Messy Church

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Blog posts for 2018-06

Mini Messy Church

Posted by Lucy Moore on 29 Jun 2018 (0 comments)

Recently, we’ve been receiving a few requests from churches wondering whether it is okay for them to call what they are doing ‘Mini Messy Church, and this has got us thinking as a team. Is the idea of Mini Messy Church a really great idea, or is it something that actually goes against the values of Messy Church?

Regional Coordinator for Newport and East South Wales

Posted by Jane Leadbetter on 26 Jun 2018 (0 comments)

Welcome to Helen Jones, your new Regional Coordinator for Newport and East in South Wales. Helen says:

Messy brokenness, or kintsugi for beginners

Posted by Lucy Moore on 08 Jun 2018 (0 comments)

You may have seen the beautifully-lit pictures on the web and the meaningful interpretations of the symbolism. The Japanese have an artform known as kintsugi which involves mending a broken pot with molten gold so that the end result is very beautiful in a different way from the original article. I’ve wondered about how this might happen at Messy Church, but have never managed to persuade our treasurer to find the budget for gold nuggets and a young forge. (I mean, how is one supposed to fulfil one’s potential in such miserly circumstances?...

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