The Community looks forward to welcoming you. Browse and book online below for a personal retreat, study and reflection, a creative, walking or themed break, or a family holiday. The teaching, worship and activities don’t cost extra, so take part in as much or as little as you like.

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August 2019

Journeying with Jesus

17–23 August 2019 (Sat–Fri)

Simon Guillebaud

This week will be a mixture of comfort and challenge as we explore how it looks to journey with Jesus, experiencing everything from boredom to excitement, from...

£435 to £525 per person
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Journeying with Jesus (Super Saver)   At the Beacon

17–23 August 2019 (Sat–Fri)

Simon Guillebaud

This week will be a mixture of comfort and challenge as we explore how it looks to journey with Jesus, experiencing everything from boredom to excitement, from...

£326 per person
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23–24 August 2019 (Fri–Sat)

Transformed by God

24–30 August 2019 (Sat–Fri)

Sean & Gaby Doherty

Whether you have been a Christian for a long or short time, this is for anyone who is hungry to keep growing in their faith and becoming...

£435 to £525 per person
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Bereaved Families Week   At the Beacon

24–30 August 2019 (Sat–Fri)

Mark and Val Turner

This week is specifically for those whose partner has died early in their life and their dependent children aged 8-18. Val and Mark, with the...

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30 Aug–6 Sep 2019 (Fri–Fri)

September 2019

Friends’ Weekend and Week – Encounter the Living God

6–13 September 2019 (Fri–Fri)

Paul and Liz Lynch

An encounter with Jesus can radically change your life. As we look at the Gospels, we find that people encountered Jesus in everyday situations; they...

£469 to £595 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

13–15 September 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Colossians explored

16–20 September 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Elaine Storkey

Join us as Elaine takes us on a chronological journey through Colossians. She will be talking to us about the supremacy of Christ in Christian...

£279 to £351 per person
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Into the Light: Creative Expressions

16–20 September 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Sarah Prentice

Inspired by the changing light on the landscape and sea surrounding Lee Abbey, we will use ink and watercolour to paint and draw. There will...

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Leadership Refresh

17–19 September 2019 (Tue–Thu)

David Bracewell

Come away on a break that is specially designed for sole or senior church leaders. Escape from the pressures and responsibilities of leadership and find...

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Keep Fit for Marriage

20–22 September 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Prepare-Enrich team

Marriage is full of expected and unexpected change. It really helps to be in good shape to respond flexibly to new challenges. This is a...

£145 to £181 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

20–22 September 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Faith and the Future of the Countryside

23–27 September 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Bishop Alan Smith

This conference will explore the rapidly changing face of the countryside in England and the role that the Church can play in shaping it. Drawing...

£279 to £351 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

27–29 September 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

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Walk & Talk: The Autumn Walks

30 Sep–4 Oct 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Graham and Helen Worsfold, James and Inger Denniston

The last walking week of 2019. Come and enjoy the autumn delights of God’s creation in North Devon – a wonderful mixture of dramatic coastline,...

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Individually Guided Retreat

30 Sep–4 Oct 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Rob Eastwood Dewing

Our team of experienced spiritual directors will accompany you on a silent, guided retreat involving a daily one-to-one session for up to an hour. Each...

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October 2019

Renew, Refresh, Resource

4–6 October 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Dads and Lads   At the Beacon

4–6 October 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Beacon Team

Always a popular event, this weekend is a chance for Dads and Lads to spend quality time here in this stunning environment as you build...

£120 per person
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Open Doors: Serving Persecuted Christians Worldwide

7–11 October 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Open Doors

Do you want to be encouraged, challenged and inspired by how God is growing and equipping His global church? Join us for a week of...

£279 to £351 per person
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Tapestry of Life

7–11 October 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Gretel White, Vittoria Hancock

This retreat combines reflections and bible studies with the opportunity to spend time unwinding with handicrafts. The retreat is aimed at anyone interested in tapestry,...

