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Regional Coordinator for Cornwall North and East

Posted by Jane Leadbetter on 27 Apr 2018

Welcome to Ann Sumra, your new Messy Church Regional Coordinator for Cornwall North and East. 

Regional Coordinator for Exeter and East Devon

Posted by Jane Leadbetter on 27 Apr 2018

Welcome to Mel Cleveland, who is your new Messy Church Regional Coordinator for Exeter and East Devon. Mel has years of Messy experience and says:

Messy Church International Conference goes live!

Posted by Lucy Moore on 25 Apr 2018

So exciting to have the booking live for #MCIC19! It's going to be such a wonderful few days next May - can we wait so long? Check out the webpage for details and do book sooner rather than later - High Leigh only fits so many and we don't want you to be disappointed.

Discipleship Pilot: the ‘Messy Extras’ bit

Posted by Lucy Moore on 24 Apr 2018

The second blog post of three expanding a little on the Messy Church Discipleship Pilot. Yes, we’re hoping to tempt you into giving the Pilot a try in your Messy Church and sending us the results. That way we can gradually help the wider network know which are the most helpful ways to do discipleship in our marvellously Messy context.

Regional Coordinator for Canterbury, New Zealand

Posted by Jane Leadbetter on 19 Apr 2018

Welcome to Angela Brown, your new Regional Coordinator for Canterbury in New Zealand. Angela joins a growing team of NZ Regional Coordinators and brings a wealth of experise to the role.

Discipleship Pilot: the 'faith at home' bit

Posted by Lucy Moore on 17 Apr 2018

I hope by now you’ve seen the easy-to-use Discipleship Pilot we’ve created for Messy Churches. It’s a simple and straightforward tool to get your team talking about what you might do to make and grow disciples in your Messy Church. In this short blog, I’ll focus on the first suggestion in it: that of making disciples by encouraging families to do faith in their homes. In following blogs, we’ll look at the other suggestions.

Regional Coordinator for Manawatu, Wellington, Top of the South, Otago NZ

Posted by Jane Leadbetter on 16 Apr 2018

Welcome to Richard Stevens, your new Regional Coordinator for Manawatu, Wellington, Top of the South and Otago in New Zealand.  Richard is passionate about Messy Church and has been actively involved for the past eight years. He is married to Diane, who heads up their local Messy Church in Lower Hutt near Wellington. Richard has been on the national NZ Advisory Board and now chairs the National Team.

Messy Church Regional Coordinator in the Netherlands

Posted by Jane Leadbetter on 03 Apr 2018

Welcome to Nelleke Plomp as Messy Church Regional Coordinator in the Netherlands. Last year we announced a different Regional Coordinator, but due to her ill health we are sad that she has retired from the role. We pray for her speedy recovery. Nelleke Plomp is filling this role for the present, and we warmly welcome her! We love working with Nelleke and her team at Kliederkerk, our official 'home' for Messy Church in the Netherlands.

Messy Church Regional Coordinator for Doncaster

Posted by Jane Leadbetter on 22 Mar 2018

Welcome to Alison Powell, your new Regional Coordinator for the Doncaster region of South Yorkshire. We are delighted with this appointment and the link it has with the Centenary Project in Sheffield.

Using Facebook for publicity

Posted by Lucy Moore on 07 Mar 2018

A lovely email with some great tips on using Facebook for publicity. Thank you Jonathan Davie of Hamilton Baptist Church in Scotland. Hi Lucy, I'm Jonathan, the big lad you spoke to at Deep Impact, about to launch a Messy Church! I promised to let you know how we got on.

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