Start a Messy Church

So you want to start a Messy Church? Wonderful! There are lots of resources to help you along the way!

Steps to consider:

  1. Contact a Messy Church Regional Coordinator or the MCC Team Leader.
  2. Get some Messy Church books – we especially suggest:
    – Messy Church: Fresh ideas for building a Christ-centred community (Canadian Edition) by L Moore
    Starting Your Messy Church (Canadian Edition) by L Moore & J Leadbetter 
  3. Subscribe to the bi-monthly Messy Church eNewsletter.
  4. Subscribe to Get Messy magazine ( you can get it as a PDF subscription from the UK —
  5. Visit a Messy Church nearby – you can find that out through your initial contact or by using the Messy Church locator search tool.
  6. Check out Pinterest, Facebook and other social media to see what others are doing.
  7. Use the Messy Church logos to promote your Messy Church.
  8. Register your Messy Church when you launch!