An encounter with God
“Encounter” regional youth worship events are run in Norwich, King’s Lynn, and South Norfolk on a termly basis.
Each year there is a five-day Encounter Summer Camp at Sizewell Hall, where youth from the regional events can come together. They are aimed at 11 to 18-yearolds and are an opportunity for young people to both encounter God and encounter other young people like them, in worship, games, talk and café. Recently, a young person was overheard to say to someone they knew from school “I didn’t know you were a Christian.”
Beth Grimshaw, who spoke on ‘Who does God say I am?’ at a recent Encounter, said “Young people’s conversations afterwards in the café area were inspiring and encouraging. It was great to see them respond creatively to accepting who God says they are.” Encounter events continue to offer a place where young people can find each other, find God, and be found by him
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