Junior Church and Messy Saints


Junior Church

Junior Church meets as part of  the main Sunday morning Mass during term time and is open to all children aged between 4 years old and 11 years old. The children follow the same Bible readings as the congregation and have the opportunity to share their learning with everyone at the end of the service. 

The first Sunday of the month is usually an All-Age Service and the children participate in the service with readings and leading our time of prayer. They also participate in the major Festivals, for example, performing a Nativity Play. 


All our activities are carried out in accordance with the Diocese of Southwark's "A Safe Church" safeguarding policy document which can be found on the Diocese's website: www.southwark.anglican.org

Please also see the separate Safeguarding page on this website.


Messy Saints


Messy Saints meets at St. Barnabas Church usually once a quarter . The aim is to think about the Christian faith in an informal manner, with art and craft activities, informal worship, fun, games and food.

Our next Messy Saints work shop is on the 1st December, starting at 11:30 we will prepare artwork for Christmas and also start work on our Nativity Play. 

As part of Messy Saints the children create banners and displays for the Church on the particular theme to compliment the Church's calendar. Messy Saints is for children/young people aged 4 years and older. Parents and carers are welcome to join us.