Our Groups

Children & Young People
If you would like to find out more about the youth work at St Mark's then take a look at our Youth Page.
Older People

Every other Monday

6.00-7.30 pm, Church Hall


Brownies is open for 7 to 10 year old girls and is about having fun! They take part in indoor and outdoor activities that challenge them to do their best. Their meetings are action-packed and full of challenges, games and activities, often ones that the Brownies have suggested themselves.


For more info contact Andrea Lewis-Ryce


Monday 7.30 - 9.00 pm

Church Hall


We are part of Girlguiding UK. Girls can become Guides from the age of 10. They work on a varied programme developing their social skills working in small groups and making decisions for themselves.


For more info contact Catherine Wilson

Parent & Toddler

Tuesday and Wednesday 10.00 - 11.30 am 


1.30 - 3.00 pm

Church Hall


We welcome parents/carers and their children to enjoy spending time together in a friendly environment.


The group is free to all members of the community


For more info please email us

Tuesday Club

School Yrs 3 to 6

Tuesday 6.00 - 7.00 pm

Church Hall


Tuesday Club is aimed at children who are in school years 3 to 6. We spend time playing games and doing craft. We want the club to be a place of belonging where friendships can grow and we can have fun. The craft is themed around a different Bible passage each week and provides a creative and interactive way to explore the Bible.


For more info contact Dan Jeffery

Tuesday Group

School Yrs 7 - 13

Tuesday 7.15 - 8.45pm

Church Hall & Youth Room


Tuesday Group is aimed at young people who are in school years 7 – 13. We spend time socialising, playing games and discussing topics of both life and faith. We want the group to be a place of belonging where friendships can grow and we can have fun. As well as playing games and socialising we have a time of discussion which allows us to talk about key topics and aims to develop a safe environment to ask questions and learn together without judgement. The group is open to all within the age bracket, no matter their faith or background.


For more info contact Dan Jeffery


General Interest
Nifty Fifties

Friday 1.30 - 4.00pm

Church Hall


Nifty Fifties is a group aimed at senior citizens. The first hour covers quizzes, DVDs, talks on travel, food, past and present-day events, comedy, poetry and occasional visiting speakers or entertainment groups. This is followed by games of Scrabble and Dominoes, tea and biscuits. The meeting ends with notices and an epilogue.There is also a seaside trip, Christmas party and a visit to the Pantomime.A warm welcome awaits you, so do visit us regularly or occasionally.


For more info contact Elizabeth Palmer

Tuesday Fellowship

Tuesday 8.00 pm

Members' homes


The Tuesday fellowship group offers regular relaxed informal evenings for senior citizens. consisting of quizzes and board games and a cup of tea.


For more info contact Elizabeth Palmer

Music Group

Tuesday 8.30 - 10.00 pm

Main Church


The music group meet together to praise an worship God through playing a large collection of contemporary worship music together. While this group forms the basis of the Sunday morning worship team, it is open to anyone who wants to come, regardless of ability.


For more info contact Phil Ridaut

Coffee Mornings

First Friday of the month

10.0 am - 12.00 noon

Church Hall


Each Month we organise a coffee morning, serving tea, coffee, cakes as well as a Bric-a-Brac Stall. All money raised goes to different nominated charities.


For more info contact Helen Palmer

Details of our new provision and activities for our young people will appear here soon

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