Our seasonal news   

October 2018

Looking for space 
to pray with others during the day?

You are most welcome to join 
Members of the Community in West End from 12-12.30pm for Midday Prayer on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays including an extended time of stillness, and on Fridays for Holy Communion.   You are welcome to join Members and Friends in Shirley for Midday Prayer on Wednesdays - please contact us for details.
There is no need to book for these times of prayer.

Please note that during our fallow months of April and August, the Community share a different rhythm of prayer.  Members pray in their own churches and in various homes across the area.  There are no open times of prayer in West End and Shirley during these fallow months.  
Please contact us for further details 

NEW dates for 2019
Soul Days for Leaders

Follow the Soul Days for Leaders link 
to discover the dates for our set aside time for leaders during 2019.  Remember to book your place with us - sorry waiting list places only for the rest of 2018.
Gathering of Promises 2018/2019

Departing from our previous Advent time of making Annual Promises, we are moving our celebrations to January.  

Our upcoming Gathering will be on 
Sunday 13th January 2019, at St Luke's Church 
Hedge End Southampton from 6.30pm 

You would be very welcome to come and join 
Bishop Jonathan and to be part of 
our gathering together

'Gaze, Consider, Contemplate.'
13-16th November 2018
 postponed due to snow from March - 
part of the 2018 Hilfield Friary Programme
Take some time out to discover more from St Clare of Assisi to 'gaze, consider, contemplate '. Drawing on her own writings, the words of Jesus and contemporary sources, join us as we make intentional space to draw closer to God, to share our own creativity and stories.  Come and explore Hilfield Friary and experience space for creative stillness. 
Sorry fully booked
Please book this Retreat directly with Hilfield Friary

 why not consider being part of 
one of our Quiet Days for this year? 

Wednesday 27th June - Quiet Day at St Columbas 

Retreat House, Woking 

Friday 6th July - Quiet Day at Wolvesey Palace, Winchester 

now taking bookings for ...

Friday 26th October - Quiet Day at Wolvesey Palace, Winchester - come and enjoy some set aside time 
in this beautiful space!
A few spaces still available!

Thursday 1st November - Quiet Day at St Columbas House, Woking - a house of retreat and prayer - please book for this day directly through St Columbas

One or two spaces available!

Saturday 17th November - Quiet Day in West End, Southampton - set aside space in the local home 
of some of the Members of the 
Community of Hopeweavers 
Sorry waiting list only

Retreat Association Conference 
Thanks to everyone who helped to create a prayerful sanctuary space 
at The Hayes ... read the conference feedback here 
Sounding the Silence - 18-21 June 2018 
The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire
Malcolm Guite, Martin Laird, Jacqui Lea, Sara Maitland, Frances Novillo and Peter Tyler alongside Patrons - Fr Christopher Jamison and Revd Graham Sparkes

Resources for prayer and for sharing

Prayer cards designed at Hopeweavers are available at the Hopeweaver Bookstall. We offer great value mixed packs and our prayer cards are 

shared in chaplaincies, retreat houses and churches. 
Special 100 card packs now available for £30 
You can see the Sunday Prayer card series 

on our Facebook page - contact us for more details  

 Updated 15/10/18


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