Children are welcome at all of our events, and the following are activities specifically arranged for children.

Toddler Group

Toddler Group

The toddler group meets on Tuesday mornings, 9.45am to 11.45am, and Thursday mornings, 9.45am to 11.45am, in the Church Room. It is open to everybody including dads, grandparents and carers with children aged 0 to 3 years. You will meet other parents, and your children will play in a safe environment. Coffee and juice are provided, and there is a mixture of toys, singing, craft and chat. Please see the diary for the times. 

Toddler Group Outings

Toddler Group Calendar

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Seekers is the name for the Holy Cross Sunday School. The children, aged 4 1/2 to 10 years, meet at 10.15am at the Memorial Hall in Manor Rise. The aim is to introduce the children to the Christian faith in a safe and fun environment with a range of activities, craft, games, music and stories.

Messy Church

Messy Church celebrations are held at  Thurnham C.E. Infant School  Hall one Sunday each term.  

Thurnham Lighthouse Club

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This group meets after school on Thursday afternoons at Thurnham School 3.15 to 4.15pm.

Junior Choristers

Photo from Christine TateWe welcome young singers from the age of seven upwards.  Junior choristers sing, learn about music and their role in church worship.  They join the full choir as they become ready. The choir is affiliated to the RSCM, and choristers follow the RSCM training scheme. The younger members of the choir make an important contribution in special services and weddings.  Choir practice is at 7.30pm on a Friday evening.