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Ladypool Rd Stay & Play – Balsall Heath

Monday mornings find some women in the Congregational Church Hall on Ladypool Rd, (half a mile from Riverside House) setting out toys, preparing snacks & praying. They’re getting ready to welcome up to 25 middle-eastern and Pakistani Muslim mums who will Stay while their babies & toddlers Play.

The majority are Arabic/Urdu speakers at differing stages of learning English – and they want to try it out! They like to compare families and lifestyles and occasionally…our faiths. Why we run the group without wages is a constant puzzle to them and it’s a delight to say that we care about them & want to be their friends because we have found that God loves us! Bible stories and children’s songs reinforce our message.

It would be great if you could join us so that friendships and conversations could be started with more of the mums as talking is a big part of the morning. Please call Mel Lynch at Riverside House (RH on map) and please, pray for all aspects of this Stay & Play (S&P on map).