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Welcome! We're glad you found us. 

Whether you've just moved to the area, or have lived here all your life, we want to help you feel at home at our church. Here's some need-to-know information to help you know what to expect on Sunday and what kind of programs we offer throughout the week.
 

Key information about the church:

   

When & where does the church meet?

Our Church meets every Sunday at 10:45am for our Sunday service. Aim to arrive 15 minutes early to ensure you get a parking spot and seat in time for the service to start.

We meet on the 1st floor of the Centre Vert Futur building, located at 6 Rue de l'Artisanat, 01710 Thoiry, across the motorway from the Val Thoiry shopping mall.  There is free parking in the lot directly in front of the building.

If you're taking the bus, take the Y-bus line (direction Val-Thoiry) and get off at the Val Thoiry stop. From the bus stop, cross under the motorway towards Bebe 9, and take a right through the parking lot. Centre Vert Futur is on your right, through the green gate. For access to the Y-bus schedule, click here.

   

What should I expect when I visit the church?

We want you to feel at home in our church. You can expect a warm welcome from our greeters, who will also be able to answer any questions you have and direct you where you need to go. Our service is approximately an hour and a half. We spend the first 30 minutes worshipping together through singing, then take some time for prayer and announcements before the sermon. At the end of the sermon, there is a time to respond to the message before a final song together.

On the first Sunday of every month we have an Intergenerational Service, where teens, children, and adults all worship together in the service. Since its aim is to include and engage all the ages, there is often skits and hands-on activities, along with worship through songs, a shorter sermon, and communion. 

Tea, coffee and croissants are served after the service where there is plenty of time to meet new people and ask more questions!

   

What happens to the kids and youth at church?

We have a fantastic program for children and youth at Crossroads Thoiry. During the service, we offer the following programs:

Creche (6 months to 3 years): This is for the youngest ones among us. For those who are under 6 months, it is recommended for a parent to accompany them.

Sunday School (4-10 years): Every Sunday, children are welcome to join in our Sunday School program, where they will learn about God through interactive games, songs, and activities.

Youth Cafe (11-18 years): Youth Cafe is a space for teens to grow deeper in their faith through engaging with the sermon in a more interactive way. This is offered every other Sunday.

Children stay with their parents at the start of the service as we worship together through singing for the first part of the morning. Someone will announce when the children and youth need to go to their program.

For more information about our children and youth ministries, check out our "Useful Links" below.

   

Is there a dress code?

No! Please just be yourself and come dressed in your 'normal' clothes. People come in jeans, dresses, skirts, t-shirts - wear what you feel comfortable with and you will fit right in.

   

Will I have to join in?

Not at all! You are free to simply observe or participate as much as feels comfortable for you.
 

Useful Links

For more information about specific ministries within our church, you can click on one of the links below or check out "Get Involved" page.

   

I have more questions, how can I get in touch and ask them?

Please feel free to contact us!