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Welcome to our Messy Church page

Maybe you're wondering what Messy Church is all about?

Please click here to find out more.....

 Our next Messy Church is on Saturday 16th March, 10-11:30am

in St James Church, B90 2AX.

We hope you can join us!

At our February Messy Church we thought about how Jesus is with us all day, every day – when we get up, when we go to school/work, when we chill out, and when we’re asleep. However much sleep we get – (or not!)


So we did things to do with clocks, things to do with mealtimes, things to do with building, and things to do with colouring and sticking. Plus our older Big Builders and Lego Lovers had their own special challenges!


Up and coming Messy Church dates

Saturday 16th March

Saturday 20th April

Saturday 18th May

Get them on the family calendar, and we look forward to seeing you.

What is Messy Church

What on earth is Messy Church???

Most people think of 'church' as people sitting quietly in rows, saying quiet prayers and listening to someone talking for quite a long time.

And church services can be like that...

but they don't have to be.

People can come together to enjoy being with God in all sorts of ways.

The important things are that

we are together

we are listening to God

we are learning more about God

whoever we are, and whether or not we like sitting quietly in rows and all that.

Messy Church

gives familes of all ages, shapes and compositions the chance to

enjoy crafts and other activities

take part in some simple worship

and to have breakfast together.

It's great for those of us who think with our hands

and don't much like sitting still.

It meets once a month on Saturday mornings*

10 - 11:30am

in St James' Church

(but not in the pews!)

Church Road


B90 2AX

*the third Saturday of each month.

Don't worry - we'll remind you when it is via email if you wish.

And all our updates are posted on Facebook, Twitter and this page.

Messy Church

is open to everyone -

Please come and get stuck in!

Please follow us on our Facebook page, @ShirleyParishB90, for updates. For more information on all things Messy Church, including how to join our mailing list, please contact the Parish Office

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