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An unconditional love for His World

For God so loved the world… love your neighbour… love your enemy… the world will know you follow me if you love one another… greater love has no one than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends… God demonstrates his love for us in this: while we were still sinners, Christ died for us… now these three remain: faith, hope and love, but the greatest of these is love… do everything in love… bear with one another in love… speak the truth in love… walk in the way of love… whoever does not love, does not love God, because God is love… We love because he first loved us.

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Programme Overview

Saturday 6th August Event Location
1845 Prayer Meeting Prayer Tent
1930 Opening Celebration The Pavilion
Sunday 7th August
Morning Local Church Services Various
1630 Volunteer Commissioning Service Diamond
1845 Prayer Meeting Prayer Tent
1930 Evening Celebration The Pavilion
Monday 8th –
Friday 12th August
0930 Prayer Meeting Prayer Tent
1000 Bible Reading The Pavilion
0945-1300 Crèche (pre-school) Main Buildings
Scripture Union (SU) :
P1–P7 Main & Minor Sports Halls
Y8–Y10 Riverside Theatre
Livewire (Year 11+) Diamond
1145–1245 NH Explore Various
1845 Prayer Meeting Prayer Tent
1915-2130 On the Edge (Yrs 8–11) Riverside Theatre
1930 Evening Celebration The Pavilion
Wednesday 10th August
1130 Special Celebration for those with learning disabilities M102 Upper Octagon
2200 Livewire Worship Diamond

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Main Stage


The Evening Celebration takes place each evening, Saturday through to Friday, commencing at 19:30 and finishing at approximately 21:15. The style of the programme is inspirational and celebratory and consists of worship, Bible teaching, interviews and profiles of mission across the world. The Bible Readings take place each morning, Monday to Friday, commencing at 10:00 and finishing at 11:00. The focus of the Bible Readings is very much Bible teaching. Both these events are held in a 3,000 seater marquee on the edge of the University campus.

The youth programme is offered for the benefit of children whose parents are on campus attending a Bible Reading, Seminar or Evening Celebration. New Horizon has always seen working with young people as a vital and rewarding part of the week. Different programmes are geared to appropriate ages and cover from Crèche through to 18 years of age. Training is undertaken by everyone supervising or with involvement in any part of the Youth Programme and all such are Access NI checked. Prior registration for these activities is essential, although some spaces may be available during the course of the week. There is a registration charge for these activities.

Online registration will be available from Tuesday 5 May.

Monday to Friday 11:45 to 12:45. A space to be led by expert speakers and facilitators to explore specific issues in depth through a variety of approaches. The aim is to challenge our minds and hearts, equip us to serve God in all of life and connect us with one another for His glory.

We have an experienced Pastoral Support Team during the week of New Horizon who will be prepared to spend time with you in prayer for whatever is on your heart – whether it is an issue which is burdening you or something you feel the Lord is saying to you at New Horizon. Anything you share will be treated in confidence. Should you need extra help with something, then our team will be happy to find you a professional counsellor – appointments are available during the week of New Horizon as well as after the Event.

New Horizon relies on nearly 400 volunteers each year to ensure the event runs smoothly. If you would like to join one of our teams and are aged 18 or over contact us through the website. There is a range of opportunities from helping prepare the site, stewarding, general support, youth and children’s work, prayer and pastoral support.

Mission is an integral part of New Horizon. Each year we have an extensive Mission Resources Area which is brought together by over 30 organisations, presenting the opportunities and needs of mission.


NH Explore

Each year within the seminar programme a wide range of speakers explore a wide variety of subjects using a wide range of approaches.

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Children/Youth Programme

The Children and Youth Programme is presented for the benefit of children whose parents are on campus attending a Bible Reading, Seminar or Evening Celebration. New Horizon has always seen working with young people as a vital and rewarding part of the week.

Children/Youth Programme




Additional Information

Information about accommodation, book aid, refreshments, accessibility and disabled parking.

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Sunday Ministry

New Horizon speakers will take part in local church services on Sunday, 2nd August.

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