What is 'Messy Church' all about?

  • Messy Church is a form of church for children and adults that involves creativity, celebration and hospitality. It's for people who don't already belong to another form of church as well as existing church members and meets at a time that suits people who don't already belong to a church.
  • It typically includes a welcome, a long creative time to explore the biblical theme through getting messy; a short celebration time involving story, prayer, song, games and similar; and some refreshments. All elements are for, and includes people of all ages, adults and children
  • It's fun! 
  • It's a church for people at all stages of their faith journey and of any age. It models and promotes good ways of growing as a family, an extended family, and a global and local church family.
  • Its aim is to introduce Jesus, to give an opportunity to encounter him and to grow closer to him.

Messy Church welcomes everyone, involves everyone, values everyone and is always there for people who don't already belong to a church.

Always keep an eye out on our What's On page for the next Messy Church at St John's!