Angleterre: « Holy Trinity Brompton’s conferences (Cantalamessa-Hillsong):
Angleterre: « Holy Trinity Brompton’s conferences »
Holy Trinity Brompton with St Paul’s, Onslow Square (« HTB« ) is an Anglican church in Brompton, London, United Kingdom. The church consists of three church buildings, HTB Brompton Road, HTB Onslow Square and HTB Queen’s Gate, as well as being the home for Worship Central, St Paul’s Theological Centre and The Alpha course. It is where the Alpha course was first developed and is one of the most influential churches in the Church of England.
The church buildings accommodate Alpha, other courses, conferences and meetings during the week and ten services each Sunday. With total Sunday service attendance at around 4,000 people and the Alpha course attracting several hundred guests during the week, HTB oversees a diverse range of activities. HTB’s vision statement is the « evangelisation of the nations and the transformation of society ».
Another important activity of HTB is its yearly church camp, named Focus. This takes place over a week at a seaside campsite where typically 3,500 people attend and involve themselves in the many seminars, workshops and recreational activities. The size also attracts some prominent speakers to speak on issues affecting the church and society. Regular such speakers include Mike Pilavachi from Soul Survivor, the Bishop of London Richard Chartres, Frog and Amy Orr-Ewing.
Sunday, 22 July 2012: guests Hillsong founders and Papal preacher speak at Focus holiday…
Brian and Bobbie Houston, the Australian founders of Hillsong Church, were guest speakers at HTB’s teaching holiday week, which was launched last night.
Father Raniero Cantalamessa, the Pope’s personal preacher, spoke this morning on the second day of the event.
The Houstons were welcomed by Vicar Nicky Gumbel as he introduced the 21st annual Focus event, which is attended by around 4,300 HTB members and friends, at Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire.
Brian Houston spoke on the subject of ‘glorious obsession’.
Fr Raniero, who is 78 years old and had flown in specially from Rome, spoke on the subject of the Father’s love,….