Stories

We are collecting and sharing stories of God's people trying new things, making disciples and becoming church.

Best Practices

We're all learning, and here are some of the really important things we've learned so far.

How Do I Recognize a Fresh Expression? How Do I Recognize a Fresh Expression?

The Church Army Church Growth Research suggests there are ten parameters…

How Do Fresh Expressions Start? How Do Fresh Expressions Start?

A fresh expressions church planter starts by listening to the needs of ones’ community.

What is a Fresh Expression? What is a Fresh Expression?

A Fresh Expression, simply put, is a new form of church that is contextualized to ones’ locality…

From the Blog

Vital Church Maritimes Conference 2017

Vital Church Maritimes Conference 2017

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Fresh Expressions Stories | No Comments

A three-day conference (September 21-23) in Truro, N.S., focused on mission and Fresh Expressions of Church. Sponsored by The Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island, this learning event is for lay and clergy. Hear inspiring stories of hope and share ideas for starting new faith communities. Discuss, dream and design ways to […]

New Messy Church Quebec Regional Coordinator – Rev. Dr. Neil Mancor

New Messy Church Quebec Regional Coordinator – Rev. Dr. Neil Mancor

Posted by on Jun 3, 2017 in News | No Comments

Messy Church Canada is thrilled to announce the appointment of Rev. Dr. Neil Mancor as the Messy Church Regional Coordinator for the province of Quebec. Neil is passionate about Messy Church and its potential to engage the local church in the Mission of God. Neil’s role will be to support, encourage and advise Messy Church […]

Upcoming Messy Church Conference: Meeting Jesus in Messy Church: Loving Jesus, Making Jesus Known, Living Like Jesus

Upcoming Messy Church Conference: Meeting Jesus in Messy Church: Loving Jesus, Making Jesus Known, Living Like Jesus

Posted by on May 7, 2017 in Fresh Expressions Stories | No Comments

The Messy Church Canadian Conference is a gathering of people who are dedicated to sharing the good news of Jesus with all ages/families in their communities – Messy Church leaders, volunteers and anyone who has a passion for ministering to their communities in an innovative way. Click here to register! On Thursday, October 26th and Friday […]

Building Networks

You're not alone! We are gathering a team of missional dreamers.

Zack Ingles

I desire to see new and existing communities discover the incredible potential that missional-focused ministry has in reaching the un-churched and de- churched. “Fresh Expressions is an fantastic resource for those seeking to start something new, with the support of folks who are in the same boat.”

- Zack Ingles
Mark Dunwoody

I AM EAGER to embark on a collaborative journey of creating a national network WITH all types of peoples/churches that would seek to form new missional communities for folk who may never come to traditional church.

- Mark Dunwoody
Ryan Sim

In planting two fresh expressions of church, I’ve seen the benefits of a missional approach in the lives of new disciples.  I’m in, to help Fresh Expressions Canada share stories, support practitioners and build a network of partners.

- Ryan Sim

We hope to draw together problem solvers, who value forming missional communities, that are focused on the “Dones” and “Nones”.  Will you join us?

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