Children and Youth

We run a rich and varied programme of activities for children and young people in the parish. Here are some of the highlights:

Sunday mornings

There are always toys, books and colouring activities at the back of church for children during any service in our churches. St. Andrew’s runs a Cool School and creche for children during the morning service from 11am some weeks.

Deanery Youth Group

There is a group of young people from churches across Kirkby, Knowsley, Prescot and Huyton, for ages 10+ (School Year 6 and upwards). Please contact us for more information.

Tuesday afternoons

Messy Church takes place at Kirkby CofE School in term time from 3:45 – 4:15pm, with activites and refreshments before hand from 3:15pm. Fast moving, exciting, musical and interesting, this is an event for children and parents.

Annual Events

We also have various events and parties that happen annually, such as a Good Friday Activity Morning, a Light Night (alternative to Halloween) and a Christmas Party.

Centre 63

There is a wide range of activities that run out of Centre 63 for young people – see their website for more details.


Kirkby Parish takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously. We have adopted the national Church of England’s robust procedures and guidelines. You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at

If you have any safeguarding concerns or issues on a safeguarding matter then you can find useful contact information at

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