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Adrian Freer was born and still lives in Leicestershire where he is now retired. He was educated at Loughborough Grammar School and Leicester College of Art & Technology (now De Montfort University). He is married with two daughters and four grandchildren.

Conferences – Festival of Grace, Gaulby
November 2016
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Conferences – Festival of Grace, Gaulby

The 17th annual Gaulby Festival of Grace was held on Saturday 10 September, at St Peter’s Parish Church, Gaulby, Leicestershire. About 60 were present and were blessed with excellent ministry and warm fellowship. The Gaulby Reformed Evangelical Anglican Fellowship is one of the Church of England (CofE) fellowships in Leicestershire where the doctrines of the English Reformers are upheld. It subscribes to the Thirty-Nine Articles and regularly uses the 1662 Book of Common Prayer in its evening services. The subject was ‘The need for continuing biblical ministry’. Our first speaker was Tom Woolford from Church Society, who addressed the current situation within the CofE and...

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September 2016
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Church – Anglican revival

Could the Church of England (CofE) be God’s chosen instrument to revive the church? At first sight the question might seem ludicrous, but that proposition may not be quite as absurd as might appear at first sight. The Anglican denomination has an archbishop who has openly declared that he sometimes doubts whether there even is a God. It has many who support a LGBT agenda and it chases after social issues and climate change initiatives which it (mistakenly) thinks will make it acceptable to an unbelieving and hostile society. At the same time, it has questioned the inerrancy of Scripture, belief in creation and confidence...

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November 2015
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Festival of Grace 2015

The 16th Festival of Grace was held at St Peter’s Parish Church, Gaulby, in Leicestershire on Saturday 12 September. Gaulby Reformed Evangelical Anglican Fellowship is one of the remaining Anglican churches in Leicestershire which still upholds the doctrines of the English Reformers, subscribes to the 39 Articles of the Church of England, and uses the 1662 Book of Common Prayer. The Festival was inaugurated by the late Rev. Ashley Cheesman, rector from 1988 until his death in 2010, and has become one of the most significant rural parish events in Leicestershire. The event was blessed with a record attendance of around 80 folk, young and...

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November 2014
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Festival of Grace, Gaulby

The 15th annual Festival of Grace was held at St Peters Parish Church, Gaulby, on Saturday 13September. The event was inaugurated in 2000 by the late Rev. Ashley F. B. Cheesman (rector until his untimely death in 2010). The Reformed fellowship at Gaulby is one of the few remaining Church of England parishes in Leicestershire where the doctrines of the English Reformers are still upheld. Gaulby subscribes to the Thirty Nine Articles and regularly uses the 1662 Book of Common Prayer in its evening services. The meeting this year was accompanied by glorious weather and attended by almost 60 from locally and as far afield...

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November 2013
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Festival of Grace

The 14th annual Gaulby Festival of Grace was held at Gaulby Parish Church in Leicestershire, on Saturday 14 September.    Gaulby is a rarity in Leicestershire — a CofE parish where the doctrines of the English reformers are still upheld. It subscribes to the 39 Articles and uses the 1662 Book of Common Prayer.    The yearly event was inaugurated by Rev. Ashley F. B. Cheesman (rector from 1988-2010) to celebrate the doctrines of grace, build up believers and inform Christians about the work of the church in this country and other parts the world.    More than 50 people of all ages gathered to hear the speakers....

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Gaulby Festival of Grace
December 2012
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Gaulby Festival of Grace

Gaulby Festival of Grace The 13th Gaulby Festival of Grace was held at Gaulby Parish Church in Leicestershire on Saturday afternoon 8 September 2012.    The event was inaugurated by the late rector of the parish, Rev. Ashley Cheesman (rector from 1988-2010), as an annual event. It was designed to celebrate the doctrines of grace, proclaim the gospel as recorded in Holy Scripture, build up believers in their most holy faith, and inform Christians about the work of the church in this country and other parts of the world.    Roughly 50 folk gathered together on a glorious sunny afternoon to hear the speakers. Derek McDonnell gave...

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