st mary's ferndown
st mary's ferndown



Emma Taylor (Children & Families Pastor) and Ann Scouse (Under 5s Pastor) oversee Children's Ministry at St Mary's. Details of our various groups are below.

Pre-school Groups

J.A.M (Jesus And Me) - St Mary's Toddlers

We meet in the Church Hall on Tuesday 

afternoons during term-time, from 1.30pm until 3pm. There are plenty of toys for the children to play with plus teas, coffees and biscuits for mums, dads and carers and squash and biscuits for the children. There is a musical slot in each session, which is always great fun! For more information contact Ann Scouse on 01202 870332.


Join us for our Christian fun-morning for pre-school children and their parents/carers. We have lots of fun with crafts, music and other activities and refreshments are provided. We meet from 9.15am - 10.45am in the Hall on the following dates this term:

2019 / 2020 

16th September 14th October
11th November

16th December

13th January


Sunday Groups

Sparklers (0-3yrs)

There is a weekly crèche which takes place in the Beacon Cafe during the 10.45am service. We ask that parents please remain with their children. The service can be followed via an audio/video link. 


(For all children aged up to 13)

We meet every Sunday at 10.45am to learn about Jesus through games, stories, chatting, craft and prayer.  Within this group we will have an age appropriate message. This group is primarily for children and young people aged 3 - 13, however, older teenagers are very welcome. For more information please speak to Emma Taylor or Ann Scouse.




Afterschool Club

G- Force – An afterschool club for children in school years 4,5 and 6

G-Force is an after-school club which runs on Thursday evenings from 5:45 to 7pm during term time. We have lots of fun exploring Christianity through games, crafts, films, music, drama and other activities. There are also snacks and a tuck shop. There is no charge for attending the club but you will need pocket money for the tuck shop.

For details of our Youth Groups and Activities - Click Here