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Children and Youth


Children and Youth Worship Online

Whilst we are unable to be in church, our children's groups continue to meet online on a Sunday. Please feel free to join either session on Zoom - all ages are welcome!

9:30am - Young Discoverers/ Explorers (ages 0-5) 

10:30am - Voyagers/Pioneers (ages 6-upwards)

If you would like to be included on the mailing list (which includes the Zoom details, lesson plan and the craft materials required for each session) please email Rachel Kinning at imc@moseleychurch.org.uk.


Y@smaa (youth at St Mary's and Anne's) is a Youth group for year 6 and above. These sessions are currently taking place on Zoom. Login details will be published in the Weekly Bulletin, or you can email Rachel Kinning at imc@moseleychurch.org.uk for further information. The next sessions will take place on the following dates at 7.30pm:

  • Saturday 8th  May
  • Saturday 22nd May
  • Saturday 12th June
  • Saturday 26th June
  • Saturday 3rd July
  • Saturday 17th July 

On February 13th, the y@smaa group made ash from last year's palm crosses ready for Ash Wednesday. You can see them doing it below.


Children's Worship in Church

Sadly, our Children's groups cannot meet in church at the moment, but we hope to be able to resume the following pattern when circumstances allow in the future.


When do the Children’s Groups take place? Children’s worship takes place during the 10:00am service at St. Mary’s and 11:00am service at St. Anne’s during term-time only. Children leave the service after the Collect and return after the Eucharistic prayer to rejoin the service for communion.

What Children’s Groups do we have and where do they meet?

Young Discoverers – for children aged 0-2. Meet in the West Room, St. Mary’s. All children in this group must be accompanied by an adult.

Explorers – for children aged 3-5. Meet in the Courtyard Room, St. Mary’s. Parents / carers are not required to accompany children in this group.

Voyagers – for children aged 6-7. Meet in the Choir Vestry, St. Mary’s.

Pioneers – for children aged 8-11. Meet in the Warden’s Office, St. Mary’s.

All-Age Group – Meet in the Children’s Room, St. Anne’s.

What happens in the groups?  The Young Discoverers and Explorers enjoy songs, age-appropriate prayer, a short story and a craft activity. The Voyagers and Pioneers use a weekly resource called Roots, which includes prayers, stories and activities based on the weekly readings from the Bible. Worship at St Anne’s is similar to St Mary’s with adaptations to accommodate their all-age context.

How does my child join in? All children are welcome to join our groups. If you are here with your child for the first time, please identify yourself to a church member at the Welcome Desk as you enter the church, and we will ensure that you are directed to the right group. All children are registered for safeguarding purposes.

Who leads the groups? All of our group leaders are volunteers from our congregations who are DBS checked and have undertaken Safeguarding Training.


Applications for Moseley Church of England Primary School

Applications to Moseley Church of England Primary School require attendance at church once a month for a two-year period prior to the point of application. For a full copy of the  School Admission Policy, please refer to the Moseley C of E website.

Events for our Children