Celebration of Hope continues with energetic second night

Will Graham's Gospel message resonates in St. John's

Christian pop duo for KING & COUNTRY wrapped up a high-intensity set at the Avalon Celebration of Hope in St. John's, Newfoundland. They also took time to share their heart between songs.
Christian pop duo for KING & COUNTRY wrapped up a high-intensity set at the Avalon Celebration of Hope in St. John’s, Newfoundland. They also took time to share their heart between songs.
Thousands came out to the Celebration at Mile One Centre to hear Will Graham share a message of hope.
Thousands came out to the Celebration at Mile One Centre to hear Will Graham share a message of hope.
Canadian band The Color has performed at many BGEAC events, including the Celebration of Hope in Rankin Inlet last weekend.
Canadian band The Color has performed at many BGEAC events, including the Celebration of Hope in Rankin Inlet last weekend.
St. John’s is the capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador, and on the eastern tip of the Avalon Peninsula.
St. John’s is the capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador, and on the eastern tip of the Avalon Peninsula.
Will Graham shared with the crowd that he usually likes to bring home some Timbits after visiting Canada as a treat for his children.
Will Graham shared with the crowd that he usually likes to bring home some Timbits after visiting Canada as a treat for his children.
James Shiels (left) and Jordan Janzen from The Color led the crowd in worship.
James Shiels (left) and Jordan Janzen from The Color led the crowd in worship.
Even the little ones stayed attentive.
Even the little ones stayed attentive.
for KING & COUNTRY got the crowd involved, even walking out and interacting with fans during their set.
for KING & COUNTRY got the crowd involved, even walking out and interacting with fans during their set.
Members of the Celebration committee join Will Graham in prayer before the Celebration.
Members of the Celebration committee join Will Graham in prayer before the Celebration.
Will Graham preached a message of hope at to those in attendance at Mile One Centre and to those watching online. He challenged the crowd to "come home".
Will Graham preached a message of hope at to those in attendance at Mile One Centre and to those watching online. He challenged the crowd to “come home”.
Attendees listen as Will Graham preaches about the prodigal son.
Attendees listen as Will Graham preaches about the prodigal son.
Rejoicing over the decision for Christ just made.
Rejoicing over the decision for Christ just made.
"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come." —2 Corinthians 5:17 (ESV)
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.” —2 Corinthians 5:17 (ESV)
The Celebration of Hope will wrap up on Sunday with George Canyon and Jason Crabb and a Gospel message from Will Graham.
The Celebration of Hope will wrap up on Sunday with George Canyon and Jason Crabb and a Gospel message from Will Graham.

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