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Apr
28
3:00 PM15:00

In a Year's Turning: CSN Day Conference 2018

CSN DAY CONFERENCE 2018

In a Year's Turning

Four Seasons of Spiritual Growth

Keynote Speaker: Christopher Chapman

Saturday 28 April 2018
St Aloysius R.C. Centre, Euston, London NW1 1TA

In the Bible, spiritual growth is likened to the natural development processes of plants, and the part played by gardeners, whether human or divine. In a Year's Turning will explore four recurring movements of this growth -

Becoming rooted and grounded in God
Emerging into being in response to God's invitation
Struggling towards abundance through resistance
Bearing fruit and being willing to fall

These four are movements, not stages. They are seasons that meet us afresh within a lifetime of growing, stirring us once more into abundant life. Chris says: The ever turning seasons of the year and the rhythms of life within the natural world have helped me understand the different movements of God within my experience. I hope this day will enable us to sense how we can co-operate with God as we are drawn into a more fruitful life.

Christopher Chapman is an experienced retreat leader and spiritual director. Chris is the author of Seeing in the Dark [2013] and Earthed in God: Four movements of spiritual growth [due to be published by Canterbury Press in spring 2018]. He is a regular guest director at St. Beuno's Spiritual Exercises Centre. Formerly he was the Spirituality Adviser for the Anglican Diocese of Southwark. He also co-led spiritual direction programmes at the Franciscan Study Centre in Canterbury.

BOOKINGS FOR THE CONFERENCE ARE OPEN.
COST £30 (£25 FOR CSN MEMBERS)

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