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Children and Young People 


River Kids (4-11)

Jesus had much to say about children, and at River we take seriously His instruction to value them. During our Sunday morning meetings, normally the children of junior school age and below stay with their parents for the first 30 minutes, after which they are released to River Kids, where they can enjoy various fun activities and teaching which helps them get to know Jesus. 

Under 4's are welcome to stay with their parents in the meeting and extra space and toys are available in the adjoining canteen area with a sound relay.

All of our work with children is staffed and run according to Child Protection guidelines by members of the congregation.

Young People (11+)

Our young people of secondary school age belong to Edge which is a youth group that meets on Tuesday evenings in our Edge small group for in-depth times of teaching, sharing and friendship (and we also eat together!). If you would like to join us email

Edge + is our small group for age 16+ and runs alternate Sunday evenings. If you would like to join us email

We also do regular social activities (usually on a Friday or Saturday evening) and trips out. Once a year, the Edge youth weekend takes place where we aim to create a space for the young people to explore their relationship with Jesus more, and have a great time away together!