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Renew, Refresh, Resource

11–13 October 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Local Churches Evening

13 October 2019 (Sun), 5.45pm arrival for 6.30pm start

Lee Abbey Team

Local Churches Evenings are an opportunity for those living locally to join us for an evening of worship, teaching and ministry. They run three times...

Philippians

14–18 October 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Bible Society

Join Bible Society’s team as they open up the book of Philippians! The apostle Paul planted this church on his second missionary journey. It’s 10...

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God, the Big Bang and Biology

14–18 October 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Graham Swinerd, John Bryant

Can real scientists have a religious faith? Are science and faith compatible? Our two speakers, with very different but complementary areas of expertise, will argue...

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Renew, Refresh, Resource

18–20 October 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Half Term: Re-earthed and Reconnected…

21–25 October 2019 (Mon–Fri)

A Rocha UK

We live in a world of incredible changes. In a time when the younger generations are surrounded by and immersed in technology, there is a...

£275 to £347 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

25–27 October 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Christ Interpreted

28 Oct–1 Nov 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Ann Persson

The Gospellers’ Christ; the Artists’ Christ; the Musicians’ Christ; the Poets’ Christ and the Iconographers’ Christ. An all round look at Jesus through these different...

£279 to £351 per person
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Enneagram 2: God Shaped People

28 Oct–1 Nov 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Becky Widdows

For those that have completed the elementary Enneagram course you are invited to continue your journey and explore the Enneagram system within the Christian tradition,...

£303 to £375 per person
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Estate Working Party

28 Oct–1 Nov 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Estate Team

If you’re fit and able, we’d love you to join our team doing practical tasks on our stunning estate this week. As a bonus you...

£214 to £286 per person
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November 2019

Renew, Refresh, Resource

1–3 November 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

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Getting to Grips with the Old Testament

4–8 November 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Paul Langham

Don’t know your Habbakuk from your Starbucks? Find splitting the atom easier than explaining the Divided Kingdom? Secretly worry that the God of the Old...

£209 to £281 per person
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Lost Property – Belongings and Belonging

4–8 November 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Jane Lees

“This week is an opportunity to bring an object, or the memory of a lost object from home, and share the story of it in...

£211 to £283 per person
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Living with Life-Changing Loss following Bereavement   At the Beacon

4–8 November 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Abi May

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...

£225 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

8–10 November 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£125 to £161 per person
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Christmas Crafts

11–15 November 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Team

Christmas is a time for giving, so come and join us to explore your creative-side making cards, wreaths and small gifts to bless others. We...

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Celebrating the Biblical Feasts

11–15 November 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Ann Pangbourne

The Biblical Feasts were part of a rhythm of life for God’s people, so they were part of the life which Jesus and his disciples...

£209 to £281 per person
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Leadership Refresh

12–14 November 2019 (Tue–Thu)

Andy Attwood

Come away on a break that is specially designed for sole or senior church leaders. Escape from the pressures and responsibilities of leadership and find...

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Renew, Refresh, Resource

15–17 November 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£125 to £161 per person
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Christmas Crafts Weekend   At the Beacon

15–17 November 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

Like the sound of the Christmas Crafts week, but not able to attend?  Come to the Beacon!  We’ll light the fire and provide comfy sofas...

£110 per person
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Discipleship Through Community

18–22 November 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Team

God as a Trinity is a community. He invites us to join His community and work together as the Body of Christ. Hear the team...

£209 to £281 per person
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Book of Blessing

18–22 November 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Val Turner

Anyone can work with God to bless others.  It comes out of kindness and opens us up to the work of the Holy Spirit. Blessing...

£220 to £292 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

22–24 November 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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Advent Silent Retreat

25–29 November 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Bishop Ruth Worsley

Join Ruth as we begin this ancient season of preparation and vigil in the Christian calendar. This retreat is suitable for both the experienced and...

£259 to £331 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

29 Nov–1 Dec 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£125 to £161 per person
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December 2019

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1–21 December 2019 (Sun–Sat)

Christmas

21–27 December 2019 (Sat–Fri)

Lee Abbey Team

Join us for this very special week of celebrations, festivities, and reflections together as we celebrate the coming of the Saviour.

