Messy Church is a church, not a craft club, that helps people encounter Jesus in an environment that is inclusive and respectful.
It is for adults and children to enjoy together - every element should be relevant and accessible to all ages.
It uses hands-on activities to explore Bible stories, to reflect on God through use of creativity, and to give people a chance form community.
It reflects a God of unconditional love and is a church for people outside church, providing an oasis of welcome and a safe space in which to thrive. Messy Church is about hospitality, expressed most evidently by eating a meal together.
It reflects a God of joy who wants us to have life in all its fullness and who invites us to celebrate together as the people of God.