St Mary's Convent, Wantage
Guided retreats 2024
Many retreat centres across the country (and internationally) offer guided retreats thoughout the year. The following are the ones who have contacted us to publicise retreats. This is not an exhaustive list of guided retreats. Please do contact us if you'd like to talk through some options for taking a retreat.
Lay and Ordained Rural Leaders Retreat
5-6 March (Sarum College, Salisbury)
A 24-hour retreat for rural church leaders (ay and ordained) to take time to talk and listen to God, to think, to ask questions, to nurture our imaginations and to hold a space that is about worship, learning and creativity, rather than diocesan strategies, administrative tasks or skills based professional development. There will be time to nurture our relationship with the divine and enable spirit inspired ideas, dreams, creativity, concepts, theology, sleep, laughter and mutual support.
Leaders: Revd Jo Neary and Alison Webster
Cost: £195 (residential); £125 (non-residential)
There are a number of excellent retreat centres within the diocese:
Outside the diocese
The Association for Promoting Retreats also has lots of information to help you find the right reatreat.
Funding a retreat
Grants are available for clergy to help fund your retreat. To apply for funding, please read the retreats information sheet, then complete the retreat application form and email us the completed form.