Programme

May 2018

21 - 25 May
Monday - Friday

Refresh Your Soul

Leader: Tony Horsfall

This retreat is for anyone in some form of full-time ministry, at home or overseas. Such a calling will not only be busy but involve a lot of giving out to others. The demands of ministry can leave us feeling drained and spiritually dry, which is why it is essential to practice soul care Ė to look after our inner life.

Residential price: £320.00
Non-residential price: £220.00

25 May
Friday

Clay and Canvas

Leader: Emma Moreton

This Relax Play and Create retreat will be in two parts.The first half of the day is the "Clay" element which will involve a reflective exercise on ďgratitudeĒ. The second part of the day will focus on completing a "Canvas" painting. This can sound daunting but it is a wonderful activity for complete beginners!

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £30.00

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

4 - 6 June
Monday - Wednesday

Finding peace in Godís creation

Leader: Dominic Couzens

This retreat is all about noticing and appreciating God's creation. Enjoy walking around the beautiful countryside of the Sussex High Weald with Dominic as your nature guide. He will identify birds and other flora and fauna as you walk together. Combine that with some delicious meals at the Centre and an evening meditation to finish off the day.

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

15 June
Friday

Painting Nature's details in Watercolour

Leader: Viv Walkington

Come and enjoy a day's painting in the beautiful surroundings of Penhurst! It doesn't matter if you are a beginner or more experienced, because with watercolour there is always a new joy to be found and shared.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £30.00

23 Jun - 1 July
Saturday - Sunday

8 Night Silent IGR with Maureen Stringer

Leader: Maureen Stringer

An individually guided retreat offers you the time and opportunity to pay attention to God and to be more aware of Godís 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: £535.00
Non-residential option is not available

23 - 29 June
Saturday - Friday

6 Night Silent IGR with Maureen Stringer

Leader: Maureen Stringer

An individually guided retreat offers you the time and opportunity to pay attention to God and to be more aware of Godís 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: £425.00
Non-residential option is not available

23 - 27 June
Saturday - Wednesday

4 Night Silent IGR with Maureen Stringer

Leader: Maureen Stringer

An individually guided retreat offers you the time and opportunity to pay attention to God and to be more aware of Godís 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: £305.00
Non-residential option is not available

July 2018

2 July
Monday

Quarterly Day of Prayer

Quarterly Day of Prayer for the spreading of Godís 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 July
Monday - Friday

Creative Space

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.

Residential price: £280.00
Non-residential price: £120.00

9 - 12 July
Monday - Thursday

Tending the Garden of Our Soul

Leader: Christine Strohmeier

The Bible often uses metaphors taken from the natural world to describe the inner journey we take as we walk through life. What does working the soil, planting, growing and harvesting teach us about cultivating the garden of our soul?

Residential price: £225.00
Non-residential price: £130.00

13 July
Friday

Wet Felt 2

Leader: Emma Moreton

Wet Felting for complete beginners to the more experienced. We will go through the basics of wet felting, and for those wanting to experiment a bit we will add other elements. Wet felting is relaxing but also requires a bit of upper body exertion and strong hands! Please bring an apron and a rolling pin.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £30.00

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

16 - 19 July
Monday - Thursday

An invitation to Trust and Transformation :

Leader: Mags Duggan

A retreat for overseas mission partners and full-time UK Christian Workers providing teaching from Mags followed by silent reflection as well as the chance to share, rest, feel supported and gain encouragement for our particular journey with God.

Residential price: £280.00
Non-residential price: £170.00

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 otherís lives.

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

23 July
Monday

Jewellery Making and Pyrography

Leader: Liz and Andy Cottingham

Discover the joy of simple jewellery making or explore the art of pyrography - burning the designs onto wood.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £25.00

24 - 27 July
Tuesday - Friday

Debriefing Retreat for singles and couples

Leaders: Richard and Storm Hann and Doug and Jackie Wakeling

*****10% discount applies if your organisation is a member of GLOBAL CONNECTIONS and, if you are funding your stay yourself and would struggle to pay the full amount we will accept whatever you can prayerfully afford***** Contact the office to book: 01424 892088 OR info@penhurst.org.uk if you are not paying the full amount. Come and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of Penhurst Retreat Centre as part of your home assignment Or re-entry and take the opportunity to receive a personal debrief.