£435 to £531 per person
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New Year

27 Dec 2019–2 Jan 2020 (Fri–Thu)

Lee Abbey Team

Come and celebrate with our Christian community on a holiday week with activities for all ages that will include worship, workshops and a big New...

£435 to £531 per person
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January 2020

Ordinands Retreat

2–5 January 2020 (Thu–Sun)

Bishop Nick Baines

An opportunity for Ordinands and their families to take time out from the pressure of training in the comfort and beauty of Lee Abbey. Bishop...

£99 to £138 per person
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5–20 January 2020 (Sun–Mon)

January Silent Retreat

20–24 January 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Barbara Carpenter

January is a beginning in many ways, yet although the days are growing longer it can often feel like the coldest and hardest time of...

£259 to £331 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

24–26 January 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£125 to £161 per person
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Worship: Encountering God’s Presence

27–31 January 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Jon Pocock

Join Jon as he explores different ways we worship and how we worship corporately both sung and not sung. How can we plan and lead...

£209 to £281 per person
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Dementia – a view from the inside

27–31 January 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Jennifer Bute

Dr Jennifer Bute will cover how it feels to have dementia, simple principles in dealing with it practically and what churches can do to help....

£209 to £281 per person
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Bread Of Life

27–31 January 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Sue Pocock

Come and make bread while meditating on God’s Word. With Sue’s help you’ll make different types of bread and help to feed your fellow guests...

£211 to £283 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

31 Jan–2 Feb 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

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February 2020

Film & Faith

3–7 February 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Dave Hopwood

Jesus used parables and stories all the time to help folks understand and receive God’s refreshing and radical Kingdom. Movies are very much the stories...

£209 to £281 per person
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Living Yarns

3–7 February 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Gretel White, Vittoria Hancock

Bring your knitting, crochet, or any other craft and join us as we explore what it means to be part of God’s living creation. There...

£211 to £283 per person
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Leadership Refresh

3–5 February 2020 (Mon–Wed)

To be confirmed

Come away on a break that is specially designed for sole or senior church leaders. Escape from the pressures and responsibilities of leadership and find...

£25 to £61 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

7–9 February 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£125 to £161 per person
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Bible Week

10–14 February 2020 (Mon–Fri)

To be confirmed

We are awaiting confirmation of this week: details will be available nearer the time.    

£209 to £281 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

14–16 February 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£125 to £161 per person
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Sabbath Days – for Educators and Youth Workers   At the Beacon

14–17 February 2020 (Fri–Mon)

Beacon Team

At the start of this half-term holiday come away on a break designed for those working with young people (in schools, colleges, youth work etc)....

£99 per person
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Families Together at Lee Abbey

17–21 February 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Team

We love it when the whole family learns together, worships together and grows together. So come with your family this half term as we explore...

£209 to £281 per person
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Half Term Week   At the Beacon

17–21 February 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Team

We love it when the whole family learns together, worships together and grows together. So come with your family this half term as we explore...

£157 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

21–23 February 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

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Estate Working Party

24–28 February 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Team

If you’re fit and able, we’d love you to join our team doing practical tasks on our stunning estate this week. As a bonus you...

£169 to £241 per person
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Discipleship Week

24–28 February 2020 (Mon–Fri)

To be confirmed

We are awaiting confirmation of this week: details will be available nearer the time.

£209 to £281 per person
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Individually Guided Retreat

24–28 February 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Michael Mitton

Our team of experienced spiritual directors will accompany you on a silent, guided retreat involving a daily one-to-one session for up to an hour. Each...

£333 to £405 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

28 Feb–1 Mar 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£125 to £161 per person
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Live well – a Retreat for Anyone   At the Beacon

28 Feb–1 Mar 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Becky Widdows

Do you already know God a bit, but want to know him better? Do you know him hardly at all, but are curious about him?...

£110 per person
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March 2020

Paying Attention to God

2–6 March 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Nick Page

A week of looking, listening and noticing. How do we become more aware of the presence of God in our lives? The answer is by...

