Here at Rayleigh Vineyard, one of our most important areas is our Children’s Ministry, which we call Planet Kids.  We have a team of gifted and dedicated people (who are all required to complete a DBS form) who work with our children of all ages, both on Sundays, at events and groups during the week.

On a Sunday morning, children are signed in to their appropriate age group as the main service starts.

Our youngest age group aimed at young babies, through to two year olds.  This age group has a designated area set up on a Sunday morning with lots of toys; aimed to create a fun, colourful and safe environment.  The creche area is based right in the main meeting area, (including a baby changing and baby feeding zone) allowing parents who are in the Shooting Stars group, to hear the service and feel part of it, whilst knowing their little ones are also having fun. 

This age group is for our 2-5 year olds and is rooted firmly in having fun.  On a Sunday morning, the children in this age group will look at a simple story from the Bible, followed by a craft activity, a time for games and a snack.  The children are able to take home a whole range of craft items and activity sheets that they have received during the morning, to help them remember what they have learnt during the morning’s session.

This age group is for the 5-11 year olds (primary school) and follows a similar format to the Rockets of games, Bible stories, craft activities, snacks and fun.  In theAsteroids group, the children have plenty of time to have fun, as well as build friendships and begin to explore and understand what it means to be a Christian.

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Lego Club

Come and display your construction skills at our primary school aged Lego Club. Chat Lego, make friends, get new ideas, competitions, snacks and drink also provided. Parents supervision required.

Megacentre Rayleigh – 4.15-5.30pm
23rd Sept
7th Oct
21st Oct
4th Nov
18th Nov
2nd Dec
16th Dec

 

 

Re:Fuel

Simply a time of Worship, Prophecy and Ministry. All welcome!

New dates in January

Youth

Regular get togethers for food, games, fun, trips to Base Jump, Adventure Island, Bowling etc. Year 7+

FRIDAYS – 7.30PM – VARIED VENUES

Family Groups

MARRIAGE COURSE – ALT WEDNESDAYS – DAWS HEATH – 8PM

PARENTING COURSE – ALT WEDNESDAYS – RAYLEIGH – 8PM

GROWBABY TODDLER GROUP – MEGACENTRE RAYLEIGH – 10AM – 13TH JUNE, 11TH JULY

Alpha Course

An opportunity to explore the meaning of life.

Food, disucssion, community – we run around 3 Alpha Courses a year. Contact us for more info.

ALT MONDAYS – ROCHFORD – 8PM

Coming Soon

Men's Events

MEN’S FOOTBALL GROUP – MONDAYS

BEER & BOARD GAMES – DATE VARIES

Book Club

A monthly book is chosen and discussed monthly; a new book is then chosen for the next month.

2ND SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH – 8PM

Art Club

A beginners course for anyone interested in exploring their artistic side.

RETURNS IN OCTOBER

Housegroups

We meet together regularly (at a time other than Sunday morning) either weekly, fortnightly or monthly. There is always food (coffee & cakes) and friendship. We have an ‘open-door’ approach, so you can visit and try out any of the groups we run. There is often guitar-led worship and a talk or bible study discussion and lots of friendship.

1ST MONDAYS – GROWBABY GROUP – RAYLEIGH – 8PM

1ST & 3RD TUESDAYS – WICKFORD GROUP – 8PM

WEDNESDAYS – SOUTHEND – 8PM

THURSDAYS – BITE SIZE, RAYLEIGH – 7.30PM

 

Kids Quest

Every Sunday morning we have a challenging quiz question with a great prize for the winner, like DVDs, Disney Plushes, board games, and more.

Creche

Safe and fun creche located in the main hall, allowing parents to still participate in the Sunday Morning Vineyard.

Planet Kids

Fun activities every Sunday morning for 2s to teens; songs, crafts, games, sports, puppets, healthy snacks, led by our dedicated DBS checked team. Safe and fun creche in the main hall, allowing parents to still join in the morning service.

Coffee & Cake

Free refreshments as you arrive, including filter coffee, teas, juices, as well as cakes and pastries.

Ministry

An opportunity following the talk to respond, chat to someone and receive some prayer.

Talk

Bible based 20 minute talk about developing our Christian lifestyle and putting it into practice.

Worship

Live band singing a few contemporary songs.