St. Luke’s Edmonton celebrated a rollicking Messy Christmas on December 14th, with nearly 100 people in attendance! The festivities included plenty of activities and crafts, several of which involved creating costumes for the “no-rehearsal-all-participation” nativity pageant, which was followed by a delicious Messy Christmas feast of some traditional and some not-so-traditional foods.
2019 marks St. Luke’s fourth annual Messy Christmas; the first with the Rev. Nick Trussell and his family. Rev. Nick became rector of St. Luke’s on December 1st. Here’s what he had to say about it:
“The lively, diverse (and of course messy) crowd at St. Luke's Messy Church rivaled that of the first Christmas itself and the joy was certainly just as tangible.
This was my very first time at St. Luke's Messy Church, but I was in good company. There were other families there for the first time as well, making this the largest Messy gathering St. Luke's had ever seen. The pros and long-time families made a lovely welcome and showed us the ropes as we came to know one another and the joy of the incarnation through crafts, songs and new friendships.
I can't wait for January!!”
St. Luke’s Messy Church runs the second Saturday of every month from 4:00 – 6:00pm.