Webteam: March 2016
Revd Steve Wild, President of Conference is came to the Isle of Man with John Hogarth (Teaching on Prayer) ,
Chris Clark (Youth Worker) and Bev Hollings (Evangelism enabler).
The team arrived on Palm Sunday (20th of March) and their first port of call was the District Youth Service at Trinity (7.00pm) . During the week there were Prayer Walks, a Circuit Dinner, a Magic Lanten Show, "Two's Company, Tea's a Crowd" meal, the dedication of the extension at Ballagarey, and a chance for the Leaders of Worship and Preaching to meet with the President.
There were also services on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, a Candle Vigil on Holy Saturday, and three services on Easter Sunday — Sonrise at Douglas Head (6.30), a united service at Trinity (10.30) and a united service at Agneash (3.00, followed by tea and cakes). Easter Sunday was rounded off by an "Easter Celebration" at Bride.
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