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At Marlpool we have a thriving Junior church. Currently there up to 6 children who regularly take part in services. The current age range  is from 7 to 16. The children stay in church for about 20 minutes at the beginning of morning services when they sing hymns, join in with prayers and have a children's story. There is a box of toys available for very young children who tend to play in the corner during this period. The children then leave to enjoy group work with Junior Church Leaders.
The first Sunday of each month is an all age service which is aimed at, and sometimes led by, the children. The children stay in for the whole of this service with a craft activity during the boring bits!

We host local schools for festival activities as well as Craft and holiday clubs during all School Holidays. Holiday Clubs are supported by Fareshare and breakfast and lunch are provided free of charge.

Marlpool has received a Child Friendly Church Award from the URC and this has recently been renewed. Children are a priority as they are the present and the future of the Christian Church and Christian work. 

Some of our worship leaders also lead Assemblies in local schools.

Other activities for children include:

Parent and Toddler group

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