The Christian Assets Exhibition is gearing up for its return almost 18 months after doorways have been closed on the occasion because of the pandemic.
The CRE National runs from 12 to 14 October at Sandown Park, in Esher, Surrey. It’s the CRE’s first post-lockdown occasion.
The three-day programme contains seminars on how church buildings can reply to among the adjustments and alternatives caused by the pandemic.
On Mission Worship Wednesday, Graham Kendrick and Lucy Grimble will lead Christians in interested by how the church can deliver collectively the bodily and digital as many companies and occasions proceed to happen on-line.
“Lots of of church buildings have harnessed new know-how in the course of the pandemic, reaching numerous 1000’s who would by no means darken their doorways on a Sunday,” mentioned CRE proprietor Steve Goddard.
“A variety of specialist exhibitors, serving to church buildings with livestreaming on a weekly foundation, will assist others take the subsequent steps. Whereas the ‘outdated regular’ would possibly really feel comfy, this ‘new totally different’ is the longer term.”
Reflections on Windrush will kind a big a part of this 12 months’s nationwide exhibition, with contributions from Rev David Shosanya, former regional director of the London Baptist Affiliation, Les Isaac, founder and CEO of Ascension Belief, and music marketing consultant Roy Francis.
Additionally happening in the course of the exhibition is the launch of The Reality Will Set You Free, the brand new ebook by former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey, during which he speaks about his years in ministry and the Bishop Peter Ball scandal.
Goddard added, “Discovering sources on-line has been particularly essential in the course of the pandemic however nothing is healthier than assembly the particular person behind the product – and that is the particular advantage of CRE. Head to head beats mouse to mouse, each time.”