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Quiet Day

'Elijah, a Man Like Us' Take time in God's presence as He draws close to you. Throughout the day you will look into the life of Elijah through Bible study and discussion, as well as taking time to seek God in the quiet. Prayer ministry is available. This day retreat is led by Acorn's Chaplain, Elizabeth Knifton. £40pp lunch & refreshments included.


Gardening Day

Enjoy the colours, smells, and changes that autumn brings while gardening at Whitehill Chase. A light lunch will be provided. No need to book.


Christian Healing Explored

A weekend for anyone who wants to learn about the healing ministry or go deeper. We will endeavour to cover topics that you will find helpful.

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One2One Listening, Preston

22nd September 2016

One2One Listening, Preston, will be opening it's doors on 3rd October for the first time. The Listening Service offers a safe space for people from all walks of life, of faith, and none, to come and talk to a trained listener, and reach their own decisions, and find their own solutions. One2One has been developed with the support of Acorn, and 3 volunteer tutors have been trained by Acorn, to deliver ongoing training within the project. One2One Listening is volunteer led, supported by The Methodist Church in Preston and South Ribble District.

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