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Monica Hall, Families Worker

On Sunday 10th of July 2016 we celebrated our first Messy Church baptism.

Pastor Sandra Rudd, Sitka Lutheran Church

Update from Pastor Sandra Rudd at the Sitka Lu

Chris Barnett

2015 has begun with a rush! Many new Messy Churches have begun, existing Messy Churches have grown and the Australian Messy Church Roundtable gathering has come and gone.

Yoker Parish Church Messy Church

We made three stained glass crosses, which were used for the Easter Day Service. However our minister, Karen Hendry used the largest one for our Good Friday service.

Sue Kalbfleisch
Sue Kalbfleisch writes...

Hello everyone!  

The Messy Church team had a fantastic time at the Hand in Hand Conference in Eastbourne last weekend...although they all came back a little exhausted from all the hard work they put in!

Sue Kalbfleisch
Sue Kalbfleisch writes...

Hello everyone!

Suzanne Bridges, Children's Work Coordinator for the Huddersfield Methodist Circuit

The Huddersfield Methodist Circuit recently held a networking event to support and encourage those leading Messy Church within our local area.

Tim Sanderson, Cafe HT, Holy Trinity Church

It was two years ago on the 26th January 2013 that we began to offer our monthly Messy Church on Saturday mornings at Holy Trinity Church in Jesmond, Newcastle.

Offington Park Methodist Church

We held a Sheep trail in our local shops in Broadwater, Worthing this Advent.

Messy Church at Tottington Methodist Church, Tottington, Bury

We did the Sheep Trail round our village shops in the week up to our Carol Service. 18 sheep went into 16 shops. The shopkeepers were invited to the service and the families who did the Trail.

Ros Henwood, Famiilyzone


Sue Kalbfleisch

Happy December everyone!

Sue Kalbfleisch

Happy November to everyone… almost Advent which means Christmas is coming soon!

Sue Kalbfleisch

Hi Everyone,

Julie Hintz

Hi Wonderful Messy Folk,

Record of discussions from
The 2nd Godly Play/Messy Church Conversation Day

2nd September 2014
held at St Bertelin’s Church, Stafford

Thought you might like to read about our Messy Church and how it has impacted our parish. The article is found on the front page of the June edition of the Diocesan Times.

Trish Hahn

Messy Church SEND has recently won a community project award.