Galston Uniting Church
Sunday Family Service 10 am
It's not every day that you see a pony in church, even at Galston Uniting (although this has happened before). However, it did happen on Palm Sunday, the week before Easter, as Palm Sunday coincided with “Messy Church”! With the addition of some especially constructed ears, two ponies became donkeys (or "ponkies"), providing not only Palm Sunday symbolism, but also rides for the children.
"Messy Church" normally means a suspension of the usual worship format in favour of craft and other kid-friendly activities, as well as coffee and extended "chat time" for the adults, prior to a short worship time for all followed by lunch. Of course, a little accident from our ponies could have