Programme

February 2018

23 - 25 February
Friday - Sunday

'OPEN' - post Abortion Healing Retreat

Leader: Jenny Baines, Judy Mc Gibbon

****£195 per person book via open@care.org.uk **** ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Despite what it says above this IS a residential course but bookings for this weekend should be made directly through OPEN who have booked the whole Centre for the weekend. Please book directly through them via the link above or phone them on 020 7227 4709. The retreat CAN BE PAID FOR IN INSTALLMENTS if that is helpful. EACH PERSON WILL HAVE THEIR OWN ROOM and personal needs and privacy will be respected at all times.

Residential price: £195.00
Non-residential option is not available

March 2018

9 - 11 March
Friday - Sunday

Embracing and Celebrating Being Single

Leader: Christine Strohmeier

A weekend for women, whether single, widowed, or divorced, to explore questions, struggles and blessings.

Residential price: £200.00
Non-residential price: £110.00

23 - 25 March
Friday - Sunday

Surprised by Joy

Leader: Andy Swinford

A retreat exploring the experience of Joy, taking inspiration from the Narnia stories and other writings by C.S. Lewis, as well as from scripture.

Residential price: £180.00
Non-residential price: £90.00

April 2018

6 - 8 April
Friday - Sunday

Life Balance

Leader: Jenny Butter

Work-life balance off kilter? Need to figure out how to use your time in retirement? Feeling drained whilst caring for small children? Read on to find out more and see what others have said about this retreat....

Residential price: £200.00
Non-residential price: £140.00

June 2018

1 - 3 June
Friday - Sunday

Seeing the Light of Life

Leader: Reverend Steve Radley

Come and discover how to see your context in new ways using the gift of photography. To participate a camera will be required, but any level of photography is welcome from the beginner who only snaps with their smartphone to experienced photographers.

Residential price: £175.00
Non-residential price: £95.00

8 - 10 June
Friday - Sunday

The bread of life: Chosen Blessed Broken Given

Leader: Andrea Parker

This retreat is based on Henri Nouwen’s book in which he likens the life of the believer to the communion bread, which is at first, chosen, then blessed, then broken and finally given out. It is a retreat for those who maybe know in their head that they are chosen and loved by God but are struggling to feel the benefit of this, in their daily lives.

Residential price: £195.00
Non-residential price: £125.00

July 2018

13 - 15 July
Friday - Sunday

TIME FOR MARRIAGE WEEKEND - £370 per couple

Leader: Time For Marriage Team

****£370 per couple BOOK ONLINE AT timeformarriage.org.uk**** ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Despite what it says below this IS a residential course but bookings for this weekend should be made directly through 'Time for Marriage' via the link above.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential option is not available

20 - 22 July
Friday - Sunday

Connecting through personal stories

Leader: Anthony and Sarah Wingfield

The aim of the retreat is to co-create a mosaic of stories that, together, weave a tapestry of God at work in each other’s lives.

Residential price: £180.00
Non-residential price: £90.00

September 2018

7 - 9 September
Friday - Sunday

From Zero to Hero

Leader: Dr Rachel Cason

This retreat would be of interest/use to anyone who has a complex life history, such as Adult Third Culture Kids. If you identify as an adult TCK; Global Nomad; Business Kid; Military Child; International Student; or an Adult Child of Expats then this retreat is for you.

Residential price: £185.00
Non-residential price: £95.00

October 2018

5 - 7 October
Friday - Sunday

Experiencing Holman Hunt's 'Light of the World'

Leader: Val Freeman & Gill Hawkins

This is an opportunity to come aside from the world for a time, hear the word and experience intimacy with the Godhead. Using Holman Hunt's 'Light of the World' painting as our starting point we will explore the questions it raises, the responses it evokes and the challenges it brings.

Residential price: £170.00
Non-residential price: £80.00

12 - 14 October
Friday - Sunday

The Way of Paradox learning to live in the mystery

Leader: David Cole

Drawing from the richness found in the Christian contemplative and mystic tradition, come and discover how to live in the mystery found in the spiritual life: living in the paradox of - prayer in the absence of words; becoming an orthodox heretic; and living the wayless way.

Residential price: £200.00
Non-residential price: £110.00