Joy of Christ visible in Newfoundland after Will Graham Celebration

Residents coming home to God after hearing a message of hope

Thousands made their way to the Mile One Centre for a time of worship and to hear a message of hope from Will Graham.
Thousands made their way to the Mile One Centre for a time of worship and to hear a message of hope from Will Graham.
Many Newfoundlanders attended the Avalon Celebration of Hope with Will Graham Sunday night.
Many Newfoundlanders attended the Avalon Celebration of Hope with Will Graham Sunday night.
St. John’s is North America’s oldest and easternmost city. The area is full of character with vibrant homes, scenic shores and a rich war history.
St. John’s is North America’s oldest and easternmost city. The area is full of character with vibrant homes, scenic shores and a rich war history.
Grammy and Dove award-winning artist Jason Crabb shared part of his own testimony of getting through a time he didn’t understand. “Don’t you dare give up. Don’t quit! Don’t quit! Don’t quit!”
Grammy and Dove award-winning artist Jason Crabb shared part of his own testimony of getting through a time he didn’t understand. “Don’t you dare give up. Don’t quit! Don’t quit! Don’t quit!”
Dancing to the music.
Dancing to the music.
Giving praise to our Lord and Savior.
Giving praise to our Lord and Savior.
“Thank you for the invitation to come. I love being here.” Lorne Pritchett, the Avalon Celebration's committee co-chair, presented Will Graham with a thank you gift of a painting featuring Jelly Bean Row in St. John's.
“Thank you for the invitation to come. I love being here.” Lorne Pritchett, the Avalon Celebration’s committee co-chair, presented Will Graham with a thank you gift of a painting featuring Jelly Bean Row in St. John’s.
“When I write my songs, it’s so important for me to include my faith. ... Our Father is so gracious.” Juno and CCMA award winning Canadian country artist George Canyon shared his faith with attendees. He also led the crowd in singing "How Great Thou Art".
“When I write my songs, it’s so important for me to include my faith. … Our Father is so gracious.” Juno and CCMA award winning Canadian country artist George Canyon shared his faith with attendees. He also led the crowd in singing “How Great Thou Art”.
Lighting up the sky for Jesus.
Lighting up the sky for Jesus.
Praising God.
Praising God.
Love in Action: Celebration of Hope attendees were asked to bring non-perishable food items to support the local food bank and to bless those in need.
Love in Action: Celebration of Hope attendees were asked to bring non-perishable food items to support the local food bank and to bless those in need.
Will Graham preached from Luke 23. Referring to Jesus hanging on the cross between two criminals, Will said, “the Man in the middle can change your life tonight.”
Will Graham preached from Luke 23. Referring to Jesus hanging on the cross between two criminals, Will said, “the Man in the middle can change your life tonight.”
“How does an imperfect person have a relationship with God? ... The Bible says sin separates us from God. ... God sent his son Jesus into this world to save us.” —Will Graham
“How does an imperfect person have a relationship with God? … The Bible says sin separates us from God. … God sent his son Jesus into this world to save us.” —Will Graham
American Sign Language was offered by an interpreter for the hearing-impaired audience.
American Sign Language was offered by an interpreter for the hearing-impaired audience.
The Bible says that when one person comes forward to pray to receive Christ, the angels rejoice. They must be overjoyed with all these decisions tonight in St. John’s.
The Bible says that when one person comes forward to pray to receive Christ, the angels rejoice. They must be overjoyed with all these decisions tonight in St. John’s.
By the end of the Celebration, hundreds had started a relationship with Jesus, either walking forward at the event or indicating their decision online.
By the end of the Celebration, hundreds had started a relationship with Jesus, either walking forward at the event or indicating their decision online.
Prayer volunteers play a key role in gathering information from those who walk forward so they can be connected to a local church and receive other resources for growing their faith.
Prayer volunteers play a key role in gathering information from those who walk forward so they can be connected to a local church and receive other resources for growing their faith.
The Good News unites people from all walks of life. Will you join us in praying for each person who walked forward to make a decision for Christ at the Avalon Celebration?
The Good News unites people from all walks of life. Will you join us in praying for each person who walked forward to make a decision for Christ at the Avalon Celebration?
The Avalon Celebration of Hope with Will Graham is finished, but local churches will continue the work through follow up and training. Keep praying for Newfoundland and all who have been changed forever by this event.
The Avalon Celebration of Hope with Will Graham is finished, but local churches will continue the work through follow up and training. Keep praying for Newfoundland and all who have been changed forever by this event.

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