Programme

February 2019

18 - 21 February
Monday - Thursday

Emmaus Road

Leader: Jack and Sandra Telfer

An opportunity to come aside and be with Jesus as we each consider our journey with him.

Residential price: £235.00
Non-residential price: £125.00

March 2019

2 March
Saturday

`Penhust Family` Day

Join other `Penhurst Family`members to officially re-open and bless the new rooms in the main house. This will be an opportunity to thank God for His provision up to this point and to pray for the future of the Centre in this new season. You may also want to return/stay on for the fundraising singing day on Sunday `Make a Joyful Noise`.

Residential price: TBC
Non-residential price: TBC

3 March
Sunday

Make a Joyful Noise

Leader: Brigid & Laurie Main

A day to join together raising funds for Penhurst whilst singing a rich variety of songs. A time to share in fun, fellowship and laughter. A time for singing joyfully to the Lord.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £40.00

4 March
Monday

Quarterly Day of Prayer

Quarterly Day of Prayer for the spreading of God’s love across the world hosted by Judy Acheson and Chris Doust. Come and join Judy and Chris for a day of prayer for the worldwide Mission community. No charge but donations towards a light lunch would be appreciated.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: TBC

6 - 8 March
Wednesday - Friday

Broken but Blessed Retreat

Leader: Rebekah Domer of the Darvell Bruderhof Community

This retreat will explore how we can allow ourselves to be transformed through our pain, grief and loss, thus becoming a blessing to others. Structured around Jesus’ Beatitudes, found in Matthew 5: 1-10, we will explore how suffering and pain can be embraced as a transformative gift in our lives and the lives of others.

Residential price: £160.00
Non-residential price: £80.00

8 - 10 March
Friday - Sunday

`OPEN` - post Abortion Healing Retreat

Leader: Jenny Baines, Judy Mc Gibbon

****OPEN have booked out the whole house for this workshop so our website will show no rooms available. Please book through them via open@care.org.uk You can click on the link above or phone them on 020 7227 4709. The retreat CAN BE PAID FOR IN INSTALMENTS if that is helpful. EACH PERSON WILL HAVE THEIR OWN ROOM and personal needs and privacy will be respected at all times. Read on for more information ....

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

15 - 17 March
Friday - Sunday

Divorce Recovery Workshop

***** The DRW team have booked out the whole house for this workshop so our website will show no rooms available. Please contact Mandy 07743 243828 or Sue 07886 552 964 or contact them via penhurst@drw.org.uk to book directly through DWR. ***** Read on for more information ....

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

18 - 20 March
Monday - Wednesday

Breathing Space for Body, Mind, Soul & Spirit

Leader: Sue & Chris Monckton-Rickett

This retreat will allow you to take some time out to care, to value and reconnect to the whole YOU through having some “breathing space” to concentrate on “being” not “doing” and to relate to ourselves and God as who we are, rather than what we do.

Residential price: £230.00
Non-residential price: £140.00

22 - 24 March
Friday - Sunday

Enneagram 2 - God Shaped People

Leader: Becky Widdows

For those that have completed the elementary Enneagram course. You are invited to continue your journey and explore the Enneagram system within the Christian tradition, and how we can use it to deepen our relationships with God, others and ourselves.

Residential price: £210.00
Non-residential price: £140.00

April 2019

1 - 4 April
Monday - Thursday

New Directions April 2019

Leader: Tim Herbert

This retreat/workshop is for full-time Christian workers returning to the UK after ministry overseas or for an extended home assignment.

Residential price: £310.00
Non-residential price: £205.00

4 - 7 April
Thursday - Sunday

RUNNING THE RACE - Embracing Our Retirement Years

Leaders: Maryann Richard and Paul Lindsay

This course will seek to help those who have been involved in full-time Christian ministry (UK and overseas) prepare for retirement and the years beyond. It will look at what we understand by ‘retirement’, the Biblical approach to old age, and in particular at the spirituality of ageing.

