Barham Downs Churches

  • The Rectory
  • The Street, Barham
  • Canterbury
  • Kent
  • CT4 6PA

01227 941561
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Young People

Children learingWe feel it is important that children and young people feel a part of the church today, and we cater for them in many ways.

Many services try to be 'family friendly' and include young people playing an active part, and we value their contribution to discussion and prayer, and believe that we can often learn from them.

'Messy Church' is also a good opportunity for all ages to learn, worship and enjoy time together.

Children and young people also need age-appropriate opportunities to learn and enjoy their faith together, so we have a number of opportunities for them.

Sunday Club

In Barham church, during the main services on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month in term time, the children slip out into the vestry at the end of the first hymn, and rejoin us later in the service.

Chill Factor

Specifically for children in school years 5 and 6, we meet in Barham CEP School at 6.30 pm on the 2nd Friday of each month during term time. A lively time that also includes some serious thought.

Climbing an adventure wallBeyond

Once young people move up into secondary school, many of them start coming to this meeting at 6.30 pm on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month during term time. Run by young people for young people.

Kings Club

During the February half term and the August holidays, we normally run a few mornings of Kings Club - a lively mix of games, craft, drama, singing and worship. The next will be on Tuesday 27th August to Friday 30th August 2019, 10.00 am to 12 noon, in Barham church. Parents ensure you obtain details about the event during Term 6

Feel free to email for more information on any of these.

We would appreciate more helpers for some of these, but in line with our Safeguarding Policy, all leaders and helpers have to complete an application form and submit their details to the Disclosure & Barring Service.