Prayer and worship event brings together British Christians in preparation for biggest Church-led event in a generation in the North West
Occurred on April 2n/a At !Audacious Church, Trinity Way, Manchester, the Festival Manchester Prayer, and Worship event is an opportunity for the North West’s united Christian community to come together, pray and worship in preparation for the North West’s largest Christian mission. for a generation.
Taking place from 1st-3rd July, Manchester Festival aims to introduce more than 100,000 people of all ages to Jesus and bring about region-wide transformation through a variety of events and projects. Over 200 social action projects will also take place in the North West in the months leading up to the festival weekend.
Run by hundreds of churches, ministries, organizations and businesses, in partnership with The Message Trust and the Luis Palau Association, the festival will culminate in a weekend of high-energy concerts, extreme sports , a children’s zone, a funfair, family entertainment and a prayer space in Wythenshawe Park.
The prayer and worship event in April will provide a powerful opportunity to excite, envision and equip Christians to step in and out in mission, encouraging individuals to get involved in their community through local social action projects. The gathering will include worship from Tim Hughes & band and Jake Isaac, as well as teaching from Pete Greig, Andrew Palau and Andy Hawthorne.
Andy Hawthorne, Founder and CEO of The Message Trust said: “It is our prayer that through the Manchester Festival we will see our whole city and region transformed by the good news of Jesus. Christians of all faiths and backgrounds in Greater Manchester and the North West have a key role to play in making this happen. I encourage everyone to get involved and be part of the Manchester Prayer and Worship Festival event on the 2ndn/a April, which will operate at both 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to ensure people can choose tickets for the time that suits them best.
Speaking about the purpose behind the Manchester Festival, Evangelist Andrew Palau said: The Manchester Festival will be a historic weekend and includes a long-term strategy to bring churches and community together to help address real societal challenges – from food poverty to homelessness, children in care and damage to our environment – while supporting communities facing more localized issues such as graffiti and litter. We all have a role to play in seeing the transformation in the region.”
To book tickets and get involved in a social action project in your area, visit the Manchester Festival website: festivalmanchester.com
Written by: Matthew Anns