The Community looks forward to welcoming you. Visit 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. What to expect …

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December 2018

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House Closed

3–21 December 2018 (Mon–Fri)

Christmas

21–27 December 2018 (Fri–Thu)

Lee Abbey Team

Join us for this very special week of celebrations, festivities, and reflections together as we celebrate the coming of the Saviour. Bring 3 generations of...

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New Year

27 Dec 2018–2 Jan 2019 (Thu–Wed)

Stuart Townend

What more can be said apart from how excited are we to spend this special time of year with such a God gifted worship leader...

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January 2019

Ordinands: ‘Four dimensions of discipleship in ministry’

2–5 January 2019 (Wed–Sat)

John Pritchard

The house is now full but there is space in the Beacon Centre! This is an opportunity for hard working ordinands and their families to...

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House Closed

5–18 January 2019 (Sat–Fri)

Renew, Refresh, Resource

18–20 January 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

£120 to £150 per person
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January Silent Retreat

21–25 January 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Simon Howard

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...

£255 to £315 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

25–27 January 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

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O Love That Will Not Let Me Go

28 Jan–1 Feb 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Simon Holland

George Matheson wrote these words in 1882. It was through the deep trials of illness and desertion that he had come to place all his...

£199 to £259 per person
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Knitting part two

28 Jan–1 Feb 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Inger Denniston

During these cold grey days, don’t work alone! Bring your knitting (or other handiwork) and enjoy creative fellowship around the fire at Lee Abbey. We...

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February 2019

Renew, Refresh, Resource

1–3 February 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

£120 to £150 per person
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Living The Spirit Filled Life

4–8 February 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Mark Aldridge

What does a Spirit filled humanity that re-presents Jesus Christ to the world look like? How can we live in His power and carry his...

£199 to £259 per person
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Prayer Ministry Training

4–8 February 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Val Turner

Come and spend time at the feet of Jesus dwelling in his presence and learning all aspects of prayer ministry enabling you to love your...

£199 to £259 per person
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Needlecraft

4–8 February 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Gretel White, Vittoria Hancock

Come and spend some time crocheting in a relaxed, friendly and prayerful environment. We will be offering two different projects, a crochet stitch sampler and...

£199 to £259 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

8–10 February 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

£120 to £150 per person
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A new age dawns for the church? Renew, refresh or replace

11–15 February 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Sam Cappleman, Jennie Cappleman

Our world is changing rapidly – the church can’t help but change too, but how should it change and evolve? What should we keep from...

£199 to £259 per person
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Leadership Refresh

12–14 February 2019 (Tue–Thu)

Mark Aldridge

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 February 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

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The voice … of the Lord!

18–22 February 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Steven Faux

God speaks and the world comes into being. God speaks and community is formed. We seek to listen to ‘the voice of the Lord’, and...

£199 to £259 per person
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Estate Working Party

18–22 February 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Estate Team

Enjoy the great outdoors with our team doing practical tasks on our stunning estate this week. As a bonus you get a reduced rate and...

£165 to £225 per person
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Families Together Half Term Week   At the Beacon

18–22 February 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Team

Come with your family to the Beacon this half term and enjoy fun and activities with Beacon activities such as archery and zipwire for the...

£160 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

22–24 February 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

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Individually Guided Retreat

25 Feb–1 Mar 2019 (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...

£330 to £390 per person
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The Gifts That Others Bring

25 Feb–1 Mar 2019 (Mon–Fri)

John Bell

Christianity is a global faith. We have celebrated that by sending missionaries and bibles abroad. But what have we received from those who are not...

£268 to £328 per person
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March 2019

Renew, Refresh, Resource

1–3 March 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

£140 to £170 per person
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Hope for Tomorrow

4–8 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Justin Tomkins

How can we help our children and grandchildren face tomorrow? How do we celebrate science, medicine and technology without being ruled by them? Can humanity...

£268 to £328 per person
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Photography Walks

4–8 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Rob Kitchen

Focusing on Gods creation as spring develops, join Rob and the team to capture Gods canvas in photography. These easy to medium walks will be...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

8–10 March 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

£140 to £170 per person
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Mums & Daughters   At the Beacon

8–10 March 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Beacon Team, Amy Boucher Pye

Take time away from the busyness of life to enjoy each other’s company and develop your relationship.  There will be opportunities to work together, enjoy...

£120 per person
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Lent Silent Retreat

11–15 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Ruth Patterson

Give yourself the space to prepare for Easter. Join like minded people in exploring the power of silence with daily reflections to lead all throughout...

£300 to £360 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

15–17 March 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

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Loved into Life

18–22 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Mike Edson

We believe love is the most powerful force in the universe: without it we are nothing. How then can we meet with this love so...

£268 to £328 per person
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Living a Reflective Life

18–22 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Anne Holland

Do you long to be able to make more time in your everyday life for prayer, and to experience space, stillness and silence with God?...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

22–24 March 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

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The Most Generous Gift

25–29 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Acorn Christian Healing Foundation

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...

