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May 2018

Open Day

Monday, 7th May, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and visit the Retreat House and gardens, have lunch outside (weather permitting) and enjoy the many craft stalls (some new for this year) that we have invited along for the day.

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September 2018

Useful information for Retreats and Quiet Days

Saturday, 1st September, 2018 - Tuesday, 31st December, 2019

Prices shown represent shared facility / ensuite rooms. Quiet Days – arrival is from 9:30am for a 10:00am start. Lunch is normally provided and the day finishes around 4:00pm with Tea/Coffee and biscuits. Retreats – arrival is from 5:00pm on the first day – unless by prior agreement. The welcome session starts 30 minutes before supper on the first evening. Departure is by 2:00pm at the latest on the final day. Morning Prayers are led by our Chaplains at 9:00am with…

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October 2018

Celtic Reflections

Saturday, 20th October, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
£28

An opportunity to spend time reflecting on God's word and creation with an influence from the early Celtic church. Revd Graham Dowling is the Vicar of St Patricks, Barking. Since early 2017 he has also fulfilled the role as Chaplain at The House of Retreat, leading a team of approximately 16 day chaplains. Follow this link to download a Booking Form.

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January 2019

Dawn of a New Year

Friday, 4th January, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - Sunday, 6th January, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
£120 – £135

This is an opportunity to spend time in prayer at the start of this New Year; for the House of Retreat and all who will connect here in 2019. There will be some prayer stations around the house focusing on specific subjects. for your own year ahead and all that lies before you. Morning Prayers at 9:00am, Midday Prayers at 12:15pm and Night Prayer at 8:30pm will all be held in the Chapel. There is the option to call in…

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February 2019

Jesus in the Gospels

Friday, 8th February, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - Sunday, 10th February, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
£155 – £171

Dave will take a fresh look at Jesus in the gospels, drawing on stories and visuals, inspiring us to keep moving on with the Creator God who understands us. Dave Hopwood is a writer, speaker and Bible communicator. He loves communicating the Bible and the Christian faith using contemporary media, humour and stories. He is author of a series of books retelling the Bible including The Shed, The Bloke’s Bible and Film & Faith. He speaks at various places here, there and everywhere…

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March 2019

Friends’ Day

Saturday, 9th March, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
The House of Retreat CM3 1HA United Kingdom

An opportunity for the Friends of Pleshey to spend time with each other. Please bring something for the 'bring and share' lunch. The House will provide desserts - please confirm attendance in advance with the office for catering purposes.

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May 2019

Open Day

Monday, 6th May, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You are invited to come and visit the Retreat House and gardens, have lunch outside (weather permitting) and enjoy the numerous stalls (some new for this year) that have been invited for the day. This is the major fundraising day of the year for the House and the Friends and is always a wonderful day of fellowship for new and old visitors. Entry is free, although a donation to the funds is always appreciated.

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July 2019

Friends’ Day

Saturday, 20th July, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
The House of Retreat CM3 1HA United Kingdom

An opportunity for the Friends of Pleshey to spend time with each other. Please bring something for the 'bring and share' lunch. The House will provide desserts - please confirm attendance in advance with the office for catering purposes.

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October 2019

The Romantic God – Friends of Pleshey Quiet Day (open to all)

Tuesday, 22nd October, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
The House of Retreat CM3 1HA United Kingdom
£29

A reflection on prayer. Embracing God's love in prayer. Bishop Trevor Mwamba is Vicar of Barking, St Margaret's, and Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Chelmsford, he was formerly Bishop of Botswana.

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November 2019

Friends’ Day

Saturday, 2nd November, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
The House of Retreat CM3 1HA United Kingdom

An opportunity for the Friends of Pleshey to spend time with each other. Please bring something for the 'bring and share' lunch. The House will provide desserts - please confirm attendance in advance with the office for catering purposes.

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