The Gospel in the marketplace

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This year the Farmers’ Mission will be held, God willing, from the 4th – 6th November at 8.30pm at Ballymena Livestock Market on the Woodside Road.

Back in 2013 local farmers with a burden for the farming community wanted to reach out to fellow farmers with the gospel. The spring of 2013 had seen local farmers struggle with heavy losses due to terrible weather. The Bible says in 1 John 5:14 ‘if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us’. A number of prayer meetings were organised. God answered and granted a wonderful summer.

In thanksgiving to God, a Farmers’ Mission was held in November 2013 in the dairy ring at Ballymena Market. Crowds gathered to sing praise and hear God’s Word explained each evening with singing and testimonies from members of the farming community. God richly blessed all who gathered and the Farmers’ Mission was held again in 2014 and 2015 moving to the main Market ring which was filled to capacity. Additional seating was provided in the foyer and approximately 1,300 people attended on the last night.

Preparations are well underway for this year’s mission in November, come along and get a ring side seat, a very warm welcome awaits you, farmer or not!