Week of Events
Lakeland Writing Retreat at Rydal Hall
Tutor: Angela Locke Suitable for beginners as well as more experienced writers, the Lakeland Writing Retreat seeks to inspire writers in the beautiful Lake District landscape where the great Romantic poets and so many other writers were inspired in their turn.
Reflections on retirement retreat at Sheldon
Reflections on retirement Led by Clare Herbert In 1820 the artist Hokusai, now 60 years old, took the title Iitsu, which means “One year old again”. According to the Japanese calendar sixty represents the completion of a whole life cycle. Yet Hokusai went on to create some of his finest work after that date, in his …
Autumn Retreat at Wydale Hall
Autumn Retreat: "For Such a Time as This" A residential retreat exploring the book of Esther and theses which resonate with the times we’re living in. A lovely opportunity to spend a few days at Wydale in one of the most beautiful seasons and explore this exciting book of the Bible together. Led by Joan …
Confessions workshop at Mirfield
Led by the Very Revd Andrew Nunn, Dean of Southwark Cathedral & Fr Thomas CR. Arrive Monday afternoon, depart Thursday after breakfast. This workshop event is an opportunity to deepen an understanding of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, to find out about making and hearing confessions in the Church of England, and ways of understanding the …
Healing Retreat at Penhurst Retreat Centre
Leaders: Jill Hoffmann and Pat Marsh A healing retreat: rest for the weary, nourishment for the soul, care for the burdened. Healing our inner wounds is an important part of embracing life in all its fullness. Come and immerse yourself in the healing encounters of Jesus and receive His touch on your life.
Midweek retreat at St Katharine’s Parmoor
Leader: Carol Jackson-Doerge Full details, title and theme, will be posted in due course.
Working Party at Penhurst Retreat Centre
Leaders: Nicci Gagel and The Penhurst team An opportunity to get your hands dirty! Whether you are a regular guest or new to Penhurst, come and join us in some practical projects around the house and grounds. Come and enjoy the beauty and fellowship of Penhurst, while also helping maintain and develop the centre together. If you cannot …
R5 retreat at Sheldon
R5 with optional Art Read, Retreat, Rest, Relax, Recuperate Led by the Sheldon team This week straddles the late bank holiday but travelling to the westcountry on the Sunday which is much easier than Saturday! Sociable mealtimes and all the regular resources of Sheldon like chapels (including daily liturgy), labyrinth, art shed and library. Sheldon also …
We often think that mysticism is a thing of the past, that the great mystics like Francis of Assisi, Julian of Norwich or Teresa of Avila are resigned to times long gone, and that mysticism died in the Reformations, the Enlightenment, or the Quietist Controversy. However, there are important mystical elements of all major world …
Drawing, writing, walking, praying, reading, meditating, crafting... whatever you like to do, bring it! The day is framed around a simple scriptural reflection. Pay what you can and bring a packed lunch!
An online retreat day with Revd Vanessa Cole to consider the changes in nature's seasons and the seasons of our lives.
“Be still and know”: finding your place of stillness As part of this month’s launch of renew:all - National Retreat Week we invite you to join us at St Katharine’s on Friday 29th September for a day’s stillness retreat led by Chris Blakeley and Mary Monfries. Whether you are new to stillness practices and want to find out …
Join with the Wydale Community for a day and help us out with our gardens. Lots of jobs for those who know nothing about gardening and those who are experts. No Charge Lunch and refreshments will be provided
A teaching day with Revd Dr Ian Paul
Led by Berenice Chan Come and discover how photography can help you connect with yourself and with God. Spend time practising this new way of seeing and be guided in how to pray with your images. Please bring a smart phone or camera – we will be using point and shoot or fully automatic mode.