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Real 2011

So on Sunday we officially launched this year’s Real Conference for women! Information;
beautiful invitations and also a free gift of a great Talk on a CD by one of our guest speakers Rachel Hickson, were all available at our information point in the reception area. Did you see the shoe display? There was a shoe on our display that would be just perfect for you – and there’s a place and a message, a defining moment at Real for you. Our message is that Real is for all women - whatever your age, background, or experience of Christianity. It's for you!


Like you, I'm often asked "How was your week?" and I've realised that my response is not a minute by minute, hour by hour account of my week . We don’t measure our lives in minutes .
Instead, I talk about the highs and lows of my week, because our lives are made up of a whole series of defining moments. Some larger than life moments . Most "moments" are the mundane stuff of our ordinary, everyday lives. And it’s these moments too, and how we choose to live in them that shape our lives. That's the message of Real 2011 - seize the moment; live it, be fully present with God in the moment.


So my challenge to you is to seize this opportunity and choose to come and be a part of Real in July. I really believe that God will be right in the middle of it too, and that He will use it as a defining moment in your life. I can say that confidently, knowing that I have a fantastic team of people, and a fantastic God who wants to speak to you, inspire you, love you, bless you and be your friend, Saviour, healer, comforter, peace-giver, hope-bringer.


So this is your invitation to set aside time to be with other women and with God - to give the "moment" of 1st and 2nd July to Him and see what he will do . You can book online or in person at the Kerith reception. Pick up your free CD at Kerith reception; and why not take a spare one and some of the funky invites too? You never know who you might meet in the Dr's waiting room (or wherever) this week and you can bless them with a gift and extend the invitation to them too.


"Real 2011 - a moment in our crazy, busy year to be us before God"


By the way.....This is what I'm listening to right now (yes, it's on repeat...with the big headphones...whilst the men in my home watch the football!)


This is why there's joy within me, this is why my spirit sings,
Jesus You're my great adventure, You're my everything
Because of Your love...Grace..Faithfulness







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