Church Groups

We have a number of regular activities which you are welcome to join.  Please contact the church office for more information.

MONDAY       
14.00 – 16.00       Monday House Group (on 1st & 3rd in month)

TUESDAY        
13.00 – 14.00       Music at Lunchtime (on 1st in month from October to March)
18.00 – 20.30       Girls’ Brigade (term time only)
20.00 – 22.00       Badminton

WEDNESDAY        
10.00 – 12.00       Understanding Computers (excluding Easter, summer holidays, Christmas & New Year)
12.00                     Men’s Pub Lunch (last Wednesday in each Month)
13.00 – 14.00       Music Explored – Illustrated Piano Recital (term time only)
14.30 – 15.30       Bible Study
19.30                     Wednesday Forum (on 1st in month excluding January & August)

THURSDAY        
10.00 – 11.30       Messy Toddlers (term-time only)
15.00                     Silver Service (on 3rd in month excluding October & December)
15.30 – 17.00       Pilots  (term time only)

FRIDAY
10.00 – 11.30       Toddler Group
11.30 – 12.00       Pause for Thought  

SATURDAY        
9.30 – 12.30         Action for Children Sale & Coffee Morning (on 1st in month excluding January & August)

SUNDAY   
10.30 – 11.30      Morning Service with Creche and Junior Church.  Refreshments after
12.00 onwards    Church Lunch (on 3rd in month excluding August & December)
16.30 – 18.00      Youth Group (term time only)
18.30 – 19.15      Evening Service followed by refreshments

Monday House Group

Meets first and third Mondays in the month at 14.00 – 16.00 in members’ houses.
ann.pook @ ntlworld.com

This small group meets for bible study on various themes and welcomes new members. 

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Girls’ Brigade

Meets Tuesdays in term time at 18.00 – 20.30 in the Methodist building.
Contact: Susan 01252 727463

Girls’ Brigade provides girls with the chance to make friends in a fun and friendly Christian environment. Activities include: games, cooking, singing, dance and badge work. Four sections cater for girls of different ages. n:vestigate 4-7 year olds, n:gage 8-11, n:counta 10-13 and n:spire 13-18.

New members are welcome to join at any time.

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Badminton

Tuesdays evening from 8-10 pm in the Large Hall in the URC building.

New members always welcome.

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Understanding Computers

Meets Wednesdays at 10.00 – 12.00 (excluding Easter, summer holidays, Christmas and New Year) in the hall in the Methodist building.
To reserve a lesson or further information contact: John 01252 713671
Or for further information only contact: Ian 01252 851299

At Understanding Computers, knowledgeable tutors provide one to one computer help and tuition on PCs, iPads and iPhones. Lessons last about 45 minutes and a donation of £4 a lesson is suggested to help with costs.

New attendees are welcome; please reserve a place in advance.

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Men's Pub Lunch

Last Wednesday of each month at 12 noon. Venues vary; please contact David Luscombe for more details.

Bible Study

Meets Wednesdays at 14:30 - 15:30 in the hall in the Methodist building.
Contact ann.pook @ ntlworld.com

The group meets to discuss different theme and aspects of the Bible. Members can contribute ideas for discussion and sessions are led by Rev. Conrad Hicks or Ann. New members are always welcome.

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​​​​Wednesday Forum

Meets first Wednesday in the month (excluding January and August) at 19.30 in the Fellowship Room in the Methodist building.
Contact: Helen 01252 718174

Wednesday Forum is a sociable group based around regular talks from visiting speakers on a wide range of interesting subjects and issues. Past talks have included topics such as: prison visitors, Christian Aid, Samaritan’s Purse International Relief, travelogues and quilting. During the year, there is a quiz night and members’ evenings when, for example, members bring in objects they’ve made or old photos to stimulate discussion. In the summer, the group goes out for a meal and in December celebrates with a lunch.

New members are always welcome.

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Messy Toddlers

Meets Thursdays in term time at 10.00 – 11.30 in the hall in the Methodist building.
Contact: Julie 07973 790925

A drop-in toddler group for children and their parents/carers where children have fun with water play, a ball pit, play dough, painting and other messy activities. About 10 - 16 toddlers attend each week and new children are always welcome to join. New families can try out a first session for free and then subsequent sessions are £1 per family.

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Toddler Group

Toddlers meet every Friday during term time from 10am-11.30am in the Small Hall in the URC building.  £1.50 per family.  Each session includes craft, drinks and snacks for the Toddlers and tea, coffee and biscuits for the grown-ups.  Everyone is welcome.

Visit the group's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/farnhamurctoddlers/.

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Silver Service

Meets third Thursday in the month (excluding October and December) at 15.00 onwards in the Methodist building.
Contact: Farnham ASSIST 01252 717710 or Margaret 01252 851299

This is a friendly, nondenominational, 30 minute church service designed for older people. It includes a bible reading, hymns, prayers and a short message given by local church ministers. Afterwards, there is a chance to meet and converse over tea, cake and scones. The service is run in conjunction with Farnham ASSIST and usually attendance numbers about 30 people.

All are very welcome.

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Pilots

Pilots run on Thursday afternoon from 3.30pm-5pm approximately in the URC building.  Please contact Eunice or Belinda to check dates and venue. 

Pilots is a URC Children’s Club.  We welcome boys and girls of primary school age.  Pilots is a non uniformed club where children can work towards badges in areas of service, interest, talents, overseas, worship and prayer.  A typical evening can include a variety of activities; games, crafts, painting, cooking, stories and acting.If you would like more information regarding pilots please pop in and speak to one of our leaders on a Thursday afternoon.

Cost: £1 per session

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Pause for Thought

Every Friday at 11.30 for 20-25 minutes in the URC building.

A few minutes with God in a busy week.

Quiet. Calm. God.

Why not join us?

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Action for Children Sale and Coffee Morning

Held first Saturday in the month (excluding January and August) at 9.30 – 12.30 in the Methodist Church building.
Contact: Mary 01252 726002

This is a popular sale of chutneys, marmalades, cakes and bric-a-brac, with a coffee morning, held in aid of the Action for Children charity. At the November sale light lunches are served too.

All are very welcome.

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Church Lunch

After the morning service on the 3rd Sunday in the month (excluding August and December) in the hall in the Methodist Church building.

A delicious two course lunch is served, giving everyone the chance to get to know each other better in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere. Please sign up on the attendance list in the foyer at least one week in advance (the list is usually available on the 1st Sunday in the month) and indicate if you are willing to bring a dessert. Donations are welcome on the day, proceeds fund the lunch and the surplus is donated to charity. Charities which have benefited include Methodist Homes for the Aged (MHA), Christian Aid and All We Can.

Youth Group

Youth Group at the Spire Church welcomes boys and girls aged 10 years and over.  You do not have to be a member of a church.  The youth group meet every Sunday during term time at 4.30 -6pm in the URC building.

Activities include quirky team games, outings, cooking, crafts and film nights.  The youth group members decide the programme at the start of each term so they very much ‘own’ their group.

Please contact Sue Lang for more information.

Child Protection

As you would expect, we take child protection very seriously.  We have an up-to-date safeguarding policy, and all our helpers are required to undergo DBS checks and other training as necessary.