June 23rd 2019: preaching at the evening service at St George’s Stamford.
September 2020: Leading a pilgrimage (with Kim) to Oberammergau to see the Passion Play; and walking and hiking in Austria the rest of the week. This event is fully booked - you can be added to the waiting list in case there should be cancellations.
Day or weekend retreats, with Penelope as guide and Spiritual Director, enabling individuals and/or groups to learn to make a Retreat and to be led into time away with God. Topics and themes may be suggested.
A walking holiday with a difference! Maybe a Cornish walk, learning about the Celtic saints as we walk from Lands End to the Lizard. Or a beautiful hike through the hills and vineyards of Tuscany as we walk along the ancient pilgrim route of the Via Francigena. And the Cotswold Way, a demanding 100 miles of spectacular scenery, ending with a service in Bath Abbey.
Dates to suit you: invite a group of friends to come and we will lead the Pilgrimage physically and spiritually.
To book for your retreat, pilgrimage, women's day, church event, etc, please contact me with suggested dates and topics
Hotel de Chocolat - a day or weekend using chocolate as an illustration of God's extravagant grace. With authentic chocolate tasting included of course!
Face to Face - several sessions learning to draw into God's transforming presence through contemplation and prayer using the stories and characters of Scripture, in Lectio Divina and Contemplative Prayer
The Five "One Things" - five talks (on peace, priorities, possessions, personal witness, and pressing on) based on the verses in scripture that point to the "one thing"
Women By Design - based on Penelope’s first book, four talks on learning to be a woman of God’s design
Love Beyond Measure - three talks on God's love for us and our response to Him (testimonies from selected participants of God's Love in their lives makes an ideal fourth session)
The Fellowship Of the Mat - a single talk on building a community of Grace
Raggedy Ann - a single talk on God's love for us even when we feel like rag dolls
Who wants to look like Barbie anyway? - physical self-esteem seminar
Extreme Makeover: God's Inside Out Edition - four sessions for a weekend retreat or day conference on physical self esteem and God's love and plans for us
It feels as if I'm married to the church! - a talk for those married to men who are in full time ministry : thriving rather than surviving in the ministry
PRaying for Penelope
Ministries by DEsign: ENCOURAGING AND BUILDING UP THE CHURCH
PLEASE pray for this next season of ministry! It may be called retirement, but I'm thinking of it more as 're-tyre-ment' and simply the next stage of the adventure of following where the Lord leads and calls.
- give thanks for past blessings and the privilege of serving
- pray for strength and health and continued enabling
- pray for new opportunities and adventures to be In His Service
- pray for A Scent of Water as it goes public on this website, to be a help to those who are grieving.