It's almost one whole week since Creation Fest 2018 finished!
Creation Fest is a celebration of the LIFE that we find in Jesus Christ. This year, we faced all the joys and challenges that come with sharing faith at an outreach-focused festival (read more of my personal reflections on that here).
A few of the key stats from this year’s event are below. We thank God for those who made first-time faith decisions and the many renewed in faith this summer.
Creation Fest 2018:
Team Leaders: 66
Church Groups: 28
Nights Camped: 12,400
Live Viewers: 60,229
Responses to the Gospel: 166
Physical Healings: 9
Kids in Venue: 880
Children sponsored through Compassion: 60
Meals served in our kitchens: 14,000+
Day Visitors: 9,124
Sports players: 2567
Number of sports: 21
Total hours of sports played: 129
Facebook reach for the week of the festival: 167,781
Twitter impressions: 138K
Reusable mugs used in our cafes: 492
Reduced water bottle use by: 2650 (thank you Tearfund!)
Recyclable materials collected: 88,000 litres
Please stay in touch at creationfest.org.uk and via our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Jesus came that we might have life, and have it to the full.
Sarah Yardley / Creation Fest Coordinator