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School Years 7-9


Pathfinders meet most Sundays during the 10.00am service except on the first Sunday of the month, which is an ‘Engage’ service. In the early part of the service we head over to the studio at Harborne Primary School and return to church by the end of the service. During our time together we build friendships, look at what the Bible has to say, ask the questions buzzing round our heads, and play lots of games.

Small Groups

Each school year also has their own small group, which runs mid-week during term time. These give more space to explore Jesus, share life and eat food! Please e-mail our Youth Pastor Mark Watson for more information (  Click to download a Consent Form (required for each Pathfinder).

Year 7 – Wednesday (Led by Andrew & Rachel Horder & Tom Stone)
Year 8 – Wednesday (Led by Bev Reynolds, Jon Mould & George Fiveash)
Year 9 – Tuesday (Led by Nathan & Jenny Burden & Cassie Beeson)


Revolution is a time for all of those in Pathfinders to get together twice a term on a Wednesday evening instead of small groups. There is cake and games alongside interactive and creative worship, teaching and prayer. It runs at St John’s from 7.30-8.30pm (see term card for dates).


On the 1st Sunday of the month all the youth meet in the Upper Room at St John’s Church from 5.15-6.15 before the evening service. It’s a great time to enjoy pizza, games and hang out before going into the 6.30pm service together.

Trips Away

In the Easter term Pathfinders have their own weekend away as an Overnighter in the church during the Summer Term. These are brilliant opportunities to laugh lots, have fun, build memories and delve deeper into God as we hear from guest speakers and spend time in worship and prayer. They are always a highlight of the year!


We aim to do something regularly to love our community and express God’s heart for all people.  This could be anything from litter picks in the local area and gardening for people who are unable to do it themselves; to raising money for different charities and people.

See below for the latest term card


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