Life Issues

Given for Life: Exploring Our Motivational Gifts

14th Feb - 16th Feb 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £130

Growing in knowledge of ourselves goes hand-in-hand with growing in knowledge of God. This retreat offers a well-tested and well-received tool for understanding our ‘motivational gift.’   What is it that motivates our personality, choices, and relationships with others?   The teaching draws from a book of the same title and is based on Romans 12:1-8, verses […]

The Return Of The Prodigal

17th Feb - 20th Feb 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £195

This retreat, suitable for all ages, is an opportunity to reflect on the Prodigal story afresh, inspired by writings of Henri Nouwen and rooted in experiential learning in the here-and-now.

Part 2 – Finding God In Who You Are: An Exploration of Personality and Spirituality With the Help of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator

13th Mar - 15th Mar 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £130

This retreat course is open to anyone who has a confident knowledge of what their MBTI personality type is and would like to take their understanding further.
The retreat will cover “Type Dynamics” and will also apply this learning to further exploration of Christian spirituality, partly by touching on the themes of our lifelong journeys of development and the relationship between our conscious and our unconscious lives where, according to Jung, both our “Shadow” and “True Self” may be found.

Blessing People And Places

16th Mar - 19th Mar 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £195

The God of blessing created us to be channels of blessing to people and places. The retreat will explore the means, disciplines and resources that help us to be people of benediction whoever we are and wherever we find ourselves.

Life at the Edge of Empire

3rd Apr - 5th Apr 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £130

This retreat is for those asking, ‘how do we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land?’ and ‘how then shall we live?’ whilst living at the edge of ‘empire’. The empire is the system that we are part of, yet which we often feel alienated from. We will explore how to live faithfully within the […]

The Courage Of Vulnerability*

8th Jun - 11th Jun 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £195

Vulnerability is the core, the heart, the centre of meaningful human experiences…. It is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability and authenticity.  If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path.  ~Brené Brown […]

Motivational Gifts

17th Jul - 19th Jul 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £130

Growing in knowledge of ourselves goes hand-in-hand with growing in knowledge of God. This retreat offers a well-tested and well-received tool for understanding our ‘motivational gift.’   What is it that motivates our personality, choices, and relationships with others?   The teaching draws from a book of the same title and is based on Romans 12:1-8, verses […]

The Courage of Vulnerability*

14th Sep - 17th Sep 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £195

Vulnerability is the core, the heart, the centre of meaningful human experiences … It is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path. Brené […]

Celtic Saints: St. Brigid and Hospitality

18th Sep - 20th Sep 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £130

Saint Brigid became famous for many things, but most of all for her hospitality and welcome. We will learn more about Brigid and will explore together what a hospitality of home and a hospitality of heart might like look in our own lives.  

Rediscovering Sabbath

2nd Oct - 4th Oct 2020, Nether Springs
Suggested donation: £130

We live in a culture driven by constant activity and business. The thought of resting a whole day every week might even sound scary to us as we all are affected by the pressure to do and achieve. How can we learn to stop? What lies at the heart of God’s commandment and this ancient […]