£279 to £351 per person
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A Way of Life That Works

2–6 March 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Jill Webber

Life can be overwhelming with its demands and distractions. Together we will explore how we might find a way of living that cultivates a deep...

£279 to £351 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

6–8 March 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Mums and Daughters   At the Beacon

6–8 March 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Beacon Team

Take time away from the busyness of life to enjoy each other’s company and develop your relationship. Explore the outdoors, take part in some adventurous...

£120 per person
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Lent Silent Retreat: Love is His Meaning

9–13 March 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Sister Carol

This will be a largely silent preached retreat reflecting on the  great themes of Lent with the help of Julian of Norwich, the Abbé de...

£303 to £375 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

13–15 March 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Local Churches’ Evening

15 March 2020 (Sun), 5.45pm arrival for 6.30pm start

Lee Abbey Team

Local Churches Evenings are an opportunity for those living locally to join us for an evening of worship, teaching and ministry. They run three times...

Ambition: What Jesus said about Power, Success and Counting Stuff

16–20 March 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Bishop Emma Ineson

Counting things is very much on the table at the moment. But how do we think biblically about notions of growth, ambition and success? If...

£279 to £351 per person
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Prayer Ministry Training

16–20 March 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Val Turner

Prayer ministry training will help you to grow in confidence and learn good practice. Join us for a week spending time at the feet of...

£279 to £351 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

20–22 March 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Walk and Talk

23–27 March 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Graham and Helen Worsfold, James Denniston, Simon Farrar

Come and let your soul be refreshed by the early springtime delights of God’s creation in this beautiful part of North Devon – an inspiring...

£279 to £351 per person
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‘Faith, Hope, Love’ – the Victorious Christian Life

23–27 March 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Abi Willetts

Why do so many churches split? Exploring the vision of Faith, Hope and Love in 1, 2 & 3 John and its powerful verses on...

£279 to £351 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

27–29 March 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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29 Mar–1 Apr 2020 (Sun–Wed)

April 2020

Seeking the Face of God

1–5 April 2020 (Wed–Sun)

Andy Wheeler

This theme will explore our hearts’ longing: the Biblical invitation to “Seek the Face of God” and its New Testament recasting in the phrase “the...

£268 to £340 per person
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Bereaved Families Week   At the Beacon

1–5 April 2020 (Wed–Sun)

Mark and Val Turner

This week is specifically for those whose partner has died early in their life and their dependent children aged 8-18. Val and Mark, with the...

£240 per person
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Easter

6–13 April 2020 (Mon–Mon)

Lee Abbey Team

Celebrating Easter at Lee Abbey is an unforgettable event! With our unique combination of performing arts, outdoor environment, grand house, welcoming community and inspirational worship...

£490 to £616 per person
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Melodies of Discipleship and Worship

13–17 April 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Craig Gardiner

How does what we do in church shape how we live the rest of our lives? What do the missional challenges of social justice, peacemaking...

£279 to £351 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

17–19 April 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

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Living with Loss – The Journey Continues

20–24 April 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Abi May

This is the second in a series of supported retreats for those coping with life-changing loss following bereavement, and is again a gentle environment in...

£279 to £351 per person
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The Songs of God

20–24 April 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Russ Parker

Imagine the prospect of God singing a song for you. Zephaniah paints this picture to illustrate one of the ways in which God restored and...

£279 to £351 per person
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Retirement – God’s Gift to Us!

20–24 April 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Christine and Martin Swindlehurst

A week for those approaching retirement, recently retired or finding retirement challenging. Christine and Martin will focus on some of the people in the Bible...

£279 to £351 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

24–26 April 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Current Challenges in Science and Faith

27 Apr–1 May 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Denis Alexander

We will provide a broad overview of some of the big current challenges relating to science and faith. For example: Should we use the latest...

£279 to £351 per person
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More…

27 Apr–1 May 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Bishop Mike Hill

Healthy Christian disciples understand that wanting more of God means that God will want more of us. How can this happen in a culture where...

£279 to £351 per person
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Birds in Springtime

27 Apr–1 May 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Andrew Mann

Come and explore the countryside around Lee Abbey, set on the majestic Exmoor coast, and discover the wonderful bird life that breeds here. Both resident...

