Entering the Cloister of Creation

“Entering the Cloister of Creation” by Pippa Woodhams It was a cold, grey, damp morning in June. A Wild City Retreat group had come together to enjoy summertime and discover new insights about ourselves, God and the natural world. The picnic didn’t happen, we stayed...

Wild City Retreats Go WILD in the CITY

explore . expand . experiment Saturday mornings –  May 7th, June 11th and July 2nd 9.45am-1pm. Wild City Retreats in the Epicentre Rooms, Meanwood Valley Urban Farm. Take time out to stop, and to look closely at the FIRST book of God: the natural world. Wild...

Four Seasons in Harehills

Join with a group of Christians engaged in mission in the city for a reflective retreat. Together we will be open to encounter God in the people and places of Harehills, and reflect together.  We begin the morning with prayer and theological engagement, then we spend...

Ever Been Surprised by Grace?

Ever been surprised by grace? written by kalhan Stumbling is not a movement of grace yet it can be the means of grace. Based on a reading of the story of Rumpelstiltskin, I can image grace as spun gold, and failing and being failed as part of the process of finding...

Engaging with the City-One Blade of Grass at a Time

Engaging with the city –  one blade of grass at a time… Pippa Woodhams launches the second (warmer) half of the year for Wild City Retreats. I was talking with an asylum seeker recently, who was under imminent threat of deportation.  The difference with this...