Ideas and tools to help encourage and grow discipleship in Messy Church.

Deepening Discipleship in Messy Church

Over 2019–20, the Messy Church team is delighted to be working with the Church of England Evangelism and Discipleship Team, the Church Army Research Unit and three pioneering dioceses (Bristol, Durham and Hereford) to research discipleship in Messy Church. Get involved Bristol – email Daniel Jones Durham – email Sharon Pritchard

Discipleship Self Review Toolkit

Bristol Diocese have created a really thought-provoking document for teams to analyse and evaluate their own Messy Church. Why not give it a try if you’re exploring the aspect of the Discipleship Pilot which is ‘improving your Messy Church’? Download the PDF

Messy Discipleship Pilot

Here’s a helpful tool to get your team discussing what you might do to help your Messy Church grow disciples. You’ll find lots of background details in the May-August 2018 issue of Get Messy! It’s very simple to use:

How do we encourage discipleship in Messy Church?

Here are ways of exploring and growing discipleship that make sense in a Messy setting. How do we encourage discipleship? Jesus said, ‘... go and make disciples of all nations…’ Matthew 28:18–19, NIV

Faith Pictures

Faith Pictures is a short course designed to help Christians talk naturally to friends, neighbours and colleagues about what they believe. The heart of the course is about helping people to identify a single picture or image that embodies something of their faith. This is because the kinds of communication which best stick in the mind are concrete and rooted in story.