st mary's ferndown
st mary's ferndown



Emma Taylor (Children & Families Pastor) and Ann Scouse (Under 5s Pastor) oversee Children's Ministry at St Mary's. Details of our various groups are below.

Pre-school Groups

St Mary's Toddlers

We meet in the Church Hall on Tuesday 

afternoons during term-time, from 1.30pm until 3pm. There are plenty of toys for the children to play with plus teas, coffees and biscuits for mums, dads and carers and squash and biscuits for the children. There is a musical slot in each session, which is always great fun! For more information contact Ann Scouse on 01202 870332.


Join us for our Christian fun-morning for pre-school children and their parents/carers. We have lots of fun with crafts, music and other activities and refreshments are provided. We meet from 9.15am - 10.45am in the Hall on the following dates this term:

2018 / 2019

17th December

Christmas Celebration

14th January


11th February

11th March
22nd April

20th May

17th June

15th July
Summer Celebration

Sunday Groups

Sparklers (0-3yrs)

There is a weekly crèche which takes place in the Beacon Cafe during the 10.45am service. We ask that parents please remain with their children. The service can be followed via an audio/video link. 

(For children aged 3 up to school year 3)

“Flame” meets in Venue 1. We learn about God’s love for us through Bible stories, activities, games, craft, music and so much more! The younger children will be assigned a buddy to help them feel welcomed into the group and support them with trickier activities.



RECHARGE (For children in school years 4-7)

Join us in the Beacon Room where we will be re-charging our faith batteries with exciting talks, games and other activities.


Afterschool Club

G- Force – An afterschool club for children in school years 4,5 and 6

G-Force is an after-school club which runs on Thursday evenings from 5:45 to 7pm during term time. We have lots of fun exploring Christianity through games, crafts, films, music, drama and other activities. There are also snacks and a tuck shop. There is no charge for attending the club but you will need pocket money for the tuck shop.

For details of our Youth Groups and Activities - Click Here