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Breathing Space

Days to be – not do!

In response to the relentless busyness of our lifestyles and hectic schedules, we have developed a series of days that we’re calling Breathing Space. We will provide a space where people can come to :

  • pray and contemplate
  • unwind and refresh
  • spend time in reflection, reading, listening to music, and watching DVD clips
  • wander around the town
  • just sit and ponder.

People can choose their own programme for the day from the menu of things on offer and food and drinks will be provided at each venue. Fellowship will take place over lunch or a cup of tea and members of the church support team will be available as listening ears, if required. Our first three Breathing Space days, 11.00am–3.00pm, are scheduled for:

  • July 4th: Taunton, North Street
  • September 5th: Eyemouth, United
  • November 7th: Market Harborough

We will produce a resource to leave with each church we visit so that if it is seen as a useful day other churches might be encouraged to host one for themselves a couple of months later, while we are hosting in another area. That way we could create a network of quiet days or breathing spaces that bring us together as a Federation in prayer and contemplation. As we move around the country we hope that more and more churches will see this as something they could engage with. Look out for invitations in your area closer to the dates and we look forward to welcoming you on the day.

If your church would like to host a Breathing Space in 2019 please get in touch.