the church family, trust your family and leaders, build friendships, take part and have fun.

Explore: know God as father and friend, trust and obey God and leaders, explore being a part of God’s family, love others, ask questions.

Endeavour: strong and secure relationships, lead and be led, put God’s word into practice, take risks.

Conquer: apply God’s word in your life wherever you go and in whatever you do, be a part of God’s Kingdom and see it advance, share your victories and struggles with wise people you trust, lead younger children to trust, explore and try

Find out more

The leaders of our children’s team have a background in teaching, youth work or ministry. All leaders are checked with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and all requirements for safeguarding children are fulfilled.

To find out more about Seedlings or Pod, please contact the church office.