Church of England Diocese of Gloucester Holy Apostles Charlton Kings

Children's and Family

Sunday Mornings

All-Age Worship

On the third Sunday of each month the whole church family worships together whatever your age.

Babies are very welcome in church. If they are unsettled or if it is easier for you then do use the lower room at the back of church at any point during the service. There are baby changing facilities in the disabled toilet in the main church next to the kitchen and in the Crèche.

We have Children’s Clubs when we do not have All Age Worship. We start in church together and then the children leave part way through the service to go to clubs:


The Crèche is for children under the age of 3 years old and a space for parents with babies who might be unsettled. It is situated in the lower room at the back of church. Parents are encouraged to leave children with our team as soon as they are able. Children are signed in and out by their parents/carers to ensure their safety. They have the opportunity to sing and play in a friendly and relaxed environment. Parents are asked not to check on their children during the session as we find this unsettles the children, we will come and find you if your child becomes unsettled.


MiniClub is for pre-school children aged 3 & 4 and takes place in the lower room at the back of church. Children are signed in and out by their parents to ensure their safety. MiniClub sessions begin with a song, hearing a Bible story followed by craft based activities related to the story/songs and then time to play.

Sunday Club Infants

Sunday Club Infants is for children in school, Reception to Year 2, they meet in the back room of the Church Hall. They are escorted to the Church Hall by the Group Leaders. Parents are responsible for collecting them at the end of the session (on a 2nd Sunday they are brought back for Communion). The sessions are varied and include singing, chatting together, learning about Jesus, playing games, making things and praying. Sometimes their session starts with an activity with Sunday Club Juniors in the main area of the Church Hall.

Sunday Club Juniors

Sunday Club Juniors is for children in school years 3 to 5, they meet in the Church Hall. They are escorted to the Church Hall and returned to church at the end of the session by their leaders. The sessions follow a contemporary programme gaining a deeper understanding of the themes and characters of the Bible. Sessions include central teaching, small group discussions, games, craft and prayers.