"Sharing the love of Jesus in our community"

Children & Young People

There is a lot on at Bishop Ridley for Children and Young People of all ages. See below for details of our groups. For more information on any of our groups, please contact the Church Office.

Pre-School (0-5s)

BABES & TODDLERS meets on Wednesday mornings from 9.45am in the Church. Please note that there may be a waiting list. Group Leader is Pam White – phone 01689 834732.


Sunday Club (3-11s)

On Sunday morning, during the 10.30am service, our Sunday Club meets, for children aged from 3 to 11 years old, to learn more about the Bible in a fun and child-centred atmosphere. Sunday Club also take an active role in our Parade Services.


Dubsters (10-14s)

Dubsters meet 5.30-7.30pm on Sunday evenings during term-time at St John’s Church in Welling.  They play games, pray and worship, have Bible teaching, have fun and spend time together. Sometimes they have outings together, and they go to Angelspace at Rochester Cathedral four times a year. Periodically they stop meeting on Sunday nights for a term to join in Youth Alpha with other young people in Bexley.

Dubsters is a group shared between Bishop Ridley, St Peter’s Bexleyheath and St John’s Welling.

Girl’s Cell
Every other Tuesday, we have a cell group for girls from school years 5-9! Expect to find noise, young people finding out about Jesus and tonnes of fun!  We meet from 6.30-8pm at St John’s.


3 Dub (14-18s)

See sub category.


3Dub Cells

There is a fortnightly cell groups on Wednesdays 7-8.30pm, which are led by our young people themselves.




Source (18-30s)

Source meet on Sunday evenings at 7.45pm in Bishop Ridley Church Welling.



Praise Service

On the first Sunday of the month, Dubsters, 3Dub and Source go to the 6.30pm Praise Service at St John’s Church, Welling for an evening of contemporary worship.



Spark in the Park

Spark in the Park is an annual week of activities for children, teenagers and families held in Danson Park during the summer holidays. It is run by Churches Together in Welling and Bexleyheath. Activities are free.



Youth Alpha

This is the Alpha course adapted to suit 10-18 year olds.

The next course starts on Friday 25th September and will run for 10 weeks.  Contact Simon Caddock through the church office or at simon@brchurch.org to express an interest or for more details.

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  • Matthew 7:7-8
    “[Ask, Seek, Knock] “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.”
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