Our Pastoral team ensures that those who are sick are visited and helped appropriately.
There is a Food Share scheme in operation. Various church members and friends collect food that would otherwise go to waste from supermarkets, and this is then taken and given to those in need
Children's Church takes place every Sunday during the main service (see Children's work).
TLC@NCC - The Parents and toddler Group usually meets on a Friday morning. (Currently cancelled due to Covid 19)
and every 6 - 8 weeks we have Family Time where the whole church family plus friends from toddler group etc can meet together, enjoy some activities around a theme, with some singing and a story, and have a meal together. (currently cancelled due to Covid 19)
During the Autumn we support Operation Christmas Child, where we put together shoe boxes for children who have nothing in countries of South Africa, Central Asia, South America and Eastern Europe. During 2019 we were able to send 30 shoe boxes and raised £450 to contribute to the shipping costs and other outreach materials for this project.
See below for 2020 statistics.
As a church + friends we have contributed towards making up 71 shoe boxes. This includes
Donations of £415. Of this £150 was used to buy gifts for the boxes and £265 went towards the transportation costs and the Greatest Journey (children’s teaching course). Thanks to everyone who gave gifts, finances and those who knitted.
Check out these resources and information
OCC distribution maps
Year round printable calendar
Let's be friends colouring sheet
Chat and Craft (curremtly cancelled due to Covid 19)
On the first Wednesday or each month. Come and be creative. Bring your own or use the resources we have.
On Friday mornings from 11am to 12.30pm (approx), those who are involved in worship meet to practise. This is open to anyone to attend but is led by the worship group. A mix of new and old style songs are sung during this time.
During the Sunday services we actively encourage children and adults to use the flags and percussion instruments.