Lifepath helps school children explore the Christian faith in fun and exciting ways
At the end of June, over600 children from local primary schools will descend on Brinkburn Priory in Northumberland. They will be there to take part in Lifepath – a Scripture Union event run by local Christians – that aims to help the children explore the Christian faith in fun and exciting ways. Now in its ninth year, Lifepath Brinkburn has become a regular fixture in the calendar for many of the schools. This year Lifepath Brinkburn runs from Monday 24 to Friday 28 June 2019.
Much still to do
The core team, consisting of members of local churches and Christian organisations, have been meeting since January to plan the event. The theme this year is going to be based around the life of St Aidan and what it meant for him to follow Jesus.
Many things have already been sorted out (booking portable toilets, tables, chairs, writing scripts and planning the programme), but there is still much to do. Each day the children will take part in four workshops and the workshop leaders are busy planning these, sourcing equipment and preparing props.
Lifepath could not take place without a fantastic team of volunteers. They take on the roles of Pilgrim Guides (small group leaders), workshop leaders or support team.
If you would like to get involved with Lifepath Brinkburn, you need to sign up online. All team members are subject to Scripture Union's Safeguarding Policy and, where appropriate, an enhanced DBS check is required.
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