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Man Up! - a weekend for Christian men


16 +


22 - 24 Sept 2017




Abernethy Barcaple



About the Weekend

Inspired by the need to challenge men in the church, Abernethy Barcaple are hosting Man Up!  This weekend is tailored to Christian men and will explore what it means to be a Godly man with a mix of outdoor activities alongside talks from our guest speaker.  With encouraging messages by Rev Edward Lyons and a choice of Paddling; Biking or Hiking, men will have a chance to push their limits in fellowship with their peers.

About the Speaker 

Edward David Lyons is an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland.  He was born in Glasgow in 1977 and grew up in Drumchapel, a large housing estate.  Throughout his youth he swung between atheism, deism and agnosticism depending the his mood that day!  Edward studied Biochemistry at Strathclyde University where he became a Christian.  He was called to ministry in 1999 and ordained into his current charge of Penninghame in Newton Stewart in 2007.  Edward enjoys running and hillwalking, is married to Caroline and has three children.

What's included in the price?

  • 2 nights full board accommodation, including lunch on departure day
  • Teaching sessions, worship times and small groups
  • Challenging outdoor sessions led by our wholehearted instructors

How do I get to the Centre?

Directions are HERE for travelling by car. If you are coming by public transport, trains go to Dumfries and there are bus links through to Castle Douglas.

Give us a call and we can advise you on the best way to travel. 


22-24 September 2017 | £116 per person | Ages 16+ 

Click HERE for a sample programme 

To Book:

To book please click HERE for an online booking form or contact Abernethy Barcaple
T | 01557 820261 or e-mail us.