No Room at the Inn

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NLC has experienced a massive breakthrough this week. Since arriving in Halifax, West Yorkshire, UK just 5 months ago finding a venue in which to hold services has been challenging. Our needs as a church have been monthly up until now but after February 16 we go to weekly services. We have had no idea where they were going to be held. Venues that have sufficed for the monthly services have other commitments already booked in and are just not available week to week. On 29 August John and I wrote a list of 13 things we wanted in a venue. They were:
 * Monday to Sunday Access
* Chairs
* Sound System
* Extra Room for Kids Ministry
* Toilets
* Stage
* Car Park
* Street Access and Visibility
* Regular booking – no exceptions
* Good Price
* Kitchen Area
* Atmosphere
* Projector
On November 29th I attended a prophetic night at New Beginnings Christian Centre which has itself received an amazing breakthrough for a venue and the main speaker said that God ‘had made room for them’ in Halifax. This phrase caught my attention and I felt the same was going to be true for Northern Lights Church. I came home and John and I prayed/declared together that ‘God would make room for us’ in Halifax just as He did for the birth of the Lord Jesus.
Just this week a Local Charity phoned us. Their building is another part of a building we have hired twice for monthly services. They were wondering if we would be interested in hiring their venue every week for our church. John met with them and it is a perfect fit for NLC. Of the 13 things we prayed for their facility fulfils 12 of them. The only thing they were unable to provide off the list was a projector but New Beginnings Christian Centre had already lent us one a number of weeks prior. We have been very grateful for the support and generosity that Pastor Stephen Greening of NBCC has been to Northern Lights Church.
Northern Lights Church thanks God for his provision of a venue. We thank Him and give Him all the Glory for ‘making room for us in Halifax’.
Over and Out,
Catherine xoxox

7 Comments to “No Room at the Inn”

  1. Could you tell me when and where you have your services please. My daughter notified me of the piece in the local newspaper. I have looked on the internet and as I don’t have a Facebook I can’t find where you are.

    • Hi Samantha,

      Our website is northernlightschurch.org.uk, and our services are at 11am on Sundays at the Arden Road Social Club (HX1 3AG). We don’t seem to be coming up on Google yet, so we will have to look into that. The next service is on 16 February – it would be great to see you there. Email me at john@northernlightschurch.org.uk if you need more info.

      Blessings,

      John & Catherine

  2. Fantastic! The Lord comes thru every time. Hallelujah !!! Well done for your persistence and faith.
    Love. Michelle Reid

  3. Thank-you Jehovah-jireh! That’s great news guys.

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