Our vision for young people:

The Parish of Chandlers Ford is a place where young people can explore and be inspired in their faith, engage in positive relationships and serve their friends and community. Our youth groups meet every week during term time, please see below for a description and information about the groups.

Midweek Youth Groups:

Wildfire is a high energy youth group that provides a space for young people to be young people, with lots of fun, food and games. As well as this, Wildfire is a safe space to build friendships and chat to peers and adults finding both support and celebration through life’s highs and lows.

When: Tuesdays 7:30-9pm

Where: St Martin in the Wood Church, Queen’s Road

Who: Anyone in school years 7-11

Fuel is Church reimagined for youth. This is a place where the youth can encounter God through worship, teaching, reflection and prayer. The young people will also have the opportunities to put both their spiritual and practical gifts to use whilst receiving vital discipleship.

When: Thursdays 7-9pm

Where: St Martin in the Wood Church, Queen’s Road

Who: Anyone in school years 9-13


Focus is a place where young teens can explore their faith, feel safe to raise questions and be able to build good relationships in an environment suited to them. We will study the challenges and joys of being a Christian in a way that is applicable to everyday life, learning from the Bible in both interactive and fun ways.

When: Sundays during the 4pm Service

Where: St Boniface Church – Sofa Room

Who: Anyone in school years 7 and 9


The Youth Ministry is headed up by Debbie Pearce  alongside a huge team of gifted, talented and dedicated volunteers. If you would like to get in touch with Debbie, you can either contact the Parish Office or email her directly.


As a Parish we adhere to all recommended safeguarding issues.  Copies of all our safeguarding policies can be found by clicking the policies below

We also have a policy for the employment of ex-sex offenders, this is available on request. If you have any safeguarding issues please contact Gloria Brown our safeguarding officer via the Parish Office  or Rev. Ian Bird.