Connections for Seniors

Connections is our group for Seniors.  We meet every Tuesday morning alternating between Connections and Connections Coffee Stop.  Please come along and enjoy fresh coffee, homemade cakes, friendship and support.

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Fresh coffee and homemade cakes

Connections is a safe and welcoming place for Seniors to gather.  We meet Tuesday mornings in church. It provides a great opportunity to meet over coffee and cakes in a welcoming and friendly environment. There is a constantly changing range of activities with everything from mini hand massages to craft activities and games as well as special interest tables put together by local guests. All are welcome!  If you would like to run a special interest table please let us know.


Welcome, friendship and support

The church is transformed with small tables and chairs to host the activities and to provide a place to sit and chat. It is a welcoming and friendly place to connect with other people and share stories, joys and challenges. As part of the morning there is a  short Thought for the Day as well as the opportunity for you to talk and pray with someone or visit our prayer corner if you would like.

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Note to Carers

If you are looking for opportunities to get out of the house with the person that you care for, Connections and Connections Coffee Stop may be a great place for you.  We offer a wide range of activities in a welcoming and friendly environment.


Connections Coffee Stop

Connections Coffee Stop meets on the alternate Tuesday mornings to Connections. It provides a relaxed and informal environment to meet for fresh coffee and chocolate biscuits in the weeks between Connections.

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Special Events

In addition to our weekly Tueday sessions we run occasional special events for our Seniors.  Recent events have been Connections Film Nights, a Connections Tea Dance, and a Connections Seaside Special.  Please keep an eye out for upcoming special events.


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Upcoming Special Events

Connections Christmas Special

Please join us for the Connections Christmas Special on Tuesday 11th December from 10:00am to 11:30am. We will be bringing the joys of Christmas to you in Claygate. Come along to enjoy Christmas activities and mince pies with old friends and new. For more information, email Pippa at

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Connections Conference and Resources

On  Thursday 1 June 2017, we welcomed over 225 delegates to our first Connections Conference to experience a Connections session and learn how to implement it in their own churches. Click here to find out about all that was covered and to help you in resourcing Seniors Ministry in your own church.

When and Where

When: Tuesday mornings

Time: 10am - 11:30am

Location: Holy Trinity Church

Cost: FREE of charge

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If you need assistance to get to Connections please contact Julia Howells.

Dates for Connections

12th November
26th November
10th December

Dates for
Coffee Stop

5th November
19th November
3rd December
17th December