Partnership Activities at the Church Centre
Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals
The Church Centre is available for baptisms, weddings and funerals. If you would like more information please contact:
Deacon Annie Trembling
Tel: 01225 462426
Moonbeams (Baby Group)
A group for new parents and their babies 0-12 months – each baby has their own play mat with a range of sensory toys and activities and the session ends with a song and rhyme time. Provides an opportunity for new mums and dads to meet other parents with young babies for friendship and peer support. Refreshments are provided – £1 per family
Wednesday 1-2pm in term-time
Southdown Community Charity Shop
The Southdown Community Charity Shop is a not for profit shop selling household items, books and clothing for children, women and men at low prices. All items are of good quality. The shop is situated just inside the main entrance to the Church Centre.
The aim of the shop is to support the people of the area, which is why all profits are returned to support community activities at the Church Centre. Donations of good quality items are welcomed. If you have a couple of hours to spare and would like to volunteer with us please contact Deacon Annie Trembling: firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 01225 462426
Dates & Times
User Day of Week User Time Monday 2:00pm- 4:00pm Tuesday 10:00am - 12:00noon Wednesday 10:00am - 12:00noon Thursday 10:00am - 12:00noon Friday 10:00 am- 12:00noon
Southdown Little Stars (Toddler Group)
The Toddler Group is led by Partnership Co-ordinator, Deacon Annie Trembling and provides a structured session, with free play, craft activities, singing and snack time. During the summer months there is provision for outdoor play in a secure garden with sandpit and a children’s playhouse.
Any parents, grandparents or carers are welcome to come along with children from babies until they start school.
A voluntary donation of £1 per session towards expenses is welcomed.
Dates & Times
User Day of Week User Time Wednesday 9:30am - 11:00am
SpaceHoppers (Dads’ Group)
Every 3rd Saturday of the month this group offers a chance for dads and male carers to spend quality time with their young children aged 0-7 years. A range of play equipment is provided – footballs and goal nets, Lego, role play construction, hi vis, hard hats, toddler play gym and much more – plus bacon sandwiches for the grown ups and toast and jam for children all for £2 per family.
3rd Saturday of the month 9.30am – 11am
The coffee and lunch is for anyone in the community, especially those who live alone or have difficulty in getting out. People of any age are welcome. Transport is available free of charge on request.
The two course meals are good and inexpensive – £5.00
The church hall is open from 10.30 am for coffee or tea and there is an opportunity to browse in the Southdown Community Charity Shop whilst waiting for lunch.
For those who wish to join us there will be short seasonal worship services at Harvest, Christmas and Easter after lunch.
Dates & Times
User Day of Week User Time Thursday 10:30am - 1:00pm