Imagine the setting: a wonderful summer day, blue sky and the sun is shining, gorgeous countryside surroundings with lush trees, dazzling lake and immaculate lawn; add to that barbecue, bouncy castles, cream tea, games and of course the most important ingredient of all, the people. Yes, you have guessed it, I am talking about the Summer Celebration and the scene of last year’s event.
As a church, we believe that building family and community is what we are called to do; it goes without saying that the most valuable and important commodity you and I have is each other and this is the very sentiment that Paul echoes in his letter to the Thessalonians:
“For what is our hope, our joy, or the crown in which we will glory in the presence of our Lord Jesus when he comes? Is it not you? Indeed, you are our glory and joy.” 1 Thessalonians 2:19-20 NIV
So after a successful one day Summer Celebration last year, we have got another wonderful opportunity to foster the family spirit and to continue to build community together over two days rather than just one, from Saturday 21st July to Sunday 22nd July.
Here is the plan:
2pm Arrival time & set up tents
3pm Camp brief & Cream tea
4pm Optional organised activities
6.30pm Dinner (provided)
7.30-9.30pm Silent disco
All of this for the bargain price of £5.00 for adults & £3.00 for children
8:00am Breakfast for campers
10:30am Sunday Gathering in the Millennium Hall + Testimonies from baptism candidates
11:45am Baptisms by the lake
12:45 Barbecue & lunch
14:00 Games & Bouncy Castle
16:00 End of day
NB: Please bring some money.. ££££ ..for burger/sausage rolls, ice cream and drinks.
This is a truly exciting opportunity not to miss! You can sign up now by contact the office (firstname.lastname@example.org) or finding a staff member at our Sunday gatherings.