Messy Church at Home! (October 2020)
We are missing Messy Church enormously but.....It’s a great time to be out and about to look at God’s creation. There are lots of Messy Church activities that we would be doing at Autumn time based on the natural world. Over the next few weeks we will share some classic Messy Church ideas including Bug hunting, making bird feeders and sowing seeds and bulbs ready for the Spring. If YOU have any MESSY CHURCH ideas, let us know. Even send a picture to the Beacon or the website so we can all see - you can send messages and pictures to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
We can start by collecting brightly coloured Autumn leaves and flowers (see the pictures below for ideas) and drying them off. Smaller leaves work well! Then carefully place them between sheets of paper kitchen roll (to protect your books from colours leaking onto the pages) and under a pile of heavy books. Leave them for a couple of weeks. In the meantime look up some Bible verses about creation, and we will tell you what to do with your flattened leaves and flowers in a fortnights time! Here’s a couple of bible verses to start you off. We’re sure you can find many more.
Genesis 1:1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
Hebrews 1:10 And, “You, Lord, laid the foundation of the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the work of your hands
Next week, while your leaves are being squished flat, we will look at how to make bird feeders for the winter.
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