Messy Church

Fresh ideas for building a Christ-centred community


Jane pulled together this useful list for Christmas that is worth keeping in a folder for future use.

Congratulations to Canford Parish Church, Wimborne, Dorset, Breakfast@9 group and St Catherine’s Church, Crook, County Durham! Both churches were inspired by Renita Boyle's Gingerbread Nativity book and baked, decorated and displayed their Nativity sets at crib festivals and services. Churches Together in Crook linked the idea with their Messy Nativity Sheep Trail.

by Anne

An unexpected hit at our Advent/Christmas Messy Church session yesterday were decorated Advent Candles. It was really just an extra 'filler' activity in case we needed it, but it really seemed to absorb a wide range of people - one Dad really got into it and produced a wonderful candle.

by Jane Leadbetter

How to run your very own Messy Nativity Advent project

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Mayhem, madness and magnificence... Messy Nativity!
Rev Jean Flood, Mission in the Economy, Liverpool

by Lucy Moore and Jane Leadbetter

3 complete sessions and a treasure trove of craft ideas for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany.

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