Peter Apostle Roman Catholic Church, Rushden, Northamptonshire
The Youth of our Parish are our future. Groups exist for their needs and consist of: Rainbows, Beavers, Brownies, Cubs, Guides, Scouts.
Then there is also the Youth Group open to those aged 9-13 years and The Zone is for those aged 13 plus.
We meet twice monthly on Friday nights 8.00 to 9.30pm. during school term to do a range of activities, these include, Snooker, Table Tennis, Board Games, Air Hockey, Team Games, Quiz Nights, Sports, Roller Hockey; sometimes we go Swimming and Ten Pin Bowling. Date of our next meeting is announced in the Parish Newsletter.
The Zone have also had Video and Pizza nights, trips to the cinema and the use of a computer. We welcome both parishioners and non-parishioners, there is a subscription fee of 50p and a tuck shop were you can buy crisps, chocolates and drinks.
On Mothering Sundays we handout hand made cards after Mass to all the Mothers of the Parish, and make Christmas cards for the S.V.P. We have done many things to raise money for various Chanties.
We have sold Quizzes, run stalls at the Parish Fun Days and Parish Christmas Bazaars, donated subscriptions and takings from the tuck shop and collected goods for Refugee Relief.
A regular event we participate in is the Waendel Walk - a sponsored event.
We have had demonstrafions from the St. John's Ambulance and Northamptonshire Police Dogs with their handlers. Northamptonshire Police Community Safety Department gave a demonstration on photo-fit and finger printing.
We have visited Rushden Fire Station, Wellingborough Police Station and we also had a guided tour of Rushden and Diamonds Football Stadium.
Brian Thorn - Youth Group & The Zone Leader - Phone 07719660106
Jayne Williamson - Leader
Jayne Pearce - Leader
Stuart Pearce - Leader
Nigel Lambert - Leader
Fr Joe Walsh - Spiritual Leader
The Parish is also closely involved with Northampton Diocese Youth Ministry
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