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Blog posts for 2016-08

Growing Messy Church in Sweden

Posted by Jane Leadbetter on 26 Aug 2016 (0 comments)

Welcome to Kerstin Oderhem our new Regional Coordinator in South Sweden. 

Kerstin is a Regional Director in the Swedish Evangelical Mission. Kerstin joins the new Swedish RC team along with Marianne (North Sweden); Tin (Mid Sweden) and Olle (West coast of Sweden and National Contact Person).

We are delighted with how Messy Church is growing in Sweden and ask you to pray for the new RC team and their plans for training and supporting the Swedish Messy Church network.

Messy Huddersfield region

Posted by Jane Leadbetter on 25 Aug 2016 (0 comments)

Welcome to Dawn Moore! Dawn is your new Messy Regional Coordinator for the Huddersfield region of West Yorkshire. 

7 Reasons to be thankful for Messy Church

Posted by Martyn Payne on 24 Aug 2016 (0 comments)

August holidays can be a good time to step back from the push and shove of routines and do a little reflecting. It’s also for many of us in Messy Church a month off without the urgency of a new session to plan, crafts and activities to prepare, a story to write, a meal to buy for. So, before these lazy days disappear, here are my messy summer reflections - some of the reasons I want to say thank you for Messy Church:

Growing team of Regional Coordinators in Lancashire

Posted by Jane Leadbetter on 19 Aug 2016 (0 comments)

Lancashire is a big county! We welcome Rev Mary Ashton, from Euxton Parish Church, who joins Kai Bland as a Regional Coordinator in Lancashire. Mary is an associate vicar at Euxton, where her husband is vicar, and has Messy Church experience from when she was in Guildford. She is enjoying overseeing the family ministry at Euxton since arriving approximately 18 months ago.

Regional Coordinator for Rotherham

Posted by Jane Leadbetter on 17 Aug 2016 (0 comments)

Welcome to Sherida Chambers! Sherida is your new Regional Coordinator for Rotherham in South Yorkshire. She coordinates a Messy Church at St Francis' in Bramley and is soon to be licenced a Lay Pioneer.