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A chance to join a 6-8 mile gentle ramble around the countryside immediately surrounding Shepherds Dene. Starting with a bacon butty at 9am, we will stop for a short eucharist before a packed lunch, and finish back at Shepherds Dene for afternoon tea.Find out more »
"Time management" is big business. This day is for those who want to gain a theological and spiritual perspective on time. We will look at what it means to be "busy" and how to prioritise amid the contested demands of ministry. Michael served as Dean in Sheffield and Durham Cathedrals before retiring in 2015. He has been a theological educator, a canon residentiary, and a parish priest in the Diocese of Newcastle. He lives with his wife in Northumberland and…Find out more »
Come along for a chat and crafting, times of quiet and worship. There will be a swap-shop, rummage bin and informal skills-sharing. Early booking advised. Elizabeth is a popular and experienced workshop and retreat leader and her current ministry is as a hospital chaplain.Find out more »
We all experience arid patches in our life. These are not just moments of crisis but times when everyday life can feel hard, the going tough and our faith all too perfunctory. Looking back at these can sometimes be moments of real growth, even though at the time they were not easy to experience. It would be crass to suggest there are simple solutions or easy escape routes but maybe some reflections are worth having in our personal survival toolkits. This retreat will…Find out more »
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