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Big Diocesan Worship Event

5th October 2008

A Praise evening for young people and families is taking place in the diocese next Saturday. There is no need to book, you can just turn up on the night. The evening of worship and praise is being led by hymn-writer Noel Richards.

Noel Richards has been involved in Christian music and worship for over thirty years. For most of this time he, with his wife, Tricia, has been a part of the contemporary worship movement and have written many of our modern hymns and songs used in church worship today. Perhaps the best known of these is ‘All Heaven Declares.’

Noel has been involved in events in local churches, concert halls and football stadiums. In 1997, he was on the leadership team that organised the UK's largest worship event which drew almost 45,000 people to London's Wembley Stadium. In 2006, Noel led an international worship gathering at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin that gathered participants and attendees from 42 nations.

On Saturday October 11th, I have arranged for Noel and Tricia Richards to lead a Praise Evening in our diocese at St John’s Church, in Stanground, Peterborough for just one evening only. They will be singing some of their most popular worship songs, introducing brand-new material and sharing the Christian faith in an enjoyable evening of stories, poems, music and praise. The worship begins at 7.30pm.

You will be able to sing along using the big screens, and Noel will also be happy to meet with you after the concert for a quick chat.