Clare of Assisi: Daughter of Light

A spring day of reflection on the life and spirituality of the companion of St Francis, with music and prayer.

Leader(s): Katharine Cheney

Venue: The Briery Retreat Centre
Date: Thursday 1st May 2014, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Exploring Anglicanism

This course provides an opportunity to explore how the life and worship of our parish churches are part of a broad tradition within the world church, which now after the Roman Catholic Church is the most extensive across the globe.

Where does Anglicanism come from?
Leader(s): Revd Dr Rowena Pailing

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Thursday 1st May 2014, 7:15 pm to 9:10 pm

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Open Door Retreat

A programme of nine weekly meetings, based on the spiritual exercises of St Ignatius.

Session 1
Leader(s): Beryl Turton and Revd Brenda Lofthouse

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Friday 2nd May 2014, 9:45 am to 11:45 am

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Story Telling as Mission: the place of story in sharing the gospel

In a departure from the usual theological reading day, come along and hear Yorkshire based children’s writer Daniel Ingram-Brown talk about the place of story in sharing the gospel and gain some insights into how you might use this in your own ministry. More about the author can be seen at www.danielingrambrown.co.uk, where you can also read details of his latest book, The Firebird Chronicles: Rise of the Shadow Stealers, (John Hunt Publishing, 2013). Daniel is currently Chair of the Leeds Big Bookend Festival.

Leader(s): Daniel Ingram-Brown, author & theatre producer

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Tuesday 6th May 2014, 9:30 am to 4:16 pm

EARLY BOOKING ADVISABLE!

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Exploring Anglicanism

This course provides an opportunity to explore how the life and worship of our parish churches are part of a broad tradition within the world church, which now after the Roman Catholic Church is the most extensive across the globe.

Discipleship: Scripture, Tradition, Reason
Leader(s): Revd Dr Stephen Spencer

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Thursday 8th May 2014, 7:15 pm to 9:10 pm

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Open Door Retreat

A programme of nine weekly meetings, based on the spiritual exercises of St Ignatius.

Session 2
Leader(s): Beryl Turton and Revd Brenda Lofthouse

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Friday 9th May 2014, 9:45 am to 11:45 am

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Exploring Anglicanism

This course provides an opportunity to explore how the life and worship of our parish churches are part of a broad tradition within the world church, which now after the Roman Catholic Church is the most extensive across the globe.

Book of Common Prayer, Common Worship, and Charismatic
Leader(s): Revd Canon Andi Hofbauer

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Thursday 15th May 2014, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

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Open Door Retreat

A programme of nine weekly meetings, based on the spiritual exercises of St Ignatius.

Session 3
Leader(s): Beryl Turton and Revd Brenda Lofthouse

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Friday 16th May 2014, 9:45 am to 11:45 am

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Jesus and Discipleship: 6 day Preached Retreat

We look at four key ways that discipleship begins in the four Gospels - commanded, called, attracted, introduced. Which of these connects with our own story?

Leader(s): Fr Denis McBride

Venue: The Briery Retreat Centre
Date: Wednesday 21st May 2014, to Wednesday 28th May 2014

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Making Religious Sense of Contemporary Art

Some of today’s art, while no longer seeking specifically to represent the Christian story, still contains much that can speak to our own Christian thinking, experience and spirituality.

Leader(s): Graham Howes, Emeritus Fellow Trinity Hall, Cambridge; Trustee of ACE

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Wednesday 21st May 2014, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

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Exploring Anglicanism

This course provides an opportunity to explore how the life and worship of our parish churches are part of a broad tradition within the world church, which now after the Roman Catholic Church is the most extensive across the globe.

Two Types of Mission
Leader(s): Revd Canon Tony Macpherson

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Thursday 22nd May 2014, 7:15 pm to 9:10 pm

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Open Door Retreat

A programme of nine weekly meetings, based on the spiritual exercises of St Ignatius.

Session 4
Leader(s): Beryl Turton and Revd Brenda Lofthouse

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Friday 23rd May 2014, 9:45 am to 11:45 am

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Exploring Anglicanism

This course provides an opportunity to explore how the life and worship of our parish churches are part of a broad tradition within the world church, which now after the Roman Catholic Church is the most extensive across the globe.

Church Buildings as Sacraments
Leader(s): Revd Canon Michael Rawson

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Thursday 29th May 2014, 7:15 pm to 9:10 pm

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Open Door Retreat

A programme of nine weekly meetings, based on the spiritual exercises of St Ignatius.

Session 5
Leader(s): Beryl Turton and Revd Brenda Lofthouse

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Friday 30th May 2014, 9:45 am to 11:45 am

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Exploring Anglicanism

This course provides an opportunity to explore how the life and worship of our parish churches are part of a broad tradition within the world church, which now after the Roman Catholic Church is the most extensive across the globe.

Structures of the Church of England: Parish, Diocese, National
Leader(s): Revd Canon Dr Anne Dawtry

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Thursday 5th June 2014, 7:15 pm to 9:10 pm

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Open Door Retreat

A programme of nine weekly meetings, based on the spiritual exercises of St Ignatius.

Session 6
Leader(s): Beryl Turton and Revd Brenda Lofthouse

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Friday 6th June 2014, 9:45 am to 11:45 am

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Come and See: 6 day Preached Retreat

A quiet time to look to our baptismal calling in the light of selected Gospel passages.

Leader(s): Fr Joe Smith

Venue: The Briery Retreat Centre
Date: Wednesday 11th June 2014, to Wednesday 18th June 2014

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Quiet Garden Day: Making Space

From art inspired by Japan, a day to help us be still, to be peaceful, to look in wonder at God’s creation, and to pray.

Leader(s): Fr. Oswin Gartside CR, Rachelle Allen-Sherwood, Artist

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Thursday 12th June 2014, 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

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Exploring Anglicanism

This course provides an opportunity to explore how the life and worship of our parish churches are part of a broad tradition within the world church, which now after the Roman Catholic Church is the most extensive across the globe.

A Global Church: The Anglican Communion
Leader(s): Revd Dr Stephen Spencer

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Thursday 12th June 2014, 7:15 pm to 9:10 pm

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Open Door Retreat

A programme of nine weekly meetings, based on the spiritual exercises of St Ignatius.

Session 7
Leader(s): Beryl Turton and Revd Brenda Lofthouse

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Friday 13th June 2014, 9:45 am to 11:45 am

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Open Door Retreat

A programme of nine weekly meetings, based on the spiritual exercises of St Ignatius.

Session 8
Leader(s): Beryl Turton and Revd Brenda Lofthouse

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Friday 20th June 2014, 9:45 am to 11:45 am

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Open Door Retreat

A programme of nine weekly meetings, based on the spiritual exercises of St Ignatius.

Session 9
Leader(s): Beryl Turton and Revd Brenda Lofthouse

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Friday 27th June 2014, 9:45 am to 11:45 am

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Going to War?

This evening lecture will look at ethical considerations based on World War One.

Leader(s): Claire Foster-Gilbert, Chief Executive of the Ethics Academy

Venue: The Mirfield Centre
Date: Wednesday 10th September 2014, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

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