Programme

June 2022

13 - 17 June
Monday - Friday

7 Ways to Pray

Leader: Amy Boucher Pye

Through prayer we can come into a deeper relationship with God - after all, He invites us to enjoy a living, loving relationship with Him. This retreat will explore seven ways to pray to foster this relationship, with each rooted in a time-tested practice.

Residential price: £520.00
Non-residential price: £340.00

20 - 24 June
Monday - Friday

Resting with the Healer

Leaders: Jill Hoffmann and Pat Marsh

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: £520.00
Non-residential price: £340.00

July 2022

4 - 7 July
Monday - Thursday

New Directions - July 2022

Leader: Jack and Sandra Telfer

This retreat is for mission partners who have returned to live in the UK or for an extended home assignment. The focus will be on helping `unpack` and understand the process of transition and change that is involved in re-entry, and to provide strategies to support the process with its many challenges.

Residential price: £380.00
Non-residential price: £245.00

16 - 24 July
Saturday - Sunday

8 Night IGR With Maureen Stringer and Chris Doust

Leaders: Maureen Stringer and Chris Doust

Come and deepen your relationship with God on this silent individually guided retreat (IGR). An IGR 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: £650.00
Non-residential option is not available

16 - 22 July
Saturday - Friday

6 Night IGR With Maureen Stringer and Chris Doust

Leaders: Maureen Stringer and Chris Doust

Come and deepen your relationship with God on this silent individually guided retreat (IGR). An IGR 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: £615.00
Non-residential option is not available

16 - 20 July
Saturday - Wednesday

4 Night IGR with Maureen Stringer and Chris Doust

Leaders: Maureen Stringer and Chris Doust

Come and deepen your relationship with God on this silent individually guided retreat (IGR). An IGR 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: £425.00
Non-residential option is not available

August 2022

8 - 12 August
Monday - Friday

Grace Space for mission partners

Leader: Jack and Sandra Telfer

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: £425.00
Non-residential price: £245.00

15 - 19 August
Monday - Friday

Creative Space

Leader: Jill Hoffmann

This retreat provides mainly undirected free personal space - a chance to `be` as well as create. Bring any creative project you would like to work on, whether art, writing, poetry, collage, music, photography or other craft...

Residential price: £425.00
Non-residential price: £245.00

29 Aug - 2 September
Monday - Friday

Contemplative Slow Stitching

Leader: Elizabeth Scott

In this Contemplative Slow Stitching retreat, we will take time to reflect on Scripture; to listen to what the Lord is saying, and to deepen our communication with him. Using pre-loved fabric, colourful threads and simple running stitches, we will quietly think and pray to allow the Lord to speak to us personally.

Residential price: £425.00
Non-residential price: £245.00

September 2022

12 - 16 September
Monday - Friday

Rooted and Grounded in Love

Leader: Tony Horsfall

This retreat will focus on helping participants become firmly convinced, at the core of their being, of their identity as God`s deeply loved children, in order to become great lovers of God and those they serve. The retreat will be based on material from David Benner`s book `Surrender to Love`, and will be directed specifically at mission partners, whether working overseas or in this country.

Residential price: £475.00
Non-residential price: £295.00

19 - 23 September
Monday - Friday

NEW: Watercolour Painting Techniques

Leader: Viv Walkington

Does your creative masterpiece always seem to be just beyond reach? Come and start the journey to its realisation here at Penhurst, painting in the medium of watercolour and learning techniques that will grow your skills and move you forward into greater creative freedom and mastery. Suitable for beginners and improvers.

Residential price: £425.00
Non-residential price: £245.00

26 - 30 September
Monday - Friday

Visio Divina: Divine seeing through the camera

Leader: Steve Radley

Discover the power of your [smartphone] camera to see God within the ordinary. This retreat is for anyone with a camera or smartphone and will help you discover the art of contemplative photography, using image as modern icons. The skills learnt can become part of your everyday spiritual exercise, helping you see God throughout the day, strengthen relationships and building spiritual and emotional resilience.

Residential price: £520.00
Non-residential price: £340.00

October 2022

3 - 6 October
Monday - Thursday

Encounters with Healing

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.

Residential price: £410.00
Non-residential price: £275.00

17 - 20 October
Monday - Thursday

Choosing Life: For people seeking new direction

Leader: Christopher Chapman

A retreat for those seeking a new direction in their lives. Choices face us within our relationships, work, and ministry. Sometimes we are aware of a specific choice that is ours to make; at other times what we recognise is the need for change, without seeing where this leads us. Sometimes events jolt us out of our former path and we don`t know how to respond.

Residential price: £380.00
Non-residential price: £245.00

31 Oct - 4 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: £425.00
Non-residential option is not available

November 2022

14 - 18 November
Monday - Friday

Encountering Jesus the Healer

Leaders: Jennifer Rees Larcombe and Carol Bostock

A Beauty from Ashes healing retreat focusing on deep inner healing. The retreat will include worship, teaching and opportunity for one-to-one prayer ministry with Jen and Carol from the Beauty from Ashes team.

Residential price: £475.00
Non-residential price: £295.00

21 - 24 November
Monday - Thursday

New Directions - Nov 2022

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: £380.00
Non-residential price: £245.00

28 Nov - 1 December
Monday - Thursday

Dipping Your Toe into Retreat and Silence

Leader: Dawn Pointing

New to retreats and silence, but feeling drawn to have one? This is for you - a gentle introduction. All are very welcome, faith or no faith, to take time out to simply be, to rest and reflect.

Residential price: £360.00
Non-residential option is not available

December 2022

6 December
Tuesday

Advent: It`s a Wonderful Life

Leader: Rev Peter Doodes

A day based on the film `It`s a Wonderful Life`. The film centres on George Bailey, who gave up his personal dreams in order to help others by running his father`s small community bank, and so protect the community of Bedford Falls from a greedy businessman.

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

7 December
Wednesday

Advent: Let it slow

Leader: Fiona Bower

The day will take inspiration from Stephen Cottrell`s book about Advent entitled "Let it slow". The book looks at the "frazzled and fragmented" people many of us become at Christmas and suggests ways to make sense of it all and to live in a more holistic way. Using music, prayer and discussion we will explore ways of journeying through Advent fruitfully.

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

8 December
Thursday

Advent: A Certainty in Uncertain Times

Leader: Nicci Gagel

Advent celebrates the certainty of the coming of the Saviour of the world. This retreat day will offer space and time to reflect and meditate on what this certainty means for you in this season.

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