Waddon, St George (daughter church of Croydon Minster), Waddon

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Saint George, Waddon is a daughter Church of Saint John the Baptist, Croydon (Croydon Minster), and serves the area of the Waddon Estate, and roads surrounding the Estate that are also part of Waddon. 

We are a lively community church and you can always be sure of a very warm welcome.

If you feel the need to contact us we will be pleased to help you. If you require further information please use the e-mail address supplied or call the church number (see below).

We also have as part of our Mission Action Plan - Waddon Community Outreach and Friends of St George's.  If you'd like to become a Friend, please contact us by email, and it's good to know whether you have had any contact with us in the past, and to share your experiences.

If you would like to book our Centre (which is also part of the Church) either for one off  or regular events, please contact Mrs Christine Crawley on 07856365561 or email stgeorgewaddon@hotmail.com

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Rev Patricia Vowles - Curate in Charge
Church House
Barrow Road
Surrey CR0 4EZ
(020) 8688 7006 (Mother Patricia Vowles - Curate-in-Charge) or 07856 365561 (Mrs Christine Crawley -Centre bookings/information)

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Noah's Ark
9.55am - Young people 4-11 years during the Sunday Eucharist (we can take older children if they'd to join in.)
Every first second fourth fifth and last Sunday at 10:00 AM for 40 minutes
Parish Eucharist
This is our main weekly act of worship. The Sunday School and Going for God Group meet during part of the service.
Every Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Family Friendly Sunday School Refreshments Common Worship
Waddon Dad's Time
This is term time only, an opportunity for dad's to engage with their children and also a time for dads to talk and share with other dads. This is a new group, begins on 7 May 2017
Every first and second Sunday at 2:00 PM for 2 hours
Healing & Wholeness Service
Worship with anointing and laying on of hands
Every first Sunday at 4:30 PM


Waddon Phoenix Group
For our older friends, various activities
Most of the year
Every Monday at 2:00 PM for 2 hours
Young @ Heart
All ages, term time only
Every Monday at 7:00 PM for 1 hour


Famly Focus
Every Tuesday at 9:30 AM for 2 hours
Brownie Guides
Brownies 7-11 years - Term Time Only
Term Time on ly
Every Tuesday at 5:45 PM for 1½ hours


Post Card Club
Post Cards etc for sale including a cafe
1st Wednesday in each month
Every first Wednesday at 9:00 AM
Prayer Group
An opportunity for intercessory prayer
Every Wednesday at 6:30 PM


Family Focus
Term Time Only - Mother & Toddlers Group - opportunity for little children to have supervised play, while mothers (fathers) can do handicraft, chat and have refreshments.
Term Time only
Every Thursday at 9:30 AM for 2 hours
Every Thursday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour
Knitting & Knatter
An opportunity to knit for fund raising and for charities sending knitted items overseas. A monthly group with home knitters who are unable to get to the group. Everything supplied and someone will teach you how to knit or crochet.
Every first Thursday at 2:00 PM for 2 hours
Stepz - Waddon Dance Club
Term Time only -6pm-7pm Stepz Junior 4-7 years 7-8pm Stepz senior 8-14 years Dancing group
Term Time only
Every Thursday at 6:00 PM for 2 hours


Ist Fridays in the month, book a time on 07958611934. Small charge.
Every first Friday at 8:15 PM for 1 hour


Local Councillors Surgery
1st Saturday each month - Local councillors available to talk to residents
Every first Saturday at 10:00 AM for 2 hours
Community Breakfast
1st Saturday each month - 10-11.30pm
Every first Saturday at 10:00 AM for 2 hours
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Messy Church
Messy Church is on the theme of Harvest & Creation. The will be activity tables, simple worship and lunch. Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Saturday 16th December 2017 at 10:00 AM for 2 hours
People around Jesus' birth
Characters dress up, this is followed by mulled wine with bring & share food.
Sunday 17th December 2017 at 4:30 PM for 2 hours
Crib Service
Every child can be part of the nativity - costumes provided - as angels, wise men and shepherds.
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 5:00 PM for 1 hour
Midnight Mass
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 11:30 PM for 1 hour
Chirstmas Day
Monday 25th December 2017 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Feast of St Stephen
Tuesday 26th December 2017 at 10:00 AM for ¾ hour



Wheelchair accessible toilets

Designated wider space(s) for people with a disabled parking badge

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Wall Paintings Floodlight


Various courses during the year-First Communion-Confirmation-Lent Courses-Other spiritual events

Foodbank or foodbank collection point
www.backtochurch.com Hall for Hire Miss Ethel Dixon for hall bookings on 020 8681 7792
Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 3416
Built: 1932
Architect: W Curtis Green
Style of worship: Thursdays 10am Holy Communion
Our Patron: The Archbishop of Canterbury
Archdeaconry: CROYDON (375)
Deanery: CROYDON CENTRAL (37502)
Benefice: Croydon St John (37/083EW)
Parish Legal Name: Croydon (370383 )
CofE Church Info: (637384 37/384)
Short URL: acny.uk/3416/
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The current editor is: Patricia Vowles

This page was last updated on Tuesday 7th November 2017
Waddon, St George (daughter church of Croydon Minster) : Barrow Road, Waddon, Surrey, CR0 4EZ - The best roads you use to get to St George's is Foss Avenue, or Crowley Crescent 2nd right from Purley Way, or 3nd left turning from Papisford Road into Warham Road/Denning Avenue. Barrow Road is one way only. No access via Waddon Road/Barrow Road or Th

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