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Messy Church Goes Wild

Author Lucy Moore
Publisher BRF £12.99
Format pbk
ISBN 9781800390096

‘Messy’ conjures up many images. This book takes its lead, not from a slipshod approach or a ‘what’s left after a session with children and creativity’ point of view, but from humility which emerges when we recognise the messiness of our lives. The five core values of Messy Church are: Christ-centred, all-age, hospitality, creativity and celebration. They encourage us to look at what happens when, as messy people, we allow ourselves to ‘go wild’, to interact with our complex world unfettered by preconception, when we come as children ourselves. This truly accessible book is peppered with ideas, scriptural references and thought-provoking ideas from dedicated and passionate experts, as well as case studies from around the world and two fully worked up sessions. We know from our time during the pandemic the importance of noticing the beauty of creation, of being in nature. This book is a gift for those who wish to develop that idea into spiritual acts of worship which will draw in the local community and invigorate their congregations. I am really looking forward to putting these ideas into practice.


Messy Church


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