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Mon 23 to Fri 27 March

Graham Swinerd, John Bryant

How do the latest findings of science inform us about how awesome is our creator God? The beautiful setting and the brilliance of the night sky at Lee Abbey make it a delightful place to explore this question. The speakers have very different fields of scientific expertise which complement each other very well. The conference is for scientists and non-scientists alike and will ask ‘What do science and scripture tell us about the creation of the heavens and the Earth, and about the origins of life on Earth?’ The week will include opportunities to ‘look around’ at the emerging signs of Spring and, weather permitting, to ‘look up’ at the stars using Lee Abbey’s astronomical equipment.

Mon 23 to Fri 27 March

James and Inger Denniston

Do you sometimes feel daunted, even overwhelmed, by the challenges  that confront you on your journey? Lee Abbey, soaked in the prayers of the community over many generations, is a wonderful setting in which to ask God to strengthen our hearts and give new hope for the next stage of the journey as we leave winter behind. Come and receive the refreshment and encouragement of the Holy Spirit through worship, teaching and  prayer, and then revel in the beauty of God’s creation on our walks through the stunning scenery of Exmoor and the dramatic North Devon coastline in early spring  The teaching and walks will be led by Revd James Denniston (former Lee Abbey chaplain) and his wife Inger who are both passionate about the way that the Lord speaks and encourages us through his  wonderful creation. Each day there will be a choice of three walks: long (8-10 miles), medium (5-7 miles) and short (under 3 miles: afternoon only). You will need good walking footwear, appropriate clothing (including raingear) and a small rucksack for your packed lunch.  It may be necessary to share lifts on some days to reach the start and end point.

Fri 27 to Mon 30 March

Bishop Stephen Cottrell

This is a retreat for all Ordinands and their families seeking a time of teaching, worship and fellowship together as we take a look at issues facing today's clergy. These sessions will be valuable to young and old regardless of their experience of sphere of leadership and service. Booking for this conference only through theological colleges

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