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This Time Next Week!

Today has run away with me! I've had a very varied day - with thankfully enough "spaces" in, to be able to enjoy the interruptions along the way (more on this next week, as I'll expand this thought in one of my REAL preaches)!

But I couldn't let today pass without marking it - as one week from now, REAL will be about to begin! We're so ready - the planning of course has been going on all year in one form or other. Now we're about to actually put it all on, and share it with everyone!
Just before the Kerith Office closed today, we received the exciting delivery of the conference programmes, which look beautiful, and are going to be both useful and inspiring, as they contain some wonderful real stories of women in our community.

I love this Bible verse, taken from The Message paraphrase:
...pray that our God will make you fit for what he's called you to be, pray that he'll fill your good ideas and acts of faith with his own energy so that it all amounts to something. 2 Thess 1:11

And that's my heart for REAL - it's all for nothing if God's not in it.
So please pray that we'd all be lead by the Holy Spirit - filling REAL with His energy!

This week as I continue to prepare to host and preach; and as I do many "little things" along the way, my aim is to
Prepare every space to make people feel loved,
cover every space with prayer.
Then let God fill every part with His presence.

It was a privilege to take some time at this week's prayer meetings, to pray together as a church family for REAL. We'd really value any and all of your prayers in this final week too!

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