Youth and Children case studies

Stories from churches that attract a good number of children in their worshipping community (according to Statistics for Mission submissions) with the goal of being able to share good practice.

If you have a good story to share, do email our Children & Youth Enabler, Laura Edwards.

Trentham children case study

Trentham is located in the suburbs of the city of Stoke on Trent in the south so in a green area with easy access to the countryside giving rise to better health and wellbeing instead of being in the stress and pressure of the city.


St Thomas Aldridge children case study

St Thomas’ Church is a friendly, lively, charismatic evangelical church, which is situated on the Coppy Hall Estate in Aldridge, near Walsall. 


St Leonards Wigginton children case study

The parish of Wiggington is small, it was about 4,000 but has grown over last three to four years because of new building.


St Johns Burntwood children case study

St John’s Community church, Burntwood is a contemporary and informal Anglican church of all ages and backgrounds where everyone is welcome.


St Bart's Penn children case study

St Bart’s is located at the heart of the Penn community, in Wolverhampton, West Midlands. There has been a church present at the site since the signing of the Magna Carta. St Annes is the sister church of St Bart’s and was founded in 1888.


Kinnerley children case study

Small rural village – population around 1000, with a CE primary school with around 80 pupils. Village is predominantly over 65s. Not many children live here. Sunday morning worship is Holy Communion with organ and hymns and is not family or unchurched friendly.


Barton under Needwood and Tatenhill children case studies

Barton Under Needwood is a large village (around 2500 dwellings) between Burton on Trent and Lichfield. It has an infant, primary and secondary school within the village. The Church is Central and is well resourced as is the village with shops and amenities.

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