Residential price: £245.00
Non-residential option is not available

30 Jul - 3 August
Monday - Friday

4 Night Silent IGR for Women

Leader: Susan Oakes

An individually guided retreat offers you the time and opportunity to pay attention to God and to be more aware of Godís 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: £305.00
Non-residential option is not available

August 2018

13 - 16 August
Monday - Thursday

NEW DIRECTIONS

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: £290.00
Non-residential price: £190.00

19 - 24 August
Sunday - Friday

5 Night Silent IGR with Dawn Pointing

Leader: Dawn Pointing

An individually guided retreat offers you the time and opportunity to pay attention to God and to be more aware of Godís 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: £395.00
Non-residential option is not available

September 2018

1 September
Saturday

PENHURST OPEN DAY

Leader: Bp Richard Jackson

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

3 September
Monday

Creating Flowers with Crepe Paper

Leader: Viv Walkington

If you like flowers and enjoy making things with paper, then this is for you! Using Crepe paper, glue and wire, we will construct with the use of templates, some paper flowers. You will be learning how to shape, cut and connect the paper to wires and end up with realistic looking specimens. There will be lots of advice on how to use a variety of materials and different types and weights of paper available to you. Making flowers in crepe paperí is a suitable activity for all stages of ability.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £30.00

5 - 7 September
Wednesday - Friday

The Time Lord - Who?

Leader: Revd Steve Clark

In our frenetic world itís worth pausing to take note of how The Timeless One operates.

Residential price: £180.00
Non-residential price: £110.00

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

17 - 21 September
Monday - Friday

A 'Beauty From Ashes' Retreat

Leaders: Jennifer Rees Larcombe and Carol Bostock

A time for people who want to engage with Jesus and find healing for difficult questions, disappointment and hidden pain. With an opportunity for one-to-one prayer ministry with Jen or Carol.

Residential price: £325.00
Non-residential price: £195.00

24 - 28 September
Monday - Friday

Four Night Silent IGR for Beginners

Leader: Maureen Stringer

For those who haven't been on a silent guided retreat before. This retreat will give you an opportunity to try out an Individually Guided Silent Retreat in a supportive environment.

Residential price: £305.00
Non-residential option is not available

30 Sep - 3 October
Sunday - Wednesday

Joy, Brokenness and Mission

Leaders: Rick Grose Liz Cox, and Val Smith

This retreat is open to all but will be especially relevant to those in leadership,missionaries on furlough and those processing mid-life transition issues. Led by Liz Cox and Val Smith from Transformational Leadership Centre and Rick Grose.

Residential price: £230.00
Non-residential price: £115.00

October 2018

4 October
Thursday

Ignation Life River

Leader: Emma and Glynn Moreton

Ignatian Life RiverĒ creative day. Led by Emma and Glyn Moreton Ė Founders of Kasama Ė Creating Safe Spaces. This is both a reflective and creative day using a mixture of set questions, creativity, silence (30 minutes), personal reflection, and where appropriate, small group discussion.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £30.00

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

15 October
Monday

Quarterly Day of Prayer

Quarterly Day of Prayer for the spreading of Godís 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

15 - 19 October
Monday - Friday

4 Night Silent IGR Rooted and Established in Love

Leader: Dilys Threshie

An individually guided retreat offers you the time and opportunity to pay attention to God and to be more aware of Godís 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: £305.00
Non-residential option is not available

19 - 21 October
Friday - Sunday

Seeing in the dark

Leader: Christopher Chapman

Meeting God in times of struggle and difficulty. Life is joyful, beautiful and a rich blessing, but also difficult, painful and mysterious. This retreat will draw on imagery from the Christian spiritual tradition to explore the part struggle plays within human growth and our experience of God.

Residential price: £210.00
Non-residential price: £130.00

22 October
Monday

Jewellery Making and Pyrography

Leader: Liz and Andy Cottingham

Discover the joy of simple jewellery making or explore the art of pyrography - burning the designs onto wood.

Residential price: £25.00
Non-residential option is not available

24 October
Wednesday

The life and works of Charles Raven

Leader: Reverend Clive Woodward

Remembering the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, reflect on the life of this Anglican preacher and Army chaplain.

Residential option is not available
Non-residential price: £25.00