At Messy Church on 18 October 2020, we reflected on an episode in Jesus’ life where he healed two women – the young daughter of a man named Jairus and a woman who had been suffering from a dreadful illness for many years.

These lovely stories are very relevant to the difficult times we’re living with – and remind us that God will always take the trouble to hear us and care for us whenever we call on God!

We had a creative activity prayer called ‘Bless the Broken Hearted’ and we all made different kinds of hearts with whatever we had available. Here are some of our crafty prayers.