Day 3: Thursday 18 October

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Welcome to Day 3 of CRE, which includes the following seminars and special features. If you’re planning your visit, you might find it helpful to download and print out our day-by-day seminar programme guide.


Perplexing parables! with Michael Penny
Finding the presence of God inside and outside church with Stuart Townend
Parenting for faith with Rachel Turner
Psalm 78 people: Passing God’s story to the next generation with Bob Hartman
How to have honest conversations with young people about puberty, sex and God with Sarah Smith
Getting young people into the Bible and your church with Laura Hancock
Creating intentional culture in your youth group with Laura Hancock
Saving families with Jo Squires
Becoming a church for everyone with Martin Charlesworth
Discovering the potential of puppetry and creative arts with Ian Jones
Three tech lessons I wish I’d learnt years ago with Tim Horton
Building a viable youth network to drive transformative change with Leandra Mika

Special features

Church Times Live
Youth and Children’s Day
Cindy’s Bar

Evangelical Alliance stream

Inheriting what we love with Peter Mitchell
Communicating with young people in a digital age with Phil Knox
Speak up: The law and our gospel freedoms with Richard Godden and Flavio Guaratto
Inspiring and equipping every young person to share their faith with Phil Knox

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The CRE seminar programme is sponsored by Holy Socks

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Save the date for CRE National 2019!
Join us at Sandown Park
15-17 October 2019