Messy Church


Messy Church @ COGS

– For All The Family


·       Have you thought about going to church but Sundays just seem to be too busy?

·       Would you like to spend some quality time as a family while learning more about God?

·       Would you like to meet other families and make friends in your area?

·       Then Messy Church is just for you.... !


What is Messy Church?

Messy Church is for everyone- regardles of age. It is a completely informal style of church built around crativity, celebration and hospitality. Messy Church will have a different theme each month but will always include a range of activities - crafts, food, games, discussion, singing and stories.            


When Is It?

DATES FOR first half of 2019: 

12th January / 9th FEBRUARY / 9th MARCH / 13th APRIL / 11th MAY / 8th JUNE / 13th JULY 

All sessions run from 4pm-6pm.

Where is it?

Messy Church happens at the Church Of the Good Shepherd in Four Marks (we call it COGS – see what we did there?!)

What Happens at Messy Church?

·         We start at 4pm, for the first hour there are lots of fun activities for parents and                    children to do together

·         Then there is a short time of celebration, a time to worship God. (about 15 minutes)

·         After that, we eat!

·         Messy Church is always finished by 6pm

A Warm Welcome Awaits You!

Remember -  it’s not just for kids – it’s for the whole family to enjoy together, so all children and young people must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Messy Church is absolutely free – it’s our gift to your family - although donations are always gratefully received.

If you would like more information or to get involved with COGS Messy Church Please contact our Families worker: Jane Hughes at or Matt at the church office on 01420 560622 


Recently at COGS Messy Church 

February 2018



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