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Ascension Quiet Day 25 May

Led by Revd Chris Ellis

Ascension Day is an occasion when we can reflect, not only on the biblical story of Jesus leaving his disciples at the end of his earthly existence, but of its rich spiritual meanings. The nature of the Lordship of Christ, his human experience taken up into the divine life and the disciples’ experience of the absence of Jesus will be themes explored during the day.

This quiet day will make plenty of time available for personal prayer and reflection, but will also offer some optional resources through scripture, art and meditation prompts.

Outline for the day:

9:30am - Arrival and Coffee

10:00am - Introduction and Prayers John 1:1-18

10:15am - Session One: Departure       Art: Russian Icon

11.30am - Break

11:50am - Session Two: The Humanity of God      Art: He Qui - Praying at Gethsemane

1:05pm - Lunch

2:00pm - Session Three: Lord of All Philippians 2:1-13

3:15pm - Closing Prayers

3:30pm - Depart

Booking

The cost of the day is £18 payable in advance.

Drinks provided, please bring your own lunch.

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) or download a booking form and post to Whirlow Spirituality Centre