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Crosthwaite Parish Church, Keswick


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Convention at

Crosthwaite 2017

St Kentigern’s Church at Crosthwaite is preparing to welcome Keswick Convention speakers over the next 3 Sundays as it plays its part in celebrating another year of the Convention. The regular congregation will be swelled by some of the thousands of people from all over the UK and further afield.

Don Carson - Sunday 16th July

On the first Sunday (16th) we welcome Don Carson who is Research Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois . He has written fifty books, serves on several boards and jointly founded The Gospel Coalition which was formed to bring Christian leaders together who have a commitment to the gospel of Jesus Christ as defined and shaped by the Bible, with a view to reforming church and transforming the broader culture.

Alasdair Paine - Sunday 23rd July

On the 23rd, Alasdair Paine visits Crosthwaite. Alasdair is Vicar of The Round Church at St Andrew the Great, Cambridge. He became a Christian at university and was a teacher for ten years before being ordained. He has previously served at St Leonard’s Exeter and Christ Church Westbourne, Bournemouth.

James Poole - Sunday 30th July

For the third week (30th), our speaker is James Poole who is Director of Wycliffe Bible Translators an organisation helping churches and individuals serve the 1.5 billion people who don’t have the Bible in their own language.

All in the wider Keswick community will be very welcome at the services. If you are thinking of attending do arrive in good time to be sure of a seat. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served following each service – outside if fine or in church if wet.