We’re off to the New Wine 2017 United Gatherings this summer. Have you got your ticket yet?
The New Wine United National Gatherings, are weeklong Christian festivals held in Somerset each summer. People from across the UK join together to enjoy passionate worship, access top-quality Bible teaching and ministry, and get spiritually recharged ready to go back to mission in their local communities. Exciting, age-appropriate activities are provided for children and youth, so the gatherings provide a great week away for the whole family.
Each of our congregations have a group of people going to one of the gatherings, so the week away also provides a great opportunity to enjoy community with people from your local church and to get to know others better. The majority of people attending New Wine camp onsite, with church groups camping together in mini villages, but you can also book a local B&B or cottage and just attend during the day, if camping doesn’t suit.
If you’re keen to get stuck in, volunteering with a team in an area such as hospitality, children’s work, stewarding, or ministry means you’ll get to meet lots of new people. You’ll also get your ticket and meals paid for!
If you're thinking about attending, make sure you book in soon to take advantage of slightly discounted rates. We'd love to see you there!
When: All three of our congregations (Central, Eastleigh and Sholing) are planning to attend Week 2, which will run from Sunday 30th July to Saturday 5th August 2017.
Where: Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 6QN.
Cost: £169 per adult. Discounts are offered for children and youth.
What’s included: Tickets include access to meetings and events, as well as a camping pitch. Showers, flush toilets, water taps and waste disposal points are provided for campers.
What you'll need: You'll need to bring camping equipment (a tent/caravan, sleeping bag, etc.), as well as your personal belongings. On-site caterers will have food and drinks for sale, but you may want to bring you own.
To book: Please go to Week 2 section of the New Wine website for booking information. If you would like to be booked on as part of the Eastleigh congregation's group, please speak to Jeremy or Julie Sisley on a Sunday. If you're part of our Central congregation and have booked, please email our site hosts, Shirley and Richard Webster, via firstname.lastname@example.org, so they can allocate you a suitably sized space on our site.
For more information: Please have a look at the New Wine website or email your congregation.