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Living with life-changing loss following bereavement   At the Beacon

4–8 November 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Grief can be overwhelming, particularly if we have lost a partner or child, or if our loved one’s passing was sudden or traumatic. The aim of this supported retreat is to better equip us to cope with our life-changing loss. We will explore the reality of grief as well as the hope Jesus offers as we consider practical and creative ways to live with our loss and journey onwards through life.

This conference is held at The Beacon Centre.

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Who's speaking?

Abi May

Abi May is an experienced author, educator and retreat leader. She is a bereaved mother and writes the blog  'A Valley Journal'.  Her husband John has been active in Christian service for four decades.

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Getting to grips with the Old Testament

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Lost Property – Belongings and Belonging

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The Most Generous Gift

25–29 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

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The greatest gift we can give each other is to listen. We all know how good it is to feel we have really been listened...

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Divorce Recovery Workshop

3–6 May 2019 (Fri–Mon)

Divorce Recovery Workshop

Module 1 (Code 1A): Have you been through divorce or separation? Or has your relationship irretrievably broken down? This course of workshops will enable you...

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Enneagram 1

20–24 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Becky Widdows, Catherine Park

Enneagram (Greek for ‘9 points’) describes nine personality types and is a powerful tool for spiritual growth though understanding ourselves and others. Join Becky Widdows...

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Growing in Resilience

24–28 June 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Beverley Shepherd

We all face pressures. Some are the result of change or loss, others result from the demands placed upon us. We also have an enemy whose job...

£268 to £328 per person
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Enneagram 2: God Shaped People

28 Oct–1 Nov 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Becky Widdows

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What to expect

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

You’ll get a warm welcome from the Community, a pleasant place to sleep, tasty meals, space inside and out to relax, teaching, worship and entertainment. For more about Lee Abbey’s ministry in general or to support us, see “About Lee Abbey”. If you have any questions, please get in touch.

Bedrooms

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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