Residential price: £290.00
Non-residential price: £180.00

22 April
Monday

Lino Printing - Relax Play Create Day

Leader: Emma Moreton

Come and learn about the art of lino printing. Lino printing is made by carving designs into specially made lino which is then inked and rolled on to paper and cards. The process is slow, steady and relaxing but can be quite hard work on the fingers!

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £35.00

23 - 26 April
Tuesday - Friday

Silent Guided Retreat for Women in Leadership

Leader: Jenny Butter

This 3 night residential experience is designed to provide a time, space and setting for a personal retreat. You will be with a small group of women with similar yet individually unique motivations and approaches to this retreat. It is primarily individual, though there is an unusual and often profound blessing that comes from being alongside others doing the same thing.

Residential price: £290.00
Non-residential price: £175.00

29 Apr - 3 May
Monday - Friday

4 night Silent IGR with Becky & David Widdows

Leader: Becky Widdows

Come and deepen your relationship with God on this silent IGR. There will be a 1-1 session with either Becky or David each day as well as optional Holy Communion and a short reflection.

Residential price: £400.00
Non-residential option is not available

May 2019

6 - 10 May
Monday - Friday

A `Beauty from Ashes` retreat

Leader: Jennifer Rees Larcombe

Come and engage with Jesus and find healing for difficult questions, disappointment and hidden pain. With an opportunity for one-to-one prayer ministry from Jen and the Beauty from Ashes team.

Residential price: £355.00
Non-residential price: £205.00

13 - 17 May
Monday - Friday

A Journey into Silence

Leaders: Revd Peter Doodes and Fiona Bower

It’s not totally silent (!) but please read on. Silence is a rare commodity in today’s world, but the need for silence in order to contact and communicate with God is a fact, and here that opportunity will arise. You will be doing all of this without the constant pressures of an ever-nagging news media doing their calculated level best to wrench your thoughts and minds from what is really important in your life. Therefore, so we can all take advantage of what we have learned, each day of this retreat will be a separate journey into silence.

Residential price: £298.00
Non-residential price: £140.00

17 - 19 May
Friday - Sunday

Music and Art and Spirituality

Leaders: Richard King and Lee Hassall

The focus of this retreat will be on how images and music can liberate us to breathe with the Holy Spirit. If you are reasonably competent on a musical instrument please bring it with you and email us on info@penhurst.org.uk to let us know which one you`re bringing. Day guests are welcome to join us for the Saturday even if not staying with us for the whole weekend. Anyone who might....

Residential price: £169.00
Non-residential price: £95.00

20 May
Monday

Wet felting for beginners - Relax Play Create Day

Leader: Emma Moreton

Wet felting for complete beginners. Using beautiful merino wool you will learn the process of creating amazing unique designs. Suitable for anybody.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £35.00

31 May - 2 June
Friday - Sunday

Re-discovering the Sabbath

Leader: Christine Strohmeier

We live in a culture driven by constant activity and business. This weekend retreat is an invitation to you to explore the deeper meaning of entering into God’s Sabbath rest.

Residential price: £190.00
Non-residential price: £120.00

June 2019

4 June
Tuesday

Quarterly Day of Prayer

Quarterly Day of Prayer for the spreading of God’s love across the world hosted by Judy Acheson and Chris Doust. Come and join Judy and Chris for a day of prayer for the worldwide Mission community. No charge but donations towards a light lunch would be appreciated.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: TBC

14 - 16 June
Friday - Sunday

Reflection of God - a creative retreat

Leader: Yvonne Rowe

The focus of the retreat is on creativity and how God speaks through the ordinary and extraordinary. This weekend will give you an opportunity to create art, collage and write poems that come from the heart of God, giving you opportunity to grow closer to God while you create. The scriptural imagery...

Residential price: TBC
Non-residential price: TBC

21 June
Friday

A Beauty from Ashes day retreat

Leader: Jennifer Rees Larcombe

A day for people who want to engage with Jesus and find healing for difficult situations, disappointment and hidden pain.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £35.00

24 June
Monday

Boundaries

Leader: Mandy Callf

Does your life often seem out of control, at everyone’s beck and call, that you find it difficult to say ‘No’? Do some people intimidate you into doing what you don’t want to do, haven’t the gifting to do, haven’t the time to do and make you feel guilty? Maybe church and even God feel demanding. Does all this leave you feeling exhausted , stressed, frustrated, angry, on a short fuse……? Sound familiar? ....

