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The Father I never knew

We live in a society that has been shaped and

divided by religion and for most of us growing up
in this nation, religious tradition of one sort or
another has had a lasting influence on our sense of
who we are and our place in the world. Perhaps the
most profound influence has come through an
implicit message that many of us imbibed not only
from religious but also from our secular institutions, a message that declares If you want to be
right, you need to do right. In essence we have
been told you are what you do. Your worth can be
measured by what you have achieved. Yet rather
than help us find fulfilment and peace, has the
effect of that message been in fact to drive us away
from the very truth that reveals to us our true worth
and identity? Jesus told a story of a father who had
two sons. Both set out to discover their worth by
doing. One did all the wrong things and one did all
the right things, one walked away and one worked
away, but neither found the worth they were
searching for.
Over the course of three nights, folk who have tried
both routes and come to the same conclusion, will
be sharing their experience of how they found their
true worth in a different message, one that has
scandalised religion for 2000 years; the message of
grace. These meetings are free and open to all and
there will be opportunity for prayer ministry for the
sick. Further information can be seen at

Do you believe that God is

counting your sins against you?
If you do then by now you have
either walked away from Him,
or are working away for Him.
But what would happen to your
life if you discovered He wasn't?
Come and find out. Its free!

February 27th, 28th & 1st March

The Verbal Arts Centre,
Bishop St., Derry/Londonderry

The Verbal Arts Centre

Friday 27th February 7pm
For those who have walked away.
Searching for identity and worth through
achievement. The journey of the prodigal son.

Saturday 28th February 7pm

For those who have worked away
Searching for identity and worth through sacrifice.
The journey of the elder brother.

Sunday 1st March 7pm

For Him who has given away
Finding identity and worth through the gift that
scandalises religion; Grace.

11am: Seminar 2: From milk to meat.

Anyone who lives on milk, being still an infant,
is not acquainted with the teaching about
righteousness. Hebrews 5:13.
What is the teaching on righteousness that brings
believers into maturity and fruitfulness? Why did
Paul point to the revelation of the righteousness of
God as the power of God unto salvation?
Coffee Break
12am: Seminar 3: Grace, faith and revival.
What is the dynamic between grace and faith that
brings us into rest and effortless change? What is
faith and what or who is it meant for? How to
recognise when biblical faith has been replaced by
faith in my performance (faith in my faith). Is a
restoration of New Covenant realities a foundation
for revival in the Church?

River City Church

Saturday 28th February
Saturday Seminars held at River City Church,
87-89 Irish St, Derry/Londonderry BT472DA.

Lunch (Tea/coffee/light bites)

1.30pm: Seminar 4: Healing and Grace 1.

How to receive.
Testimonies of Healing through the revelation of
Healing in the atonement. As every man hath
received the gift, even so minister the same one to
another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of
God. 1Peter4:10
Coffee Break

10am: Seminar 1: The Unveiling of the Church.

Why cant the new wine of His grace be held in
the old wineskin of our performance?
An examination of the differences between an Old
Testament and New Testament mindset, the
results of mixing the two and the paradigm shift in
thinking and experience that the Gospel brings.

2.30pm Seminar 5: Healing and Grace 2.

How to give.
How to minister healing in the power of His grace.
Teaching and testimony of believers growing in
their experience and expectation of the manifold
grace of God to bring physical healing from
disease and point a nation to the Cross.

Coffee Break

3.15pm Close