Programme

Exploring God’s Nature

20–24 May 2024 (Mon–Fri)

From stunning coastal views to fragile spring flowers, babbling brooks to crashing waves, God’s fingerprints are all over the Lee Abbey estate. Join us as we seek to draw near to God, exploring and engaging with the wonders of creation. We will spend time outside each day, responding individually and together by engaging in art, craft, song, photography, dance and poetry. Please bring suitable outdoor footwear (wellies recommended!) and clothing. Please also let us know when booking of any mobility issues you have as this will help us to make activities accessible for you.

Who's speaking?

Rachel Oates

Rachel Oates is happiest when spending time with God in creation and creativity and loves to help people connect with God through the wonder of his world. A past community member of Lee Abbey she knows and loves the Lee Abbey estate. With a background in engineering, Rachel has also been a lay church leader and is an enthusiastic amateur naturalist. She is a volunteer speaker for Hopeswood. Hopeswood is the new working name for the Woodlands House of Prayer, a Christian charity rooted in prayer, committed to helping those in need of rest and restoration find new strength and hope through reconnecting with God, each other and nature.

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BIRDS OF EXMOOR

20–24 May 2024 (Mon–Fri)

Andrew Mann

Lee Abbey lies in the spectacular and dramatic coastal landscape of Exmoor with its dramatic scenery and wonderful wildlife. Birds frequent a variety of habitats…

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ORDINARY PEOPLE, EXTRAORDINARY GOD

20–24 May 2024 (Mon–Fri)

Joanna Watson

When tough times come, how do we respond? How do we hold out in hope for miracles? How do we persevere in prayer? Where is…

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DIVORCE RECOVERY WORKSHOP

24–26 May 2024 (Fri–Sun)

Divorce Recovery Workshop

Have you been through divorce or separation? Or has your relationship irretrievably broken down? This course of workshops will enable you to understand what you…

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Where has God been? (A week with Pray As You Go)

24–28 June 2024 (Mon–Fri)

Emma Holland

It can be hard to spot where God has been working during the day or year, or even over the course of a lifetime. This…

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LIFE LANGUAGES

8–12 July 2024 (Mon–Fri)

Jenni Sandford-Nedoszytko

Have you ever wondered why you come away from a conversation feeling that you didn’t connect or were misunderstood? it may be because your are…

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Enneagram 1

23–27 September 2024 (Mon–Fri)

Catherine Park, Joanna Pearson

Enneagram (Greek for ‘9 points’) describes nine personalities. The Enneagram helps us to look at ourselves honestly, safe in the love of God, to see…

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REAL AND COLOURFUL, FRUITFUL AND WHOLE: ENCOUNTERING GOD IN THE SEASON OF AUTUMN

14–18 October 2024 (Mon–Fri)

Brian Draper

Through a mix of guided reflections, teaching and contemplative practice, we’ll explore together how one of the most soulfully evocative of all the seasons can…

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What to expect

Wondering what it will be like to stay at Lee Abbey for a retreat or a holiday?

You will receive a warm welcome from our international Community, a beautiful and spacious home to stay in, delicious meals prepared and served for you, a well resourced library, quiet spaces to relax in, lawn games to play, 288 acres of our estate to explore, the wild north Devon coastline and the South West coastal path (literally on our doorstep), and our own beach.

For more information about Lee Abbey’s ministry or details on how to support us, see “About Lee Abbey”. If you have any questions, please get in touch.

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