On occasions when the Minister is not available The Border Kirk can use the Puppet group to assist. The benefits are the replacement Ministers way with children and his shorter sermons. Although some members of the congregation have complained about the lack of snooze time between the Bible reading and next hymn.

Citykidz at Aztec City centre churches in Carlisle arrange four events during the year and this was the first in 2012. The next event is on Good Friday and all children are welcome.