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February 2017
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‘A More Christ-like God – A More Beautiful Gospel’ – Shrove Tuesday Quiet Day – The Rt Revd Roger Morris

Tuesday, 28th February @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Jesus gives us a picture of God as a merciful and hospitable father who wins us by love rather than threats, who accepts and adores us while we’re still a mess, and who sees us as we are and heals us with hugs rather than blows. As we begin the penitential season of Lent, this day will help ensure that we do so with the safety net of God’s love and grace firmly in place. Download a Booking Form by clicking on Event Title above and…

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March 2017
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‘Calm in the Storm’ – Quiet Day – The Ven Elwin Cockett

Thursday, 16th March @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

From the Olympic Park to Harwich, Stansted, Southend and Tilbury, our diocese is one of the busiest places in the world. Archdeacon Elwin looks at how we find the ‘still small voice of calm’ amidst the pressures and demands of life in East London and Essex. Download a Booking Form by clicking on Event Title above and then clicking here.

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April 2017
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Holy Week Quiet Days

Monday, 10th April - Wednesday, 12th April

See the separate details for each of the Quiet Days for Holy Week. Have you considered staying overnight at the House for more than one of this Holy Weeks Quiet Days? Please contact the office to enquire further re availability and cost. Download a Booking Form by clicking on Event Title above and then clicking here.

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Holy Week Quiet Day – The Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell

Monday, 10th April @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

A day reflecting on the Easter story itself and responding imaginatively to the things Jesus said. Bring a notebook and a Bible. Download a Booking Form by clicking on Event Title above and then clicking here.

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‘I am the bread of life . . .’ (John 6 : 35) – Holy Week Quiet Day – The Ven Elizabeth Snowden

Tuesday, 11th April @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Reflections on scripture, drawing on poetry, prose and art. Download a Booking Form by clicking on Event Title above and then clicking here.

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‘The Teacher says, “My time is near” (Matthew 26.18)’ – Holy Week Quiet Day – The Revd Canon Martin Wood

Wednesday, 12th April @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Walking the Way of the Cross with Matthew’s Gospel. How do we approach God in this holiest of weeks? What does it mean to ‘take up our cross’?’ How can the Passion, as it is told in Matthew’s Gospel help us on that road? Download a Booking Form by clicking on Event Title above and then clicking here.

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May 2017
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‘Desert Island Hymns’ – Quiet Day – The Revd Ruth Patten

Thursday, 11th May @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

A chance to explore how hymns shape faith and how our favourite hymns and songs have played a role in our faith journey.  Together we will reflect on the formative influence of hymns and songs and how they sustain our inner, personal lives.  We will also consider how they sustain our corporate lives as communities of faith and how we respond and act because of what we believe. Download a Booking Form by clicking on Event Title above and then…

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June 2017
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‘Five Biddings for Prayer’ – Evelyn Underhill Quiet Day – The Revd Canon Edward Carter

Thursday, 15th June @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Evelyn Underhill led many retreats at Pleshey, and kept a book of prayers and biddings which she added to over the years. This Quiet Day will draw upon five particular biddings that she used, as a way of reflecting on the purpose and practice of Christian prayer. Download a Booking Form by clicking on Event Title above and then clicking here.

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July 2017
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CANCELLED – CARM Painting & Prayer Quiet Day

Saturday, 8th July @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

THIS QUIET DAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED. A day to explore, and to grow in your relationship with God, through the use of creative art. A day for the experienced or beginner. Download a Booking Form by clicking on Event Title above and then clicking here.

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Garden Quiet Day – Val Tyler (Gardener) & The Revd Caroline Brown

Thursday, 13th July @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

The garden at Pleshey is a wonderful oasis and place of peace. How can we learn from the garden what we need to be focusing on in our own rhythm of life? Sometimes we can feel like we are out of kilter and this will be a space to pause and reflect and notice what God is up to, to learn from the garden what is flourishing in the garden of our own lives, and what needs attention. How can…

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