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Flourish District Gathering

More details available here: www.yorkshirenemethodist.org/flourish

To book your FREE tickets, please contact the District Office.

To inspire and encourage local ministry and mission, developing the District Vision of growing ‘Flourishing Missional Communities’

About this Event

UPDATE 05/10/19

We have now limited ticket availability as we have as many people booked in as can be accomodated in the Grand Hall on Saturday Morning, however there is still space for during the rest of the weekend.

Please don’t be put off by the “Sold Out” message – if you are interested in getting a ticket for Flourish, please contact the District Office for info (Email: admin@yorkshirenemethodist.org | Telephone: 01904 786275 )

A District Gathering for EVERYONE – aiming for at least 1000 people gathering together in Scarborough for inspiration, celebration and fellowship. #YNEMethodists

Bookings for the creche, children’s programme and youth stream are now officially closed. If you have not booked places please contact the district office urgently to see if your child can be accommodated admin@yorkshirenemethodist.org

OVERVIEW OF FLOURISH PROGRAMME

Friday evening: “Opening Celebration” led by Leslie Newton with sung worship led by musicians from Burniston Methodist Church; late night comedy with Paul Kerensa (The “Kneel Down, Stand-Up Show”; youth programme.

Saturday morning: early communion; morning bible study led by Ashley Cooper (Flourishing Together: part 1); exploring how our churches can flourish in worship, fellowship & missino with speakers Elaine Lindridge (Flourishing Together: part 2); children’s groups and creche will also take place during the morning.

Saturday afternoon: a variety of workshops and activities, including talks on social justice, rural issues, evangelism; bible study; hands-on activities with music and art; reflective space; Messy Church how-to sessions; local arrangement ideas; family film; outdoor activities (pilgrimage walk, litter-pick, labyrinth, scavenger hunt); theatre presentation and more.

Saturday evening: “Evening Celebration” with speaker David Wilkinson and worship lead by Lou Fellingham and band; children’s activities; after-hours events including music in the bar and silent disco; youth programme

Sunday morning: a variety of worship options, including “Family Praise Party”, “Celtic Worship” by Northumbria Community, “Taize Worship”, “Service of Holy Communion” and “Forest Church”; and to finish, the “Closing Celebration – A Final Flourish” led by Leslie Newton with music by Matt Beckingham and “The Call” choir.