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Salt People 16 - 25 June 2006

Salt dough figures.As a focus for the Bradford Woodhouse Grove Circuit Mission week we asked groups connected to churches in the circuit (both adult and chilren's) along with local schools to take part in an exciting art project. Inspired by Anthony Gormley's "Field" sculpture (35000 clay figures) we created our own sculpture representing the story of the feeding of the 5000.

We had a fantastic response, and were delighted that all the schools who participated asked us to share assembly with them.

The salt dough people were displayed at our Eccleshill church during the mission - don't miss the article (pdf) in Focus to find out more.


Date Venue Time Activity
Daily Eccleshill 10:00 - 18:00 Prayer Room
Saturday 17 June Baildon Methodist Church 9:30 - 15:30 Circuit Retreat Day
Sunday 18 June All Churches 10:30 Morning service
Thorp 12:30 Lunch for all team
13:00 Christian conversations
Calverley 18:00 Songs of praise and testimony service
St Andrew's 18:00 Songs of praise and testimony service
Monday 19 June Eccleshill All day Schools visit to Eccleshill
Bolton 19:30 Exploring house groups
Tuesday 20 June Eccleshill Lunch At Day Centre
St Andrew's 10:00 Coffee morning
18:30 Meet the parents
Calverley 19:30 What is inside, that counts?
Thursday 22 June Idle school 9:00 Assembly
Bronte House school 10:00 Assembly
Woodhouse Grove school Lunch and afternoon Assembly plus
St Andrew's 18:30 Meet the parents
Bolton 19:30 How to add salt (learning workshop)
Friday 23 June St Andrew's 9:30 See and know
Lunch Friday Lunch Club
19:30 Friday Fest with Scouts and young people
Saturday 24 June Eccleshill 10:00 Pavement cafe
Lunch Working lunch for Steering Group (picnic)
14:00 House Groups training event
Thackley 19:30 Quiz night and supper
Sunday 25 June Calverley 10:30 Lightouse service
12:00 BBQ lunch for team

Mission prayer

Gracious God, bless your Church in the Bradford Woodhouse Grove Circuit. May we be led by your Spirit, filled by your Grace, committed to your will and devoted to your service. May we find the right words for all who ask to know the hope we have within us. Give us confidence to trust you in all that you ask of us, and humility to receive all that you offer us.

We pray for the team of Cliff College students, their leader, Andy Day, and his mentor, Steve Wild. Give them insight and understanding, enthusiasm and energy, care and compassion in all they do. We pray for each church, those who give leadership, those who offer hospitality, all who help in any way.

Bless those we know personnaly who need our love and yourse. Give us the grace, we pray, that by word, action and prayer we may be for them the light of love they crave.

We pray in the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord.