Children and Young People

The Parish has a thriving Children's Liturgy which takes place on Sunday mornings during term time at 10.15am Mass at St. Joseph's, Milford, and also at 8.45 at St. John's Farncombe, and welcomes all primary school age children with particular focus for Key Stage 1 children. Click here for further information.

The First Holy Communion programme takes place every year for children from the parish who are in school Year 4 or above (i.e. turning 9 years old). Regular meetings are scheduled between September and April/May for children and parents, which take place at St. Edmund's Primary School. The children also regularly contribute to Mass at St. Joseph's.

Please click the links below to download more information about the programme at St. Edmund:

First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion - Introductory letter to Parents

Letter to Children

Programme Dates 2018/19

If you have any queries about the FHC programme, please contact Gina Castle via:

On the third Saturday of each month, a Youth Mass takes place at St. Edmund at 6pm. Our young people take an active part in Welcoming, the Offertory procession and singing / playing an instrument.

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Confirmation Preparation 2019
The Confirmation Preparation programme is open to all young people within the parish who are in school year 10 and above but who are under 18 and who wish to confirm their faith. The programme will be run once more by Ali McAully. If you would like to register your interest in the programme then please speak with your parents before contacting Ali on 01483 422192 or There will be one Confirmation Preparation session per month up to the Confirmation Mass, which is usually held in June. The sessions will take place in St. Edmund's Parish Room, commencing at 4.15pm and concluding with Mass.

Trinity Trust Team is a local community youth organisation supported by Churches Together in Godalming. The group run a number of after-school clubs and youth cafes. More information can be found at their website.

Bump, Baby and Toddler Group takes place each Monday at 10.30am at St. John's, Farncombe, with around fifteen Mums coming along regularly with their babies and toddlers. Social events throughout the year range from picnics, Easter egg hunts, and the ever-popular Christmas party. New parents are always very welcome - contact Janet Quinlan 01252 702156
for more information.