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May 2021

God 4 Singles – part 1: The Invitation

Saturday, 1st May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online
£10

Whether you are unmarried, widowed, divorced, separated or just plain single, come and discover God as companion and friend. Sheila says “I will be focusing on encountering God, listening to what he has to say to us: as singles, we can often focus on what we don’t have, rather than what God is saying. The reflection and sharing time should open up possibilities to reflect on how singleness can be actually of benefit at this time. If we choose to…

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Women in the Bible 1

Wednesday, 5th May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online
£10

An imaginative exploration of some of the women of the New and Old Testament, their characters, their situations and their encounters with God and Jesus. Taking two characters a session, Sarah will draw lines between these women and modern day experiences. What do these women have to say to us, men and women of faith today? Sarah Wilson is a lay preacher in the URC church, works as Acting Assistant Manager at the Retreat House and broadcasts regular reflections on…

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Oasis for the caring professions

Friday, 14th May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online
£10

Simply an opportunity for those who taken such good care of all of us over the past year to be fed. Three sessions providing an oasis for reflection on a variety of themes. Sessions will be led by spiritual directors and companions with a caring background, either in the NHS or another caring profession. Julia Sheffield  was a physiotherapist before she became ordained. She was lead Chaplain at Broomfield Hospital until retirement last year. She is a Spiritual Director and…

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God 4 Singles – Part 2: Following

Saturday, 15th May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online
£10

Whether you are unmarried, widowed, divorced, separated or just plain single, come and discover God as companion and friend. Sheila says “I will be focusing on encountering God, listening to what he has to say to us: as singles, we can often focus on what we don’t have, rather than what God is saying. The reflection and sharing time should open up possibilities to reflect on how singleness can be actually of benefit at this time. If we choose to…

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God 4 Singles – Part 3: Meeting

Saturday, 29th May @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online
£10

Whether you are unmarried, widowed, divorced, separated or just plain single, come and discover God as companion and friend. Sheila says “I will be focusing on encountering God, listening to what he has to say to us: as singles, we can often focus on what we don’t have, rather than what God is saying. The reflection and sharing time should open up possibilities to reflect on how singleness can be actually of benefit at this time. If we choose to…

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June 2021

Women in the Bible 2

Wednesday, 2nd June @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online
£10

An imaginative exploration of some of the women of the New and Old Testament, their characters, their situations and their encounters with God and Jesus. Taking two characters a session, Sarah will draw lines between these women and modern day experiences. What do these women have to say to us, men and women of faith today? Sarah Wilson is a lay preacher in the URC church, works as Acting Assistant Manager at the Retreat House and broadcasts regular reflections on…

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Oasis for the caring professions

Tuesday, 8th June @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online
£10

Simply an opportunity for those who taken such good care of all of us over the past year to be fed. Three sessions providing an oasis for reflection on a variety of themes. Sessions will be led by spiritual directors and companions with a caring background, either in the NHS or another caring profession. Speaker yet to be arranged. To book: email retreathouse@chelmsford.anglican.org

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God 4 Singles – Part 4: Listening

Saturday, 12th June @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online
£10

Whether you are unmarried, widowed, divorced, separated or just plain single, come and discover God as companion and friend. Sheila says “I will be focusing on encountering God, listening to what he has to say to us: as singles, we can often focus on what we don’t have, rather than what God is saying. The reflection and sharing time should open up possibilities to reflect on how singleness can be actually of benefit at this time. If we choose to…

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A Celebration of Evelyn Underhill

Monday, 14th June @ 10:00 am - Friday, 18th June @ 4:00 pm
Online

Have the courage to take your spiritual temperature ?  Join us for a Celebration of Evelyn Underhill. June 15th, 2021 marks the 80th anniversary of the death of Evelyn Underhill. She was a remarkable woman, author and theologian. A leading authority on prayer - she challenged the leaders of the church to take their spiritual temperature and she challenges us today to do the same. Leave behind turbulence and conflict for a week of nourishment. The Diocesan Retreat House at…

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July 2021

Women in the Bible 3

Wednesday, 7th July @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online
£10

An imaginative exploration of some of the women of the New and Old Testament, their characters, their situations and their encounters with God and Jesus. Taking two characters a session, Sarah will draw lines between these women and modern day experiences. What do these women have to say to us, men and women of faith today? Sarah Wilson is a lay preacher in the URC church, works as Acting Assistant Manager at the Retreat House and broadcasts regular reflections on…

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