Messy fun at St Mary’s Church in Easebourne

FAMILIES in Easebourne flocked to church for a session of messy fun.

It was the latest meeting of Messy Church with organiser Lynne Todd and Easebourne vicar The Rev Derek Welsman.

“It’s a form of church for children and adults that involves creativity, celebration and hospitality,” said Lynne.

“It includes a welcome, a long creative time to explore the biblical theme through getting messy, a short celebration time involving drama, story, prayer and song and we finish by sitting down to a meal together.”

Messy Church at St Mary’s, Easebourne, has been running for five years with six sessions a year.

It is usually on a Monday after school and is aimed at children aged four and five years upwards.

“Each session has a different theme, and is always quite messy! During the year we explore Messy Easter, Messy Harvest and Messy Advent along with a variety of other themes including Love Rules, Community, New Life, Thank You and Creation.”

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