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Hungry, waiting on God

Hungry, waiting on God
Saturday 10th January 2015
It is a space set apart on a Sunday evening between 7-9pm to come and just be with your creator; to seek his face, his desires and his presence. To know your father's love and his pleasure in you.
John 15:9 (Jesus Prays) 'As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love'.

It's a safe place to work through 'stuff' with God;
To sit and receive his love, to pray and lament, to laugh, dance and cry.

Isaiah 55:6 'Seek the Lord while he may be found; call on him while he is near'.

God longs to partner with us in his mission.
So it's a place to seek first his kingdom; both for yourselves as individuals, your community and for the wider world. 
To be filled with his  Holy Spirit, his power and his authority to pursue kingdom work where ever you are.

Matt 6:33 'But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.'

We use the Psalms and other scripture to meditate and soak ourselves on God's word. But essentially we allow space; to let the Spirit move, through times of  quiet, using art materials, liturgy, singing psalms hymns and spiritual songs, and dancing before him. To let him shape us and our worship and to 'be still and Know that I AM GOD' Ps 46:10.
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