Our guests this year include:
Bible Study with Rev. Malcolm Duncan
Malcolm Duncan is lead pastor at Dundonald Elim Church, Belfast and has preached in over 50 countries around the world. He regular speaks at conferences helping churches engage their communities and make a valuable contribution to wider society. A passionate communicator, he is longing to see Christians make an increasing difference in every sphere of life. He has also regularly written, broadcast, taught and lectured on the themes of mission and engagement by the church. He is currently writing his next book - 'Unstoppable: God's Great Purposes for the Church'.
Communion - Clive McKie
Clive Mckie will lead our Communion Services through Taketime. Taketime is inspired by Ignation spirituality is very accessible and powerful and these comtemplative services will allow worshippers to experience a different Taketime meditation each day. Clive will also lead us in a Taketime workshop on the Saturday.
Creative Bible Study with Ruth Jeffries and Rich & Lucie Clarkson
"A space to reflect on the scriptures through conversation, silence, music, art and your own creativity as we explore how we can root our lives in God’s Solid Ground."
Ruth Jeffries is a Methodist Superintendent in Market Drayton, Shropshire. Married to Nick, they have two daughters. Ruth is also a musician with a passionate heart for the Gospel which she enjoys being very enthusiastic about in the hope that others might catch that passion for themselves.
Lucie and Rich Clarkson live in North Shropshire with their three wild boys. Rich is Rector of 5 rural churches, he is a musician and has a particular interest in environmental theology. Lucie is an artist and keen gardener who has a particular interest in mental health issues.
Simeon was born in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. He started playing the flute at the age of eight and later studied at the Trinity College of Music, London. Simeon now enjoys performing all over the world playing on an ever-increasing array of unusual instruments, all with unique sounds. When he's not touring Simeon is regularly commissioned to write music for television and theatre productions. His launch of a newly invented instrument landed him an appearance on the BBC's One Show and the Chris Evans Breakfast show.
241 are a Christian Musical Comedy Duo who like to see the lighter side of Church and Beyond! Their blend of original songs and reworked hymn tunes, makes for a classic act which will have you chuckling all the way home.
Sihouette Theatre Company will present Before the Cock Crows
Peter's story from the Saturday night after Jesus died. Frightened of what will become of him and Jesus's disciples he reflects on the events of the last week from the triumphant entry into Jerusalem to his denial of Jesus and the barbaric crucifixion of his Lord. Peter is lost, but then who knows what the sunrise might bring.
Superintendent Minister, Westminster Central Hall
Newcastle upon Tyne District Evangelism Enabler
Vice Principal, Moorlands College
Youth President, Methodist Church 2019 - 20