Our vision is to see children’s lives transformed through Jesus Christ to the glory of God. The young people of St Hilary’s are a valued part of our church community. We want to equip parents with the resources to be Godly individuals who can teach the truth of Jesus in the home.
Find out more about our different activities using the links below, or for further information about any of our children’s ministries please contact Amanda Lincke.
St Hilary’s – SUNDAY 9am and 6pm
St Silas – SUNDAY 10am and 2pm
St Augustine’s – SUNDAY 4pm
Children are introduced to music, creativity and more, plus families given a chance to think about the God-part of life. Amazing to think that all this can be achieved in a loving, shared family environment.
Each mainly music is associated with and is run by volunteers from St Hilary’s Network.
Mainly Music fees are $5 per week per family.
St Hilary’s – TUESDAY 10am and FRIDAY 10am
Mainly Music in the Church followed by morning tea and play in the playhouse from 10.30am
St Silas – TUESDAY 10am
Mainly Music sessions with combined morning tea at 10am.
St Augustine’s – THURSDAY 10am
Mainly Music session followed by morning tea and play time from 10.30am
Children are encouraged to participate in activities including craft, music, and group story time and also have plenty of time for free play. We share Bible stories and Christian songs at times, with a special focus on Easter and Christmas celebrations.
Playgroup fees are $50 per term per family.
St Hilary’s – MONDAY 10am and WEDNESDAY 10am
Playgroup in the Playhouse
St Silas – WEDNESDAY 10am
Playgroup upstairs in the Guild Hall
St Augustine’s – WEDNESDAY 10am
Playgroup in the Church Hall
All sessions are planned and led by an EXPERIENCED PLAYGROUP COORDINATOR. They include age appropriate art/craft activities, games, music, movement, stories, and indoor and outdoor play.
Cost is $200 per term $25 per casual session
St Hilary’s – WEDNESDAY 9am – 12 noon
Rostered Playgroup in the Playhouse
Cost is $5 per week per child.
St Silas – FRIDAY 4:30pm-6pm
Kids Space runs in the Guild hall
Messy church is an interactive, fun filled afternoon church for kids and adults of all ages. We play games, do crafty things, build stuff, learn about God, the world and ourselves. Then we have dinner together. Lots of mess and lots of fun? Everyone is welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult.
When do we meet? 4:00pm-6:00pm (usually once a month)
Where do we meet?
St Silas North Balwyn (Corner Maud Street and Osburn Avenue) and
St Hilary’s Kew (12 John Street)
What does it cost? Messy Church is free but a donation towards dinner is welcome
Dates for 2017:
For both St Hilary’s and St Silas: Feb 19, Mar 19, May 21, June 18, Aug 13, Sept 10, Oct 22, Nov 19