Individual Guided Retreat

Individual Guided Retreats can be arranged subject to availability of accommodation and retreat guide.

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Venue: The Briery Retreat Centre
Date: Wednesday 1st June 2016, to Wednesday 8th June 2016

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“Faith, Hope & Love, And the Greatest of these is Love” (1 Cor 13.13)

May steadfast faith sustain us And hope made firm in you The love that we have wasted O God of love renew

Leader(s): Bishop John Crowley

Venue: The Briery Retreat Centre
Date: Wednesday 1st June 2016, to Wednesday 8th June 2016

(3.00pm arrival, 1st June – departing after breakfast 8th June)

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Dreams - The Gateway to our Depths

Exploring the way that dreams can unlock the deeper desires and inclinations of our souls.

Leader(s): Adrian Scott, author and poet

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Saturday 11th June 2016, 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

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Stolen lives

Paul will perform material from the collaborative project ‘Stolen lives’. ‘Stolen Lives' is a thought-provoking, creative new project which looks at the issues of historical and contemporary slavery through a combination of music, songs, words, images, film and animation .The aim is to raise awareness of modern-day slavery, human trafficking and trans-global child labour issues, thereby helping to inform today’s (and tomorrow’s) campaigners by providing them with a vibrant and engaging tool to help fight modern slavery. Paul will also perform other pieces of his work.

Leader(s): Paul Field, musician and song/hymn writer

Venue: South Leeds Oasis at Hunslet Methodist Church
Date: Saturday 11th June 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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Voice Workshops

How can those in ministry use their voices well? Do you get to the end of Sunday with a tight throat? How do you project your voice? Our voices are a chief instrument of ministry. How can we look after them? Jenny Hill will help us in this session. Jenny retired last year as a parish priest of eight churches near Malton, but previously worked in the arts, trained as a singer at the London College of Music and worked as a teacher and a recitalist with special interest in Early Music.

Leader(s): Jenny Hill

Venue: Cherry Burton Church Hall
Date: Monday 13th June 2016, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

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Revelation For Celebration

For many Christians there seems almost no connection between our world and that of Revelation. This day challenges that perception by offering participants the chance to experience Revelation as it was originally intended – as a worship text. This approach not only helps with understanding what Revelation means, it also transforms the way we think about, and experience, contemporary worship. Sessions include: Revelation the Flatpack, Revelation the Worship Text, A full meal Eucharist,

Leader(s): Revd Alan Garrow, previously Tutor in New Testament Studies and Director of Studies on St Albans and Oxford Ministry Course, Vicar Theologian at Bath Abbey and is currently a visiting scholar at the University of Sheffield.

Venue: Clifton Parish Church, York
Date: Tuesday 14th June 2016, 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

A Study Day on the Book of Revelation

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Individual Guided Retreat

Individual Guided Retreats can be arranged subject to availability of accommodation and retreat guide

Leader(s): The Briery Team (18th-25th August Fr Paul Fletcher & The Briery Team)

Venue: The Briery Retreat Centre
Date: Wednesday 15th June 2016, to Wednesday 22nd June 2016

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Jesus reveals God as the merciful Abba

Finding the true image of God that fills us with joy, deep inner peace and security which enables us to be disciples of Jesus.

Leader(s): Fr John Fullenbach

Venue: The Briery Retreat Centre
Date: Wednesday 15th June 2016, to Monday 22nd February 2016

(3.30pm arrival 15th June – departing after breakfast, 22nd June)

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Voice Workshops

How can those in ministry use their voices well? Do you get to the end of Sunday with a tight throat? How do you project your voice? Our voices are a chief instrument of ministry. How can we look after them? Jenny Hill will help us in this session. Jenny retired last year as a parish priest of eight churches near Malton, but previously worked in the arts, trained as a singer at the London College of Music and worked as a teacher and a recitalist with special interest in Early Music.

Leader(s):

Venue: Sowerby Parochial Hall
Date: Wednesday 15th June 2016, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

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Quiet Garden Day

A day of calmness and time to reflect in the surroundings of the Mirfield site.

Leader(s): Fr Thomas Seville CR

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Thursday 16th June 2016, 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

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Voice Workshops

How can those in ministry use their voices well? Do you get to the end of Sunday with a tight throat? How do you project your voice? Our voices are a chief instrument of ministry. How can we look after them? Jenny Hill will help us in this session. Jenny retired last year as a parish priest of eight churches near Malton, but previously worked in the arts, trained as a singer at the London College of Music and worked as a teacher and a recitalist with special interest in Early Music.

Leader(s):

Venue: St Nicholas Dunnington Tower Room
Date: Monday 20th June 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

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Blood On The Church Carpet

If you want to cancel the evening service, rearrange all the home groups or take out the pews, or if you are seeking to develop a different church culture or are following a long-established ministry in a new post, here is a session to help you to think through the issues, understand the decision-making processes, gain a range of practical ideas and manage the changes better.

Leader(s): John Truscott - an independent church consultant and trainer who champions the ministry of ‘creative organisation’. He has spent over 30 years promoting the spiritual gifts of administration which God gives to his Church.

Venue: Stockton on the Forest Village Hall
Date: Thursday 30th June 2016, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Individual Guided Retreat

Individual Guided Retreats can be arranged subject to availability of accommodation and retreat guide.

Leader(s): The Briery Team (18th-25th August Fr Paul Fletcher & The Briery Team)

Venue: The Briery Retreat Centre
Date: Thursday 18th August 2016, to Thursday 25th August 2016

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