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Whittington Parish Church Activities

Activities for Children, Families and Young People

Messy Church
We meet monthly at 4.00 pm for activities, family-friendly worship and a shared tea. For full details see our current magazine, which can be found by clicking on the źMagazineĎ link on the left-hand side of this page. Messy Church is also advertised on our Facebook page

Praise and Play
Praise and Play is a special short worship service for pre-school children of all ages with their parents or carers.

It takes place at 2pm every Tuesday in school term time. There is a special short worship service, with songs, stories and prayers, followed by play and refreshments. We finish in time for parents to leave to collect older children from school.

Oswestry Rural Youth Church
This is a new project employing a Christian Youth Worker to work with young people aged 11-18 years from the villages around Oswestry and to provide opportunities for worship and Christian learning that are relevant to them, through the development of youth church. For further information visit the website:

Prayer and Study
There are two home groups meeting on a Wednesday afternoon at 3.00 pm (Contact Lynn and John Carroll, 01691 659385, or a Thursday evening at 7.30 pm. (Contact Margery Mellor, 01691 681036). New members welcome.

Friendship and Support
Coffee & Company is a monthly coffee morning in church, offering refreshments and an opportunity to chat and make new friends.

We also have a number of fundraising events each year, including concerts, Lent lunches and a summer barbecue. These are a good opportunity to meet new people and we are always grateful for offers of help.

Please check the parish magazine, the "Ripple" for more detailed information on all of these activities.