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MIDLANDS IDENTITY

In the last few years, a new momentum in favour of a specific midlands identity, distinct from that of the north and the south of England, has been evident.

Pointers to this include such diverse factors as the growing interest in the ancient midlands Kingdom of Mercia and the establishment in 2016 of the West Midlands Combined Authority.

MISION:MERICA

In 2015, in response to this growing momentum for a specific midlands identity, the inter-denominational Mission:Mercia network was launched. During the last three years, the network has held a series of meetings and retreats, linking church leaders, business leaders, intercessors and houses of prayer from across the midlands. You can read ore about the Mercia Journey here.

Love Black Country are honoured to have been part of Mission:Mercia from it’s conception. The famous Oxen prophecy spoken over our region speaks not only of the transformation of the Black Country but also a movement from the midlands that will pull ploughs the length and breadth of the British Isles. You can listen to the full “Oxen” prophecy here.

We believe it’s crucial that in order to be obedient to prophetic word spoken, we must connect on behalf of The Black Country to the wider midlands region of which we are part.

YOU ARE INVITED

We would therefore like to extend an invitation across our network to the next Mission:Mercia Retreat, taking place on 26/27 February 2019. The aim of the retreat is to:

  • To be an intercessory group, praying for breakthrough and against the schemes of the enemy. Kneel together in prayer
  • To bless each other and to learn from each other. Sit together in friendship
  • Stand together in mission – To share stories of blessing and best practice from the cutting edge of mission.

We also encourage you to bring others with you, whom you consider would have something to give/receive by participating in the event, catching the vision and joining the network.

BOOKING INFORMATION

  MISSION:MERCIA Retreat

An opportunity to kneel together in prayer, to sit together in friendship and to stand together in mission

 Tuesday 26/Wednesday 27 February 2019
Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre, near Stone, Staffordshire ST15 0NL

Timings, meals and accommodation
– Arrive at Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre from 12.30pm on Tuesday 26 February
– The retreat begins with lunch at 1.00pm
– Mid-afternoon refreshments and an evening meal will be provided on the Tuesday
– A Costa Coffee outlet is available on site
– Overnight accommodation will be in single or shared rooms, to suit personal preference
– Breakfast and mid-morning refreshments will be provided on the Wednesday
– The retreat will conclude with a buffet lunch on Wednesday 27 February

Cost
Four booking options are available, in each case the cost is per person:
(A) Full 25 hours, including all meals and overnight accommodation (single occupancy) – £125
(B)  Full 25 hours, including all meals and overnight accommodation (married couple sharing a room) – £115
(C) Tuesday afternoon/evening, including lunch and evening meal – £50
(D) Wednesday morning, including lunch – £50

Booking
Please return this booking form as soon as possible, together with your cheque made payable to ‘Saltbox,’ to Tim Lucas, Saltbox, Gitana Street, Stoke on Trent, ST1 1DY. If payment by cheque is not possible, please e-mail Tim at timl@saltbox.org.uk to arrange a phone-call to facilitate payment by credit/debit card.

Closing date for bookings is Friday 15 February 2019. Since Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre requires confirmed numbers from us by mid-February, your assistance in booking promptly would be greatly appreciated.

Please understand that because of our contractual agreement with Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre, last-minute price reductions and/or refunds are not available for facilities booked, but not used.

‘MISSION:MERCIA’ RETREAT
BOOKING FORM

26/27 February 2019
Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre, near Stone, Staffordshire ST15 0NL

Name: ………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Address: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

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Special dietary and/or access requirements: …………………………………………………………………………………………………

Please choose one booking option:

(A)    Full 25 hours, including all meals and overnight accommodation (single occupancy)  …….……………

(B)     Full 25 hours, including all meals and overnight accommodation (married couple sharing a room)  ………………………

(C)    Tuesday afternoon/evening, including lunch and evening meal  …………………

(D)    Wednesday morning, including lunch  ………………………

I enclose a cheque payable to ‘Saltbox’ for………………….

 




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