St. Paul UCC to launch Messy Church


St. Paul UCC, 161 S. Main St., Shrewsbury, will launch Messy Church on Friday, Oct. 9.

The monthly event is designed to bring the experience of attending church to families with young children. It offers crafts, art, celebration and food to children and their parents or grandparents.

The program opens at 5:30 p.m. for a light meal, followed by interactive fun from 6-7:30 p.m. on the second Friday monthly. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pre-registration is due by Friday for the first session. To register, call Pastor Martha Boyer at 858-2991 or email