Bookings for GB's popular Esther Generation Weekend are now open. The weekend offers challenges, chilling, connections, and great company in beautiful surroundings. It will take place 23-25 February 2018 at Cliff College, GB's home near Chesterfield.
GB's 14-25s are the Esther Generation and GB wants to inspire, equip and empower them to speak out for their generation and make a difference. The weekend is tailored just for them with 3 streams to choose from:
1. n:fluence 14-18s – for anyone who wants to experience GB’s innovative and dynamic Young Leaders’ Training.
2. #GBRaisesHope stream – do you want to turn up the volume of hope for girls? Join this stream to explore issues which affect you and your generation and use your giftings to respond in a way that will benefit young women across the world. All Queen’s Award candidates will be part of this stream.
3. Integrity, Faith & Influence stream (run by The Esther Collective) - are you aged 18-25? Finished your Queen’s Award or Young Leader’s Training? Wondering what’s next? Come and reconnect with friends and have some space for you! Be encouraged as you continue to think about life and faith as a young adult today.
Amidst the equipping sessions, there will also be worship, fun sessions (last year we had an African drumming circle), and chill-out spaces. The weekend ends on Sunday with our Esther Celebration.
After attending last year’s Esther Generation Weekend:
The full cost of the weekend is £100 including two nights’ accommodation, meals and materials.
But if you book before 31 October 2017, you can apply for an Esther Generation grant which brings the cost down to £85. Grant form available to download below.
You can now book online or email for a booking form. Booking form also available to download below. Booking forms and £30 non-refundable deposit must be received by 30 November 2017. Remaining balance is due on Monday 15 January 2018.
Please note: Queen’s Award participants please apply as soon as possible to secure your place especially if the residential is the last module for you to complete. Places will only be prioritised for you before 31 October 2017.
Anyone wanting more details can email GB's Participation & Advocacy Co-ordinator Claire Rush. You can also download an event flyer below.
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