Messy Church

Messy Church

Messy Church is a new way of being church and is found across the world.
It is for people of all ages and is based on welcome and hospitality which is why we at Emmanuel eat breakfast together when we meet on Sunday mornings. Other Messy Churches may meet during the week and have a lunch, tea or evening meal together.
Our Messy church usually meet on the first Sunday of each month from 10:00 am till 12:00 noon with breakfast.


November

We looked at the Jewish holiday of Purim and made hamantashen (Haman’s ears) in pastry, masks and gragers (a noise maker) from wooden spoons and beads.

Christmas is coming

This month we celebrated the advent of Christmas and made decorations that will be hung on the Christmas tree in the church to be handed out on Christmas day.  We put together sweet boxes to go to the food bank.  And of course we told the nativity story we some willing volunteers. … Continue reading Christmas is coming

Fruits of the Spirit

Today we did the second half of the  Fruits of the Spirit. We talked about  Daniel in the Lions den and how faithful he was.  We practised self-control by not popping bubbles and heard  how David had self-control in not killing Saul when he had the chance.  We made fruit trifles with lots of goodness … Continue reading Fruits of the Spirit