Matthew Lunn (Children & Families Worker) & Poppy Winks (Youth Development Worker)
“Open the Book” offers a programme of themed and dramatised Bible stories at no charge to schools. Teams of volunteer storytellers use drama, mime, props, costume - even the children and staff themselves - to present Bible stories in ways that are lively, engaging, informative ... and great fun for everyone involved! Bilton Area and Trinity are wanting to launch ‘Open the book’ at one of their local primary schools. Volunteers welcome to work alongside Bilton and do a local school each. They will be doing two a term to begin with + practice. If interested please speak to Matthew Lunn & Lynda Dale.
“Who Let the Dads Out” is a group for dads, granddads, male carers & their pre-school children. A chance for the dads to meet, have a play with their children, give mum a break and have a nibble.
At Gracious St it happens every 2nd Sat monthly from 10am to 11.30am. (Contact Libby 867077). The group at Trinity meet every 1st Sat monthly and they also have a curry club.
3 Generate Manifesto intends to raise the voices of young people of the Church and highlight the real and varied concerns close to their hearts such as the environment, poverty, bullying, disability accessibility and the refugee crisis.
Several churches in the Nidd Valley Circuit are attending schools regularly to lead assemblies.
There are holiday clubs for children at the Churches and a family day is being planned for the summer as well as a community fun day.
Gracious Street and Bilton are organising family film nights regularly.
Trinity and Starbeck have Messy church once a month and there is also Trinity Tots &Junior church.