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Youth and children

Chloe websiteChloe Rotter, our Children, Youth and Families Minister, has been working with children and young people for a few years and she loves to serve in this ministry.


jacksonssmallsep18Sue Jackson, our Children's Pastor,  has a heart to see children and their families find friendship with Jesus.

Holy Trinity has an active and vibrant ministry to children, young people and families from the church and the local community. We believe that children and young people can enjoy a rewarding relationship with Jesus and the rest of their community, and that they can play a full part in the life of the church. 

Please see our Youth and Children During the Pandemic page for current information and resources. Please also check out our Youth and Children's Gallery page to see the wonderful contributions from the talented younger members of our church.   

On Sundays

On Sunday mornings we have age-specific teaching groups for children and young people aged from 0 to 14 in addition to All Age worship:

Fledglings - aged 0-3
Scramblers - aged 3-5
Climbers - aged 5-7
Explorers - aged 8-10
Quest - aged 11-14

Young people aged 14+ are encouraged to take an active role in leading the Evening Service alongside other members of the church. 

Children in the week

refreshoct15glow logo smallRefresh is a small group of parents and their pre-school children that meet with a vision for community and friendship.

Glow is a children's club open to all children in school years 4, 5 and 6. Each event has a Christian theme and input as well as games, craft, sport, art, computer games, chillout, table games and tuck. It runs monthly on Friday evenings during term time, 1900-2030. 

Youth in the week

The main youth group at Holy Trinity Richmond is called The Crossing, but it’s much more than just a youth group! It’s a gathering of young people with a mission, to live as disciples of Jesus and to influence their friends, schools and community with the Gospel. We believe that God loves us to bits and we just can’t keep it to ourselves. He has given us a mission to bring his Love into every situation, and we take this seriously. We want every young person in our area to have an opportunity to hear the Gospel and respond, and we want to be part of this. The Crossing meets every week during term time on a Wednesday evening, 1800-1930. We also do loads of other stuff, including trips out and time away together.

bridgelogoThe Bridge is a group for Year 7s and 8s who are moving on from Glow. It's a fun social setting, with the same games, consoles and equipment that they are used to from Glow, but with a mixed team of old and new friends! 
It runs fortnightly on Friday evenings during term time, 1800-1900.

For more information about groups and activities for children in Years 6 and below, contact Sue Jackson

For more information about groups and activities for children in Years 7 and above, contact the Church Office

You can see our Policy for safeguarding children and young people here