ADULT

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ADULT

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With a wide range of meeting styles and content, there is something for everyone at Westpoint.

So whether you like worshipping with thousands of others or prefer a more informal environment with a cup of coffee to hand, Westpoint is the place for you.

For details of seminars and festival activities, check out the Westpoint handbook.

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Worship Extra

Back at Westpoint by popular demand

Main meetings

There is opportunity for everyone to gather for a time of worship and a Bible reading each morning and then again for a big celebration in the evening with an extended time of worship and teaching from a main speaker.

In these meetings we look to worship God and hear from Him, seeking fresh encounters with the Holy Spirit as we seek to be equipped to play our part in the great commission.

For those who prefer a more relaxed setting, all the main meetings are streamed live into the Plaza where you can watch and hear the sessions on a big screen. A coffee/tea stand serves this venue.

Count Everyone In

Adults with learning disabilities and on the autism spectrum are welcome in many of our churches but may understand little of what they see and hear. At Westpoint we are excited to be partnering once again with Pete and Christine Winmill and their team. Pete and Christine are passionate about reaching adults with learning disabilities with the love of Jesus and equipping churches to disciple them in their faith. They have run sessions at Westpoint before as well as several other Christian conferences.

Each morning there will be a session intended specifically, but not exclusively for adults with learning disabilties and on the autism spectrum. There will be sensitively led worship, easy to understand Bible teaching, drama, art craft and much more.

Seminars

For those who want to dig deeper, seminars run throughout the day covering topics ranging from the highly practical to the deeply theological.

Programme details will be updated as they are confirmed, so keep checking the website for information.

Worship Extra

Back by popular demand, for those who enjoy more time in sung worship, we will again be running Worship Extra, a time for meeting with and hearing from God.

YOUTH

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YOUTH

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Commission Youth exists to help you meet with God, so our meetings are designed for that purpose.

Outside of the meetings we have a packed programme of activities which are not to be missed.

For details of seminars and festival activities, check out the Westpoint handbook.

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Meeting with God

Meetings

Not just an opportunity to sing songs and listen to preaching, the times together provide a place where you can participate – it’s our aim to ensure that anyone can contribute as the Holy Spirit leads us. So at Westpoint 2018, come expecting God to speak to and through you to bless and encourage others!

Workshops

After the morning sessions we break out into smaller workshop groups. Accessible and interactive, the workshops provide something for everyone. Past topics have included: the Holy Spirit, reading your Bible, prayer, leadership, and “ask any question”. We’d like to do more! Why not check out our Facebook page and send us your suggestions for 2018? It would be great to hear from you!

Who leads & speaks?

Dave Rogers leads the Commission Youth team and will be hosting the sessions. “We’re really excited about all God will do at Westpoint this year.”

Joe Liddiard and his team will lead our worship times – these are a vital part of our gatherings and Joe and the musicians, singers and technicians do a fantastic job helping us to praise and worship God.

Programme details will be updated as they are confirmed so keep an eye on the website! It’s shaping up to be a great weekend! Keep an eye on our Facebook page for the latest.

Our ‘Blue T-Shirt’ team members will be there throughout Westpoint to help, encourage and pray with you if needed.

Out of Hours

When the sessions are over, there’s still more you can do! Pete and Matt and their fantastic team of helpers are ready at The Youth Tent with all sorts of fantastic activities.

Check back soon or visit our Facebook page for latest details on the out of hours acitivies on offer.

KIDS

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KIDS

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With dedicated groups for 3s, 4-5s, 6-8s, and 9-11s, Westpoint is a festival for the whole family.

Our desire is for children to meet with God and to be equipped for the plans he has for them, having a lot of fun along the way.

For details of seminars and festival activities, check out the Westpoint handbook.

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Join in from your tent

Main meetings and seminars will be streamed direct to your phone

Kids groups

While you are enjoying meeting with God, you can be sure your children will have the same opportunity, in the capable hands of our kids’ teams. With groups for 3s, 4-5s, 6-8s and 9-11s, the fun, games, mess, singing and teaching is tailored to each group to ensure maximum enjoyment.

All the kids groups run a morning session each day with the 6-8’s and 8-11s meeting in the evenings as well.

Please note: all ages are calculated as of 31st August 2018.

Parent & Child Area

If you have a child under the age of 3, there is a venue especially for you (and them!). With a live feed from the main meetings and seminars and a whole host of toys and soft play, you can enjoy listening to the meetings while your little one has lots of fun.

The Ark

We want to make sure everyone is catered for at Westpoint and so we also host The Ark, a group for any children who have difficulty accessing the mainstream kids or youth work, whether that is a result of physical, care, emotional or behavioural needs, or specific conditions. We have an experienced team so you can be sure your child is in safe hands.

If your child attends a special needs school, or has specific support to access mainstream school then The Ark is here for you.

If you wish to make use of The Ark facilities, please contact events@commission-together.org.

FESTIVAL

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FESTIVAL

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Let your hair down, have fun with friends and try something new at Westpoint this year.

More exciting events are coming to the Festival Zone at Westpoint 2018. Please check back here for more details closer to the event.

For details of seminars and festival activities, check out the Westpoint handbook.

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Workshops

With workshops ranging from sushi making to falconry displays, and from arts and crafts to bushcraft skills, you’ll be sure to find something that takes your fancy.

Whether you want to try your hand at something new or develop an existing skill, the Festival at Westpoint has it all.

After Hours

The festival fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down… a range of late night activities will be on offer ranging from comedy acts to music.

There’s even a quiz so that you can have a go at proving that you know more useless facts than anyone else!

The Plaza

At the heart of the Westpoint Festival is the Plaza with entertainment, exhibitors, a café and a book shop.

Café

Whether you’re looking for somewhere to watch the live feed from the main meetings or just somewhere to put your feet up and catch up with friends over coffee, the café is the place you’re after.

Book Stall

Keith Jones Christian Bookshop will be again providing a book stall with all your Christian resource needs

Exhibitors

A range of exhibitors and artisans will be located in the Plaza, so whether you want to find out about Bible translation or buy a gift, you can do it all here.

If you want to exhibit your own work, please contact events@commission-together.org for details.

SPORTS

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SPORTS

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Calling all sports men and women …

Whether you’re after a friendly game of tennis or want to take home the Westpoint football champion title, there is something for you.

For details of seminars and festival activities, check out the Westpoint handbook.

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Competitions

For those of a competitive nature, come and join in our football, volleyball and rounders competitions. It could be your team that takes home the highly-sought after title of Westpoint Champions.

Football

Football competitions will take place in the following age groups; under 12, 12-16 and 17+. Teams are of 5 with 2 rolling subs.

Volleyball

All age volleyball competitions will take place in teams of 6.

Rounders

All age rounders competitions will take place in teams of 10.

Short Tennis

New this year, a short tennis court will be available for any to use. With no organised competitions, this can be used at any time.

Basketball

For those who prefer basketball, hoops will be available for use, again with no organised competitions.

WESTPOINT dates

23rd - 27th August 2018

WESTPOINT location

Westpoint Arena,
Exeter,
EX15 1DJ.

 

Enquiries

If you need help or other information, please phone 01202 612130, email events@commission-together.org or contact us here.

Commission,
Citygate Centre,
138a Holdenhurst Road,
Bournemouth, BH8 8AS.

 

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