in the North Western Synod

Who we are

Pilots is a Christian organisation open to all children and young people. It began in 1936 and has seen thousands of children and young people being part of the Pilots story over the years – perhaps that includes you too?

Our Mission

Pilots believes that children and young people matter. Therefore, Pilots gives local churches the chance to share the love of God in the ongoing life of Jesus Christ by inviting children and young people on an exciting journey.

Pilots is for you

Are you aged between 5 and 18 years old? Do you like making friends, playing games, being creative, adventurous, crafty and active? Do you like learning new things and exploring the world?

If so, then Pilots is for you! 

Video: the history of Pilots

Pilots Publications:

planning, reflecting, and programme

North Western Synod Global Partner

South Korea – Global Partner

Fiji – Global Partner

The Compass is the Pilots Handbook

A theological reflection for working with Pilots

Feasts & Festivals – Worship Pack

Pilots is
Open to all

because every child matters

Pilots is an ecumenical, non-uniformed organisation open to all children and young people. If your church is looking for a way to connect with children in your local community, then Pilots is a great way to start.

We believe that every child and young person matters to God, and to us!

Pilots is

our faith with children

Pilots aims to share the Good News of the Gospel with children and young people. Offering a safe, caring, and fun environment to to allow each child to flourish in the knowledge and love of Jesus Christ.

We believe that Pilots is church for our children and young people!

Pilots is
Fun & Faith

for all ages

Pilots companies, based in local churches around the Synod, providing different activities, games and challenges to suit all ages and abilities, with:

 Deckhands: 5-6 year olds
 Adventurers: 7-10 year olds
 Voyagers: 11-14 year olds
 Navigators: 14-18 year olds

Pilots is

to help you

For more information about Pilots, setting up a Pilots Company or finding your nearest Pilots Company, get in touch with the Pilots Desk. Call us on 020 7916 8637, send us an e-mail to pilots@urc.org.uk or write to us at The Pilots Desk, URC House, 86 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9RT.

Our Synod Pilots Officer is Anne Hatch




For any questions, or for a chat about how to start your own Pilots Company, Contact Anne

We are

the United Reformed Church


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