18-19 November 2016

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Join us in Nottingham for our national gathering of students, 20s & 30s


18-19 November 2016

at Trent Vineyard, Lenton Lane, Nottingham, NG7 2PX

What to expect

This is what's going to happen

We would like to invite you to spend time pursuing God and all his has for you, in the company of hundreds of students, 20s and 30s under one roof.

With times of worship, teaching, relational space as well as ample times to eat, laugh, play and pray.

The Cause to Live For is a gathering of students, 20s and 30s across the Vineyard movement in the UK & Ireland.

We want to Inspire, equip and propel our generation in the ministry of the Kingdom.

Our main event happens every autumn in a blaze of worship, teaching and ministry. Buy your ticket today and join a gathering of your generation who are desperate to see a move of God’s Kingdom breakout across our nations.


Worship will be led by people from around the movement. Watch this space for more information

Where to sleep?

For £8 you can sleep on the floor somewhere in the warehouse; or if the idea of sleeping bags and midnight snacks doesn’t fill you with glee, there’s a range of hotels near to the Warehouse where you can rest your head.

What to eat?

When booking your ticket you can also select options to buy lunch and dinner from us for Saturday. If you would rather, there are restaurants and cafes not far from the venue, which you can choose from. Information sheets will be available at the event.


Got questions? Messed up your booking? Lost your confirmation email? Send us an email info@causetolivefor.org.uk and one of the Cause team will help you out.

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This year at Cause

We are thrilled to welcome
Martin Smith

Martin Smith


Best known as the front-man for ‘Delirious?’, Martin Smith has helped revolutionise modern worship through songs that have stirred the church around the world, whilst also having a huge heart for social justice and authentic, passionate worship.  His back catalogue of songs includes anthems such as ‘God’s great dance floor’, ‘Our God Reigns’, ‘I could sing of your love forever’ and ‘Did you feel the mountains tremble.’  We can’t wait to welcome Martin to Cause this year, where he’ll be leading Worship.

Miriam Swaffield

Miriam Swaffield


Graduating from the University of York, Miriam currently works at Fusion, heading up the Loveyouruni project as the Student Mission Leader. She also helps lead G2, part of The Belfrey Church, as part of the Student Team. Miriam is sold out for telling people about Jesus who don’t yet know him and is especially passionate about seeing this generation of students transformed by God.

Miriam is a great friend of the Vineyard and we can’t wait to welcome her back to Cause!

Ben Cooley

Ben Cooley


Ben Cooley is CEO of Hope for Justice, an organisation with a practical approach to ending slavery. Since Hope for Justice was established in 2008, Ben has overseen its growth to six offices on three continents.

He leads a growing team of professionals, working in partnership with law enforcement and pioneering model anti-trafficking programmes in the UK, US, Cambodia and Norway.

Ben’s an incredible communicator and is invited to encourage and inspire audiences around the world, to take hold of their own potential to shape society for the better. He and his family live in the UK.

Sam Lane

Sam Lane


Sam is a worship leader from St Albans Vineyard who leads with raw intimacy, gritty vocals and a freedom that reminds you who you are worshipping.

He has been faithfully serving for well over a decade at his local church and on the national stage, taking part in the Vineyard recordings for years before being catapulted to a wider audience with the release of his debut album ‘The Fire.’

This album is full of passion, intimacy and honesty and the record communicates an authentic and heartfelt journey of faith in the presence of God.   Following this critically acclaimed album Sam has remained plugged in at his local church, writing new songs and leading at National events in this country and overseas.

Sam’s heart is always bigger than his stage; he intimately draws you into the presence of God as he leads worship and, like the Psalmist, makes sure that you know it’s all about God.  We can’t wait to welcome Sam back to Cause and know that you’ll love the Worship times with him.

Andy Smith

Andy Smith


Andy is passionate about seeing healthy churches planted across Ireland and teaches powerfully on vision, intimacy with Jesus, expectancy and stepping into God’s presence.  Andy opened the National Leaders’ Conference this year and preached up a storm, which got us even more excited for Cause.  You will not want to miss what he has to say.

As well as leading the thriving Belfast City Vineyard church with his wife Harmony, Andy & Harmony also serve as the Regional Leaders for the Vineyard in Ireland.  Harmony is a renowned singer and songwriter, with her songs being released on Vineyard Records.  We love them to bits and are delighted that Andy is coming over.

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