£325 to £397 per person
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May 2020

Renew, Refresh, Resource

1–3 May 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Divorce Recovery Workshop

1–3 May 2020 (Fri–Sun)

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...

£228 to £264 per person
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Enneagram 1   At the Beacon

1–3 May 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Becky Widdows

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...

£150 per person
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Desert Voices

4–8 May 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Dave Hopwood, Phil Stone

Jesus regularly visited wilderness places during his ministry. Hosea spoke of hearing the tender voice of God in the desert. Dave and Phil will take...

£279 to £351 per person
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“Seeing Afresh” a week of contemplative photography

4–8 May 2020 (Mon–Fri)

James Doney, Jane Willis, Rob Kitchen

Take time out to see the world in fresh ways, let God reveal the richness and beauty that we normally keep hidden from view. This...

£285 to £357 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

8–10 May 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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11–15 May 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Renew, Refresh, Resource

15–17 May 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Parents and Children   At the Beacon

15–17 May 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Beacon Team

A chance for you to get away together! The Beacon team will provide the time and space for you to have lots of fun and...

£120 per person
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Walk and Talk

18–22 May 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Graham and Helen Worsfold, James and Inger Denniston

Late May is a marvellous time of year to come and be inspired afresh by the beauties of God’s creation here in North Devon –...

£279 to £351 per person
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All I want is…even more of you

18–22 May 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Bishop Sandy Millar

In this week Sandy will help us explore our walk with God. We’ll look at our relationship with Him: the nature of it, the refreshing...

£279 to £351 per person
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22–23 May 2020 (Fri–Sat)

The Weirdness of God

23–29 May 2020 (Sat–Fri)

Justin Stratis

It’s always tempting to make God in our own image – to create a safer, more reasonable god than the one revealed in Scripture. But...

£435 to £543 per person
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The Weirdness of God   At the Beacon

23–29 May 2020 (Sat–Fri)

Justin Stratis

It’s always tempting to make God in our own image – to create a safer, more reasonable god than the one revealed in Scripture. But...

£326 per person
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Pentecost Festival Weekend

29–31 May 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

Come and join us as we celebrate Pentecost and delight in being filled with the Spirit. This weekend has a Super Saver option – get...

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Pentecost Festival Weekend   At the Beacon

29–31 May 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

Come and join us as we celebrate Pentecost and delight in being filled with the Spirit. You will be staying in our newly refurbished Beacon...

£109 per person
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June 2020

Beauty and Brokenness: Finding Hope in a Wounded World

1–5 June 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Dave Bookless

Planet Earth contains breathtaking beauty and amazing diversity. As fast as we discover much of this, we are losing it. The catastrophic impact of human...

£279 to £351 per person
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Christ’s Hymnbook: Selected themes for the Book of Psalms

1–5 June 2020 (Mon–Fri)

John and Jane Wibberley

Come to be refreshed and excited by a glimpse of the richness of Psalms, and soak in some of the great truths expressed in what...

£279 to £351 per person
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Individually Guided Retreat

1–5 June 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Team

Our team of experienced spiritual directors will accompany you on a silent, guided retreat involving a daily one-to-one session for up to an hour. Each...

£333 to £405 per person
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Communicating our Faith Story in a Multi-Faith Context

8–12 June 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Jan Pike

If you’ve ever wanted to know how you might discover more about the Qu’ran and about the faith and practice of your Muslim neighbours, and...

£279 to £351 per person
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How to Survive the Mid-Faith Crisis!

8–12 June 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Joe Davis, Nick Page

Have you ever looked around you at church at all the happy people and thought to yourself ‘Is this it?’ Are new questions kicking out...

£279 to £351 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

12–14 June 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Local Churches’ Evening

14 June 2020 (Sun), 5.45pm for 6.30pm start

Lee Abbey Team

Local Churches Evenings are an opportunity for those living locally to join us for an evening of worship, teaching and ministry. They run three times...

