Free lecture on God's Abundance In Music
A professional pianist and theologian will lead a special performance lecture which explores how music can open up the heart of the Gospel.
Prof Jeremy Begbie - a Professor in Theology at Duke Divinity School, North Carolina, and McDonald Agape Director and founder of Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts - will lead the evening.
Jeremy teaches systematic theology, and specialises in the interface between theology and the arts, with a particular research interest in the interplay between music and theology.
Venue: Keswick St John's
Date: Sunday 19 June, 7pm
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Here's a chance to meet Pete and Andrea Ward who will help support the Thy Kingdom Come initiative in Cumbria in 2022.
We'll be encouraging as many people as possible from across the county to join the global wave of prayer calling all Christians to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know the love and peace of Jesus Christ.
It will run for a seventh year, from May 26 to 5 June 2022 and there are lots of resources to support churches, groups and individuals.
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Want to find out more about the Eco Church scheme? Don't miss this new series of workshops!
There will be four workshops across the county. You can find out more and book to join one of them via Eventbrite - www.eventbrite.com/cc/eco-church-workshops-317639?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=creatorshare&ut...
For more information, contact Anna Newlove, email@example.com)
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"So many people who are in debt can’t sleep at night, they feel terrible shame and can’t talk to their closest family and friends. So they become more and more isolated. They don’t know there is hope or help available. But that help is there!”
Samantha Vyner-Brooks is talking about the people she is now able to help as the manager of the newly formed Kendal and District Debt Centre.
“My job is to meet clients in their own home and build up a relationship so they feel able to work with us,” Samantha says.
“On my second visit I’ll collect all the paperwork which details the debt and this is put through to CAP in Bradford who put together a tailored budget to help take them out of debt. We look at assets, income, expenditure and the level of debt and work out the best approach for clients. It could be a debt-relief order, insolvency or a debt plan.
“CAP take on all the negotiations with creditors so the burden of having to deal with debt is taken off people’s shoulders. I’ve seen the relief that is felt as a result of that; that people know there’s someone here to help.”
Each client is also offered the opportunity of prayer.
“When we go into people’s homes they already know we are Christians,” Samantha explains.
"I think they’d be surprised if we didn’t make reference to that and to share our faith. So we offer
to pray with people and if they say ‘no’ then that’s absolutely fine. We can still pray for these people.
“We introduce ourselves by saying, ‘We do what we do because we believe God loves you and has a plan for your life and we’re here to help’. Why would we not want to share that? The strapline for CAP is ‘There is always hope’ and there is!"
For more information visit www.kendaldebtcentre.org ... See MoreSee Less
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