Regional Coordinators

We are blessed to have a network of Messy Church Regional Coordinators who are volunteers supporting, praying for and communicating with Messy Churches in local regions in the UK and overseas - find your Regional Coordintor. Do also get in touch if you're not yet running a Messy Church and have some specific questions.

Contact Jane Leadbetter (jane.leadbetter@brf.org.uk) if you would like more information about becoming a Regional Coordinator.

More Regional Coordinators for Sweden

Welcome Marianne Hellgren who is our new Regional Coordinator for north Sweden! Marianne coordinates a Messy Church in the northern Hortlax region and she works for the Diocese of Lulea. Marianne joins Olle Philipsson (east coast of Sweden) in this growing Regional Coordinator team. Watch out for more Regional Coordinators joining the network! What a blessing to know that even more registered Messy Churches are being prayed for regularly and supported with love and encouragement.

Messy Regional Coordinator for Wirral

Welcome to Caroline Houghton who is going to support and pray for the Messy Churches in Wirral on Merseyside. Caroline coordinates a Messy Church at St Hilary's Church in Wallasey and is passionate about working with families and making those all- important community connections.

A First Regional Coordinator in Adelaide!

Welcome to Jenny Carver, who is our first Messy Church Regional Coordinator in Adelaide, South Australia. Jenny will be praying for and supporting the registered Messy Churches in Adelaide but particularly in the south of the city. It is hoped that a team of Regional Coordinators will be developed. You can find your Messy Church Regional Coordinator on our Messy Church website.

Tasmania has its first Regional Coordinator!

Welcome to Amanda Nicholas, our first Regional Coordinator in Tasmania. Amanda will support the Messy Churches in North Tasmania and looks forward to welcoming new registrations. Register your Messy Church on our website. It is free and easy to do. The benefits include being linked up to a Regional Coordinator and that families can find out where you are!

New Regional Coordinator in growing Victoria, Australia team

Welcome to Sharon Catchpoole, our new Messy Church Regional Coordinator for Metro-Outer East Melbourne in Victoria, Australia! The growing team of Regional Coordinators in Victoria are keen to pray for and support the Messy Churches in their regions. Sharon has lots of experience as a coordinator at St Hilary's Church.

New North/West Melbourne Regional Coordinator

Welcome to Dorothy Hughes, new Messy Church Regional Coordinator for North/West Melbourne in Victoria, Australia! Dorothy supports Messy Church in her role as Children and Families Ministry Facilitator for the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne. She is the sixth member of the growing team of Regional Coordinators in Victoria. 

Messy Munster

Welcome April Gunn, who is the third member of the new Ireland Regional Coordinators' team! April will be supporting Messy Churches in the Munster Province. She coordinates the Messy Church at Blarney, near Cork, and is keen for any Messy Churches in her region to contact her for prayers and sharing.

Messy Ireland

Welcome Ruth Mathews! Ruth is the latest member of the new Regional Coordinator team in Ireland. Team leader Revd Robert Ferris is delighted to share the support needed for the Messy Churches in this beautiful part of the world. Ruth coordinates a Messy Church in Mountmellick Methodist Church, Co. Laois, and a Messy Church at St John's Church of Ireland, Coolbanagher, Co. Laois.  Please contact Ruth if you are already involved or hope to be starting a Messy Church in the Leinster Province region. 

Growing the Victoria Regional Coordinator team

Welcome to Karen Morgan, the latest member of the Victoria Regional Coordinator team in Australia. Karen will be assisting Tracey Davies in the Geelong region and continues to coordinate her Messy Church at Western Heights Uniting Church.  Find your Regional Coordinator on our website. 

Growing the Scotland Regional Coordinators' team

Welcome to three new Regional Coordinators in Scotland! Jen Robertson works for Scripture Union Scotland and Hamilton Presbytery of the Church of Scotland and will support Messy Churches in Lanarkshire. Paul Wilson is a Messy Church coordinator at Auldhouse Community Church and will support Glasgow and Ayrshire.