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Praying with Story - 9 May

This series introduces various  ways of praying to those who may not have experienced them. It is intended for those who want to enrich their prayer life. Each evening will begin with a brief introduction and then move into the prayer experience. Refreshments will be available from 7.30 pm.

At the end of the evening there will be an opportunity, if you wish, to share in small groups how the experience felt for you, and give some feedback to the whole group, but this part will be entirely optional.

Praying with Story

Led by  Sheila Walters who has chosen to use the story of Jonah rather than any 'secular story. She writes, '

'We invite you to pray with the Story of Jonah. It is a well-known story from the Old Testament. Can we enjoy letting our imagination roam free to enjoy the drama?

The Jonah narrative is a story of a prophet who ran away as far as he could but ended up being challenged again to return to the task. Why did he run away at all?

The story of Jonah is a strange story. Even as a child I thought that surely Jonah would be digested in the whale or suffocated. What happened to Jonah in that time of darkness? Read the story again in preparation and make the connections for yourself.

Other events in the series:

Praying with the Daily Office June 15th

Praying with Asylum Seekers July 13th

Praying with Dreams Date tbc


The cost of the event is £5, preferably payable in advance. Book by downloading a booking form and posting it to Whirlow Spirituality Centre - please note we do not have the facility to take payments over the phone


Book online below, please note, if you have not entered your debit/credit card details you are not booked in (phone 0114 235 3704 if in doubt).