£268 to £328 per person
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Walk & Talk

25–29 March 2019 (Mon–Fri)

James and Inger Denniston, Simon Farrar

Come and experience the early springtime delights of God’s creation in this breathtaking part of North Devon – a wonderful mixture of inspiring coastline, delightful...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

29–31 March 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

£140 to £170 per person
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April 2019

Creative Writing: Furthur Up Further In

1–5 April 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Chris Leonard

Whether you’ve written novels previously or only shopping lists, this week will give you fresh inspiration and confidence to explore. Then to enjoy sharing creativity...

£268 to £328 per person
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Dare to be different.

1–5 April 2019 (Mon–Fri)

David Bracewell

Exploring the stories of Daniel we will be looking at having the courage, grace and integrity to live counter-culturally in an unbelieving, and often hostile...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

5–7 April 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

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Jesus is Jewish! Why should this matter to me?

8–12 April 2019 (Mon–Fri)

David Pileggi, Alex Jacob

Come away in this holiday week and take the time to prepare yourselves for Easter. Gain new insights into the ministry of Jesus and renew...

£268 to £328 per person
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Bring a Friend Weekend

12–15 April 2019 (Fri–Mon)

Lee Abbey Team

Come away and unwind with family and friends to chat and chill in the breath-taking location of Exmoor by the sea. This longer holiday weekend...

£210 to £255 per person
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House Closed

15–17 April 2019 (Mon–Wed)

Easter

17–22 April 2019 (Wed–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...

£350 to £425 per person
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Lord, increase our faith

22–26 April 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Mike Fox

Come away for a break after the hectic Easter season and explore belief as it’s depicted in Scripture, looking at the story of Abraham. Living...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

26–28 April 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

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Gospel Overtures: Reflections on the Beginning of the Gospels

29 Apr–3 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Brian Purfield

Given who I am today, where did my story begin? One of the most important elements in a good story is the way it begins....

£268 to £328 per person
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Confident Christianity: Persuasive Evangelism in an Age of Sceptics

29 Apr–3 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Andy Bannister

How can we confidently and winsomely share Christ with our friends, neighbours, and colleagues? How can we overcome the fears that often hold us back...

£268 to £328 per person
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May 2019

Divorce Recovery Workshop

3–6 May 2019 (Fri–Mon)

Divorce Recovery Workshop

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

£220 to £265 per person
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Movement weekend

3–6 May 2019 (Fri–Mon)

Lee Abbey Team

Join with friends across the Lee Abbey movement. By Invitation only

The Great ‘I AM’s

6–10 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Andy Perry

‘Identity’ is a multi-faceted and complex issue in today’s society which impacts us all. We will explore these extraordinary ‘I AM’ sayings of Jesus, what...

£268 to £328 per person
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Treasure and Clay Pots

6–10 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Bridget Macauley

We’ll be reflecting on 2 Cor 4 and it’s use of the metaphor of pots, and explore how God’s meets us in the ordinary stuff...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

10–12 May 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

£140 to £170 per person
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Discovery weekend   At the Beacon

10–12 May 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team, Beacon Team

An adult only weekend to discover more about yourself, each other and God. Have fun with our activities such as archery, climbing and zip wire...

£120 per person
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Knowing God

13–17 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Jane Williams

Do you want to wants to explore faith and deepen your understanding of the glorious God we worship? Together we will look at topics like: God,...

£268 to £328 per person
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Birds in Springtime

13–17 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Andrew Mann

In spring the woods, hills and cliffs around Lee Abbey are alive with birdsong – the breeding season is a busy time of year for...

£310 to £370 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

17–19 May 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

£140 to £170 per person
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Parent & Child Together   At the Beacon

17–19 May 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team, 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 & Talk

20–24 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Simon Farrar

Come and experience the late springtime delights of God’s amazing creation here in North Devon – a wonderful mixture of dramatic coastline, wooded combes, remote...

£268 to £328 per person
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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...

£300 to £360 per person
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Individually Guided Retreat

20–24 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Barbara Carpenter

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...

£330 to £390 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

24–26 May 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...

£140 to £170 per person
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Charlie, Danny, Mathilda and Jesus!

27–31 May 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Dave Hopwood

Drawing on the films Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Danny the Champion of the World and Mathilda, Dave will take us through various Bible stories...

£268 to £324 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

31 May–2 Jun 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...

£140 to £170 per person
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June 2019

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2–7 June 2019 (Sun–Fri)

Renew, Refresh, Resource

7–9 June 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Lee Abbey Team

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

£140 to £170 per person
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Local Churches Evening

9 June 2019 (Sun), 5.45pm arrival for 6.30pm start

The Journey towards maturity – the Joseph story!

10–14 June 2019 (Mon–Fri)

John Hughes

The story of Joseph in Genesis is such an inspiring story of God shaping His son for a significant purpose to bring healing, blessing to...

£268 to £328 per person
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Leadership Refresh

11–13 June 2019 (Tue–Thu)

Bishop Bob Evens

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...

