FLOURISH in SPIRIT offers
Contemplative Drama Workshops
Founded by Julie Jackson, FLOURISH in Spirit is a Christ-centred ministry which seeks to encourage the use of Drama and Creativity in Church and Society.
Flourish’s Drama Workshops are designed to encourage you to FLOURISH in spirit, soul and body, FLOURISHing in the presence of the Holy Spirit as you meditate on scripture and spend time with God through Drama.
Flourish in Spirit Contemplative Drama Workshops
Contemplative Drama Workshops use drama to help you and your church in contemplation, bible meditation and prayer. They focus on the creative processes of drama as a means to explore and express our relationship with God rather than just using drama for performance.
In these One Day Drama Training Workshops, Julie leads you through experiential, active drama workshops, discussion and teaching to equip leaders in the use drama in your church, youth group and community.
For more information, contact Julie
Julie is an experienced English and Drama teacher and actor. She studied BA English & Drama at Goldsmiths, University of London and took her PGCE in Secondary Education at University of Southampton.
As well as acting and teaching drama, Julie enjoys using drama and creativity in prayer, meditation, worship and intercession. She loves to use drama as a way to draw people closer to Jesus and as a means to express his love to others. Her vision is to create an informal, safe, non-threatening and inclusive environment where people can explore their relationship with God and express their creativity.
Julie preaches and teaches in her local church and leads Creator’s Space: a local ecumenical group exploring: contemplative prayer, creativity, community, environmental issues and the outdoors.
She is currently a freelance English and Drama Teacher and Theatre Practitioner. Through her business, FLOURISH, she provides Theatre-in-Education touring One Woman Shows & running Drama Workshops in History and Shakespeare for Primary and Secondary schools. She also teaching adults at Barrow-in-Furness Community Learning & Skills.
You can read about Julie’s Church Background here. She trained in counselling and prayer ministry at Ellel Ministries , is a Friend of the Northumbria Community and enjoys annual visits to Revive, the summer camp of Ichthus Christian Fellowship.
You can find out more about Julie, her work and drama experience at the FLOURISH WEBSITE and FLOURISH THEATRE in EDUCATION BLOG
Julie is married, lives in Cumbria and enjoys fell walking, canoeing, singing, reading and textiles. You can follow her on Twitter .
“MAY THE LORD CAUSE YOU TO FLOURISH.”