DC 2023 Spring Term Begins

This date is the beginning of our Spring term for the Discipleship Course 2023

In 2023 the Discipleship Course runs from February to December in three terms, and includes our summer conference, Gateway:

For more details see Discipleship Course 2023

DC 2023 Autumn Term Begins

This date is the beginning of our Spring term for the Discipleship Course 2023

In 2023 the Discipleship Course runs from February to December in three terms, and includes our summer conference, Gateway:

For more details see Discipleship Course 2023

DC 2023 Summer Term Begins

This date is the beginning of our Spring term for the Discipleship Course 2023

In 2023 the Discipleship Course runs from February to December in three terms, and includes our summer conference, Gateway:

For more details see Discipleship Course 2023

“Grace and Strength” Ladies’ Fitness and Faith Day

The House of the Open Door community offers a ladies’ Fitness and Faith Day on the theme “Grace and Strength”.

The day will be hosted by a team led by community member Ibi Gyorgy. Ibi is a qualified fitness instructor and personal trainer. 

Ladies, come and join us for a day of Fitness, Faith, Food and Fun!

  • Fitness: Ibi will be leading a program including classes for stretching, Gentle Pilates, Dancemix workout, and Ab blast workout. All fitness classes are optional and will aim to suit all abilities.
  • Other elements of the day will explore…
  • Faith: the relationship between Fitness and Faith
  • Food: the role of food and nutrition in our lives
  • Fun: time to unwind in fellowship with others!

‘My dear son, be patient, because the weaknesses of the body are given to us in this world by God for the salvation of the soul. So they are of great merit when they are borne patiently.
St. Francis of Assisi, The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi

There will be spare time during the day to enjoy our beautiful Retreat Centre and Gardens.  Refreshments will be provided.

Here you can find a detailed programme. The poster is here.

Recommended donation for the day is £35 including all classes and refreshments. Please, bring your own lunch.

Please Contact Us to book in for the day, or to stay in our Retreat Centre.

Ibi Gyorgy

Christmas Open Day 2022

 

For those nearby who can make it…

The House of the Open Door community invites you to a 

Christmas Open Day

On Sunday 18th December 2022
Between 2 and 5pm 

 

Come and enjoy a glass of wine and a mince pie!  

We look forward to seeing you – Directions

Please Contact us to let us know if you are coming, or if you require further details

 

Still Small Voice day Jan 2023

 

One of our Still Small Voice Days for 2023…

…an invitation to come and spend the day quietly sitting at the feet of Jesus.

The day will have reflections, led by Margaret, as well as times of silence. 

The Lord came and stood there, calling as at the other times,
 “Samuel, Samuel”.

Then Samuel said, 
“Speak for your servant is listening”.

1 Samuel 3:10

There will be the opportunity to use the Craft Studio for creative silence (optional – please bring your own creative materials).  

All are welcome – come and enjoy the day surrounded by our beautiful Retreat Centre and Gardens.

Administration is at 9.45 ready to start at 10am and the day finishes at 4pm.  The suggested contribution is £20 per person to include drinks and biscuits. Please bring your own packed lunch.

For booking details please contact us by email or phone – see Contact Us.

When you make a booking, you will be given information about the measures taken to ensure your safety and precautions such as social distancing, which we ask you to take during your time with us.  Please see our page Coronavirus (COVID-19) for more information.

See Still Small Voice Days for other dates in 2023

 

Summer Creative Retreat Day 2023

One of our Seasons Creative Retreat Days for 2023…

Each day will start with a short seasonal reflection led by Margaret Wade. Then the rest of the day will be spent, using your own brought creative materials, as a response to the reflection.

There will be plenty of time to use the craft studio, and to spend time in the beautiful courtyard and gardens.

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Spring Creative Retreat Day 2023

One of our Seasons Creative Retreat Days for 2023…

Each day will start with a short seasonal reflection led by Margaret Wade. Then the rest of the day will be spent, using your own brought creative materials, as a response to the reflection.

There will be plenty of time to use the craft studio, and to spend time in the beautiful courtyard and gardens.

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Winter Creative Retreat Day 2023

 

One of our Seasons Creative Retreat Days for 2023…

Each day will start with a short seasonal reflection led by Margaret Wade. Then the rest of the day will be spent, using your own brought creative materials, as a response to the reflection.

There will be plenty of time to use the craft studio, and to spend time in the beautiful courtyard and gardens.

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Quiet Day for Advent – “Faith for today and Hope for tomorrow”

“Faith for today and Hope for tomorrow”

This quiet day for Advent will be led by community and will be a time of waiting on God in reflection and prayer.  In expectation and hope we will focus on the Hope of his coming, drawing Strength from the promises in his Word that He will not fail us.

“Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see…”
Hebrews 11 v 1

Suggested donation of £20, including drinks and biscuits.

Please bring your own packed lunch

To book a place, please contact us by phone or email.