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One Week Later

Here are just two of the comments we have received about REAL:

Can I just say as a visitor to your church that your REAL 2012 was an amazing event and just what was needed I assure you for me personally - a family member had invited me
I am so glad I came - we as such do not have anything like this locally sadly - although there are nationwide prayer lady events that happen.

All of your volunteers throughout both days were so friendly and welcoming and so it didn't matter I only knew those who had invited me, because I felt like a friend of the family. During Saturday I was fortunate enough to sit next to a lovely lady and as one does got chatting about the various challenges that Shauna set us as did also Catrina. To cut a long story short we prayed together before the end of the day - no doubt prompted by God - which was a blessed time”

Another lady as she left said “ I know this sounds corny but thank you for doing something so real”
It's so encouraging to hear people talking about REAL this week - about the impact that the teaching and experiences of last weekend are all having in our lives.
I know you'll be encouraged and challenged by reading  some of our "Kerith bloggers", who have written about REAL this week. 
Check out these blogs from     StaceyRuth,  and Sandra.

I'd love to hear your reflections of REAL, and how you're working through what you heard, so please feel free to send me a comment or a link.

Regardless of whether you share publicly or not, it's so helpful to meet up with a friend and have  a conversation with them about what God's speaking to you . I know that our lovely events team have't yet heard any of the talks, as they were busy working all conference. They are planning a "Podcast evening" -setting aside an evening to listen together to the teaching - and then chat about it - great! Thanks to the speedy work of the team , most of the talks are already available  on the Kerith website to listen again .
It's so easy to "move on" to the next thing. But as Lydia said last weekend, "don't let the notes you took at REAL stay in your notebook / phone / head" - work them out, work out the implications, the "what next" and the "so what" for your life. That's all part of us doing and not merely hearing the word.


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