Real Lives - 10th – 15th October 2017

Stories. We all love them. Especially stories of real people with a tale to tell. These four guests are coming to your area in October. In some cases, they are known in their field, but basically, they are ordinary people with a story of meeting someone extraordinary, someone who has changed their lives and defines who they are. At each event, we’ll be hearing too of that person, Jesus, and how on earth he could be relevant today.

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TUESDAY NIGHT

Stuart Burgess
Olympic bicycle designer

As a professor of mechanical engineering, Stuart Burgess has had a hand in a number of fascinating projects, most recently in the design of the multi-medal-winning GB bicycle chain set which was exhibited at the Royal Society in July.

As well as being a scientist, Stuart believes in a greater designer and has thought and written much on the topic of the evidence around us for God’s creation of the world.

He will be interviewed by Roger Carswell who knows him well and who will also speak on the message which lies at the center of Stuarts’ life and work.

All ages welcome.

DETAILS

Tuesday 10 October, 8.00pm Venue: the Church

FORMAT

  • Interview with Stuart
  • Talk from Roger
  • Refreshments

Aiming to finish at about 9.30-9.45pm

No cost.  All ages welcome.

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WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

Fiona Castle
Dancer & widow of the late Roy Castle

Fiona Castle had a dancing career, a family and the husband she’d always wanted, but also a deep sense that all was not okay.
When someone told her that knowing Jesus could change her life, she discovered a whole new purpose and meaning. This took place just before one of the greatest challenges of her life: the news that her husband was told he had lung cancer and a matter of months to live.
Come and here Fiona talk openly and honestly about her life and what it’s built on. She will be interviewed by Roger Carswell who knows her well and who will explain a bit more about what has changed her life.
We’ll also be putting on a high tea so come and enjoy a stimulating and enjoyable afternoon.
All ages welcome.

DETAILS
Wednesday 11 October, 2.00pm
Venue: the Church

FORMAT

  • Interview with Fiona
  • Talk from Roger
  • Afternoon Tea

Aiming to finish at about 3.45—4.00pm
No cost. All ages welcome.
If creche facilities are of interest, please ask

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THURSDAY NIGHT

Debbie Flood
GB Olympic Rower

Although Debbie Flood was always sporty, being an Olympic rower was not on the cards.  However in both the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games she won silver in the Quadruple Sculls.  But Debbie’s great goal has never been for medals.  Come and hear her talk about what drives her, how she views success and achievement, and how her understanding of God’s plan for her shapes all that she does.  Debbie will be interviewed by Roger Carswell who will also follow Debbie by explaining the reality that is at the centre of her life.

DETAILS

Thursday 12 October 8.00pm

Venue: Mortlake Anglian & Alpha Boat Club (W4 3UJ, next to Chiswick Bridge).

FORMAT

  • Interview
  • Buffet
  • Gospel Talk
  • Dessert

Drinks can be purchased at the bar

Aiming to finish at about 10.00pm

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SATURDAY NIGHT

Simon Pinchbeck
Policeman… Criminal…Christian

Simon Pinchbeck was a rising star in the Met Police, but slipped into a life of crime and hit the rocks when he lost his job after being found guilty of assault. After switching to a criminal life, he then had an encounter with God.  Come and hear about it from the man himself as Roger Carswell interviews him at the Lamb Pub in Chiswick.  Roger will follow up by explaining why we can have hope in life.

DETAILS

Saturday 14 October, 8.00pm at The Lamb Pub

(i.e. the old ‘Barley Mow’) 9 Barley Mow Passage, W4 4PH.

FORMAT

  • Light food provided on arrival (drinks can be purchased at the bar)
  • Interview
  • Gospel Talk

Aiming to finish at about 9.30-10.00pm