Welcome to Loanhead Parish Church – part of the Church of Scotland.
CHILDREN & YOUTH GROUPS
We take child protection seriously ensuring that all our volunteers have adequate training
and hold PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) Certificates for working with children.
Birth - 3 year old
Creche runs in the Small Hall on a Sunday morning during the morning service.
Organised by Kayleigh Brown, there are always at least two people operating the crèche each week
3 - 11 year old
Junior Church (or Sunday School as many will remember it) runs in the Main Hall during the Sunday morning service and has groups for children from pre-school to P7.
The children usually join in the last part of the service each week, however, on the last Sunday of the month they share in the Family Service, joining for most of the service, with activities in the hall part of the way through the service.
Adventurers runs in the Vestry during the Sunday morning service and is a contemporary and relevant way of exploring Christianity aimed at pre-teens and teenagers.
Anchor Boys is for boys in Primary 2 & 3. They meet on a Wednesday night from 6pm-7pm. Follow them on Facebook 1st Loanhead Boys’ Brigade..
JUNIOR BOY'S BRIGADE
Junior Boys Brigade caters for boys in Primary 4 – 6. They meet on a Wednesday night from 7.15-8.45pm. Follow them on Facebook 1st Loanhead Boys’ Brigade.
COMPANY SECTION BOYS BRIGADE
Company Section Boys Brigade caters for boys in Primary 7 upwards. They meet on a Thursday evening from 7-9pm. Follow them on Facebook
1st Loanhead Boys’ Brigade.
Explorers Groups run at Paradykes and Loanhead Primary Schools, giving
youngsters the opportunity to meet during break and lunch time to have a
bit of fun and explore the Christian Faith. Volunteers work alongside the
church’s Children’s worker to run these groups. They are use a range of
Scripture Union material exploring Jesus and his ministry.
We use an adapted double decker bus (the Connect bus) to do youth work on the streets of Loanhead. Currently the bus is in the car park at the Memorial Park
from 7-8.30pm on a Friday evening and provides a safe space for young people to get together and an opportunity to explore faith. Follow connectbus on Instagram.
Loanhead Parish Church , The Manse, 120 The Loan, Loanhead , Midlothian, EH20 9AJ
Loanhead Parish Church (Church of Scotland) Registered Charity No SC014420