Blessing on the Beach – a joyful celebration of loaves and fishes: 9 June 2014
On the day after Pentecost Sunday, about 250 people from schools and churches around Morecambe Bay gathered in St James, Arnside to celebrate the gifts of God’s Spirit, which animates the whole of Creation, and the wonders of Morecambe Bay.
Church Leaders from Lancashire and Cumbria blessed freshly-caught fish and locally baked bread. Local schoolchildren and church members participated in the service. Afterwards many stayed to picnic together.
Schools, churches and community groups around the Bay have hosted local Loaves and Fishes meals and events throughout the week.