Evangelism Week 2014 - Castlederg

Our arrival coincided
with the opening of Connect - a community drop-in centre that would
characterise and define our week.

Castlederg can
sometimes be a forgotten place, or we identify it for the wrong reasons, but it
was so evident God had been working long before we had arrived. It was
inspiring to see a church, numerically small and in the difficult absence of
young people, pursuing the Kingdom of Heaven for families, parents, teenagers
and children, who attended the Connect centre throughout the

Our time in Castlederg
consisted of sharing the burden of the local church and supporting their daily
responsibilities within the Connect centre, which was open
four days of our week – a lot of time for a small church. Alongside this, we
helped to raise awareness of Connect, through doing door-to-door
work and within the local schools. We also participated in primary school
classes and assemblies and had some very rewarding Q&A sessions in
Secondary schools. Cross-border travel was a privilege, too!

Our time in the west
was an incredible experience, learning from Pastor Fyffe and a church that is faithfully
pursuing relationships that will lead to opportunities to speak of Jesus. If
you saw it, you would be incredibly excited. Certainly we as students are –
pray for Connect.

(Written by David Neill and published in abci insight magazine)

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