What is Wonderfully Made Church?
Wonderfully Made is Church with a difference!
Designed especially for families who have a child or children with special/additional needs and their siblings, it's a safe environment where the whole family can relax together and enjoy being in God's presence with God's people sharing God's love.
How do we do that?
By taking part in crafts and activities, music and dancing, worship and stories and by enjoying food together.
When does it happen?
On the fourth Saturday of every month, 10 am - 12 noon at St. Peter's Church, Saint Peter's Way, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, SR6 0DY.
How do I get in touch or ask a question?
Nothing - it's completely free! As we are a church congregation in our own right (hence "Messy Church") you are welcome to make a donation (what the church calls an offering or tithe) if you want to, but this is not expected or required when you come along.
How much does it cost per session?
We're trying to keep the food simple and accessible to start with, until we get to know what people can and can't eat (as well as what they like and dislike!) If you or your child has any particular dietary needs do let us know. Also, if your more comfortable bringing your own food or drink, that's fine!
My child has particular dietary issues - I'm worried about the food!
The idea behind Wonderfully Made Messy Church is that it gives those who come a chance to spend time together as a family, rather than apart. It also gives siblings a chance to do similar things together which, when one or more children has special/additional needs, does not always get to happen outside the home. With this in mind, children need to be accompanied by an adult with responsibility for them..
Isn't it really just a kids club? Can't I just drop them off and pick them up?
At 10am we start off with an hour of activities to explore as a family - craft based stuff, some books and toys and our chill-out zone.
At 11am we gather together to sing songs and celebrate, have a short Bible story and spend some time with God.
At 11:30am we share food and drink, before heading off to whatever the rest of the day has in store!
What happens at Wonderfully Made?
For your diary - we will be meeting every 4th Saturday of each month. The next session is on Saturday 28th October at 10am!
Please come and join us!
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