Children and Youth

Our God is a great God – he’s been doing extraordinary things in the lives of kids at St Tom’s!
Through games, talks, singing and craft, we present Jesus’ message in engaging ways, creating moments children will never forget.

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Bible learning for kids aged 0-12 on a Sunday


Friday after school program for school years 3-6


Playgroup for children aged 0-5


Friday night and Sunday morning groups for high school students

Kids Church

10AM Church

Children come into the 10am church service with their parents/carers. After a brief kids talk they meet their leaders at the back of the church hall.

  • Creche

    0-18 months

  • Tiny Toms

    12 months to 3 years

  • Tom Thumbs

    Preschoolers (3-5 years old)

  • Stomp

    Kindy, Years 1 & 2

  • Phantom

    Years 3 & 4

  • Atomic

    Years 5 & 6

  • Daylights

    Years 7-9

Evening Church at 5PM

All children join us at Evening Church for the first 10 minutes and then head to their group from the front of the church. Youth in Years 10-12 are regular members of the Evening Church congregation.

For more information please contact our children’s minister Ali Macintosh


JAFFA is a great place for the children to hang out, meet new friends, eat some afternoon tea, play games and explore what the Bible tells us about God.

  • AGES
    Years 3-6
  • TIME
    Fridays 3pm-4.45pm (during term time)
    Memorial Hall
    Parents need to sign our their children when they come to pick them up at 4:45pm.
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Toms Playtime

Toms Playtime is a fun and relaxed time for children aged 0-5 and for their parents/carers. Each playtime includes Junior Jivers (sing, dance, move, story), a play for the children and morning tea for the adults.


Term 3
21 July, 4 Aug, 18 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep
Term 4
13 Oct, 27 Oct, 10 Nov, 24 Nov

  • AGES
    Playgroup for children aged 0-5 years old
  • TIME
    Fridays, 9:30am – 11:30am (fortnightly, during term time)
  • COST
    $2 per week per child (maximum of $5 per week for a family)
    Free parking is available in the church driveway (enter from Church St).

If you’d like more information please contact the church office.

Lights Youth Group

At Lights, you can expect to hear a Bible talk, join in a discussion group, play games, enjoy a time of singing and prayer, and hang out together over supper.

  • AGES
    Years 7-12
  • TIME
    Fridays, 7pm–9pm (during term time)
    St Thomas’ Memorial Hall

    Years 7-9, Sunday Morning

    After joining the church service for the first 10 minutes they head out to Daylights which includes bible studies and games.

    They stay in the church building for the duration of the service.

If you’d like more information please contact our Youth Minister, Gerard O’Brien