OPPORTUNITIES FOR SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE DIOCESE OF ROCHESTER
Wednesday, 22 June 2016
News from the London Spirituality Centre
Next week is the last Developing
Direction of the 2015/2016 programme. It promises to be a
thought provoking and reflective day with Antonia Lynn so if you
haven't booked your place yet, you might wish to do so today.
You can read more and find a link to book your place below.
If you happen to be in the City of London on a Wednesday morning, you
are very welcome to drop in for Morning Prayer which runs from 9:15 -
9:45 (followed by coffee). All the staff at the Centre &
Bishop Ric's team come together to pray together and we very much
welcome others to join us.
Anyone who is interested in joining one of the Centre's many
supervision groups for spiritual directors, please contact Catherine
to register your interest.
We have a number of short courses happening in the autumn including:
One plus One: A Course for Couples, Exploring Christian Spirituality,
(re) Connecting with God and Deepening Direction. Go to our What's On
page to find out more and book your place.
And finally, from Monday 1st August to Friday 2nd September
(inclusive), the Centre will be closed to the public but rooms will
still be available for hire. We will reopen on Monday 5th
Direction - Missing the Cucumbers 1st July 2016,
11 - 4pm, Cost: £45 led by Antonia
‘We remember the fish we used to eat in Egypt for nothing, the
cucumbers, the melons, the leeks, the onions, and the garlic…’
Transition - what happens within us when we experience change - is a
journey which can lead to transformation and growth, but has many
pitfalls along the way. The process of changing churches is one which
resonates deep within the soul: following an often long and painful
discernment, such a ‘conversion’ can be an occasion of great joy, but
sometimes we are unprepared for the grief which comes with it. This
is a day for exploring the labyrinth path from belonging to belonging
again, drawing on our own experiences of transition to learn how, as
spiritual directors, we might become more sensitive companions to
those who have ended one relationship with a worshiping community and
are beginning another. Read more and book