FAMILY AND RELATIONSHIPS

Here you can find out what is going on in the 'Who Cares? Churches' to support you in the area of family and relationships including information about parent and child groups, parenting courses, marriage and relationship support: 

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Parent and child Groups

Please follow the link below to find out what parent and child groups are being run in your local 'Who Cares? churches. 

Children's Clubs

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Life Church, HookLife Kids will begin on Tuesday 31st October with a one-off seasonal spectacular Light Party and will take place every other Tuesday thereafter during school term time. It is an after school club aimed at Year R to Year 6 children with lots of fun games and excitement. There will be a small attendance fee to pay. 

Whizz Kidz

St Mary's Church, Basingstoke: This is a fun midweek club is for children in school years, Reception, Y1 and Y2. The group meets on Thursdays, 4-5pm in the Church hall where we play games, enjoy craft and learn more about Jesus from the Bible. St Mary's Coffee Shop, in the Atrium, is open during Whizz Kidz for parents to have a chance to meet with other parents and have a coffee.

ACE

St Mary's Church, Basingstoke: The group meets on Fridays, 5.20pm – 6.30pm, in the Church Hall, for fun and games! For a short period during the evening we learn more about Jesus from the Bible. There is a weekly programme (you pick up a programme card from the racks in Reception).

 

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Marriage

Marriage Course

Tadley United Reformed ChurchThe HTB Marriage Course runs over 6 sessions. Each session lasts approximately 2.5 hours and begins with a candle lit meal with each couple having their own table to encourage the ‘date night’ feeling. Following the meal the course is then presented with dessert and tea/coffee being served during one of the discussion breaks.If you are interested please contact: contact@tadleyurc.com

 

Marriage course

St Mary's Church's, Basingstoke: run twice a year which is a  seven session course for married couples or those preparing for marriage. The course promotes Christian marriage, to strengthen good relationships & to help those who are struggling. Content:- Starting at 7.00pm with romantic meal for two (all diets catered for) The evening will include DVD presentations & couple discussion time finishing at 9.45pm. To reserve a place on the next course email janet.waldock@stmarys-basingstoke.org.uk

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PARENTING 

There will be a talk at Saint Mark's Kempshott called Kidscape Talk: Bullying on Saturday 14th April 2018 or 12th May 2018 as part of their Saturday@StMarks program which includes cafe, activities and talks.

Care for the Family Parenting Courses 

HARTLEY WINTNEY

Time Out for Parents: The Teenage Years – 7 Thursday evenings, 11th January – 1st March, 7.30pm @ St John’s Church Centre, Hartley Wintney, RG27 8ED

Book via email with a contact phone number to ken.shorey@parenting.org.uk

BASINGSTOKE

Time Out for Parents: The Primary Years – 6 Monday evenings, 22nd January – 5th March, 7.30pm @ St Mary's Church, Eastrop, RG21 7PZ

Further details: philiphiorns@doctors.org.uk or phone 01256 464249. .

HOOK
Time Out for Parents (Early Years & Primary Years) – 6 Thursday evenings, 25th January – 8th March (including half term), 7:30pm at Life Church Centre, Hook, RG27 9DX

Further details: office@lifechurchhook.org or phone 01256 762022.

HARTLEY WINTNEY

Handling Anger in the Family – 4 Monday evenings starting 5th February – 5th March, 7.30pm @ St John’s Church Centre, Hartley Wintney, RG27 8ED

Book via email with a contact phone number to ken.shorey@parenting.org.uk.  

FLEET and ALTON

Time Out for Parents: Special Needs (Autism Spectrum) – two courses, dates TBC @ Elvetham Heath, GU51 1HA and Alton Maltings, GU34 1DT

Enquiries to Gill Jacobs, gill.6ot@gmail.com.

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messy church

Several of the Churches involved in Who Cares? Hampshire run Messy Church.

To find out about what Messy Church is and your nearest one please follow the link below to the Messy Church Website

EDUCATION


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