"I will satisfy the weary, and all who are faint I will replenish."
Jeremiah 31:25 NRSV (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1996, c1989).
"But now more than ever the word about Jesus spread abroad; many crowds would gather to hear him and to be cured of their diseases. But he would withdraw to deserted places and pray."
Luke 5:15 NRSV (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1996, c1989).
‘ANCIENT PATHS AND NEW: STRATFORD RESIDENTIAL RETREAT
COST – incl. all meals, accommodation & spiritual direction
Clergy/licensed lay ministers : $100 [subsidised by the Waikato/ Taranaki Diocese]
Others : $170 [a subsidy from SGM is available on application]
Please register promptly with Rev’d Canon Sue Pickering :
phone (06) 758 4952, ph/text 021 450 760
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bring : pillow, sleeping bag/duvet, towels, Bible, NZPB, writing materials, home baking or nibbles if you wish.
NOTE : This retreat will include substantial silence, creativity and time for individual spiritual conversation with a trained spiritual director.
The timing of this retreat will enable you to attend the ordination service in New Plymouth on Saturday, July 15.