A Retreat Day for Advent Day, 'Behold I am Coming Soon'
Otley Hall, Hall Lane, Otley, Suffolk IP6 9PA
Friday 1 December
10.00am to 4.00pm
Led by the Revd Dr Rodney Holder
Jesus is coming soon, and Advent is the season when we think about his coming. We marvel at his first coming, humbling himself to become our Servant Saviour, and we prepare for his second coming in glory to be our judge. We need to take time and make space for Christ to come to us now, as we open ourselves to his presence and listen to his voice. The day will comprise input for reflection, Biblical readings and poems, and times of silence when we allow God to speak to us and challenge us as individuals. We close the day with an informal Eucharist together.
The Revd Dr Rodney Holder is former Course Director of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion at St Edmund’s College, Cambridge, where he is a Bye Fellow. He has written a number of books on the dialogue between science and religion, including Big Bang, Big God: A Universe Designed for Life? (Lion Hudson, 2013), and his most recent book is Longing, Waiting, Believing: Reflections for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany (BRF, September 2014).
Tickets: £25 to include refreshments throughout the day and a two course buffet lunch. Please contact Otley Hall on 01473 890264 or email firstname.lastname@example.org