PLANET KIDS

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 Shooting Stars 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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Worship Skills

A chance to develop your worship/music skills with other like-minded people and band members.

2nd and 4th TUESDAYS – 8PM

Youth

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

FRIDAYS (TERM TIME) – VARIED VENUES – 8PM

Complete Costa

An open invitation to come AND join us at Costa Coffee, Rayleigh. Free drinks, fun and fellowship. Suitable for all ages.

EVERY OTHER 4TH SUNDAY – 5PM

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.

Students & 20s Group

Open to anyone between 18 and 30.

HOUSEGROUP – 1ST & 3RD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH – 8PM

 

Men's Events

MEN’S HOUSEGROUP – 1ST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH – 8PM

MEN’S FOOTBALL GROUP – MONDAYS – TIME VARIES

MEN’S BREAKFAST – 3RD SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH

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.

1ST SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH – 8PM

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.

MONDAYS – ONCE A MONTH – CHATTY LADIES – SOUTHEND – 8PM

TUESDAYS – PRAYER & WORSHIP – RAYLEIGH – 8PM

WEDNESDAYS – DAWS HEATH – 8PM

THURSDAYS – BITE SIZE, RAYLEIGH – 8PM
THURSDAYS – SOUTHEND – 8PM
THURSDAYS – EVERY OTHER WEEK – THURROCK – 8PM

 

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.