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Listening and Learning at Messy Church

What a great time at Messy Church on Monday 11th February!

So many activities to challenge us. Cracking a coded message. Building a tower out of jelly tots and cocktail sticks. Moulding something out of play-dough — first something that makes you feel sad and then something that makes you feel happy. Making a Rose Window and thinking about it always having a centre, which is a reminder of how Jesus put children at the centre when the disciples wanted to turn them away. Jesus said 'let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Truly I tell you (said Jesus) anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.' Jesus took the children in his arms and blessed them. This story is told in Mark's Gospel Ch 10 verses 13 to 16.

The final challenge for all at Messy Church, (adults as well as children!), was the 'Blindfold Trail' — not actually blindfolded but given a route through a long tunnel with obstacles all the way. Great fun.

In all the challenges you had to listen to the instructions on what to do, in order to learn how to do it.

In our celebration of worship we thought about how Jesus welcomed children and blessed them and how Jesus encouraged the people to acknowledge the children and listen and learn from them.

We finished off the evening with a lovely meal.

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