Liking today’s challenge at Friday Fives at RevGalBlogPalsSelf disclosure in sharing ‘Encounters’ as follows:
*In this week some of us are preaching about a woman who encounters Jesus at the well…
Name 5 encounters in your life leading to unexpected results.
[They might include learning a new skill, making a friend, falling in love, discerning a call or anything around or far off from those ideas.]*The first one coming to mind began as online exploration.1– Sharing my response to a fascinating website Visions Alternative Worship in York UKbecame an invitation to meet the Spiritual curator, Sue Wallace, and ‘encounter’ the Alternative Worship in ‘real life’. *
*Two years later,2– I was blessed with [a result of another amazing ‘encounter’] an overseas journey to the UK that enabledmy real life ‘encounter’ at Visions York. I experienced various worship services for a week and participated to the max. Life-changing. . .This ‘encounter’ became the seed for a new life directionin ministry and ensuing ‘encounters’.Studies and training at home in mission and pioneer ministry, 3– online with the Ridley Hall Cambridgepioneer ministry minister, Dave Male,4– later to Scotland for the Mission Shaped MinistryC of E course with amazing instructors, John and Olive Fleming Drane5– On a weekend intensive in the HighlandsI met the founders of the program the course is based on!All were a bonus outcome of one afternoon ‘browsing’.Thanks be to God!*Thanks Rev Gals for the challenging post.I’ve had a great walk down a meaningful memory lane!Interestingly, it’s re-lit a fire in my spirit …*
Anyone willing to share your life changing encounters with FHC ?We’d love to hear from You…*