Top Ten Tips for Starting a Messy Church

  1. Pray
  2. Watch the Messy Church DVD and share it with others
  3. Talk to others in your church about Messy Church
  4. Read and share the Messy Church books
  5. Visit another Messy Church and ask lots of questions
  6. Form a team, get together and pray
  7. Be clear about your aims
  8. Plan your Messy Church – When? Where? How often? Communicate with church leadership about your plans.
  9. Get organised and practical about timelines, budget, child protection, insurance, forms, menus, crafts, themes.
  10. Register your Messy Church so you can join the Australian network and get updates, ideas, news and encouragement.