Messy Church

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Blog posts for 2017-11

Messy Science

Posted by Martyn Payne on 29 Nov 2017 (0 comments)

Tom Donoghue leads the Messy Church team at Loughton Methodist Church in north-east London. He kindly came to help at one our Messy Church Does Science road shows this year and was so inspired that he ran a holiday club in the summer based on the book! Here in his own words is what they got up to:

Our Messy Science Convention was an action-packed week! The children (delegates) met special guest ‘expert scientists’ and biblical characters, who of whom were all here to help us test our hypothesis ‘Does God keep his promises?’

Ideas for a Messy Confirmation

Posted by Martyn Payne on 23 Nov 2017 (0 comments)

While Lucy and I were in Canada, we met the Revd Dr Neil Mancor of the Anglican Parish of St George, Ste Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec. He has sent us this outline with photos for a Messy Confirmation service that they held recently. He wondered whether it might contain some useful ideas for anyone else in our Messy family. He writes:

North and South Carolina USA Regional Coordinator

Posted by Jane Leadbetter on 22 Nov 2017 (0 comments)

Welcome to Johannah Myers in Greenville, South Carolina, USA! Johannah is a new addition to the US Regional Coordinator network and the Director of Christian Formation at Aldersgate United Methodist Church.

Orange jelly

Posted by Jane Leadbetter on 09 Nov 2017 (0 comments)

Revd Fiona Pennie is Curate at St Mary's Church Grassendale, Liverpool and is on the L19 Messy Church team. She reflects on how engaging with one particular Messy activity lead to her preaching about it on Bible Sunday.

Peace and comfort in the Mess

Posted by Lucy Moore on 06 Nov 2017 (0 comments)

A reflection on our most recent Messy Church – the November session from Get Messy! on 'Peace and comfort'.

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