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Street music outreach in France



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WEC had a unique opportunity for outreach in June, at the ‘Fête de la Musique’ in northern France. Résonance France and musicians and a gospel choir from local churches were joined by a group of UK-based Resonance workers and music students from London School of Theology. Together, the team performed in a rich variety of musical styles to share a Christian message. The mission included a concert in a beachfront church in Houlgate, a BBQ event in Versailles and a street festival in Lisieux. The team’s varied music, worshipful attitude and high standard of playing prompted a good deal of interest. Members of local churches were able to give out several Bibles, and had a number of very encouraging conversations with seekers. One woman even became a Christian at the event in Versailles.

Team leader Mike Taylor is delighted with how the mission went: 'It was brilliant to be able to use a secular festival for Jesus. And the students on the team really caught the vision for this kind of evangelism. They’re already pestering me to go back for the Christmas Festival!’

Does this story resonate with you? Connect with the work of Resonance: resonance@wec-uk.org

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