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August Quiet Day: The Jesus Prayer

3rd August, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


For centuries the Jesus Prayer has been leading Eastern Orthodox Christians into the wordless, imageless stillness of the mystery of God. More recently it has been helping a growing number of Christians in the West to find a deeper relationship with Him. This Quiet day, led by Jim Wellington, will seek to address three questions: 1. What is the Jesus Prayer? 2. How do we pray the Jesus Prayer? 3. How can the Jesus Prayer help us?

The Reverend Dr Jim Wellington is a retired priest in the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham, and was formerly in the Leicester diocese. His doctorate was awarded through the Archbishop’s Examination in Theology for a thesis on the origins of the Jesus Prayer. He has written books on early Christian monasticism and contemporary prayer and spirituality.

The outline for the days is usually as follows:

10:00 Arrive and Coffee
10:30 Brief opening worship; first talk
11:00 Silence
12:15 Lunch
13:00 Second Talk
13:20 Silence
15.30 Eucharist
16:00 Tea and Depart

Price: £33.00 per person
to include coffee, lunch and tea
To book please call 01572 717254.
email: info@launde.org.uk
or visit: www.laundeabbey.org.uk


3rd August
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
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