Celebration Service, Toftwood, Dereham
In response to the
request from the previous year's Women for the Kingdom Weekend that we should
meet together more often, we took another step of faith and arranged an evening
Celebration Service at Toftwood Village Hall on Saturday 17th March 2001.
Several women who attend the weekends are from Dereham, so we felt that this
would be a good venue, and fairly central for others around Norfolk, who also
The meeting was planned as
a Celebration Service, and the theme was "Holiness." Tina Pawsey led the
meeting, which was well attended by people from all over the County. Mavis
Jarvis, the Eastern Regional Director for AoG Women's Ministries, who had been
travelling around the region encouraging women in ministry, was also present.
Rachael Adams and team led
an awesome time of worship, where people were really aware of the presence of
God, and there was the feeling that we were treading on Holy ground. This
opened up well for the ministry of the Word of God, by Angela Pye, on the theme
of Holiness. Angela encouraged everyone that we need holiness in our Christian
lives, for effective worship, witness, walk and works. Tina then led a time of
ministry, where the power of God was evidently at work in women's lives.
The evening concluded with
fellowship, and the opportunity to chat over a cup of tea or coffee. It was
good to meet up again with those from other churches, and renew friendships, as
well as welcoming new people to the ministry of Women for the Kingdom. The
evening was a success, encouraging women in their relationship with God, and
strengthening our ties with others in the body of Christ.