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Suitable for: Any or All Locations
Estimated costs: Varies depending on numbers
Suggested frequency: One-Off
Hosted by: Local church
Activity: Sports
Author: Engage2015
Published: 24/02/2015

Description

The Rugby World Cup is coming this autumn, and it provides an excellent opportunity to connect with your community and invite your friends.  Why not host a screening of one, or all of the big matches under the Engage 2015 banner.  This could be part of a community festival (see idea) or a stand alone event.


Engage 2015 will provide guidelines on how to hire a big screen and keep in line with broadcasting regulations.


Some of the endless possibilities include:



  • Screening a Home team match

  • Supporting an underdog by choosing a lesser fancied nation - like Japan, Namibia or Romania - and making your event a celebration of their culture,

  • Identifying a significant national group living in your community and screening their event, with invitations and their national food on hand.

Rationale

Jesus said that his followers were to be like lights on a hilltop - good news for travellers in the dark, offering direction and the promise of a welcome – and that the things they do to make this happen should cause others to praise God.
The World Cup 2015 gives churches the opportunity to make that a reality in their communities. An occasion, to make Christ’s love visible.

Outcome

Getting to know people better in your community, by serving them.


Other requirements

Insurance
Access To Toilets
Safety Barriers
Stewards
Public Licence
Disabled access
Health and Saftey
Risk assessment

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