MORE than 250 young people gathered at St Columban’s College, Caboolture, for the second Pumped youth rally of the year in Brisbane Northern Rivers Deanery on August 19.
Pumped is a music based rally for youth and young adults aged over 13 and includes guest speakers, testimonies, drama and a chance for youth to have a great time in a safe environment.
Headlining the rally was the Pumped band which is gaining a reputation around the deanery after performing at the Pine Rivers Easter Festival, the Holy Spirit Parish Fete at Pine Rivers and Pumped earlier in the year.
The theme of “hope” was captured in talks, drama and multimedia presentations.
The rally got youth up and out of their seats to dance, mosh and praise God with an energetic live band.
Guest speaker for the night, Sean Harris, spoke passionately of the “Hope” he has in Jesus Christ, with his humour and relaxed nature touching many in the audience.
He also grabbed people’s attention with his testimony, including his recent journey since being diagnosed with a brain tumour.
St Columban’s campus minister Liz Palmer said she was thrilled at the opportunity to again host the event, with more than 100 students attending.
“Students have been buzzing since the night,” she said.
“Many parents have come into school to say thank you for the changing experience their son/daughter received.”
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