A FOUR-DAY youth conference organised by the Emmanuel Worship team in Brisbane has been hailed an overwhelming success.
The conference from September 27-30 attracted more than 150 young participants and included a series of workshops, entertainment and worship sessions.
The main rally on September 29 attracted 400 people and saw the recording of Emmanuel’s first CD called Lifted, which will be available in early December.
The conference at Clairvaux MacKillop College, Upper Mt Gravatt was an opportunity to develop skills focusing on specific areas of Church life, such as worship, the arts, youth ministry and liturgy.
Presenters included Shayne Bennett from National Evangelisation Teams Australia (NET), Michael Hart from Parish Youth Ministry Services (PYMS), Andrew Byers from Australian Catholic University (ACU) and James Garrahy and Patrick Keady from Emmanuel.
A special feature of the conference was a series of high energy sessions called ‘Blaze’ for participating high school students.
Emmanuel Worship’s next event is a Firestarters rally at Clairvaux MacKillop College on November 10. The theme is MAD (Make a Difference).
It will run from 7pm-10pm and the cost is a $3 donation.
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