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Sholing Youth Programme

Youth are an important part of our New Community Sholing congregation and we aim to encourage our youth to grow in their relationship with God.

We have groups on a Sunday and during the week for our youth, and many of our young people are also part of our Sunday worship teams.

For more information about our groups and activities for young people, please contact Bethea and Steve Alexander, Peter and Karen Bangs, or Calvin Smith via

Sunday Youth Programme

Our early teens meet on a Sunday morning for games, age-appropriate Bible teaching, and to encounter God. All youth are welcome.

Who it's for: Youth in school years 7-11 meet on the 1st and 3rd Sundays, and children and youth in school years 5-11 meet on the 2nd and 4th Sundays.
When: Sundays, 10.30am. (Check our calendar for exceptions).
Where: St. Andrews, 204 South East Road, Sholing, SO19 8LW.
Run by: Calvin Smith
For more information: Please email

Youth Socials

The older youth from across New Community Church get together every other month for socials. We run Band of Brothers (for boys) and Soul Sisters (for girls), and organise a range of fun activities, helping our young people to get to know each other better, building strong friendships.

Who it's for: Youth in school years 9-13.
When: Every other month. Check our calendar for dates.
Where: Various venues.
Run by: Calvin Smith
For more information: Please email

Youth and Young Adults Connect Group

Peter and Karen Bangs, together with Bethea Alexander, run a connect group that caters for many of the youth and young adults at New Community Sholing. They provide teaching, pastoral support and a safe place to ask and explore some of life’s issues.

Email Bethea