“Be strong and courageous! For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go”  (Joshua 1:9 NLT)

The Southampton team look forward to greeting you at St. George Catholic College for our 12th Southampton Celebrate Weekend. We have a great line up of speakers, tremendous Praise & Worship and the usual dramas and mimes from the wonderful Steve Murray.

Please be sure to book on early, especially if you want to bring children as we have been fully booked for the last few years.


Sat 28th Sept 2019, 09.00 - 21.00
Sun 29th Sept 2019, 09.00 17.30


St. George Catholic College, Leaside Way, Southampton, SO16 3DQ
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Get in touch:

Lynda and Peter Szymanski
Telephone: 02380 292058
Email Lynda & Peter

Our Speakers

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Charles Whitehead

Charles has been involved in Charismatic Renewal since 1976 and is a life member of the English National Service Committee. For 10 years he was the President of ICCRS (International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services) and had an office in the Vatican with regular meetings with Pope St. John Paul II who made him a Knight of St. Gregory (KSG) in recognition of his service to the Church. He and his wife Sue are the Founders of CELEBRATE and today do a lot of work to build unity in the whole Body of Christ. They have 4 married children and 8 grandchildren. Charles currently chairs the ecumenical International Charismatic Consultation (ICC) on world evangelisation.


Ros Powell

Ros is a dynamic Catholic evangelist with a passion for walking in obedience to the promptings of the Holy Spirit. She sees amazing results in her wide ministry including by Gods Grace healings and miracles, not least in prisons. With a heart for Christian unity and a devotion  to equip others to move in the power and anointing of The Holy Spirit.  She  is an anointed preacher, regularly teaching at major Catholic Charismatic conferences around the UK and abroad. Ros is a retired member of The English National Service Committee ( N.S.C) 


Tim Bond

Tim has been working as a Pastor since 2007 and loves to communicate Jesus whilst in every way being real about life’s peaks and troughs. He is currently a pastor with Freedom Church on the island of Jersey in the Channel Islands.

A skilled communicator, Tim is passionate about speaking truth and hope into the lives of those around him. 

Tim also loves cooking and, in his role as ‘Pastorchef’, is keen to build community in which to create and share great food and the good news. He is married to Merry and is father to Joshua and Isaac.


Fr John Cooke

Fr John is the Parish Priest of Sacred Heart Parish, Fareham & Portchester in the Diocese of Portsmouth and has been ordained for 26 years. He is also the Vocation Promoter for the Diocese which takes him out and about across the Diocese and to other national events.

He also serves as a Sessional Chaplain to HMP Winchester.  He has a great affinity for taking the sick on pilgrimage to Lourdes and led the Diocesan pilgrimage, with the Catholic Association,  for a number of years.  His family home is in Bournemouth and being close to the sea, if he has the opportunity, he likes to  dabble in watersports’. 

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Steve Murray

Steve Murray is a professional and established mime artist with an international ministry. He uses the art of mime to portray the Gospel message in a refreshing and non-threatening way. For more details about Steve and his ministry, as well as a promotional video check out Behold Ministries.



Steve & Cath Szymanski with Friends


A hot meal on Saturday evening is included in the price.

  • £43 - Adults (Over 21 years)

  • £22 - Young adults (16 – 21 years)

  • £12 - Children (3 - 15 yrs old)*

  • Free - Creche (under 3 yrs old)*

* All children attending groups must have a designated adult present at the main conference.


Book on to Conference

Download and print the booking form by clicking the link below. Payment instructions can be found on the form. Since space is limited, bookings will be accepted on a first come first served basis and it is essential that you book in at least three weeks before the start of the weekend. It is very important that we know the number and age of children and young adults attending so that adequate adult resources are available to support the groups.

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