CHILDREN AT ST PETER AND ST PAUL
Children are welcome at all our services and activities, and are a valued part of our church community. Some children simply like to sit in the congregation with their parents, and that is fine. Others like to have something to do. Just like adults, children are all different, and we offer various ways for them to get involved.
We like having children in our worship just as they are! Please bring them along with you, and don't worry about them wandering about if they need to. If you feel an hour long service is too long for them, a handy hint is to come halfway through – at around 10.30, when most of the "sitting and listening" bits of the service have finished - readings, sermon etc. Young children often enjoy and connect with the second half of the service - the music and movement involved in communion, (and the squash and biscuits after the service!) more than the first half.
Children are welcome on any Sunday
to make use of the children’s chapel
area with you – the area in the North Aisle, which has
toys, books and other activities around Christian
themes. You are welcome also to use it with them
during the week whenever the church is open (normally
daily from 9.30 - 5pm or dusk.
MESSY CHURCH. 3rd Sunday of every month (except Aug and Dec) 3-4.30pm. In Seal Church hall.
All Age activities, crafts, story, worship and cake. Join our mailing list to get reminders, or pick up a leaflet with dates from the church porch or the church hall.
CHILDREN’S CHOIR Wednesdays in term-time at 5 pm in the church hall with Anne Le Bas. We sing fun songs together and learn the basics of reading music in a relaxed way. Sessions are free and last 30 minutes. For children from about school Year R. All children welcome, whether or not they are able to come to church.
A drop in group for parents or carers with babies and toddlers. 9.30-11.30 every Monday during Term time in Seal Church Hall. £2 per family.
Christening, Confirmation and First Communion
If you would like to know more about christening (also known as baptism), confirmation or how children can be prepared to take communion , there are details here, or you can contact the priest in charge to talk about this.
Seal Church of England Primary School
Seal school in Zambra Way has strong links with the church. The priest and other members of the congregation are involved as governors, leading assemblies, and helping with clubs. The school comes to church occasionally during the year for services. The school website is here. A termly prayer leaflet is produced for those who would like to pray for the school. You can find a link to it on the homepage.