Programme

2020 SMCGX Programme (compressed).pdf

Quiet Days 2019

October 19: The Woman at the Well

Visiting again Jesus' encounter with the Samaritan woman, getting in touch with our own thirsts and hearing Jesus say 'Give me to drink.’

Led by Sr Hilda Mary CSC


10am to 3.30pm Hot drinks provided. Please bring a packed lunch. Suggested donation for the day £20.

Residential Retreats 2019

6-day Individually Guided Retreat (IGR)

Scripture based residential silent retreat, with one-to-one guidance.

Suggested donation £385.

Led by Sister Aileen CSC

July 27 - August 3


Music and Spirituality

Comparing the spiritual experience involving music within Christianity with

other faiths and with religionless spirituality, through 'musicking' including

singing, playing, moving, chanting, listening and improvising. No musical skills necessary.

Suggested donation £150.

Led by The Rev Dr June Boyce-Tillman, MBE

November 22 - 24


Christmas with the Community of the Sisters of the Church

Join us for all or part of the time.

December 24 - 27


Quiet Days 2020

January 18: RS Thomas - The Bright Field


February 1: The Lord requests the Honour of your Presence

A time of reflection based on the Presentation of Christ in the Temple (Candlemas); the characters involved, what it shows us of God. What does it say to us today? Our presence is requested and honoured.

Led by Sister Aileen CSC


February 26: Ash Wednesday - George Herbert


May 9: Evelyn Underhill


July 18: Moving into Stillness: Circle Dance - a way into prayer

Led by Sue King


10am to 3.30pm Hot drinks provided. Please bring a packed lunch. Suggested donation for the day £20.

Residential Retreats 2020

Holy Week and Easter with the Community of the Sisters of the Church.

Join us for all or part of the time.

April 5 -13


First Time Retreat

A weekend of reflection and silence suitable for those who have not been on retreat before.

Suggested donation £150.

Led by Sister Catherine CSC

May 29-31


Garden Days

Come and enjoy working in our garden, helping us to prepare for our NGS 'Yellow Book' Open Garden day.

Free board and lodging!

June 30 - July 3


Moving into Stillness: Circle Dance - a way into prayer

Suggested donation £150.

Led by Sue King

17-19 July

6-day Individually Guided Retreat (IGR)

Scripture based residential silent retreat, with one-to-one guidance.

Suggested donation £385.

Led by Sister Aileen CSC

July 25 - August 1


Through the Year with Charles Wesley

Suggested donation £150.

Led by Sister Hilda Mary CSC

November 27- 29


Christmas with the Community of the Sisters of the Church

Join us for all or part of the time.

December 24 - 27


To apply for Programme Retreats and Quiet Days, please send your name and contact details, together with any dietary requirements, and anything else you feel it would be appropriate for us to know about you. Residential retreats usually begin by 6pm. Early booking is advised as numbers are limited.