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HOPE - The Heartbeat of Mission
HOPE is about finding ways to be the good news and speak the good news, that we might see our communities transformed by the presence of God. We’ve taken the best of our experience since HOPE began in 2008, drawn on a wide variety of experts, and brought everything together in this one r
HOPE for Harvest is packed with everything you and your church need to reconnect with the importance of harvest and to focus on the importance of work, generosity and thankfulness.
• Fresh ideas for harvest festival services and celebrations, plus ways to
reach your community with the good news of Jesus during harvest
• Four weeks’ worth of Bible studies from the Stewardship Trust looking at harvest in the Old and New Testaments
• Articles and ideas from Mark Greene of London Institute of Contemporary Christianity on the value of work and how to support your congregation in their workplaces.
• Articles from International development agency Tearfund on thankfulness, generosity, mission and caring for the environment
• A youth group session, lots of mission ideas and a Bible study
for young people
• Thoughts on meditation by Abbot Christopher Jamison
• The importance of harvest by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales
• Articles on prayer, fasting and thankfulness from Pastor Agu Irukwu of Jesus House