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“We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of His will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please Him in every way…”
NH2022 May Update
A reflection from NH Board member Ali Knight
Dear Friends, excitement is growing, expectation is rising, and many practical plans are now in full swing for New Horizon 2022. As a Board, we have been discussing planning and praying about this event for well over a year now. At one stage we even wondered would we actually be able to gather in person. Praise God now a “real life” New Horizon is on our horizon.
Although we are so thankful we managed to carry on with New Horizon online, with an incredible army of people behind the scenes making it possible, we have so missed gathering together in person to worship and grow together.
We are absolutely thrilled that at long last, we can be in the big top. I can’t wait for the “buzz” of all ages in their different programmes. I’m looking forward to those chats in the coffee queue, to exploring our faith in seminars and to having a sense of family of all ages and stages united again.
I am personally so deeply expectant about this year’s theme exploring “Renewed Minds – challenges and possibilities”. Oh how we need the mindset of Christ as we navigate so much in our lives and our world in these days. I am coming, as I’m sure many others will be, with a desire to see my mind renewed. I hope that we may know how to cling to the truth of who we are in Christ in greater depth, to explore the reality of how our minds can be renewed and strengthened, even in the midst of our circumstances or struggles.
My prayer is that this special week together reminds us again, how we can be transformed in our minds so that we are no longer held captive but rather released to flourish in freedom, day by day. I hope too, that as our minds are captivated by God’s truth again, we will also be better equipped to show others what it really means to see the renewing work of God’s word and His Spirit in our lives and the freedom that brings in these days and the days to come.
Meet Ali Calvin
Ali Calvin is the Church of Ireland Rector of Christ Church, Kilkeel and serves on the leadership team of New Wine Ireland. Before training for ordained ministry she worked with Youth For Christ in France and Kingdom Faith Ministries in England as a Bible Teacher and Pastor. She ministered in Killeshandra Parish, Co. Cavan for almost 11 years before coming to Kilkeel in 2020. Her passion is seeing people set free and come alive in their relationship with Jesus as they encounter Him through His Word and His Spirit. Ali joins us to speak at our final evening celebration on Friday.
Join us for our Prayer Breakfast
Enjoy a delicious breakfast together. Hear plans for this year’s New Horizon conference and pray with others for the ministry and impact of New Horizon. All welcome.
The Breakfast will take place at Wellington Presbyterian Church, 28 Sourhill Road, Ballymena, BT42 2NB
Booking is essential (deadline Friday 3 June) via our website or by email.
Children’s and Youth Registration NOW OPEN
We’re delighted that registration is now open for all of the youth and children’s programmes at New Horizon. From the creche (taking care of our youngest guests) to LiveWire (helping our oldest teenagers to go deeper in their faith), these programmes are at the very heart of New Horizon.
There are still many opportunities to volunteer at New Horizon. Find out more here.
Partner in the vision
New Horizon exists be used by God, through the power of His Spirit to inspire a selfless surrender to His Son, a radical obedience to His Word, an enduring passion for His Kingdom and an unconditional love for His World.
Giving to New Horizon is an opportunity to partner in this vision. Main tent events and seminars are free for everyone to attend and we want to keep it that way. Registration fees in the Children/Youth Programmes are subsidised and free places are available for families who cannot pay. Your giving enables this ethos of generosity, so please give generously as you are able.
Thank you for your support
The Board & Management Team