Messy Church

Fresh ideas for building a Christ-centred community

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Messy Prayer

Developing the prayer life of your Messy Church
Jane Leadbetter

Equipping your Messy team to pray and encourage others to do so, both within and outside the Messy Church context.

Make the most of your Messy Church celebration time. Messy Church celebration plays a key part in communicating God's love to the families who come along, but it can be the hardest part of the session to get right.

Exploring the significance of Messy Church for the wider church
George Lings


Messy Church Theology is the first title to encapsulate the academic theology of Messy Church. Through essays by contributors from a variety of church and academic backgrounds and case studies by Messy Church practitioners, it gathers together some of the discussions around Messy Church and assesses the impact of this ministry, placing it in the context of wider developments within the church community.