Families and Children

Families and Children

We have heaps on for Families and Kids! Weekly stuff, Sunday stuff, School Holiday stuff! Have a look below for more details.

St John’s Kids

St John’s Kids runs every Sunday during school terms, in both our morning and evening services. We strive to be an intergenerational community, with people of all ages doing life together. Our kids enjoy a specifically minded teaching time during Sunday services at St John’s. During most of the service, children are encouraged to engage with what’s happening; the music, the prayers and whatever else might be happening. During teaching, kids move into the hall and foyer for activities, craft…

Going Bananas

Going Bananas is our Primary School Holiday Program. For 3 days, kids come along for great fun, doing activities, craft, games, and learning from the Bible. Each year has a cool theme, which has previously included Mega Makers, Polar Explorers, the Olympics, and more! Going Bananas has been a must do for Primary School kids in Diamond Creek since the year 2000, with the program selling out in recent years. Going Bananas will be back in 2019- Thanks for all who…

Mainly Music

We run Mainly Music groups on Wednesday & Friday mornings, 10:00-11:30am. The program starts with an informal chat and play time, to socialise and build friendships, before moving into a more structured, fun-filled music session that parent/caregiver and child participate in together. Morning tea is also provided. Research has shown that exposure to music and moving to music has profound effects on the childhood development areas of gross and fine motor skills, language, imagination, mathematical and pre-reading skills as well…