Contemplative Prayer 2019

Meets: 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11 am in St Martin's and on the 4th Thursday at 8 pm at 29, Hereford Cl;ose, Epsom


The aim of the Group is to teach and to practise 'listening prayer'. The method used is that set out by the Fellowship of Contemplative Prayer. The meetings are almost always in the Church itself. Anyone who would like an hour or so of led meditation or contemplation and silence based on one of the sayings of God from the Old Testament or one of Jesus in the New Testament is very welcome.  



Tuesday, October 8th ast 11 am in the Headley Room in Church House and Thursday, October 24th at 29, Hereford Close.  This month the saying will be: Mark 5.36: 'Do not fear, only believe.'   Fear and anxiety can be like a dark cloud which cuts us off from God as surely as a switch cuts off the electric current.  Faith comes to us as a gift and can make all the difference in the midst of that dark cloud.



Tuesday, November 12th, In St Martin's Church at 11 am and Thursday, November 28th, at 29, Hereford Close, at 8 pm.  The contemplation is based on a 'saying' - this month from Ezekiel 39.21 - 'I will display my glory among the nations'.  Here our spirituality connects with everyday life, the glory of God with our struggler in the midst of the world.  In their exile, the people of Israel found that they were in the midst of a very alien world and yet it was there they had to find God himself.


Retreat 2020


At Wychcroft (near Blechingley in Surrey) - Friday 1st May - Sunday 3rd May, 2020


Details from Canon Adrian Esdaile





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Contact Details

Adrian Esdaile

Priest in Retirement


01372 723 770



"Be still before the Lord, and wait patiently for him"

Psalm 37:7