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There’s more to The Big Church Day Out than music…

By The Big Church Day Out
There’s more to The Big Church Day Out than music…

For fun, music and worship head to the Big Church Day Out! 

If you could ever imagine the perfect day out to the English Countryside, walking through the grounds of a fine 16th Century English Mansion, worshipping to the sounds of the greatest collection of Christian artists and worship leaders from around the world, with more than 25,000 other brothers and sisters from this crazy thing we call church, plus a big slice of heaven thrown into the mix, then you’d be getting close to imagining what the Big Church Day Out is all about.

The Big Church Day Out is one of the UK’s largest Christian events that annually draws together 25,000 people of all ages, from all denominations, for two action-packed days of fun, fellowship, music & worship on the beautiful Wiston Estate in West Sussex.

This year will see an extraordinary lineup of artists, including Jesus Culture, Matt Redman, Toby Mac, Tim Hughes, John Mark McMillan along with over 50 other worship leaders and artists that promise to deliver an incredible two days.

A group of friends enjoying music by the open fire

A group of friends enjoying music by the open fire

The Big Church Day Out (BCDO) wants to be part of writing a different story that tells of a church that is full of life, growing, and an exciting place to come and encounter God.

Our aim is to see the wider church come together as a demonstration of Unity, and also to create a space where those from inside the church can invite their friends and family from outside the church to come and be impacted.

One of the great things about the event, according to its organiser Tim Jupp who was formerly in the band Delirious, is that "Rarely these days can we find amazing events in the Christian Calendar that at their heart have family. We spend a lot of time putting on conferences, concerts, and all night worship events, but one of the unique things about the Big Church Day Out is that you can bring your whole family, enjoy the countryside, and still leave knowing you have not only met with 25,000 other believers, but with the God that created us all too”.

Tim goes on to say that “One of the most exciting things we’ve seen happen as the Big Church Day Out has continued to grow each year, is that so many people are bringing friends and family who don’t yet know Jesus, and in this environment of fun and family, are finding a relationship with God who is often encountered through the hours of passionate and heart felt worship that remains the central focus  of the event.”

A group of friends entering into The Big Church Day Out

A group of friends entering into The Big Church Day Out

If you’ve ever wondered how best to spend your bank holiday weekend, then this could be the perfect answer that you’ve been looking for!!

The Big Church Day Out happens on May 28th & 29th at Wiston House West Sussex, it's easily accessible from London, and even by train. There are shuttle buses running all day from the station at Shoreham-by-Sea. 

Find out what The Big Church Day Out is all about: 

 

 

To find out more information check out our website

Check out our awesome lineup here

Tickets are available right here.

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