For ministers, spouses or anyone whose ministry involves pastoral care and is in need of time out to prayerfully unwind and refresh mind, body and spirit.
Ordained ministers, their spouses, and authorised lay ministers, whose work involves pastoral care, can come under great stress and need time out to unwind and be refreshed. The ‘Refreshment for Ministry’ Guest Stay offers relaxation in our comfortable guest house, B&B, half board or full board, in a beautiful and relaxing setting. Burrswood is set in 100 acres of grounds with many places to walk, relax and pray in the house and garden.
As well as retreat and refreshment in a beautiful setting, ministers also often need time and space to reflect on their work, and indeed to think beyond their work and attend to their personal issues and spiritual growth. This package includes up to three sessions of spiritual and pastoral accompaniment with one of the Burrswood chaplains.
This bespoke stay normally runs from Monday afternoon to Friday morning (or longer by arrangement). The atmospheric Church of Christ the Healer is always open, and provides the location for a short daily worship and a healing service on Thursday morning.
The guest rooms offer single or twin accommodation and all have en-suite or private bathrooms.
At a discounted residential rate, appointments can be made for massage, physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, counselling and Spiritual Accompaniment Our physiotherapy department also offer AquaKalm – a gentle relaxation technique in the hydrotherapy pool.
A Ministry Guest Stay at Burrswood is bespoke to you and can include:
Accommodation and Hospitality:
- Pre-planned therapy or spiritual accompaniment (Charged separately at £39)
- B&B, half or full-board
- Worship services
- Pastoral accompaniment
- Prayer Ministry
- Home-cooked meals in our dining room
- Single, twin or double rooms
- Private, en-suite room
- Beverage making facilities in room
- Warm, friendly and tranquil surroundings
Pricing: From £79* B&B per night in a single room plus cost of therapy / spiritual accompaniment sessions
*seasonal rates may apply
For those who need additional support and assistance with personal care such as dressing or bathing then this package can be combined with an assisted/supported stay.
If you would like to book any physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, counselling sessions please do at the time of booking to avoid disappointment.