THE DIOCESE OF ARUNDEL & BRIGHTON ECUMENICAL WALKING PILGRIMAGE REG CHARITY No. 252878 Chertsey Each summer the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton organises an ecumenical walk to a cathedral city, shrine or Sat 15th area exploring a particular theme or aspect of our faith and Christian heritage. What we rediscover, year after year, is Send the amazing personal and community value of going on a th th Tues 18 Sun 16 pilgrimage as our medieval forebears did, where the Redhill Dorking journey, walking, laughing, sharing, praying and singing th Mon 17 are as important as the destination. We picnic or stop at a Wonersh Weds 19th pub for lunch and sleep on the floors of church, school or community halls. We try to walk on footpaths not roads. Crawley In 2015 we are celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Sat 15th Walking Pilgrimage and the 50th anniversary of the Diocese Sun 30th Fri 21st of Arundel and Brighton, so we are returning to our roots, August the communities of Surrey and Sussex, in thanksgiving and Haywards Heath 2015 prayer. As we walk from the abbey ruins at Chertsey through the towns and villages of nd Sat 22 Uckfield the beautiful Surrey hills and along the Storrington Sussex coastline to Arundel we will be Sun 23rd Fri 28th th reflecting on Christian communities Sat 29 Upper Beeding Hailsham th through the ages and asking what Thurs 27 Arundel these can teach us about discipleship Brighton Tues 25th today. Seaford Each day we worship together as an Come and join us ! Enquiries to: Clare Gamble, 01420 562234 30 Blackberry Lane, Four Marks, GU34 5DF or visit www.thepilgrims.org.uk ecumenical Christian community, journeying together and growing together in Christ-centred friendships. We stop to pray in the churches we pass, many of which are of architectural and historical interest, and all of which bring us into contact with the communities we are passing through. Transport: Our luggage is carried by van. Pilgrims make their own way to the start in Chertsey and home from Arundel. Requirements: All you have to be is over 16 (or accompanied by an adult) and be fit enough to walk an average of about 15 miles per day at a moderate pace — and a sense of humour is useful. Cost: The cost is only £160 for the whole way (£100 for under 21’s), £90 for one week or 1 to 6 nights at £15 per night. Breakfast, sandwiches for lunch and an evening meal are all included in the cost of the pilgrimage, which is organised by past pilgrims on a voluntary basis. Still Not Sure? Visit our web site and see the fun, friendship and fulfilment we’ve enjoyed over the years. 2 weeks - Only £160 Closing Date for Applications: 10th July 2015, or when all places taken (accommodation may be limited—don’t leave it too late! Send £25 deposit with a completed booking form to secure a place). N.B. All accommodation must be booked and paid for in advance.
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