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £35.00

29 Jun - 7 July
Saturday - Sunday

8 Night Silent IGR with Maureen Stringer

Leader: Maureen Stringer

Come and deepen your relationship with God on this silent IGR. There will be a 1-1 session with Maureen each day as well as optional daily prayer.

Residential price: £560.00
Non-residential option is not available

29 Jun - 5 July
Saturday - Friday

6 Night Silent IGR with Maureen Stringer

Leader: Maureen Stringer

Come and deepen your relationship with God on this silent IGR. There will be a 1-1 session with Maureen each day as well as optional daily prayer.

Residential price: £450.00
Non-residential option is not available

29 Jun - 3 July
Saturday - Wednesday

4 Night Silent IGR with Maureen Stringer

Leader: Maureen Stringer

Come and deepen your relationship with God on this silent IGR. There will be a 1-1 session with Maureen each day as well as optional daily prayer.

Residential price: £330.00
Non-residential option is not available

July 2019

12 - 14 July
Friday - Sunday

TIME FOR MARRIAGE WEEKEND

MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT WEEKEND ****BOOK ONLINE AT timeformarriage.org.uk ******

Residential price: TBC
Non-residential price: TBC

23 - 24 July
Tuesday - Wednesday

Living like the Kingdom is near

Leader: Bp Richard Jackson

We use a lot of different metaphors to invite people to become Christians, but remarkably few of them are found on the lips of Jesus himself! He proclaimed the Kingdom of God is near, and invited people to live in the light of this new reality....

Residential price: £80.00
Non-residential price: £40.00

August 2019

5 - 9 August
Monday - Friday

Creative Space Retreat

Leader: Jill Hoffman

This retreat provides mainly undirected free personal space - so a chance to `be` as well as create. There will be no set `led` sessions apart from the usual rhythm of prayer at the Centre. Participants will have space to work on their own creative ideas whether writers, poets, musicians, photographers, visual artists and any kind of craft makers. No experience necessary. COME FOR ALL OR PART OF THE TIME, bringing any creative ideas you wish to explore.

Residential price: £290.00
Non-residential price: £130.00

12 - 15 August
Monday - Thursday

New Directions - August 2019

Leaders: Debbie Hawker and Anny Rosciani-Woodhams

This retreat/workshop is for full-time Christian workers returning to the UK after ministry overseas or for an extended home assignment.

Residential price: £310.00
Non-residential price: £205.00

18 - 23 August
Sunday - Friday

* 5 Night Silent IGR

Leader: Dawn Pointing

An individually guided retreat offers you the time and opportunity to pay attention to God and to be more aware of God’s work in your life. It also gives the space to pray and to reflect on your life, to consider the decisions you have to make, and the priorities you want to set.

Residential price: £420.00
Non-residential option is not available

September 2019

2 September
Monday

Quarterly Day of Prayer

Quarterly Day of Prayer for the spreading of God’s love across the world hosted by Judy Acheson and Chris Doust. Come and join Judy and Chris for a day of prayer for the worldwide Mission community. No charge but donations towards a light lunch would be appreciated.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: TBC

2 - 6 September
Monday - Friday

Seeing the light in life [through photography]

Leader: Steve Radley

The gift of photography can enable you to discover your own life and surroundings in new ways. Photography is taken from the Greek words meaning ‘to draw’ and ‘light’, so literally means, drawing with light. The retreat will use light as a metaphor for life and explore ways of using the camera in a contemplative way to help us see light and life in its many forms. We will also explore the story of our images and discover what the images we are drawn to may help us discover about our own life.

Residential price: £235.00
Non-residential price: £145.00

16 - 20 September
Monday - Friday

4 Night Silent IGR with Judy Cannan

An individually guided retreat offers you the time and opportunity to pay attention to God and to be more aware of God’s work in your life. It also gives the space to pray and to reflect on your life, to consider the decisions you have to make, and the priorities you want to set.

