ASHLAND Central Park played host to the event “The Return” on Saturday.
The Christian event geared toward revival — and a turning back to God — was part of a much larger event created by Jonathan Cahn, intended to be held at the nation’s capitol in Washington, D.C.
Cahn, a Messianic Jew (believing Jesus to be the Messiah), is also the head of the Beth Israel Worship Center in New Jersey and has published numerous religious-themed books.
The Return is intended be year-round, but it focuses on Sept. 21-28, with Sept. 26 being the focal point. Those who could not attend the Washington event were encouraged to have a local event during the same period of time.
John Riley, one of the event organizers, said putting the event together was a collaboration of many people, and many different area churches.
“I believe we have been looking for something like this