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Toddle and Tunes

Over the past academic year, the Toddlers toddled to Field House again to sing and play with the elderly residents there. The children have really grown in confidence with their older friends now and happily share out the instruments and chat to them when we play. As well as singing we have built Lego together, …
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All You Need is Love – And a Smile…

Toddlers finished for the summer early in July. The team were given instructions to rest, the parents instructions to ‘Toddle to the Park’ with friends and Chris and Pattie to enjoy the peace and quiet that the summer break affords them! We had a good year with a steady number of 70/80 families each day. We …
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Christmas Joy with Bells and a Knitted Nativity.

One Wednesday in December a small group of our Toddlers, and parents, spent a very special half an hour sharing the Christmas story at Field House. We have been visiting each month to sing nursery rhymes and actions songs with the residents and every time we visit the children and the elderly get to know …
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How far does God’s love stretch?

That is the question we posed at the Toddler end of term service last week. We read the story ‘I Love You to the Moon and Back’ and, after reading Psalm 139 verses 7-10 we decided that God’s love stretches further than the moon and back. God’s love goes with us wherever we go, be …
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Love is All Around…

St John’s Toddlers had fun last week making Valentine’s Day cards to give to people they love. In the Bible, it says that Jesus came for the homeless and the hopeless, those physically, relationally or emotionally tired or lonely – and those just at their wits end with the demands of looking after their under-fives! …
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‘I will pitch my tent in the land of HOPE.’ Acts 2:25

As we face the New Year, and all its uncertainties, I have been learning to ‘pitch my tent in the land of hope.’ King David said: I saw God before me for all time. Nothing can shake me; he’s right by my side. I’m glad from the inside out. I have pitched my tent in …
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