Human Sexuality

7–11 September 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Human Sexuality often sits in the ‘too hard box’ especially areas of pornography/partner abuse/sex outside of marriage/singleness/LGBTQ.  During this week we lift the lid in a safe environment where we can explore these areas together!  Come with open minds and open hearts and leave with an increased knowledge, compassion and grace.  Suitable for ministers, church-goers, parents and citizens of the world!

We feel truly rested, refreshed and blessed by our time here. We've loved every minute.

— A recent guest
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Who's speaking?

Julie Forrest

I’m married to Peter and have two sons. Ordained in 1987, I enjoy all aspects of ministry. For the past 22 years I have combined my ministry role with working part-time as a psycho-sexual therapist. I currently work at The Salvation Army’s International Headquarters as the International Liaison Officer for Dialogue on Human Sexuality.

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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 get a warm welcome from the Community, a beautiful home to stay in, delicious meals, a well resourced library, quiet spaces to relax in, 288 acres of our estate to explore, excellent teaching, vibrant worship and entertainment. 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.


Fully refurbished in 2016, comfortable and welcoming

Rooms to meet and relax

Spaces around the house for you to unwind, chat, learn and worship

Our great outdoors

280 acres of Exmoor coast and beach, for walks, sport and even stargazing

Meals and special diets

Three meals a day, tea, coffee and cake are included for all guests.

Teaching and worship

There'll be sung worship and talks you can join each morning if you like

Workshops and activities

The Community will offer prayers, walks and entertainment for you

Families and children

On family holiday weeks, they'll have a whale of a time too!

Pastoral support

We would love to listen to and pray with you during your stay

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