Bemerton Soul 2016

Bemerton Soul is back this summer and runs from
Monday 25th to Friday 29th July, 2:30 to 5:00pm

Children: For those aged 5-11 we have games, sports and arts & crafts on Bingfield Park. Children will compete in teams over the week with medals given out on Sunday afternoon. Our theme is “Space” and during the afternoon we’ll share a space themed story from the Bible.

Youth: For those aged 11-16 we’ll have a Football School on the Bingfield Park pitch. Qualified coaches will help improve your game and offer you the chance to compete in different tournaments. At half-time the coaches will share some of their stories and Jesus’ story.

Bemerton Soul Celebration, Sunday 31st July
Service 2 to 3 pm, BBQ and Fun Day 3 to 5 pm

We’ll end the week with a service of celebration on Sunday afternoon. The service will feature songs, stories, photos and feedback from the week and our prize giving ceremony. Afterwards we’ll have a fun day in Bingfield Park with football, stalls, craft, food stalls, and children’s disco.

Bemerton Soul is free and is open to all local children, young people and families. For your child to attend you will need to complete a permission form and they will be available at reception during the week.

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Starchasers Service: Esther

Starchasers presents:

The Story of Esther

10.30am, Sunday 3rd July
St. Andrew’s Church

You are warmly invited to the premiere of the Starchasers film: The Story of Esther.

This term Starchasers have been going through the book of Esther and at our annual Starchasers Service we’ll be sharing the story with you. This will include the first ever screening of our film about Esther.

So come along and find our more about Esther and our Sunday morning group Starchasers.

And as a special bonus this year we’ll also be hearing from our Sunday morning youth group, Roots.

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Bemerton Soul 2015

Bemerton Soul is back this summer and runs from
Monday 27th to Friday 31st July, 2:30 to 5:00pm

Children: For those aged 5-11 we have games, sports and arts & crafts on Bingfield Park. Children will compete in teams over the week with medals given out on Sunday afternoon. Our theme is “Making TV” and we’ll be telling stories about Jesus while making our own TV programs.

Youth: For those aged 11-18 we’ll have or Football School on the Bingfield Park pitch. Qualified coaches will help improve your game and offer you the chance to compete in different tournaments. We’ll also have a special freestyle skills training day during the week.

Bemerton Soul Celebration, Sunday 2nd August
Service 2 to 3 pm, BBQ and Fun Day 3 to 5 pm

We’ll end the week with a service of celebration on Sunday afternoon. The service will feature songs, stories, photos and feedback from the week and our prize giving ceremony. Afterwards we’ll have a fun day in Bingfield Park with barbecue, children’s disco, stalls, sports and games.

Bemerton Soul is free and is open to all local children, young people and families. For your child to attend you will need to complete a permission form and they will be available at reception during the week.

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Children’s Work

Starchasers
Starchasers
[Starts again on Sunday 24th September]
2nd, 4th & 5th Sundays 10:45am-12:15pm, Paget Christian Centre
Starchasers is our parish wide Sunday morning club for children in Year 1 to 6. Our aim is to tell the children about God in a creative & engaging manner – and to have a lot of fun too.
Each session features a range of activities including games, crafts, bible stories, creative prayer and small group time. And at the end of each term we award prizes for the kids who’ve earned the most stars.
Starchasers is usually on the second, fourth and fifth Sundays of each month during term time. We meet at the Paget Christian Centre and each session runs from 10.45am to 12.15pm.
For more information click on the logo above or click here.

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THE GAP
[Starts again on Monday 11th September]
Mondays 6:00-7:30pm, Paget Christian Centre, Bingfield Park
THE GAP is a club for those who are either side of the gap between primary and secondary school. At THE GAP there’s pool, table tennis, games, hot chocolate and the chance to chat & hang out. During each session there will be a short talk based on the Bible and a chance to ask any questions you may have.
For more information click on the logo above or click here.

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Kids Club
[Is not currently running – will hopefully start up soon]
Fridays, 3:45-5:15pm, Paget Christian Centre
Kids Club is a Bible club for primary school aged kids we run in partnership with London City Mission (LCM) on Friday afternoons. At Kids Club we look at a different Bible story each week and have songs, games and crafts based on the day’s theme. We can also collect children from St. Andrew’s School or St. Mary Magdalene Primary School and then parents can pick them up at 5:15pm at the Paget.
For more information about Kids Club click on the picture above or click here.

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Bemerton Soul
Bemerton Soul 2018 will be in July.
Bemerton Soul is a summer club with activities for children and young people. For those aged 5-11 we will have our Children’s Club with games, sports and arts & crafts. For young people aged 11-18 we will have football school and art workshops each afternoon.
We’ll end our Bemerton Soul week with a party and barbecue on Sunday afternoon to which all local people are invited.
For more information about Bemerton Soul 2016 click on the picture above or click here.

Assemblies
We currently help with assemblies at two local schools – St. Andrew’s School & Thornhill School. This term we’ll be thinking about Communion and Christmas.
If you would like us to help with assemblies at your school, or any other type of school’s work, then please contact our Children’s Worker, Heather Parker (contact details at the bottom of the page).

Events
Throughout the year we hold various one-off events. The main events we organise are:

Bemerton Carols: After Bemerton Soul in the Summer we have Bemerton Carols in the Winter! Bemerton Carols 2016 took place on Saturday 17th December, 3-5pm at the Paget Christian Centre (on Bingfield Park).

Pancake Party: This is one of our biggest events of the year and is open to all local families and children. Sadly this year there will be no Pancake Party, we hope to be back in 2018.

2nd July 2016 10.30am – Parish Starchasers Service:
In July we had our Parish-wide Starchasers service at St. Andrew’s Church. At the service the Starchasers kids shared a little of what they’ve learnt over the term and it was a chance for all three churches in the Parish to come together and worship God.

Check back here for more information on these events closer to the time.

For more information on any of the children’s activities in our parish please contact our children’s worker Heather Parker:

You can contact Heather on heatherbarnsburyparish@hotmail.com or by leaving a comment at the bottom of this page.

THE GAP

THE GAP is a club for those who are either side of the gap between primary and secondary school. At THE GAP there’s pool, table tennis, games, hot chocolate and the chance to chat & hang out.

During each session there will be a short talk based on the Bible and this term we’ll be looking at one of the first books ever written about Jesus – Mark’s Gospel. There will also be a chance to ask any question you have about God, Jesus and being a Christian. Whatever you’re question is we’ll try our best to answer it!

THE GAP meets at the Paget Christian Centre on Bingfield Park. It’s on Mondays during term time from 6:00pm to 7:30pm and all those in Years 5-9 are welcome.

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