Renew, Refresh, Resource

14–16 June 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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Soul Sisters   At the Beacon

14–16 June 2019 (Fri–Sun)

Beacon Team

Come away for an adventure weekend with the girls and play in Gods beautiful creation. With time for stillness and reflection as well as play...

£120 per person
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Estate Working Party

17–21 June 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 get a...

£204 to £264 per person
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The Spirit-filled supernatural life

17–21 June 2019 (Mon–Fri)

John and Anne Coles

This week will refresh and enrich your relationship with our Father God. He invites us into the same Holy Spirit-filled relationship and supernatural lifestyle that our Lord Jesus...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

21–23 June 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...

£140 to £170 per person
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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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New Wine Rural Ministry conference

24–28 June 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Yann Dubreuil

An opportunity for rural church leaders to inspire, encourage and challenge each other in applying New Wine values to our rural contexts. Join us for five days of...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

28–30 June 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...

£140 to £170 per person
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July 2019

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1–5 July 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Private booking

Renew, Refresh, Resource

5–7 July 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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The seven ‘I am’ sayings – A poetic journey into the mystery and beauty of John’s Gospel

8–12 July 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Malcolm Guite

During the course of this week we will explore the seven great ‘I AM’ sayings in John’s Gospel, in which we encounter Jesus as Bread, Light, the...

£268 to £328 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

12–14 July 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...

£140 to £170 per person
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Walk and Talk – Coasts and Combes

15–21 July 2019 (Mon–Sun)

James and Inger Denniston, Simon Farrar

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

£402 to £492 per person
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Landscape painting: A sense of being

15–21 July 2019 (Mon–Sun)

Marco Cazzulini

This is an opportunity to spend quality time painting in the surroundings of Lee Abbey. Marco will be available to talk through your creative practice as well as...

£402 to £492 per person
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Summer Silent Retreat – `The joy of the Lord is our strength’

22–26 July 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Catherine Wright

Life brings demands great and small each day. During this retreat we will be using insights from scripture and wisdom from medieval spiritual writers to explore how we...

£300 to £360 per person
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26–27 July 2019 (Fri–Sat)

Wildfire

27 Jul–3 Aug 2019 (Sat–Sat)

Roger Jones

Roger and his team will be teaching and leading singers and instrumentalists in the musical called ‘Wildfire’. This tells the story of Stephen, the first of Jesus’ followers...

£485 to £590 per person
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August 2019

The greatest show

3–9 August 2019 (Sat–Fri)

Paul Woolley

The Bible tells the story of God and the world. It’s a drama that invites us to play our part. Come and explore what it means to...

£435 to £525 per person
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9–10 August 2019 (Fri–Sat)

Pilgrims in a new era

10–16 August 2019 (Sat–Fri)

Stuart & Sian Williams

In the uncharted land of post-Christendom, what resources do Christian pilgrims need? What practices will sustain us as a minority community? What habits of the heart will...

£435 to £525 per person
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16–17 August 2019 (Fri–Sat)

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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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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30 Aug–6 Sep 2019 (Fri–Fri)

September 2019

Friends Weekend and Week

6–13 September 2019 (Fri–Fri)

Lee Abbey Team

The founders of Lee Abbey recognised the task before them as being a call for adventurous evangelism and a re-kindling of the fires of faith, prayer and...

£469 to £574 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...

£140 to £170 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...

£268 to £328 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...

£278 to £338 per person
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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...

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...

£140 to £170 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...

£140 to £170 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...

£268 to £328 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)

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,...

£268 to £328 per person
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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...

£330 to £390 per person
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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...

£140 to £170 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 together relaxing in this stunning environment and working together on adventurous...

£120 per person
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Open Doors: Serving persecuted Christians worldwide

7–11 October 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Open Doors

In Acts Chapter 8, we read how a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the Apostles were scattered throughout...

£268 to £328 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,...

£268 to £328 per person
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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...

£140 to £170 per person
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Local Churches Evening

13 October 2019 (Sun), 5.45pm

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...

£268 to £328 per person
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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...

£268 to £328 per person
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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...

£140 to £170 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 £335 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...

£140 to £170 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...

£268 to £328 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,...

£300 to £360 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...

£204 to £264 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 the God of the Old Testament...

£199 to £259 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...

£199 to £259 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...

£120 to £150 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...

£210 to £270 per person
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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, and they were part of the life which Jesus and his disciples...

£199 to £259 per person
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Leadership Refresh

12–14 November 2019 (Tue–Thu)

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...

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...

£120 to £150 per person
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Discipleship Through Community

18–22 November 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Lee Abbey Team

God as, a trinity is community. He invites us to join his community and work together as the Body of christ. Come and learn some...

£199 to £259 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 £280 per person
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Renew, Refresh, Resource

22–24 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...

£120 to £150 per person
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Advent Silent Retreat

25–29 November 2019 (Mon–Fri)

Bishop Ruth Worsley

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

£255 to £315 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...

£120 to £150 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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