The Feasts of the Lord

15–19 June 2020 (Mon–Fri)

David Pileggi

What can we learn from the Biblical feasts?  Are they obligatory for Christians today?  Must we worship on Saturday?  Can we learn something from the...

£279 to £351 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

19–21 June 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Spirit Works

22–26 June 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Roger Jones

Roger Jones and a team from Christian Music Ministries will teach on subjects from their latest book Spirit Works.  Sessions will include ‘Receiving His Power’,...

£279 to £351 per person
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Estate Working Party

22–26 June 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Estate Team

If you’re fit and able, we’d love you to join our team doing practical tasks on our stunning estate this week. As a bonus you...

£214 to £286 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

26–28 June 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Christians and Conflict: How does faith help us to respond when facing conflict?

29 Jun–3 Jul 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Bridge Builders - Liz Griffiths

Conflict is something few of us enjoy, yet the Bible tells us it is part of the Christian story. How can we, as Christians, engage...

£279 to £351 per person
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Leadership Refresh

29 Jun–1 Jul 2020 (Mon–Wed)

To be confirmed

Come away on a break that is specially designed for sole or senior church leaders. Escape from the pressures and responsibilities of leadership and find...

£25 to £61 per person
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July 2020

Renew, Refresh, Resource

3–5 July 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

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Summer Silent Retreat: I am the Potter, you are the Clay

6–10 July 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Val Turner

This week we will be looking at our relationship with God from God’s perspective – exploring His motivation and work with us through the image...

£333 to £405 per person
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Walk and Talk

11–17 July 2020 (Sat–Fri)

Graham and Helen Worsfold, James and Inger Denniston

Looking for a longer walking house party at Lee Abbey? This is for you! Come and join us in the height of summer in this...

£415 to £523 per person
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Conversations with Jesus

11–17 July 2020 (Sat–Fri)

Patrick Whitworth

Patrick will look at the Conversations in St Johns Gospel: with Jesus’ mother, at Cana of Galilee; with Nicodemus; with the Woman at the Well;...

£279 to £387 per person
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Adventurous Discipleship Long Weekend

17–21 July 2020 (Fri–Tue)

Beacon Team, Lee Abbey Team

This is a long weekend for 18-30s to come and join our community and gather as a millennial generation to dig deep into discipleship, explore...

£214 to £286 per person
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21–27 July 2020 (Tue–Mon)

True Well-Being: A Journey Through the Living Streams of Christian Spirituality

27 Jul–2 Aug 2020 (Mon–Sun)

Donna Lazenby

Summertime is an ideal season for stilling, resting, taking stock, reviewing our lives and refreshing ourselves. Both we and our friends long for well-being. But...

£435 to £543 per person
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August 2020

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2–3 August 2020 (Sun–Mon)

Hope Springs

3–9 August 2020 (Mon–Sun)

Andy Lester (A Rocha UK), Dominic Couzens

A summer family week looking at the amazing actions you can take to change the way we think and act when it comes to our...

£435 to £543 per person
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Hope Springs   At the Beacon

3–9 August 2020 (Mon–Sun)

Andy Lester (A Rocha UK), Dominic Couzens

A summer family week looking at the amazing actions you can take to change the way we think and act when it comes to our...

£326 per person
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9–10 August 2020 (Sun–Mon)

Citizens of Heaven

10–16 August 2020 (Mon–Sun)

Paul Woolley

What does it mean to be citizens of heaven? The apostle Paul planted the church in Philippi on his second missionary journey. It’s now 10...

£435 to £543 per person
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Citizens of Heaven   At the Beacon

10–16 August 2020 (Mon–Sun)

Paul Woolley

What does it mean to be citizens of heaven? The apostle Paul planted the church in Philippi on his second missionary journey. It’s now 10...

£326 per person
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16–17 August 2020 (Sun–Mon)

Life to the Full

17–23 August 2020 (Mon–Sun)

Simon Guillebaud

Following Jesus is an adventure full of highs and lows. This week will be a chance to meet Him afresh, and to be challenged, encouraged...

