Kids Team

We have so much going on at the Lantern for all our Kids! We are passionate about seeing our children and young people grow as disciples of Jesus, as well as reaching the children and families in our communities.

There are so many areas within this ministry for you to serve. Below is a list of all we do:

Sundays At 11am

Kids (Ages 1-11)

(New) sticky Church

Once a term, Sunday: 4-6pm

Puppet Ministry

Wednesdays: 4:30-5:45pm, available to all

A creative means of presenting the gospel to all ages

Kids CLub

Thursdays: 3:30-5:30pm (Ages 4-11)

Walking Bus (Collecting Kids from school to Kids Club)

Helping with refreshments, set up, clear up, or with the kids. 

Sundays At 9:15am

Tots Church (Ages 0-4)

Mini Church (Ages 4-6)

Kids Church (Ages 7-11)

Sticky Fingers

Once a month, 3rd Saturday of the month

A family Craft Morning with refreshments

Open the book

Wednesdays: 9:45-10:45pm

Part of a team telling stories at Merley First School

Toddler group

Thursdays: 10-11:30am

Helping with refreshments, set up, clear up or chatting to parents.

Annual Events

Once a year we run events around Christmas and Easter. We also run a Light Party (Alternative Halloween Party) and Holiday Clubs.

For more information or to get involved please get in touch via the button below:

The Lantern Church, Merley | Registered Charity Number: 1137810

Chichester Walk, Merley, Wimborne, BH21 1SN

The Lantern Church is part of the Canford Magna Team Ministry here in the Diocese of Salisbury alongside:

Canford Magna Parish Church & St Barnabas Bearwood