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May Monthly News

By Emma Fowle

Here it is: all of May’s red-hot Creation Fest news. Pat Barrett announces a headline set at this year’s festival, volunteer team lead vacancies, prayer points, where we’ll be in May and much, much more!

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Pat Barrett announces headline set

Oh yes, that’s right! Pat Barrett, author of Good, Good Father and Housefires frontman will be coming to Cornwall this summer!! And he’ll be joined by a whole host of stellar bands and artists from across the globe that will be bringing the best in contemporary Christian music to our stages. So whether you’re into R’n’B, acoustic, folk, electro, hip hop or rock, there’s sure to be something you’ll love.

Take a look at the sneak peek advance programme and start planning your Creation Fest 2019 summer adventure.

Creation Fest Needs YOU!

Could you be a Creation Fest team leader? We’re looking for hard-working, fun-filled, Jesus-loving people to lead some new and some existing teams at this year’s festival. Could you be the person we’re looking for?


Splash 0-4’s leader: to manage our Splash venue, welcoming children and parents alike. Lots of energy and a big smile essential.
Breakfast team leader: to work with the Catering Coordinator to facilitate breakfast for the volunteer workforce.
Lunchtime leader: to work with the Catering Coordinator to facilitate lunch meals for the volunteer workforce.
Welcome Team leader: to manage the welcome team, responsible for welcoming and registering all visitors to the festival.
The Hub leader: to manage the Big Shed Café overflow and stay and play area, including welcoming speakers, maintaining the space and facilitating ministry opportunities.

With over 400 volunteers serving in over 25 different teams, there’s sure to be the perfect volunteering role for you at Creation Fest. Have fun, meet new people and get free camping to boot! Find out more and sign up here.

The Busy Month of May

Can’t wait ’til the festival? Join us this month for:

Glow: A Creation Fest takeover for the last Glow of the summer! With special guests Rivers & Robots. Saturday, May 4 (Plymouth) and Sunday, May 5 (Redruth), 6pm-8pm. Don’t forget your spending money – festival merch on sale.
Discipleship Masterclass: How to Disciple Anyone in Anything with Paul Gibbs, Global Director, PAIS. Monday 20 May, 9 am at the Creation Fest offices.
Church Leader’s Breakfast: Wednesday, May 23, 10 am at New Creation Church, Newquay.

Find more information about all our events on the calendar or facebook page.

May Prayer Points

  • For continued peace and joy as the festival draws near.
  • Reliance on God for our practical needs, including summer interns, year-round team and festival team leader vacancies. 
  • Core team member Matt, as he undergoes conversations about treatment for his Epilepsy.
  • Praise: Our young people, both Christians and Non, are opening up and experiencing Christ. 

Created 2 Play: Scripture Union’s The Gathering

Scripture Union invites YOU to The Gathering – three days of practical coaching and hands-on experience that will explore how the language and activity of sport can collide naturally with faith in your local context. July 1-3 2019, Hartpury College, Nr Gloucester.

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