£435 to £543 per person
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Life to the Full   At the Beacon

17–23 August 2020 (Mon–Sun)

Simon Guillebaud

Following Jesus is an adventure full of highs and lows. This week will be a chance to meet Him afresh, and to be challenged, encouraged...

£326 per person
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23–24 August 2020 (Sun–Mon)

The Kingdom of God is Like ….

24–30 August 2020 (Mon–Sun)

Bishop Jackie Searle

Jesus describes the Kingdom of God using many different images: a mustard seed, hidden treasure, a woman making bread, a beautiful jewel, stories from farming...

£435 to £543 per person
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The Kingdom of God is Like…   At the Beacon

24–30 August 2020 (Mon–Sun)

Bishop Jackie Searle

Jesus describes the Kingdom of God using many different images: a mustard seed, hidden treasure, a woman making bread, a beautiful jewel, stories from farming...

£326 per person
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30 Aug–4 Sep 2020 (Sun–Fri)

September 2020

Renew, Refresh, Resource

4–6 September 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Keep Fit for Marriage

4–6 September 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Prepare-Enrich team

Marriage is full of expected and unexpected change. It really helps to be in good shape to respond flexibly to new challenges. This is a...

£145 to £181 per person
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Human Sexuality

7–11 September 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Julie Forrest

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...

£279 to £351 per person
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What does ‘Love’ look like?

7–11 September 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Peter Forrest

As we study together the scripture known as the Song of Solomon, we will explore our relationship with the Lord, spend time listening to God’s...

£279 to £351 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

11–13 September 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Wisdom is Calling

14–18 September 2020 (Mon–Fri)

David Runcorn

In the Bible wisdom is more than knowing about something or making good choices. It is living a life shaped by the rich, playful, creative,...

£279 to £351 per person
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Look up! Drawing and Painting Skies

14–18 September 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Sarah Prentice

From dramatic sunsets, to rainbows and star-studded night skies, Lee Abbey is the perfect place to find creative inspiration to draw and paint the sky....

£285 to £357 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

18–20 September 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Walk and Talk

21–25 September 2020 (Mon–Fri)

James and Inger Denniston, Rob and Mary Wakeling

Do join us for the last 2020 Walk and Talk week. Come and savour the Autumn delights of God’s creation in North Devon – a...

£279 to £351 per person
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Deep Night Bright Morning

21–25 September 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Charlie and Anita Cleverly

Taking its title from Anita Cleverly’s new book, Charlie and Anita will cover compelling stories from the Bible and from life that take us from...

£279 to £351 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

25–27 September 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

These Renew, Refresh, Resource weekends are designed for individual Christians, small groups and churches to strengthen their relationship with each other, to deepen their relationship...

£145 to £181 per person
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Dads and Lads   At the Beacon

25–27 September 2020 (Fri–Sun)

Beacon Team

Always a popular and fun weekend as this is a chance for Dads and Lads to spend quality time together in this stunning environment. There...

Estate Working Party

28 Sep–2 Oct 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Estate Team

If you’re fit and able, we’d love you to join our team doing practical tasks on our stunning estate this week. As a bonus you...

£214 to £286 per person
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Navigating Transition

28 Sep–2 Oct 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Beverley Shepherd

We will all face transition at various points in life – sometimes planned, and other times arriving via job, relationship, family or health changes. Navigating...

£279 to £351 per person
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Tapestry of Life

28 Sep–2 Oct 2020 (Mon–Fri)

Gretel White, Vittoria Hancock

Bring your tapestry, needlework or other craft and join us as we explore what it means to be part of God’s rich tapestry. There will...

£285 to £357 per person
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What to expect

Rooms, activities, facilities, prices ... what's it like to stay at Lee Abbey?

Church groups

Transformed by a church weekend away together

Tea Cottage

Open during summer, on the Lee Abbey estate

Day visitors

You're welcome to come for the day, subject to space

Self catering

Your home from home on the estate

Summer camps

Festivals on the field for 13-18 and 18-30 year olds, every summer

The Beacon Activity Centre for schools and groups

Residential weeks at the Beacon

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