Messy Church is a different kind of church gathering, generally held on a day other than Sunday which is aimed at all ages and all families, large or small. Normally at the Good Shepherd, Messy Church is on a Saturday afternoon once a month – BUT NOW it is on-line all the time!
Messy Church is church in its own right – even on-line. It doesn’t follow the format of traditional church because it provides something which is tailored for anyone who has no previous experience of church and those who have lots.
It offers a variety of ways of thinking about the things that Jesus, and others, taught through the Bible, of worshipping God and caring for each other in prayer and practical ways.
We are nearing the end of John’s letter now and this week he writes about how we can show that we love God – by doing the things he asks us to, following his rules we might say.
John explains that doing this will help everyone else know that we love God and show them that its not hard to do either. But sometimes following rules does feel hard doesn’t it.
Let’s see what Fiona has to say in this short film: