Restoration Week 4: Rescue from Rejection

Healing the wounds and hurts that stop us feeling acceptable


Course In Progress

29 Sep - 5 Oct 2023

Ellel Glyndley Manor

One Week Event

Friday to Thursday

About the Course

Restoration Weeks are an insightful blend of teaching and ministry, designed to build you back up from a place of woundedness into renewal. Ellel Glyndley Manor runs four different Restoration Weeks every year, each having a different teaching theme woven in.

Rescue from Rejection

Rejection is something we all experience to one degree or another and the reality is it hurts and it affects how we perceive ourselves, our lives, other people and even God. Being rejected or living with feelings from past rejections can steal our enjoyment of life and leave us feeling depressed or with a sense of not belonging which can even drive us to reject others. But God wants us to know that we are totally acceptable to Him, despite our pasts, our fears and our failings, and He longs to heal our hurts and help us move forward into a full and certain knowledge of being loved.

Exploring the biblical principles of how rejection sits at the heart of sin, from the fall of mankind through to today, we will focus on God’s rescue plan that offers us love, acceptance and freedom instead of bitterness, pain and spiritual constriction. But this acceptance cannot be earned by our good works and we will also explore how humility and reality sit at the heart of finding the acceptance we yearn for. If you feel like you are living in a struggle of needing affirmation, feeling lonely or isolated or just don’t fit and or belong, then this course will offer you hope and a way forward into a life of acceptance and belonging as you firmly take your place within the family of God.

The Week's Format

Personal restoration requires a gentle process and takes time, so we run a week-long event focussed on taking you into a deeper relationship with God. It gives you the time and space to refocus on God and for Him to work in and through you. There is a way to move forward in your life and walk with God unhindered, and this week aims to build your faith in Him as your provider and father.

The first three days of the Restoration Week centres on teaching and times of fellowship. This time includes a unique experience via our Ellel Ministries creative workshops, which for many has been a wonderfully effective part of their inner healing process. After a free day for rest and assimilation of the teaching, the second half of the week is made up of shorter and more specific teaching sessions with the opportunity to receive personal ministry.

Allow Jesus to minister to places only He and the Holy Spirit can reach, to open the way for true healing. In Christ, we have full hope of His healing and here at Ellel Ministries we have received testimony after testimony of lives changed! God is faithful. Come expectant, to receive God’s love in your life over this special Restoration Week, available at our centre at Ellel Glyndley Manor.


Any Christian looking for answers to their brokenness and yearn inner healing.

For those looking for insight and personal ministry on the subject of our current topics.

Ideal if you have limited time to take away from family or work commitments.

Anyone looking for a follow on from a healing retreat (but not a requirement to join this course).

Full Teaching Topics List

Rescue from Rejection Topics

Teaching Topics will Include:

  • The unconditional love and acceptance of God
  • The rebellion of man rejects God
  • Jesus came to rescue the rejected
  • Living with rejection
  • Accepting God, others and myself
  • How rejection affects our whole being
  • The reality of life in a fallen world
  • How parenting can affect our acceptability
  • Abuse and rejection
  • When rejection is a part of life
  • The place of culture
  • What grows from rejection
  • Your behaviour
  • The pain and anger of rejection
  • Fear of rejection
  • Self-rejection and self-hatred
  • Dangerous attitudes that may develop
  • Rejected people and control
  • Rescued by Jesus
  • The challenge of accepting others
  • Moving on into acceptance and belonging

The Centre

Ellel Glyndley Manor is set just north of Eastbourne in the tranquil countryside of East Sussex, a short drive from the spectacular South Coast of England. Of all the Ellel centres, Glyndley has a reputation of being a home from home, a place that feels like joining family. Come to Glyndley, and enjoy the peace, security and most importantly, a sense of God’s presence as you seek His greater work in your life.

Glyndley Cottages

In addition to our excellent in-house accommodation within Glyndley Manor, we also offer Ellel's own self-catering cottages on-site that can only be booked via our separate cottages website. Please first check cottage availability and then book and pay. You can then return to this page and book your Restoration Week, selecting the non-residential option.
Go to Glyndley Cottage Bookings

The Lord rescued me from self-sabotage – which came from a place of hurt & anger as a result of continuous rejection. I am His Beloved. I embrace this truth delivered so creatively, prayerfully and lovingly.

