Sunday School that operates at the Methodist Church in The Avenue consists of a
combined St. Mary's and Methodist Sunday School, working together under one
roof and pooling resources.
welcomes Wivenhoe children between the ages of 4/5 and 14, whether they have a
church connection or not. There are three age-groups: one for 4/5-7, one for
7-11 and one for 11-14, each with its own leader: Jenny Pilgrim and Janice
Alston for the youngest and the eldest, Marika Footring for the middle age-group.
way this Sunday School is organised is a reflection of the way the churches in
Wivenhoe try to work together. Children from both the Methodist and Anglican
church family attend while being encouraged to maintain
active links with their own church. Occasional 'exchange visits' have taken
place and it is hoped to have more of these in the future, fostering
understanding of and respect for other religious views and practices.
are held at 10.30 every Sunday morning.
details can be obtained from Jenny Pilgrim tel: 01206 822687 or from Marika
Footring tel: 01206 825310, or e-mail
- Collage made by the children of the Sunday School from cut-out paper
shapes and assembled into this circular display.
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||These paintings were all made by the children when the
Sunday School performed a sketch that had an 'art auction' as its
We needed paintings to auction off, so they spent weeks copying old
masters...to great effect!
Easter Collage 2004