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Children, Young People and Families
‘When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments — tenderness for what he is and respect for what he may become.’
— Louis Pasteur, French chemist and microbiologist
‘The soul is healed by being with children.’
— Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russian novelist and philosopher
Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.’ Matthew 19:14
Within Withamside United Parish we welcome all children and young people who wish to worship with us. However, we understand that the normal Sunday services might not quite suit the needs of a boisterous toddler or school aged youngster. So, although families are very welcome all the time, here are a few of our services that try to offer something very special for our youngsters.