Great Leighs Free Church


Regular Activities


Sunday Services

See ‘Sunday Services’ page


For Young people


11.10am –12 noon      Sunday School

Children leave the main Morning Service to have their own activities. These include Bible Stories and songs, craft and group work.

Tuesday (Restarts 11 September)

4.30pm—8.45pm        Boys and Girls Brigades 

The Brigades are part of global Christian movements with a great history and visions for this generation and the future. The aim of the Girls and Boys Brigades is to help young people become followers of the Lord Jesus Christ and through planned activities to be responsible members of society.  The Girls Brigade motto is ‘Seek, Serve and Follow Christ’ and the Boys ‘Sure and Steadfast’.

4.30pm—5.45pm        Anchors and Explorers     Years 1-3

6.30pm—7.45pm        Junior Boys     Years 4-6

5.30pm—6.45pm        Junior Girls     Years 4-6

              6.30pm—7.45pm            Company Section Boys, Senior Boys    Year 7+

 7.15pm---8.30pm          Senior Girls, Brigader Girls     Year 7+

We are now recruiting - please contact the Brigade Captain or just come along.  Girls and Boys 01371-821944


10.00am—11.30am     Toddler Group 

Open to all who have pre-school age children to look after—mums or dads, grandparents, etc. The group meets in our schoolroom (during term time only) and gives a great opportunity to meet other parents or carers in a fun, friendly and safe environment. Toys, activities and refreshments are provided for both you and your child.  For more information contact 01245-362088.

Note – We take the responsibility to protect the children and young people in our care very seriously. All those involved with our youth and children’s work have been subject to DBS checks.


For Men and Women

Thursday evenings as announced, separate Men’s and Ladies Groups

Activities include Ten Pin bowling, Pitch and Putt, pamper nights (ladies!), art and craft and many others.


For All


10am -12noon ‘The Spring’

An informal café style coffee morning. Come and go as you please. If you want to chat, you can always find a willing listener!

Alternate Wednesdays and Thursdays 

7.45pm—9pm             Bible studies

The Wednesday study takes please at the church and we learn from various books of the Bible sometimes using a DVD introduction and set questions which are discussed together.

On alternate Thursdays we meet in various homes as announced for a different kind of study, this time on Bible topics again using workbooks and questions (please email or telephone 01376 324918 for further details)

1st Saturday of the month

8.30am—9.30am         Prayer Breakfast

People, places and situations, local, national or international, are mentioned for prayer and then brought to God.  A simple breakfast follows the prayer time. A great way to start a new month!