DEAR FRIENDS, WE'D LIKE TO WELCOME YOU TO...
... long summer nights, stunning countryside to walk and cycle in, a beach within minutes, wonderful food prepared by our team, powerful worship, plus teaching by Gerard Kelly from France. The perfect ingredients for inTouch at Restenäs on the Swedish West Coast await you from the 7th to 13th July 2019.
This year, we are honored to have Gerard Kelly share with us and we are looking forward to all that God will do in our midst during the week. Gerard and his wife Chrissie lead The Bless Network (www.blessnet.eu), a European mission agency based in France. They have developed The Seven Stories that Shape Your Life (www.sevenstories.org), a course to help believers of all ages find their place in the purposes of God. Using poetry, art and creative prayer, they will share the Biblical insights that have shaped their journey. Some of the areas they will minister into include:
- Creation (identity) - what does it mean to know myself as the beloved of God? What are his original intentions for me?
- Vocation (calling) - partnering with the God who calls each of us by name.
- Liberation (freedom) - walking with the God who sets his heart against every form of slavery.
- Restoration (inheritance) - embracing a life in which “restore is more than before”
inTouch will start with an evening meal on Sunday the 7th. From Monday to Friday after breakfast we'll have a morning program consisting of worship and teaching. After a delicious lunch your time will be your own to make the most of the area that Restenäs is located in. The local town Ljungskile has several attractions as does the whole coastal region. There's so much to take advantage of - but maybe you want to sit quietly and read a book, the choice is yours! Following our evening meal an informal program will be offered starting at around 19.30. You won't have time to get bored!
inTouch is an opportunity to seek God and have fun together with your whole family. While the adults attend their meetings, the children and youth will meet in their own groups and get the opportunity to meet God through games and adventures. Join us for a week of excitement and learning!
We offer accommodation in small rooms (up to 4 beds) with shared wc's and showers. You can also bring your own caravan or tent for a lower price.
Your host again this year will be Bo Rudolfsson, founder of YWAM Restenäs. Why not contact friends from your DTS or other YWAM experience and invite them to join you at inTouch? This is also the perfect opportunity for current YWAMers to invite their families, friends and supporters to get a taste of Youth With A Mission. Book now as places are limited!
Start Date: Sunday evening, July 7th, 2019
End Date: Saturday morning, July 13th, 2019
Adult 18+ SEK 1950
Youth 12-17 SEK 1250
Child 6-11 SEK 750
Infant 3-5 SEK 400
Babies 0-2 FREE
Reservation fee per booking NOT per person
(Make your payment here) SEK 375
DEDUCTIONS FOR ADULTS
Full-time students - minus SEK 400
Sleeping in own tent - minus SEK 600
Sleeping in own caravan - minus SEK 400
Bilingual - English & Swedish
PASTOR, POET & MISSIONARY
Gerard Kelly lives in Normandy, France, where he and his wife Chrissie head up The Bless Network (www.blessnet.eu). UK born, he has French and Irish roots and has lived in England, Ireland, Canada, France and the Netherlands. All these places have featured at one time or another in his writings.
A good number of Gerard's books have been written for the church, exploring themes of theology, mission and spirituality. Alongside these works he has published two volumes of poetry and a collection of short stories, The Whole Sky. His debut novel, The Boy Who Loved Rain was released in November 2014.
When not writing Gerard co-leads, with Chrissie, the work of Bless, with a local church-plant and training centre in Normandy and missional projects in France, the UK, the Netherlands, Germany and Spain. His books have been translated into French, German and Finnish and published in the UK and the USA. His poetry has been used on BBC Radio and Television, and featured on live worship recordings from Beijing ("The Door") and the Cathedrals of Europe ("Restore").
ONCE AGAIN, A WARM WELCOME TO RESTENÄS.
SEE YOU HERE IN JULY!
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