The Church Minshull Community Website

Village Arena

Bishop Libby Lane, Bishop of Stockport

Home » News » Bishop Libby Lane, Bishop of Stockport
21766619_2372473179643597_7882831246545647538_n
IMG_0358

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

Perrys Fruit & Veg 2020/03/21
Rob Jones: Wed 27 May 10:22am

Wed 27th May 2020================Hi!,We have been advised by Perry's that their Tuesday morning visits to CM will be changing from Tuesday mornings to Friday afternoons 1 — 2.30pmConsequently, there will be NO visit from them on Tuesday 2nd June 2020 but they WILL come on Friday 5th June 2020.I hope you can continue to support Perry's at the new time and look forward to seeing you...

churchy-thinking-1s
Arena Webteam: Mon 25 May 8:15am

How did you do with the last quiz? If you didnt manage to find all the words in the grid here are the answers. CLICK HEREWell we seem to be coming to the end of our initial period of lockdown so this is the last quiz for now. CLICK HERE Answers will follow in a week or so.We hope you have enjoyed the short distractions and there was something to...

facemask2
Arena Webteam: Sat 23 May 4:18pm

Jane Hough is making face masks!She has a few available ..grey, blue pink and solid grey for those who don't do flowers.All  proceeds to St Bart's Church.Metal nose bridge for good fit and washable..triple layered.Price £5 (Etsy have them at £12!)Visit on Facebook or telephone 01270 522568 to order...

VillageArenaVillage ArenaWettenhall