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We have such an amazing team of people at Kerith who are each willing to use their gifts and talents, working together in such creative ways.
You'll see it in the media, the lighting, sound, the sets, songs and so much more. I'm so grateful to the many people who work so hard behind the scenes and also in preparation for REAL. Like hours of work - and often it's for a 7 minute media, or a 5 minute song! The creativity and the end results are incredible, and they help us to connect with God and with His heart. 

This year's "Conference Opener" was no exception, from the concept and storyboard, through to the casting and filming, then the long process of editing. Dave has written about the process here and you can also watch the end result here - I saw it last night (one week on) and found it very moving as my spirit was lifted with the words, sounds and images.

As you know, straight after REAL we hosted Aaron Niequist, and were led through his Liturgy together. So many people have commented that it was a wonderful experience for all of us at Kerith. Many of those serving the Sunday had also worked really hard in preparation for REAL, and over the conference - they are so great! Just to give you a little insight, and so that you can hear the heart of why we do what we do, here's Colin's letter to the teams he leads, thanking them for serving at REAL and on Sunday.
"Thank you all so much for the amazing serving that happened over the last (long) weekend.
The women were served so well at the conference in every area and to think in one weekend there has been so much incredible worship, great drama, media, performance songs, lighting, pa, graphics plus a totally different set-up on Sunday with a different worship experience was just outstanding.
To produce one incredible session at the conference or a great Sunday meeting would be brilliant but to have 5 conference sessions and 3 amazing Sunday meetings that all ran to such a high standard speaks so highly of everyone who gave their time to make it all happen.
Shauna & Aaron spoke so highly of how well they were served and said this was the best hospitality they have ever had!
I hope somewhere within it all you managed to engage with God and enjoyed His presence, heard Him speak to you and have something more in your life because of it. (Podcasts available soon if you want to hear anything again)
You can be assured that because of your serving many women who attended the event will have been spoken to and touched by God."

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