The Need in Iceland

Leigh Goodwin, assistant to the AOG Mission Director,  and a group of Mattersey Hall students recently returned from Iceland where they had been on mission. Leigh tells us more about Iceland.

Iceland has been largely neglected in our mission focus because we see it as first world and Christianized. Iceland may be a relatively prosperous European nation but the reality is that it is very needy spiritually. The idea that Iceland is Christianized arises from the fact that so many Icelanders are confirmed in the state Lutheran church, however most of them have no concept of having a personal relationship with God through Christ. Iceland is largely secular or reverting back to a growing interest in traditional Nordic gods. 

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Mattersey Taster Days

Are you interested in experiencing what it would be like to be a full-time student at Mattersey? Perhaps you’ve read the prospectus, looked at the website, or chatted with past students, but there is nothing quite like the experience of spending some time at the college for yourself. ‘Taster Days’ are an excellent opportunity to do just that. The college opens its doors and invites guests to come and stay for the night and see what actually being at Mattersey is all about – especially for those considering a full-time course.

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