GET INVOLVED WITH OUR COMMUNITY
We run a number of events throughout the week to support the older people in our church and local community.
Meets for coffee and cake, a creative exploration of a Bible passage, time to chill and chat, and a delicious light lunch.
Second Tuesday of each month*
*Subject to change depending on the time of year, so please keep an eye on the weekly notice sheet or contact the Office for details of future gatherings.
TUESDAY SUPPER & DRINKS
An opportunity for those living with or supporting those who have dementia. Come and make new friends or catch up with existing ones over dinner and/or drinks. These gatherings are supported by the Alzheimer's Society.
Fourth Tuesday of each month
Brewhouse and Kitchen, 47 Highfield Lane, SO17 1QD
Sample menu here
HOLIDAY AT HOME
An annual Summer event for all those who are older but young and adventurous at heart! Each holiday includes a delicious themed lunch and refreshments.
Previous years' holiday themes have been: Off to France (2016), Anchors Away (2017) and Scotland's Highlands and Islands (2018). Entertainment and activities have previously included: a themed photo booth, live music, exercise sessions and quizzes.
An opportunity to chat with friends and refresh the body and soul. Each week includes a 'thought for the day' followed by a variety of stimulating activities and traditional afternoon tea.
Thursdays during term time
Kerrigan Court, Westwood Road, SO17 1JT
£2 donation per session appreciated
An opportunity for those who are retired to get together, have a good chat and a cup of coffee with some second-hand books available to leaf through too!
Mondays except Bank Holidays
Highfield Church Centre
Friendly and fun film, tea and cake afternoons run by Caraway and supported by Dementia Friends and the Solent NHS trust.
These afternoons are free of charge and run between 2-4.30pm in the Church Centre Lounge. Please visit Caraway's website for details of our next gathering.
We have a dedicated team of staff and volunteers who visit and conduct services in care homes on a rota basis each month.
RESOURCE & REFRESH DAYS
An annual event for all those serving our older community across the city and beyond to be resourced and refreshed.
Previous days have begun with coffee and pastries at 9.30am, then a guest speaker has given an inspirational talk and we've enjoyed lunch together before finishing around 4pm. Further information and future dates available from the Church Office.