Programme

May 2021

26 May
Wednesday

Retiring Well (Online via Zoom - 4/6)

Leader: Helen Calder

FULLY BOOKED - A monthly course over six months, for those approaching retirement and for those who have finished full time work in the last year. Retirement is a time of significant change for people: it is a journey rather than an event, with many topics to think though. Session 4/6.

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

June 2021

21 - 25 June
Monday - Friday

Resting with the Healer

Leaders: Jill Hoffmann and Pat Marsh

FULLY BOOKED - PLEASE CONTACT US TO JOIN THE WAITING LIST. A healing retreat: Rest for the weary, nourishment for the soul, care for the burdened. Does any of this sound like something you might value? Come and immerse yourself in the transformative love of God through guided scriptural meditations, image and symbolism, music and stillness.

Residential price: £435.00
Non-residential option is not available

23 June
Wednesday

Retiring Well (Online via Zoom - 5/6)

Leader: Helen Calder

FULLY BOOKED - A monthly course over six months, for those approaching retirement and for those who have finished full time work in the last year. Retirement is a time of significant change for people: it is a journey rather than an event, with many topics to think though. Session 5/6.

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

July 2021

5 - 8 July
Monday - Thursday

Mission debrief: Singles and Couples

Leaders: Doug and Jackie Wakeling and Wania Honman

Come and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of Penhurst Retreat Centre as part of your home assignment or re-entry to the UK and take the opportunity to receive a personal debrief.

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

19 - 23 July
Monday - Friday

Explore your Creativity through Watercolour

Leader: Viv Walkington

Creativity is a gift from God, so in the relaxing atmosphere of Penhurst you will be able to focus your creativity on working up a painting (or paintings) of your own choice in the medium of watercolour.

Residential price: £335.00
Non-residential price: £175.00

26 - 30 July
Monday - Friday

Grace Space for mission partners

Leader: Jack and Sandra Telfer

FULLY BOOKED - ADDITIONAL PLACES MAY BE AVAILABLE NEARER THE TIME, SUBJECT TO THE EASING OF COVID RESTRICTIONS. CONTACT US TO JOIN THE WAITING LIST. An extended version of Jack & Sandra`s popular Grace Space retreat specifically for those involved with overseas mission. An opportunity to step aside to be with `the God of all grace`, to meet with him where we really are in our life and ministry and to receive the deep refreshment that only he can give.

Residential price: £375.00
Non-residential price: £210.00

August 2021

16 - 19 August
Monday - Thursday

New Directions - August 2021

Leader: Jack and Sandra Telfer

This retreat/workshop is for full-time Christian workers returning to the UK after ministry overseas or for an extended home assignment. It provides an opportunity to `unpack` the transition process and issues around adjustment in a context of group discussion, reflection and prayer within the beautiful setting of the retreat centre.

Residential price: £330.00
Non-residential price: £215.00

September 2021

13 September
Monday

Living in Covenant with God

Leader: Alison Marchant

This relaxed, interactive, day will focus on the historic idea of covenant and what it means to be in a covenant relationship with God Himself. It is an opportunity to at least begin to explore the depth of God`s amazing faithfulness to us and to His promises.

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

20 September
Monday

Broken but Blessed

Leader: Rebekah Domer of the Darvell Bruderhof Community

The past year or more has been fraught with pain, fear, sickness and death. Each of our lives has been touched by COVID and the three national lockdowns. Some may have had COVID themselves, others lost loved ones. How can we allow ourselves to be transformed through our pain, grief and loss, thus becoming a blessing to others?

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

22 - 25 September
Wednesday - Saturday

Women in Leadership Silent IGR

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: £345.00
Non-residential option is not available

27 Sep - 1 October
Monday - Friday

Seeing with the Eyes of your Heart

Leader: Steve Radley

Discover the joy of using your smartphone or camera to centre in the present moment revealing the fulness of life. This retreat will facilitate the creativity of image to speak into our life, allowing us to discover new meaning and possibilities.

Residential price: £465.00
Non-residential price: £310.00

29 September
Wednesday

Retiring Well (Online via Zoom - 6/6)

Leader: Helen Calder

FULLY BOOKED - A monthly course over six months, for those approaching retirement and for those who have finished full time work in the last year. Retirement is a time of significant change for people: it is a journey rather than an event, with many topics to think though. Session 6/6.

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

October 2021

11 - 16 October
Monday - Saturday

5 night IGR with Dawn Pointing

Leader: Dawn Pointing

Come and deepen your relationship with God on this silent IGR. 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: £490.00
Non-residential option is not available

18 - 21 October
Monday - Thursday

A Way in the Wilderness

Leader: Christopher Chapman

Where does the wilderness lie? Where might we find it? Not only in sand and rock. It stretches between ending and beginning; between loss of meaning and its recovery; between awareness of deep longing and finding that which we long for; between questioning and the start of understanding. In the Bible the wilderness is also a place of encounter with God, where we learn to understand ourselves afresh.

Residential price: £340.00
Non-residential price: £220.00

November 2021

1 - 5 November
Monday - Friday

4 night IGR with Dilys Threshie

Leader: Dilys Threshie

Come and deepen your relationship with God on this silent IGR. 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: £395.00
Non-residential option is not available

8 - 12 November
Monday - Friday

Jesus the Healer

Leaders: Jennifer Rees Larcombe and Carol Bostock

FULLY BOOKED. 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: £385.00
Non-residential option is not available

22 - 24 November
Monday - Wednesday

Pause: Become more effective in leadership

Leader: Steve Radley

Learn how to use your smartphone or camera to become less busy and more effective in leadership. It`s easy to be busy, far harder to be effective!

Residential price: £265.00
Non-residential price: £175.00

29 Nov - 2 December
Monday - Thursday

New Directions - Nov-Dec 2021

Leader: Jack and Sandra Telfer

This retreat/workshop is for full-time Christian workers returning to the UK after ministry overseas or for an extended home assignment. It provides an opportunity to `unpack` the transition process and issues around adjustment in a context of group discussion, reflection and prayer within the beautiful setting of the retreat centre.

Residential price: £330.00
Non-residential price: £215.00

February 2022

14 - 17 February
Monday - Thursday

Restore, Refresh, Recharge!

Leader: Jack and Sandra Telfer

As we enter a new year this is an opportunity to lean back into the Lord - meet him where we are and receive his love, grace and strength as we continue our journey with him.

Residential price: £295.00
Non-residential price: £175.00

April 2022

24 - 28 April
Sunday - Thursday

Narnia, Middle Earth and God`s Creation

Leader: Andy Swinford

On this retreat we shall explore together and alone God`s wonderful creation, drawing inspiration from the Bible and from the stories of C S Lewis and J R R Tolkien (no prior knowledge needed!).

Residential price: £320.00
Non-residential price: £195.00