Messy Church values

Messy Church values are about being Christ-centred, for all ages, based on creativity, hospitality and celebration


Messy Church is a church that helps people encounter Jesus as Lord and Saviour.

Messy Church is part of BRF which believes, with the historic churches, in one God, who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit.


Messy Church is for adults and children to enjoy together. Every element aims to be relevant and accessible to all ages.


Messy Church reflects the creativity of God in its imaginative hands-on approach to being church together.


Messy Church is outward-facing, welcoming everybody to enjoy the hospitality and unconditional love of God.

Messy Church is about hospitality, expressed most evidently by eating together.


Messy Church reflects a God of joy who wants his people to have life in all its fullness.


Each Messy Church must adhere to health and safety and safeguarding laws and guidelines and have established health and safety and safeguarding policies in place that it can provide on request. BRF cannot be held responsible for any matters relating to health and safety or safeguarding in respect of any Messy Church.