The Christian faith is central to life at King's.
Children from King's are very involved in the life of all the Kew Churches, and we welcome and celebrate those from other faiths.
The whole school attend services at St Anne's, three times a year, to celebrate some key events in The Christian calendar:
- Carol Service
- Ash Wednesday
Children participate actively in the services through bible readings and prayers.
In attending services at St Anne's, children learn about the church service, its structure, formalities and traditions. They experience different music, prayers and bible readings.
Our vicars, Father Giles and Rev Melanie, lead a weekly Collective Worship. All children are invited to share in a time of reflection and prayer with a Christian focus.
In addition, the school holds an annual Christmas and Summer concert at St Anne's, celebrating the wonderful music of the school orchestra, the choir and curriculum music.
Admission to Communion
Since January 2023 Father Giles and Reverend Melanie have invited children in Year 3 and above to their Admission to Communion course they jointly run. By attending the Admission to Communion course it allows children to enter more fully into worship in the Church of England. As faith is nurtured in the home, parents and guardians are also asked to attend the course as well. This enables parents to support their children as they are admitted to Communion by allowing them the opportunity to reflect on their own faith.
The Admission to Communion course runs over three sessions during January and February, along with a special Admission to Communion Service where your church family and worshipping community can welcome each child to their first communion. Children and parents are expected to attend all three of the preparation sessions before the actual Admission to Communion Service. The theme of the three preparation sessions are:
Baptism and Belonging
Being a Christian
Communion, including sharing a meal.
For further information, please contact the Parish Office at St Luke’s Church: email@example.com
The Revd Canon Dr Giles Fraser, from St Anne's.
Rev Dr Melanie Harrington from St Luke's and St Philip's [The Barn Church]
St Anne's is the beautiful Queen Anne building on Kew Green, St Philip's [the Barn Church] is a unique timbered structure, with an interesting history, dating back to Tudor times, and St Luke's is a Victorian church which doubles as a major local community centre.
We are so fortunate in Kew to have such historically-fascinating churches. For more details about them and information about services, please visit their websites.