Footsteps is the name of the crèche on Sunday mornings at Mile Cross, for ages 0 to 4 years. Parents/carers can stay and play with their toddlers, or arrange with the helpers to look after them.
WHEN & WHERE?
Footsteps (creche) is available from 11.30am on Sundays in the Manthorpe Room at the Norman Centre.
For some of you this will be a new experience with a new baby and for others it will be a change, because you are new to King's and adapting to how things work with your baby or toddler. As a church we want to help you as much as possible and we understand that Sunday mornings may be a bit different for you now that you have a little one to look after!
Footsteps begins when the children leave the main meeting and finishes immediately afterwards. Please collect your child promptly at this time to relieve the crèche helpers on duty.
Please sign your child in by adding their name to the list. If you are going to stay with your child, please also write your name on the sheet. Please ensure you also sign your child out when collecting them after the meeting. The signing in is very important for your child's safety and for fire regulations.
There are several people on the Footsteps rota each week; a leader and helpers who will each be wearing badges for you to identify them. On occasions when a child gets upset and cannot be consoled, one of the workers will go and fetch the parent(s) from the meeting. This may well be necessary if Footsteps is very busy. It is helpful if you let one of the helpers know roughly where you are sitting to make this easier. Alternatively, a message may be displayed on the screen in the main hall asking for you to come.
Most parents find that their young baby sleeps for the majority of the service and you may not need to use the crèche for some time. However, by six months most parents will be using it on a regular basis. At this stage parents who are church members may be asked to be on the rota as the need for helpers is always great. Most people are on once in every four or five weeks and we hope you will find it a joy and blessing to help serve in this way. Details of what this involves will be sent to you nearer the time.
There is baby changing facilities available at the Norman Centre near the toilets/changing rooms.
WANT MORE INFO?
For more information about Footsteps please contact Emma Hughes. You can complete our contact form or telephone 01603 765795. Office hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.