Andy Castle

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Name: Andy Castle
Date registered: September 5, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Wonderful signs of joy at our Thrive Juniors event — May 20, 2019
  2. My experience with Thrive over the past year — May 14, 2019
  3. It’s not what you can’t do, it’s what you can! — March 29, 2019
  4. Thrive’s Basecamp youth weekend attended by over 100 people — March 25, 2019
  5. A young person’s experience of Youth Growing Leaders — March 4, 2019

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Oct 29

Over 80 children attend our latest Thrive Juniors worship event

We had an awesome afternoon in worship and activities helping to focus on the blessings that God had given to us and how God can use us in the little things we do which can be a blessing to others.  We were thankful to the band from St Mary’s church who led us in worship …

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Oct 22

Young people gather for evening BBQ and worship

In September, Thrive hosted an evening event at St. Michael’s Budbrooke as a reunion for the Basecamp weekend away event earlier this year. Around 70 young people plus their leaders took part in the event. We gathered at around six o’clock with youth groups and youth leaders from all over the Warwick, Leamington and Coventry …

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Oct 14

Resolution retreat enabled leaders to spend time with God

Over 24hours in September, Thrive held a retreat for youth and children’s workers from around the Warwickshire area. As the leaders started arriving at around half past three on Monday we started by getting them drinks and chatting, making introductions between leaders who had never met each other before. The whole vibe was relaxed and …

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Oct 12

We need to rethink our youth ministry

The way most churches do youth ministry is no longer working. It is apparent to most of us. We are seeing the numbers of young people in churches decreasing year after year. We can watch them leave. We can get frustrated or disappointed. What about if we do something about it? I want to suggest …

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Oct 07

Welcome Luke Distin to Thrive’s staff team!

Luke Distin joined Thrive’s team in early September as the staff team assistant. We took some time to ask him some questions so that we can all get to know him. Why have you come to Thrive and what do you hope to get out of it? I have come to Thrive because early last …

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Jul 30

Children’s work hub – encouraging children in using their gifts

Our children’s work hub is designed to bring children’s workers together, whether employed or volunteers, the hub aims to inspire, equip, resource and encourage everyone.  They take place once per term, and is a great place to meet people in similar roles in other local churches. People come for lots of different reasons: to share …

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