Skills Builder Sessions

Want to improve your skills around the house? Our Community Outreach team are running a number of courses in our church Welcome Lounge aimed at enabling attendees to improve their skills in a number of key areas. These courses are completely free and anyone is welcome to attend. You can sign up to one or more of these courses by following the links below. If you want to find out more before signing up please contact our church office – or telephone 01484 513213.

Make or Mend 1 – Clothing Matters

Sewing basket

This session focuses on developing skills to make or mend clothing. You’ll learn about: sewing on a button, shortening a trouser or skirt hem, mending a tear in a garment, the basics of knitting and/or crochet.

Thursday 10 February

7.00pm – 9.00pmSign up online

Make or Mend 2 – Home Works


This session focuses on developing skills to fix things around the home. You’ll learn about: fixing loose handles/hinges; drilling a straight hole for a wall plug (and not make a mess); hanging a picture/poster; fixing squeaky hinges without an oil can and lots of other useful stuff.

Thursday 17 February

7.00pm – 9.00pmSign up online

Cooking with Fresh Affordable Food

Chopped food

During this 5 week course participants will develop skills to cook simple, economical meals using fresh and affordable ingredients.  You’ll learn: how to prepare and cook a ‘dish of the week’; about nutrition and developing a healthy, balanced diet; portion control; weekly menu planning that saves money; and lots of other useful stuff

The course runs one night a week from 6.00pm – 7.30pm and starts on Thursday 3 March.
Sign up online