The Church Minshull Community Website
By Arena Webteam - 24th September 2017 2:55pm
Today, at Messy Church, our subject was 'Joy' and it was a particularly joyous occasion, because we had the Bishop of Stockport with us. Bishop Libby was the first female Bishop in the Church of England and she talked to us about the special things she wore, the meaning each had for her and how they remind her of her joy with her faith and in her work.
Later, after the craft session making 'mini bishops' she again spoke about the things that make her happy and the children joined in with some of their favourite things, even doing maths at school! We had our usual songs and dances, and Bishop Libby did a conga to 'Marching in the Light of God' up the church aisle, followed by the children and adults.
We held hand in a circle blessing each other with The Grace. This was followed by refreshments of Pizza, scones, biscuits and drinks. We all enjoyed the visit and hope it won't be too long before we see Bishop Libby again.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Ascot Week Race Night. 22nd June 2019.Our thanks go to all those in the Church Minshull Sports & Social Group who held a fabulous race night to celebrate Ascot week in the village hall on Saturday, in aid of church funds. It was a fun filled evening, with a 'tote', lots of prizes, a well stocked bar and great buffet. We will let you know the amount raised soon, which will be spent on...
It has rained quite a bit in the last day or so. A quick walk round the village found these...
... thanks to you allOur thanks go to the MAD Group members for their participation in "Murder by Appointment" and also to those who supported us by attending the performances. One of the audience wrote to us and said...Hi John,I thoroughly enjoyed the performance last night. It was a really good idea to do it semi-improvised as it made the whole thing sound more natural. And a...