Residential price: £325.00
Non-residential option is not available

20 - 22 September
Friday - Sunday

Ignatian Life River Retreat

Leader: Emma and Glynn Moreton

our guided Ignatian Life River Retreat weekend will be based mainly on Ignatian Spirituality. it is an opportunity to explore and reflect upon our own personal stories and experiences....

Residential price: £165.00
Non-residential price: £90.00

23 - 27 September
Monday - Friday

A Beauty from Ashes retreat

Leader: Jennifer Rees Larcombe

Come and engage with Jesus and find healing for difficult questions, disappointment and hidden pain. With an opportunity for one-to-one prayer ministry from Jen and the Beauty from Ashes team.

Residential price: £355.00
Non-residential price: £205.00

30 Sep - 4 October
Monday - Friday

`Seeing` the song of nature

Leader: Viv Walkington

A retreat for anyone who likes painting in watercolour, and for anyone who loves to capture God`s wonderful creation using creative expression. Artist, Elizabeth Kincaid said, ‘Before you can paint, you need to understand drawing. Before you can draw you need to understand seeing’....

Residential price: £310.00
Non-residential price: £140.00

October 2019

9 - 13 October
Wednesday - Sunday

Finding Your Purpose – Become Energised

Leader: Jenny Butter

What does God want me to do with my life? This is a common question asked and one that many people want answered. Within each of us is a desire to lead purposeful and fulfilling lives in which we feel energised, yet often it can be hard to know what that is specifically.

Residential price: £370.00
Non-residential price: £210.00

14 - 18 October
Monday - Friday

A Journey into Silence

Leaders: Revd Peter Doodes and Fiona Bower

It’s not totally silent (!) but please read on. Silence is a rare commodity in today’s world, but the need for silence in order to contact and communicate with God is a fact, and here that opportunity will arise. You will be doing all of this without the constant pressures of an ever-nagging news media doing their calculated level best to wrench your thoughts and minds from what is really important in your life. Therefore, so we can all take advantage of what we have learned, each day of this retreat will be a separate journey into silence.

Residential price: £298.00
Non-residential price: £140.00

21 October
Monday

Pilgrimage

Leader: Mandy Callf

It’s thought a good idea to regularly take time out, stop, take a look at where we are in life – both in the everyday stuff and the internal or ‘spiritual’ stuff. And isn’t that how it feels sometimes – just far too much stuff and somewhere I am lost within it all?

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £35.00

25 - 27 October
Friday - Sunday

Living with loss following bereavement

Leader: Abi May

This is a gentle retreat for people of all ages (over 18) who have suffered loss through bereavement. It is faith-based from a Christian perspective. The goal is finding courage and hope as we continue our life’s journey. The retreat is suitable for widows and widowers, bereaved parents and siblings, those who have lost parents or close family members, or those who have suffered multiple losses. Come and join with others who have also experienced life-changing loss.

Residential price: £225.00
Non-residential price: £150.00

November 2019

11 - 15 November
Monday - Friday

4 night Individually Guided Retreat

Leader: Dilys Threshie

An individually guided retreat offers you the time and opportunity to pay attention to God and to be more aware of God’s work in your life. It also gives the space to pray and to reflect on your life, to consider the decisions you have to make, and the priorities you want to set.

Residential price: £325.00
Non-residential option is not available

13 November
Wednesday

Hearts on Fire

Leaders: Marilyn Baker and Tracy Williamson

Through the music and teaching of Marilyn Baker and Tracy Williams. This will be a day on understanding the Father`s heart. There will be teaching, worship and times for 1-1 prayer with the team. Drinks will be available, but no lunch will be provided so PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £15.00

December 2019

2 December
Monday

Quarterly Day of Prayer

Quarterly Day of Prayer for the spreading of God’s love across the world hosted by Judy Acheson and Chris Doust. Come and join Judy and Chris for a day of prayer for the worldwide Mission community. No charge but donations towards a light lunch would be appreciated.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: TBC