Focus is a chance for our church network to spend quality time together; to pitch in as a family, sharing food, receiving and praying for one another, and supporting each other as we go.
 
 
 

Day in the life

 
 
 
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This is a flavour from Focus 2018. Info for 2019 coming soon.

First time at Focus? Not sure what you'll find? We've got you covered. Here's what you can expect from the average day on the Somerley Estate - from morning activities for the keen beans to Big Top times of worship and encounter, there's something for everyone.

 

MORNING

 

Wake-up call

For the early risers, there are plenty of activities such as pilates and zumba on offer to kick-start your day.

Breakfast

Grab some breakfast with your neighbours or pick up a coffee from our friendly coffee bikers while you queue for a shower.

Family worship

An all-age worship celebration in Out of Focus from 9.30am–10.00am.

Bible teaching

Make your way to the Big Top for 9.30am for Bible teaching from R.T. Kendall.

Kids & Youth sessions

Kids can head to their groups for the 10.00am–12.30pm session (and then again from 7.15pm–8.15pm for 7s–10s). Youth sessions run from10.30am–12.30pm and from 7.30–9.30pm.

10.30am main morning session

Our morning opportunity to gather together as a family in the Big Top for worship, teaching and ministry.

 

NOON

 

Lunch time

Head to the food vans or back to your campsite for some lunch and top quality conversation.

Tent talks

Seminar sessions for adults, youth and students will be starting at 2.30pm.

Afternoon activities

A full programme of sporting activities and creative workshops will be happening across the site, as well as plenty of social and family events to keep everyone entertained. Check the guide for further info about activities on offer at outdoor pursuits centres in the local area.

Even more tent talks

This is your chance to hear another helpful seminar as we get into the second round of Tent Talks from 4.00pm.

Bedtime story

Take the kids along to Pagoda Point for storytime at 5.15pm, Saturday to Monday.

Drinks parties & dinner time

Check out the various early-evening drinks gatherings taking place across the week for opportunities to connect with others who have shared interests, and get some dinner with friends on your community pitch.

 

NIGHT

 

7.30pm main evening session

Come back together in the Big Top for an evening session of worship, teaching and ministry, followed by late night worship for those who’d like to stick around.

Late night entertainment

From 9.45pm, chill out and enjoy the entertainment options on offer in the Walled Garden and the cafés, or relax with friends and family at the Somerley Bar.