Thursday 5th August 2021

Morning Prayer

Prayer is integral to our relationship with the Lord and it is at the heart of the Convention.

Join us for a time of prayer, led by John Martin.

A downloadable PDF of prayers will be available here ahead of the session.

Thursday 08:45

Seminar: School of Biblical Studies: What the Church can learn from Lamentations

The Tragic in the Life of Faith

The Book of Lamentations is known to many Christians through the song Great is Thy Faithfulness. Unfortunately, this song only took two verses from Lamentations 3:24-25 and ignored the rest of the book. As a result, the important message of the place of tragic in the life of faith was lost. The Christianity we have inherited has become too triumphalistic, leaving no room for loss, failure, and defeat. How tragic!

This session will be available for catch up.

Thursday 09:30 Rico Villanueva

Seminar: Cross cultural mission in our communities: God’s faithfulness in spaces and places

In God’s faithfulness in spaces and places we’ll turn our attention to the local communities around our churches, and think about how to get to know our God-given ‘patch’ a little better. We’ll consider how best to serve those communities with faithful, relevant gospel ministries, with an eye on the special needs of arrivals who have migrated from other parts of the world.

This session will be available for catch up.

Thursday 09:30 David and Maura Baldwin

Seminar: Millennial Questions: The questions millennials are asking and how to approach them

Millennials (those born between 1981-1996) and the generation after them, Gen Z, have a real spiritual hunger. However, because of big shifts in their values and the questions they are asking, many of our more traditional gospel presentations, evangelistic approaches and apologetics answers just don’t connect. How do we connect with them? What questions are they asking? How do we communicate the changeless gospel in this ever changing context?

Book recommendation: A Place for God by Pete Nicholas

This session will be available for catch up.

Thursday 09:30 Pete Nicholas

Seminar: Faithfulness in the Home: Women and girls

In this seminar, we will explore what it means to be a Christian woman who lives faithfully for Jesus in all of life. We will see that this is rooted in our identity as image bearers, saved by Christ to holiness as we live all of life for him. We will unpack what this might look like in different seasons of life, and how the gospel liberates us to work this out as we learn and grow in Christlikeness.

Book recommendations: In his Image by Jen Wilkin, Is this it? by Rachel Jones, (A)Typical Woman by Abigail Dodds

This session will be available for catch up.

Thursday 09:30 Inonge Siluka

K4K Families Together

Join these brand new Keswick 4 Kids sessions for the opportunity to explore the Bible as a family. Open to children aged 11 and under and their families, there’ll be Bible teaching, songs and other activities. All activities will be set up for you at your own table so you can learn and have fun together with ease.

Thursday 09:30

Count Everyone In

We’d love you to join us for this short daily online session with Count Everyone In, running Monday to Friday. This is a devotion for adults with learning disabilities to encounter God for the first time and for others to grow in their faith and understanding. This session will be streamed on YouTube. Further details will be added soon.

This week’s sessions are a repeat of those premiered during Week One.

Thursday 10:45

Bible Reading: Hosea: The Subversive Compassion of God

When God must hand his people over – Hosea 8-10

God created the universe to bear his divine stamp on every atom and galaxy. The result is that we live in a moral world, in which truth, justice and goodness are guaranteed to prevail. Evil will not prevail. But it also means that God will hand us over to the whirlwind of our sins’ consequences (8:7). Unless…

Book recommendations: Hosea The Passion of God by Tim Chester, The Message of Hosea by Derek Kidner, Love Divine & Unfailing by Michael P V Barrett, Hosea: An Introduction and Commentary by Robin Routledge

This session will be live streamed and available for catch up.

Thursday 11:15 Mark Meynell

Keswick Youth (11-13): Small-group Bible teaching

Having fun, being challenged by God’s Word and being changed to live more for Him is the aim of Keswick Youth.

During these morning sessions there will be small-group Bible teaching as young people aged 11 to 13 and their leaders gather to speak about God, read the Bible and look at how to live as a Christian.

Young people must be registered for these sessions. Click here to register.

Thursday 11:15

Keswick Youth (14-16): Small-group Bible teaching

Having fun, being challenged by God’s Word and being changed to live more for Him is the aim of Keswick Youth.

During these morning sessions there will be small-group Bible teaching as young people aged 14 to 16 and their leaders gather to speak about God, read the Bible and look at how to live as a Christian.

Young people must be registered for these sessions. Click here to register.

Thursday 11:15

Keswick Youth (17-18): Small-group Bible teaching

Having fun, being challenged by God’s Word and being changed to live more for Him is the aim of Keswick Youth.

During these morning sessions there will be small-group Bible teaching as young people aged 17 to 18 and their leaders gather to speak about God, read the Bible and look at how to live as a Christian.

Young people must be registered for these sessions. Click here to register.

Thursday 11:15

Keswick Youth (11-18): Evening programme

The Keswick Youth evening sessions give young people another chance to get together to have fun, be challenged by God’s Word and be changed to live more for Him. We’ll be holding youth evening celebrations for the young people from Sunday to Friday.

This week’s evening sessions will be live-streamed so that young people around the UK and beyond can join in and benefit.

Young people must be registered for these sessions to attend in person. Click here to register.

This session will be live streamed and available for catch up.

Thursday 19:15

Evening Celebration: A resilient church (Mission Night)

The future of the church – at least in Asia Minor – was threatened from without by persecution and within by false teaching, idolatry and immorality. The words of the risen Christ come, with similar pattern, in every letter. Although rooted in history, and particular, yet they are meant for wider audience and they are very contemporary.

Weakness and struggle characterise the church in Philadelphia, as described in Revelation 3:7-13. But the church has hung in there and kept faithful in the face of great opposition.

This session will be live streamed and available for catch up.

Thursday 19:30 Pete Nicholas

19-24s Late Night

While you’re making some of the decisions that will shape you for the future, we want to be there with you, cheering you on to live a life worthy of the calling you’ve received. Explore the Word of God in our dedicated 19–24s space and enjoy making new friends right here in the beautiful Lake District. Come and get excited about the Gospel and the call to whole-life discipleship – it really could be a week to remember.

Thursday 21:15