special events

When the Spirit comes…

Pentecost Weekend 19th and 20th May 2018

A Saturday and Sunday morning of teaching, celebration and prayer about the person and work of the Holy Spirit.

Something for everyone:

  • Learn about the God who always invites us to go deeper with him, wherever you are on your Christian journey

 

  • Come with your children and young people – there will be activities and teaching sessions for all

 

  • Come to as many as you can of three teaching sessions

 

  • Enjoy an early evening special celebration service on Saturday

 

  • Bring your lunch to watch the Royal Wedding on the big screen

 

  • Sunday morning services and children’s groups as usual but with visiting speakers Kevin and Anne Roberts

 

The weekend is led by Archdeacon Kevin Roberts, and Revd Anne Roberts from ‘Resource’.

Kevin and Anne led a large church in Shropshire before Kevin became Archdeacon of Carlisle.  He now is the Director of Resource. John Beckett worked with Kevin on two short mission trips to Zambia.

ReSource   to enable little, local and ordinary churches to engage with the Holy Spirit for renewal, discipleship and mission’

Program for Saturday.

 

Adults

Young People

Children

9.30am

Coffee and refreshments

Session 1

10 – 11.15

Welcoming the Holy Spirit…Who?

Watch a film, or go to Forest School activities, or young people may like to join adult seminar

11.15

Coffee and refreshments

11.30 – 14.00

Watch the Royal Wedding – bring along a packed lunch

Session 2

14.00 – 15.00

Welcoming the Holy Spirit…What?

Teaching sessions, some with Anne Roberts

Forest School with two short teaching sessions  included

15.00 – 15.30

Tea and squash

Session 3

15.30 – 17.00

Welcoming the Holy Spirit…How?

Teaching session

17.00 – 19.00    Home for supper

19.00    Celebration Service in Church (children welcome)

 

How do I book my place?

There is no charge for attending any of the weekend sessions, though we will be asking for contributions towards the costs.

However we especially need to know how many children will take up the offer of activities in the Pine Room and Forest school. Please email the office if you’d like to come

admin@st-matthias-church.org

 

 

 

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