12 20 s t Fi re r o F e fe Eq Li ui pp r in o g f Ch s r i st ian The Challenge To Put God FirstF riday 11 May – Sat u rday 12 May 2012 Brocke nhu rst College With Stephen Gaukroger Director of Clarion Trust International A Ministry of Leaf www.forestfire.org.uk
The Challenge To Put God First Stephen Gaukroger has been a pastor, President of the Baptist Union of Great Britain, is now Director of Clarion Trust International, a prolific author and bible teacher both at home and overseas. He is renowned for his ability to ‘unpack’ Scripture in a warm, Spirit-inspired, practical and relevant way and has impacted the lives of many people around the world. Forest Fire is delighted to welcome him to the New Forest to help Christians here to be equipped for whole-life missionary discipleship at home, in the workplace, at leisure and in church. Stephen is married to Janet and they have three children. Main Programme F riday 8.00 - 9.30 pm Haggai 1: 1-15 The challenge to put God first! A call to spirituality in a material world. Sat u rday 10.00 - 11.15 am Haggai 2: 1-9 The challenge to affirm the past while focusing on the future. A call to know God’s strength in our weakness. Sat u rday 11.45 - 1.00 pm Question & Answer Session An opportunity to submit questions on the bible, church, missional culture. Sat u rday 7.30 - 9.30 pm Haggai 2: 10-23The challenge to think more seriously about our faith and our obedience to God. A call to remember God’s ultimate victory.
Youth And Children’s MinistryFOR CHI LDRE N...To enable families to attend, there will be an exciting children’s programme.SAT U RDAY 9.45AM - 1.15PMFor children in Years R - 6 there will be a fun-packed children’s programme. For thosein Years 7 - 9, ‘The Lounge’ will offer a place to chill, chat and game. A Crèche will beprovided for pre-school children. Bring a picnic (no nut products, please).Children must be preregistered for these activities by 27th April 2012. To obtain aregistration form, please contact Ruth Wells by email at email@example.com FOR YOUTH... Building upon the success of previous years, there will be a special youth event. SAT U RDAY 7.30 - 9.30PM Aimed at those in Years 7 -11, young people from across the Forest will be able to connect up to enjoy games, worship, discussion and teaching. A Tuck Shop will be open.Optional Afternoon Seminars Sat u rday 2.30 - 4.00 pmStephen and Janet Gaukroger will be offering the followingadditional and more detailed training sessions as part of ourprogramme for 2012.Either SURVIVING & THRIVING IN CHURCHLEADERSHIP, with Stephen. An opportunity for honestinteraction and encouragement about the challenges, joysand heartbreaks of contemporary church leadership.Or BUILDING EVEN BETTER WORSHIP SERVICES,with Janet. A practical, encouraging and thought provoking seminarfor all those involved in creating worship services.
LeafForest Fire is a ministry of LEAF - the Local Evangelical Alliance in the Forest.LEAF is committed to the spiritual transformation of the New Forest throughthe local church by: Supporting churches in disciple-making Encouraging unity amongst the churches Communicating the relevance of Christianity to our community Praying for transformationCostThere is NO charge for Forest Fire 2012 - it’s free to get in and free toget out! We will be taking an offering at each session and invite you tocontribute to the cost of the event as you feel able.VenueForest Fire 2012 is being held at BrockenhurstCollege, which is situated on the main Lyndhurstto Lymington Road (A337) and 5 minutes walkfrom the station. There will be ample parking.For further information contact the ForestFire Office, c/o Lymington Baptist Church, on01590 672019, email: firstname.lastname@example.org go to www.forestfire.org.uk