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Parramatta Salvos has a wide variety of kids activities held all throughout the week.
FAMILY ROOM: We have a quiet space for parents and kids to use as needed during church. There is comfortable seating, toys for your kids, and a kitchenette with all the essentials.
KIDS CHURCH: This is a great program for all the ‘big kids’ aged 7-12yrs, Kids Church is for everyone! We use a great discipleship program called ‘Junior Soldiers’. Children get to learn much more about Jesus and the Salvation Army through fun activities, praise and worship songs, the Bible and games each week. This program runs during our 9:30am church service.
JUNIOR SOLDIER PREPERATION CLASSES: This is a learning and development program for children aged between 7-8yrs which takes the children through a preparation course over approx. 6 weeks before they are invited to be enrolled as Junior Soldiers in the Salvation Army. This is not a compulsory program. This also runs during our Sunday Morning Worship Service when required.
PLAYGROUP: Come along and join the fun as adults and children alike share in the activities - singing, rhymes, craft, morning tea and free play with provided toys, ride-on bikes, puzzles and colouring activities.
KiDS MUSIC CLUB: A music program for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers aged up to 5yrs. There are 2 sessions held on a Friday, one from 10:00am till 10:30am and the second from 11:00am till 11:30am. Morning tea is held between 10:30am and 11:00am. Children learn songs about Jesus, nursery rhymes, play fun instruments, dance around, play games and much more. Come to interact and spend time with other parents and children and enjoy suitable educational activities for Under 5's. Morning tea is provided for Parents and Carers, but please bring a packed morning tea for your children.
JUNIOR TIMBRELS: A great ministry for children aged 7+ years who love playing their timbrels (a timbrel is a type of tambourine). This group rehearsals every week from 5:45pm to 6:30pm and learns differnt styles and techniques in playing their timbrel in praise and worship. Come and meet a great leader and a wonderful group of children. The group have lots of opportunities to perform and show others how they worship Jesus through playing this instrument.
JUNIOR CONCERT BAND: For children and youth aged 7+ years who play (or at beginner level) a brass, woodwind or perussion instrument. Practises are held between 6:30pm and 7:15pm. Participate in warm-up exercises, reading of sheet music and learn to play new music with a great bunch of young people and a welcoming leader. Be part of a group that what to share thier love of Jesus through music.
LEARNER TIMBRELS: This is a beginner program for children interested in learning to play the timbrel (tambourine) children can start to learn this instrument from the age of 3. This rehearsal runs for approx. 20 mins.
DANGE GROUP: This is a great group of boys and girls aged from 3+ wanting to express their love of dance through great music that speaks of their love and praise for Jesus. This rehearsal runs for approx. 30 mins.
For more information on Friday activities for children and youth, contact our office and speak to the Youth and Children's Ministry Co-ordinator