Restoration Week Guest

Teaching Topics

What to Expect

Main Teaching Topics:

  • The unconditional love and acceptance of God
  • Jesus came to rescue the rejected
  • Accepting God, others and myself
  • How parenting can affect our acceptability
  • Your behaviour
  • The pain and anger of rejection
  • Fear of rejection
  • Self-rejection and self-hatred
  • Rejected people and control
  • Rescued by Jesus
  • The challenge of accepting others
  • Moving on into acceptance and belonging

The healing was deep from years of struggles with acceptance and belonging issues which had become a pattern.

Restoration Week Guest

Book Your Place

Booking Options

You'll be able to select your preferred booking option for each participant in the next step



Budget ensuite (4-6 sharing)


Standard ensuite (3-4 sharing)


Twin ensuite (2 sharing)


Single ensuite

Sold Out £545.00


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We offer a wide range of accommodation. For each course, there are different types of accommodation depending on preference. These include:

  • Dormitory (4-6 sharing)
  • Standard (3-4 sharing)
  • Twin (2-sharing)
  • Single (limited availability).

All bedrooms are en-suite. The non-residential option is inclusive of all meals except breakfast.

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Glyndley Cottages Accommodation

We also have self-catering Holiday Cottages on site if you prefer to stay in one of those. They are available for rent throughout the year and are ideal if you prefer more privacy, are coming along with family, carers, have special dietary requirements or would like to combine your holidays with a course. Most are two-bedroom cottages, one has three bedrooms and there is one studio cottage. The three-bedroom cottage has been adapted for wheelchair users and includes an en-suite wet-room with emergency pull cord. Further details are available upon request. Cottage accommodation option is inclusive of all meals.*

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Reception hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 9am-4.30pm (closed Monday). If you would like to purchase CD’s, books, etc. please do so within these hours. When reception is closed, the front door will be locked for security reasons. The front & side doors can be used with the code given to you for access up to 11pm. As the door codes do not operate between 11pm – 7.00am, kindly note there is no access into the building. In the unlikely event, you are outside during these hours, please follow the instructions on the emergency phone.

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Breakfast and Supper drinks will be on a self-service basis in the bar and dining room area. Between service times, feel free to use the hot drinks machine. We are unable to cater for different diets as all meals are provided from a set menu. We have two “self-service stations” to refill milk, coffee, tea, sugar portions along the corridor between rooms. On the last morning of the course, you will be requested to bring down your used bedding and use the clean linen in the wardrobe to make the bed.

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Free WiFi internet access is available throughout the house.

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Disabled Access

We have limited bedrooms available so please enquire when booking your room if we have availability. There is wheelchair access to our main meeting room via our lift.

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We have a main car park in front of the house for all our guests.  (all cars are parked at your own risk).

Getting Here and Other Details

Ellel Glyndley Manor

Glyndley Manor is situated near Eastbourne on the south coast of England, in the beautiful county of East Sussex.

Ellel Glyndley Manor
Stone Cross
East Sussex
BN24 5BS
United Kingdom

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01323 440440

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By Road

By Rail & Taxi

By Air

Some drivers have found using their SATNAV only give directions to Stone Cross and no directions to Glyndley Manor. On request we can email detailed travel information with various route options to Glyndley or use with “BN24 5BS Glyndley Manor”.

Plan Your Stay

Herstmonceux Castle

Herstmonceux Castle is just ten miles away from Glyndley Manor, making it a great day trip destination to this medieval landmark. Dating from the 15th Century, it is one of the oldest significant brick buildings still standing in England.

The Seven Sisters

10 miles south to Glyndley is England’s south coast, which is identified by its stunning white cliffs made of chalk. Along these high cliffs are walks with magnificent views, making it a perfect day out. Steps can be found down to the pebble beachside below the cliffs.


6 miles south to Glyndley is Eastbourne, our nearest town, situated on the coast. Great for a day out shopping, or wandering along the beachside promenade where you will find the pier and seaside fun.

Glyndley Manor

Glyndley Manor has its own attractions, including an outdoor swimming pool for the summer, a fishing lake, and a creativity building for guests on our creativity courses.

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