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Preparing for A-levels, entering the world of work, or heading to university are all important milestones, bringing their own challenges and opportunities. This event is designed to help you PREPARE to make good decisions, set good priorities and to think about how to serve God in this period of your life. All young people entering lower sixth, right through to those graduating from university or entering the world of work are invited.

It promises to be a day of good fellowship, good food, as well as practical and biblical teaching. To sign-up please use the form below - there are only 40 places so secure your spot as soon as you can. We'd love to see you, and please invite your friends!


PREPARE will take place on Monday 19th August 2024 from 10:00am until 6:00pm in Portadown Baptist Church, Thomas Street (BT62 3AH). Please register using the sign-up form below if you would like to attend.


Our panel of speakers is made of up of the following individuals:ChurchSuite Prepare Speakers.jpg


Here is our planned itinerary for the day:

10:00 - Coffee and Tea
10:30 - Main Session 1: Facing Your World (Andrew Roycroft)
11:15 - Break
11:30 - Main Session 2: Making Wise Decisions (Raymond Pollock)
12:30 - Packed Lunch (and optional walk)
13:15 - Breakout Sessions (sign-up required):

Option 1:
Studying STEM for the Glory of God
David Glass

Option 2:
Studying the Arts for the Glory of God
Andrew Roycroft and Ross Wilson

Option 3:
Pursuing our Vocation for the Glory of God
Karen McCloskey and Diane McClelland

14:45 - Coffee and Tea
15:15 - Main Session 3: The Local Church and Future Plans (Andrew Roycroft)
16:00 - Prayer, Feedback, Interview and Reflection Time
17:00 - Pizza Dinner
18:00 - Conclusion


We really look forward to having you join us on the day! Please sign-up using the form here (remembering to follow all the way through to CONFIRM), and if you'd like to bring a friend (or friends!) avail of the option to add additional people when you register. Also remember to indicate which Breakout Session you'd like to attend, and don't forget to bring a packed lunch on the day!