The idea of #doyouknowHim? came about when the team at one of the churches in Skipton was planning for Easter in 2017. They decided that the Easter Sunday theme would be based on the story of Mary Magdalen on the first Easter morning and Jesus MEETING her, risen from the tomb. That prompted a brief rendition of the hymn ‘Thine be the glory’. “Lo, Jesus meets us, risen from the tomb!”
They talked about ‘Meeting Jesus’; ideas flowed and then the phrase, “do you know him?” was said and immediately, lots of cogs seemed to click into place and it led to…
It was kind of influenced too by a video online using the words of the Rev Dr. S. M. Lockeridge, a pastor from San Diego, California in 1976.